Self-harm and use of restraint are increasingly commonplace in the youth justice system, according to government figures that also show a record-high proportion of children in youth custody are from BAME backgrounds.
April 2021 is the 40th anniversary of the Brixton uprisings. On this date an ambitious cultural programme of events and activities will kick-off across Brixton. It will be a culturally democratic programme.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, the incoming chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., are unveiling legislation that would seek to end federal capital punishment.
It was revealed yesterday that there may be a separate MI6 policy to break the law in the UK and that the UK government has for more than a year urged the tribunal to keep it secret.
Yet again the British government covers itself in shame and utter disgrace as the rest of the modern world looks on. It is widely accepted that past British governments have been involved in collusion in the north of Ireland.
The American people elected Joe Biden to be our next president. In a civilized country, the process of smoothly handing over power would consist of precluding irrevocable decisions by the outgoing administration.
The court could have set a powerful precedent in holding Britain to account. Instead, it has become a laughing stock and few will be able to take it seriously again. “Court finds UK war crimes but will not take action”.
Supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981, used the 39th anniversary of his arrest to call for his release from prison on Wednesday, saying he was innocent.