Registration enables campaign group to access donations of £1.2m. Activists from the Black Lives Matter UK campaign have placed their organisation on an official footing, marking it with a change of name.
Race & Society
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.
Out of the 57 people currently on federal death row, 34 are people of color, some of whom “were convicted and condemned by all-white juries,” according to a new report by the Death Penalty Information Center.
Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, was chased and fatally shot while jogging in Glynn County, Georgia. Three white residents told police they thought he was a suspect in a series of break-ins.
In March the Immigration & Refugee Board of Canada postponed all in-person hearings for asylum claims until at least April. On March 20, the government announced it would close its borders to asylum seekers from other countries.
As the coronavirus pandemic brings the global economy to a halt, the world’s most vulnerable countries are suffering intensifying harm, and businesses faced with the disappearance of sales are laying off workers.
Fifty-five years ago today, Malcolm X was assassinated. The civil rights leader was shot to death on February 21, 1965, at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City. He was only 39 years old.
Previously unseen British army intelligence documents have linked undercover soldier Robert Nairac to the Miami Showband Massacre. Three members of the band died when loyalist killers stopped their minibus.