Award winning film director Bill Maloney is refused entrance to the Inner London Family Proceedings Court to support a young couple who were having their 10 month old baby girl taken away from them.
Paul Coker, 32, died at Plumstead police station, two hours after he was arrested at Lucy Chadwick’s house for breaching the peace on 6 August 2005. Mr Coker had shouted “I can’t breathe, you’re killing me”, during his arrest.
In December 2009 an inquest jury reached a shocking conclusion, though you’d be hard pressed to have heard about it. In a damning narrative verdict, the jury concluded that Mikey Powell had died from positional asphyxia following police restraint.
A memorial mosaic for Jean Charles de Menezes was unveiled in London on 7th January 2010. Family, friends and supporters turned out in force to witness the unveiling on what would have been Jean’s birthday.
Relatives of Akmal Shaikh have made their first public criticism of the British government’s failed efforts to prevent his execution by China yesterday.
A retired police constable and a police staff member have been arrested after claims that evidence was hidden in the Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry. The 53-year-old man and retired 62-year-old man were held on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.
The East Londonderry MP Gregory Campbell has said he supports the reintroduction of the death penalty. He was speaking during a House of Commons debate on a world-wide ban on capital punishment.
Scotland Yard secretly reopened an inquiry into the death of Blair Peach two decades after its officers were widely believed to have killed the anti-fascist campaigner in one of the darkest incidents in the Metropolitan police force’s history.