After an international outcry authorities have allowed family members of imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal to visit him for the first time since he blacked out from diabetic shock in prison.
The Government published its review of the operation of Sections 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983, in 2014. Section 135 of the Act gives police officers powers to enter private premises to remove a person suspected of being in urgent need of a mental health assessment.
The Guardians’ ‘Justice on Trial’ is an ongoing series that aims to highlight cases where there are major concerns of a miscarriage of justice. Since the 1980s and 90s a flow of cases has undermined public confidence in the justice system.
Malcolm X wouldn’t recognise Smethwick these days. When he visited in 1965, the town north-west of Birmingham was certainly the most colour-conscious, perhaps the most racist, place in Britain.
Gallery4Justice is an initiative of 4WardEver Campaign UK, and is a showcase of the many images donated, volunteered or sourced from the World Wide Web.
We all know male revolutionaries like Che Guevara, but history often tends to gloss over the contributions of female revolutionaries that have sacrificed their time, efforts, and lives.
Almost 1,900 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have been killed since the launch of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge at the beginning of July. What do we know about who died and where they were killed?
President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana has granted amnesty to 1,104 prisoners in commemoration of 54th Republic Anniversary which fell on 1 July.