It cannot bear the hallmarks of timely or equitable justice when the State takes five full years to deliver a satisfactory explanation to a family, when a vulnerable relative has been deprived of their liberty and they then die in unexpected circumstances whilst in NHS care.
Tag: Race & Society
On 30th June, 2010 Jennifer Cooper of Wolverhampton, was walking down the street outside her home taking some food to her diabetic mother who lives just a few doors away. Without any warning she received a forceful kick in the back so that she fell forward sustaining injuries.
An attorney representing the family of a seven-year-old girl who was shot to death during a raid in Detroit said the police operation was flawed and was influenced by TV production concerns.
Aiyana Jones was shot and killed as she slept on a living room sofa after an officer’s gun went off as police searched the house for a suspect.
Attorney Karri Mitchell told The Detroit News that the police “were excited; they were on TV”. “They didn’t have to throw a grenade through the front window when they knew there were children in there,” the attorney said.
It is rare that an internal police document is exposed to the light of day – and so the publication of the investigation into the death of Blair Peach in 1979 makes extraordinary reading.
Wannabe filmmaker Tigre Hills; had planned to debut this documentary he has titled “The Barrel of a Gun” on Dec. 9, the 28th anniversary of the killing of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner who Mumia is said to have murdered but there is a delay in the films release.
The Peoples Organization for Progress, concerned friends and family members recently held rallies for two Black men, Basire Farrell, 30, of Newark and Jahqui Graham, 21, of East Orange, who were killed while in police custody in New Jersey.
Duwayne was with Stephen Lawrence when he was murdered in an unprovoked racist attack. His killers have never been convicted. Duwayne tells his story, and how he was treated by the police.
This is the full version of Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s famous and world renowned “I have a dream” speech.