A jury delivered their critical conclusions regarding the death of Rebecca Louise Overy who died on the 24 June 2013 at the Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham. Rebecca was found unresponsive... Read more
Kishni Mahay, aged 64, was killed when she was hit by a police car while she was on a pedestrian crossing on the 14 March 1989. The death was ruled accidental. An investigation by police cla... Read more
On 9 November 2004, a Kenosha police officer shot 21 year-old Michael Bell in the head one day before he was due to testify at a court hearing regarding a previous incident with the same off... Read more
On 6 July 2016, Philando Castile was fatally shot by Jeronimo Yanez, a St. Anthony Minnesota police officer, after being pulled over in Falcon Heights, a suburb of St. Paul. Philando was dri... Read more
On 12 January 2011 Robert Ethan Saylor, a 26 year old with Down-syndrome, died in police custody after a dispute over an unpaid movie ticket. His death was considered homicide by asphyxiatio... Read more
On 18 June 2010 mother of two, Caroline Small aged 35, was sat behind the wheel of her Buick Century with nowhere to turn after a car chase with law enforcement. Police vehicles flanked her... Read more
13 year-old Andy Lopez was walking to his friend’s house in Santa Rosa, California when two County deputies spotted the boy carrying what they thought was an AK-47 assault rifle which was in... Read more
Mentally ill homeless man, James Boyd was shot, and subsequently died after a heated 4-hour standoff with Albuquerque police. Video footage shows officers using grenades and a K9 dog team to... Read more
Martina Davis-Correia, sister of the late Troy Davis, has died. Davis-Correia passed (1 Dec 2011) after a long battle with cancer and was the firestorm that took her brother’s case to international heights.
Although few people initially paid attention to the faulty murder conviction of this young black male in Georgia, Davis’ sister dedicated her life to fighting for her brother’s freedom.
17 year-old Darnesha Harris of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, died on the 2 December 2012. She was shot dead by a police officer Travis Guillot who fired two shots into her vehicle after she had driven into a patrol car.
At a vigil held for Darnesha her brother spoke about the family’s emotions and that they wanted answers.
Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, into a royal family of the Xhosa-speaking Thembu tribe in the South African village of Mvezo, where his father, Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa (c. 1880-1928), served as chief.
His mother, Nosekeni Fanny, was the third of Mphakanyiswa’s four wives, who together bore him nine daughters and four sons.
On 5th December 1995 Wayne, 26, died whilst being held at Brixton Police Station on suspicion of burglary. Police say he died after he had collapsed; a post-mortem later showed he had suffered from heart disease.
A protest was held outside the police station which later escalated into riots in the Brixton area.
Shelly Frey, a 27 year-old mother of two, was shot dead on 6 December 2012 when shopping with friends at a Walmart store in Houston, Texas. This happened after an off-duty sheriff's deputy, named as Louis Campbell, approached Shelly and her friends, Tiasa Andrews and Yolanda Craig, on the assumption Shelly had shoplifted.
Forty-four year old Rigoberto Alpizar, an American citizen, was murdered by federal air marshals on Wednesday as he fled an American Airlines jet at Miami International Airport. Federal officials lied about him saying he had a bomb.
Alton Manning, a 33-year-old Black man from Sparkbrook Birmingham, was a prisoner on remand, and was killed on 8th December 1995 after being assaulted by prison officers at the private prison HMP Blakenhurst.
An Inquest, which originally opened on Monday 12th January 1998 and concluded on 25th March 1998, unanimously decided that Alton Manning was unlawfully killed.
Jermaine Baker, aged 28, a father-of-two from Tottenham, north London, was killed by a single shot to the neck from a police officer on the 11 December 2015 during a police operation near Wood Green Crown Court.
Two police officers from Stoke Newington police station north London arrested 34 year old Shiji Lapite early on 16th December 1994, after he left a club in east London. They claimed that he was carrying £4,000 of crack cocaine, which he left by a tree when he realised he was being followed.
During a struggle, one officer applied a neck hold and the other kicked Mr Lapite in the head. Half an hour later he was dead from suspected asphyxiation.
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Come rain or shine, peace campaigner Bertie Lewis was a regular character in Bolton town centre every Saturday. He took up his spot near the charity canopy, wearing his old overcoat and medals and carrying his placard to promote peace.
Anyone who came across the activist and campaigner Simon De Banya was struck by two prominent aspects about him. Some might event say aspects that were impossible to seat side by side, but now with De Banya: First, his gentleness.
Anthony had always protested his innocence and kept fighting over the years, he was found dead in his cell just three days before Christmas.
The press release (below) from the Ministry of Justice is bland and does not tally with the phone calls MOJUK has had from prisoners in HMP Kingston, who more than suspect that prison negligence, contributed to Anthony’s death.
Mark Read, 39, known to his friends as Graeme, died in a cell at Bath Central police station in Manvers Street the night before Christmas Eve, after Avon and Somerset officers arrested him for being drunk and incapable.
Officers claimed they had taken him into custody “for his own safety”. Officers later found him ‘unresponsive’ during a check and he was taken to the Royal United Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Akmal Shaikh was executed at 10.30am local time on December 29 in Urumqi, China. The Beijing regime’s ambassador to Britain, Fu Ying, was hauled into the Foreign Office hours after British-born alledged heroin smuggler Akmal Shaikh, 53, was executed by lethal injection in the city of Urumqi. He was the first European to be executed in China for more than 50 years.