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.
Race & Society
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.
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This weekend marked 100 years since the armistice that ended World War I. In a speech commemorating the anniversary, French President Emmanuel Macron cautioned against the dangers of nationalism.
A Supreme Court has cleared the way for a trial or settlement in a lawsuit against a Detroit police officer who accidentally killed a 7-year-old girl during a raid in 2010. She was shot in the head while she slept on a couch.
The original inquest found the circumstances of Biko’s death to be ‘inconclusive’, although evidence pointed to him being murdered. He died from massive brain haemorrhages after being beaten by five policemen in detention.
The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said three people died after being held in a police cell, and another five died after being held in a cell, becoming unwell and then being pronounced dead in hospital.