“I am concerned about excited delirium or whatever.” These were the words spoken by a fellow police officer as Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck for the final eight minutes of his life.
Research & Reports
Welcome to the UK’s first national pledge calling on senior leaders in NHS mental health trusts, public bodies and commissioning to declare their commitment to reduce inequalities in mental health care systems.
The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment has published the report on its visit to the UK, in May 2019, and response of UK authorities.
Following the latest statistics on prison deaths in England, Ali Cloak considers the findings and explores the inequality of funding for families in prison inquests. the number of deaths in prison have are the highest since the 1970s.
“When those folks are on the sidelines when black and brown bodies are being killed in our midst, it leaves a community feeling devalued, like they don’t matter,” said licensed social worker, Habeebah Rasheed Grimes.
On 22 January INQUEST published a report exposing dangerous, longstanding failures across the prison estate and historically high levels of deaths in custody. This national scandal offers unique insight and analysis into findings from 61 prison.
The Home Secretary’s role in approving police use of less lethal weapons has been strengthened, in the first change to the firearms code for 17 years. The new code brings greater clarity to the process of approving use of less lethal weapons.
The 2019 annual report of the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) paints a picture of US capital punishment withering on the vine yet continuing to display shocking flaws and injustices.