Reprieve launched an new initiative called Pull the Plug - to expose and stop the use of torture music against prisoners of the 'war on terror.' Here, former Guantanamo prisoner Ruhal Ahmed... Read more
Mark Daly spent months working as a policeman in Manchester. His fellow officers were unaware that their colleague was, in fact, an undercover journalist who was trying to discover if racism... Read more
The serious organised crime and police act 2005 (SOCPA), was designed to rid parliament square of veteran peace activist Brian Haw.. he's still there, and many others have fought the law in... Read more
The inevitable story of failure which every American anticipated but hoped would never have to be told. This documentary takes the "Innocent Man on Texas Death Row" tale to a dark corner fea... Read more
Mahatma Gandhi became one of the pivotal figures, if not the main figure, in India's history in the Twentieth Century. Along with Jinnah and Nehru, Gandhi shaped India's history up to its in... Read more
The following are the words of Tony following a joint event 'Art & Soul - Voices from Death Row,' that was held in March 2007. "Often, people from different walks of life cannot see the comm... Read more
Martine Brandon, 48, died after committing suicide just 18 hours after being arrested on the 1November 2014. She was arrested in the town centre of Eastleigh after she was found wielding a large knife in an agitated state.
Family demands a federal and state investigation into the death of 18-year-old Sheneque Proctor.
Proctor died in the Bessemer City Jail after she was arrested on November 1st. She was at a Bessemer hotel at a party with friends when police arrived and arrested her for “disorderly conduct,” according to her aunt, Tracy Rodda.
Body camera footage shows that, Chris Few, the father of a six-year-old autistic boy, Jeremy Mardis, was attempting to surrender before police opened fire, killing his son, a lawyer has said. The young boy was killed by police gunfire, whilst his father was left seriously injured.
In November 2013 following the death of 39 year-old Leon Briggs in Luton, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) confirmed in a Press Release that they would be treating the police custody death as a criminal investigation.
The offences could include negligence or manslaughter, it said.
On 9 November 2004, a Kenosha police officer shot 21 year-old Michael Bell in the head one day before he was due to testify at a court hearing regarding a previous incident with the same officer who stopped him this last fatal time.
Wendy Booth was found hanging in her cell in 12 November 2003. She had been placed on suicide watch on numerous occasions since arriving at the troubled prison in February 2002. Wendy had been described as withdrawn and very down and had not been eating properly.
Despite her clear vulnerability the observations by prison staff on her were reduced on the day of her death.
Vikki Thompson, aged at 21; a vulnerable transgender women, was sent to an all-male prison (HMP Armley in Leeds) despite being at risk off self-harm. She took her own life on 13 November 2015. She had threatened to kill herself if she was sent to a male prison.
12 year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a police officer whilst playing in a local park in Cleveland, Ohio. On the 22 November 2014 police officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback were dispatched to reports of a man pointing a firearm at members of the public at Cudell Recreation Center.
Two police sergeants faced charges of misconduct after an inquest found Craig Young, who collapsed in custody and later died, was neglected. He suffered a cardiac arrest in a cell at Cheadle Heath police station, Stockport, in the early hours of November 23, 2010.
He had been left on the cell floor for several hours without being roused, an inquest heard.
Petra Blanksby’s Father, Peter, told us that she had been charged with, “Arson with intent to take her own life. “That was the charge. “Three weeks prior to her tragic death Petra was in hospital for doing the same thing for 6 days, why?
“It will be 1 year this month (24th November 2004) when they switched the life support off and we watched my beautiful daughter take her last heart beat at 11.43 am.”
An inmate died after being beaten up in his cell by prison officers, an inquest jury was told. Peter Smith, who was in the cell next door at Belmarsh Prison, in Woolwich, south-east London, claimed the thuds of their kicks landing on Kenneth Severin’s body were clearly audible.
Two police detectives involved in the shooting death of Sean Bell last November  have been indicted on charges of first-degree manslaughter and second-degree manslaughter, and, if convicted, face maximum sentences of 25 years in prison.
An unarmed Sean was shot dead by police in New York City hours before he was to have been married, prompting the fury over the officers’ actions.
An inquest on an inmate at Styal prison, where six women died in the space of 12 months, has concluded that the jail was, "inadequate" at assessing her needs, and the drug detoxification programme she was placed on was " inappropriate and insufficient to her needs".
Cheryl James, aged 18 was a young solider at Deepcut Barracks; surrey. In November 1995 she was found with a fatal bullet wound to her head. Cheryl had become yet another squaddie to die at the army training camp, over a seven year period.
Privates Sean Benton aged 20, James Collinson aged 17, and Geoff Gray aged 17, also died from gunshot wounds at the barracks between 1995 and 2002.
A 15-year-old boy has died after being found hanged in his cell in Lancashire, the Prison Service has confirmed. Liam McManus, of St Helens, Merseyside, was discovered by staff at Lancaster Farms Young Offenders’ Institution on Thursday morning (29 November 2007).
Staff and paramedics tried to resuscitate him but he was pronounced dead at the facility.
Nathaniel Jones died after being clubbed repeatedly by officers in a videotaped beating that raised new claims of police brutality in Cincinnati, nearly three years after the Ohio City was rocked by riots.
The mayor of the city claimed that the videotape showed that the baton-wielding officers were defending themselves.