Stephen Lawrence Day was first celebrated in 2019 and takes place annually on 22 April, the date of Stephen’s death. The Day is marked officially in the British calendar as a celebration of Stephen’s life and legacy.
A lawsuit was filed this week against a Fort Worth foster care organization and its employees, accusing them of failing to follow proper requirements in the care of a 3-year-old who died last year.
In October 2020 reporters filed a complaint with the Swedish prosecutor for international crimes, accusing Eritrea’s President and other officials of holding the journalist Dawit Isaak incommunicado since 2001.
Sounds of Resistance is a sound artwork that will take shape over the year. Local artist Felix Taylor will bring together the thoughts, feelings and inspirations of local people, on the past present and future of Brixton.
The role of the police in western society is beginning to be understood and challenged in ways that were inconceivable only a decade ago. The belief in ‘law and order’ and infallibility of the police is now seriously questioned.
On March 2, a 35-year-old Aboriginal man died at the Longbay Correctional Centre prison hospital in Sydney. Three days later, a 44-year-old Indigenous woman died at Silverwater Correctional Facility.
Aged 18 he committed three violent offences and was convicted. He was told the minimum time he’d be in prison would be three and a half years. But 16 years and 17 jails later he’s still there, “left to rot”, he says.
Celia Stubbs, whose partner Blair Peach was killed by police 42 years ago, hopes her appearance at the Undercover Policing Inquiry will help her discover why she was spied on for decades.