Family, friends and supporters have pledged to continue fighting for justice for 25 year-old Edson da Costa who died six days after being detained by police | Rest in eternal peace – 14 March 1992 -25 June 2017.
Custody Deaths & Abuse
The trial of a West Mercia police officer accused of murdering former Aston Villa star Dalian Atkinson in Telford is due to start on April 26, a court has been told.
More than 100 protesters gathered in Newport following the death of a man after police were at his house. Mouayed Bashir, 29, died after officers were called to his home in Newport at about 09:00 GMT.
Mohamud Hassan, aged 24, was arrested at his home on suspicion of breaching the peace, but was released the following morning without charge. The father-to-be was found dead at the same property at 10.30pm that night.
Typical, a play by Ryan Calais Cameron, tells the true story of former paratrooper Christopher Alder, 37, who choked to death while handcuffed and lying on the floor of a police station in Hull in 1998.
BLM UK has announced £45,000 of funding to the United Families & Friends Campaign (The coalition group of family members who have lost loved ones in state custody) to set up a “people’s tribunal” on deaths in custody.
Improving assessments and interventions to reduce suicide risk requires updated evidence on risk factors. We aimed to examine risk factors associated with suicide in prisoners.
The police watchdog has dropped an investigation into three former senior Greater Manchester Police officers over their ‘command and control’ of an armed operation during which a father-of-two was shot dead.