At the age of 17 I knew there was something that had changed about my Auntie. The things she was saying didn’t make sense; It’s as if overnight she had suddenly started to see the world very differently to how she used to.
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A judge has set aside a dubious, 45-year-old finding into the purported suicide of an anti-Apartheid activist, ruling on Thursday that he was tortured and killed by South African police.
Hundreds of victims of torture have been wrongly locked up in immigration detention centres in the United Kingsom, a high court judge has ruled, following a challenge by seven survivors of serious abuse.
The Edge Fund is celebrating five years of funding radical grassroots groups. They need 200 monthly donors to carry on their work. Edge Fund is now open for applications for the eighth funding round. They’ll be giving out £40k to grassroots groups.
Body-worn video cameras are finally being rolled out to firearms teams in the Met Police – more than three years after the Metropolitan Police agreed to issue armed officers with the devices.
The INQUEST Skills and Support Toolkit is a resource for families and friends dealing with the aftermath of a sudden bereavement, and helps to build a range of skills to support their rights and access to information.
On May 13, Jimmy Dennis was released after more than 25 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. There was no physical evidence tying him to the crime. No gun was ever recovered and Jimmy was never found to be in possession of a firearm.
In a major break in a decades-long struggle, Pennsylvania Common Court of Appeals Judge Leon Tucker ordered the release of a trove of documents relating to the longtime political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal.