Ahmed Timol to be commemorated. In a press statement, the Ahmed Timol Trust said it would be hosting a “historic” exhibition and dialogue in his honour, ahead of the anniversary of his death.
Race & Society
Retired cop Joao Rodrigues, accused of the murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, will go on trial in December. The South High court said he will finally be in the dock for the murder of four decades ago.
The Eritrean government must release the 11 politicians and 17 journalists who were arrested in 2001 after criticising President Isaias Afwerki’s rule, and have never been seen or heard from since, Amnesty International said today.
In America, there is a common conversation between black parents and their children, long known as “the talk”. It is about what to do when approached by a police officer. How to talk. How to act. How, simply, to survive.
The family of Derek Williams, who died after begging for help and gasping for breath in the back of a Milwaukee police squad car, will receive a $2 million settlement in a long-running civil rights suit against the city, attorneys said Tuesday.
The family of an Aboriginal woman who died in custody in Perth last week say she was mistakenly arrested by police who did not check her identity before restraining her in her mother’s house, hours before she lost consciousness.
The Dungay family gathered in the witness box this afternoon, the last to speak at the long inquest into the death of the Dunghutti man, who died after guards rushed his cell and restrained him face down on the floor in Long Bay jail hospital in 2015.
February 5th would have been Trayvon Martin’s 24th birthday. People took to social media with an outpouring of support honoring him. The teen’s death marked a call of urgency to Blacks to continue to fight for their lives.