The British government has been accused of treating the family of Gerry Conlon with contempt after files relating to the Guildford Four were sealed until the end of this century, and will not be made public for decades.
Race & Society
Atatiana Jefferson, the 28-year-old who was shot and killed earlier this month while in her own home, is just one of many Black women who lost their lives during an encounter with law enforcement.
Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol has been remembered in a historic exhibition and dialogue at Freedom Park. Timol died in October 1971 after falling from the 10th floor of the then John Vorster Square Police Station.
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.
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.
Survivors and bereaved of Grenfell Tower are to tell the government that it risks allowing a second disaster by “going through the motions” and failing to tackle the root causes of the fire.