Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, the incoming chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., are unveiling legislation that would seek to end federal capital punishment.
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The Louisville Metro Police Department fired two officers involved in the botched raid that resulted in Breonna Taylor’s death and, in part, launched a summer of protests, authorities said.
On the 28th September 1985, witnessed by her children, Cherry Groce was shot in her home by the Metropolitan Police. The foundation in here name are planning a new Memorial to be situated in Windrush Square, Brixton.
There will never be another year like this one… Applause and anger from balconies as a pandemic rages; military trucks carrying coffins; health care workers in personal protective equipment; and millions marching for racial justice.
The number of death sentences and executions dropped to historic lows in 2020, according to a group that tracks data, despite the federal government’s move to resume the death penalty after nearly two decades.
As the US President Donald Trump rushed to carry out more federal executions before the end of term, the movements against capital punishment and torture received a boost last week from an unlikely source: architects.
The court could have set a powerful precedent in holding Britain to account. Instead, it has become a laughing stock and few will be able to take it seriously again. “Court finds UK war crimes but will not take action”.
The French government has dropped a controversial bill that would have curbed the right to film police officers in action, the speaker of French President Emmanuel Macron’s ruling party said on Monday.