Three more First Nations people have died in custody. It brings the total number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have died in state care over the past three decades to more than 440.
It is one of the most famous moments in sports history: the February 1964 match when a braggadocious 22-year-old named Cassius Clay beat Sonny Liston in Miami Beach to win the world heavyweight boxing championship.
Yet again the British government covers itself in shame and utter disgrace as the rest of the modern world looks on. It is widely accepted that past British governments have been involved in collusion in the north of Ireland.
Falklands veteran Christopher Alder died in April 1998 after he was arrested for breaching the peace following a fracas outside a nightclub in which he was punched and taken to hospital.
There has never been justice for Jimmy Mubenga, but this weekend a nationwide mobilisation will seek to mark the 10th anniversary of his death and call for justice for all those killed by British immigration policies.
“The public deserves more information to understand what we know for sure and what we don’t and why things have been presented the way they have been,” Ferdman tells Democracy Now!
Last year, after police had placed Elijah McClain in a chokehold, then handcuffed him, paramedics injected him with ketamine, a powerful sedative. They said he “appeared to be” exhibiting signs of “excited delirium”.
Lee Lawrence was just 11 years old when his life changed forever. He had fallen asleep in his mother’s room and was awoken by a loud noise. She went to investigate but moments later he heard a gunshot.