The death of Rashan Charles, and its aftermath, has tragic echoes of the case of Colin Roach. The 21-year-old was shot inside Stoke Newington police station 35 years ago, with the community convinced cops had a hand.
Private detective Daniel Morgan was murdered 30 years ago, and Peter Jukes’s podcast Untold delves into a web of corruption, blackmail and tabloid dirt. Daniel was killed in 1987. He was attacked with an axe in the car park of a London pub.
Timol was 29 when he was arrested in October 1971. After being interrogated and tortured by the feared security branch of the police, he died on 27 October.The reopened inquest nearly 50 years later was intensely symbolic.
A judge has set aside a dubious, 45-year-old finding into the purported suicide of an anti-Apartheid activist, ruling on Thursday that he was tortured and killed by South African police.
After decades of silence, a former apartheid policeman has revealed that he faced heavy pressure to give a false version of the death of a prominent anti-apartheid activist in police custody.
Daniel Morgan’s 37 years of life offered little hint of how important his death would prove. Morgan was a private detective who co-owned a small south London agency, Southern Investigations, and his gruesome murder is still unsolved.
The incident triggered the worst riots in modern British history. But while the impact of the event extends far beyond the Duggan family and the community of Tottenham, key details about what happened that day remain unclear.
The family of Indigenous woman Rebecca Maher is desperately seeking answers about how their daughter died in NSW police custody, after they sighted a report saying no illegal drugs or alcohol had been found in her system.