George Floyd’s death in police custody brought a huge and a rapid increase in protests over police brutality – thousands of marches driven by the assumption that taking to the streets will bring change. Does it?
Research & Reports
States and the federal government carried out 11 executions this year, the fewest since 1988, as support for the death penalty has continued to decline. That’s according to an annual report on the death penalty.
A study commissioned by the ICC Research Foundation found that the global economy stands to lose as much as US$9.2 trillion if governments fail to ensure developing economy access to COVID vaccines.
500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have died in custody in Australia in the 30 years since a royal commission published a report aimed at preventing Indigenous deaths in the justice system.
Nine people have died in West Midlands Police custody in the last 20 years, new figures revealed. Of those deaths, seven were men and two were women according to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests.
We are sharing this item which links to the previous publications on this topic, listed at the end of this article. The UK Government [says it] is committed to delivering change to prevent deaths in custody and support families.
Public health bodies, charities and the families of men who died after being restrained by police have condemned the inclusion of a controversial medical term in one of the UK’s leading medical handbooks.
As the Met Police is judged to be institutionally corrupt, Hardeep Matharu and Peter Jukes explore how some of the biggest problems still plaguing British policing are embedded in British colonialism.