The UFFC held its annual march in central London in October 2019, and they also helped the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund to raise £180.00 selling promotional badges to over 60 of the people that attended the event.
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Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol has been remembered in a historic exhibition and dialogue at Freedom Park. Timol died in October 1971 after falling from the 10th floor of the then John Vorster Square Police Station.
Ahmed Timol to be commemorated. In a press statement, the Ahmed Timol Trust said it would be hosting a “historic” exhibition and dialogue in his honour, ahead of the anniversary of his death.
Retired cop Joao Rodrigues, accused of the murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, will go on trial in December. The South High court said he will finally be in the dock for the murder of four decades ago.
The struggle to free unfairly-convicted Mumia Abu-Jamal took a significant step forward on Sept. 3 when his attorneys submitted two documents to the Pennsylvania Superior Court.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thursday said Pakistan was going to revoke the capital punishment for the accused to be extradited from other countries. Pakistan lifted a de-facto ban on capital punishment in December 2014.
New Hampshire, which hasn’t executed anyone in 80 years and has only one inmate on death row, on Thursday became the latest state to abolish the death penalty when the state Senate voted to override the governor’s veto.
The family of Derek Williams, who died after begging for help and gasping for breath in the back of a Milwaukee police squad car, will receive a $2 million settlement in a long-running civil rights suit against the city, attorneys said Tuesday.