Letty Marie Scott, who was to achieve fame as a persistent campaigner for justice for her deaths-in-custody husband, was at the crossroads of Australia’s great cultural conflict.
Colin Roach, aged 21 years, died in January 1983 after receiving a fatal gunshot wound in 1983 while in the custody of Stoke Newington police station, London.
“I was actually just down the road when it happened and I was amongst the first people to gather outside the police station” says Zephaniah.
The case of Colin Roach featured in the documentary film ‘INJUSTICE’ Within the film the case was mentioned by Graham Smith who was very involved in the Colin Roach campaign.
4WardEver UK dedicates this publication to the late Pauline Campbell, who was sadly missed at this years rally following her untimely death early this year. “Your voice can still be heard”
The mother of Jean Charles de Menezes wept as she joined a 300-strong protest calling for an end to the deaths of people in state custody. Maria Otone de Menezes, 63, and her elder son Giovani da Silva, 36, marched to Downing Street alongside people whose loved ones died in police custody, prisons and psychiatric hospitals.
An unprecedented glimpse into the harsh conditions at Guantanamo Bay has emerged via a grainy video of a weeping Canadian teenager undergoing interrogation after he had been tortured by sleep deprivation for three weeks.
Mourners have gathered for the funeral of a prisons campaigner who was found dead near her daughter’s grave. Pauline Campbell, 60, originally from Whitchurch, Shropshire, was found dead in Malpas, Cheshire, on 15 May.