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.
Custody Deaths & Abuse
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.
The family of Allan Marshall, who died after struggling with up to 13 prison staff, criticised the decision yesterday and said it defied a key recommendation made by a sheriff after investigating his death.
The Welsh first minister has described the sudden and unexplained death of 24-year-old Mohamud Mohammed Hassan from Cardiff hours after his release from custody as “deeply concerning”.
Mogous Abay died on 30 June 1990 in suspicious circumstances. His brother, Alemseged, friends and supporters are convinced that Mogous did not commit suicide and they dispute the pathologist’s report.
The investigation in to the shooting of Sean Fitzgerald by police in Coventry is still ongoing – two years after his death. He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest as officers carried out a raid on January 4, 2019.
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