The family of Habib ‘Paps’ Ullah who died whilst being arrested during a routine stop and search in a car park in High Wycombe in July 2008 have recently met with the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) to assess the situation in terms of the investigation.
A police officer and former paramedic told an inquest jury he believed a man who died in police custody should have been taken to hospital rather than a police station.
The Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP) is a grassroots Texas organization comprised of individuals and groups who work to end the death penalty in all cases, everywhere.
Sandra Jean Allen, died whilst detained under the Mental Health Act. Despite being mistreated and let down, she was unable to leave the hospital and she died in terrible conditions.
David Oluwale is the first of 1000’s of Black people to die in police custody in Britain. David was harassed and abused by two City of Leeds police officers.
Families of those that have died in police, prison and psychiatric custody held their Annual Remembrance Procession on Saturday 31st October 2009. Although numbers were small as there was no official organising of this, the 11th year of the march,families that attended were determined to continue.
Pauline had been a tireless campaigner against the deaths of women in custody since the tragic death of her own daughter Sarah in 2003.
Mumia Abu-Jamal is a renowned journalist from Philadelphia who has been in prison since 1981 and on death row since 1982 for allegedly shooting Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner.