It was a perfect weather day at the Texas Capitol in Austin Oct. 22, for hundreds who participated in the 23rd Annual Texas March and Rally to Abolish the Death Penalty – against the racist anti-poor punishment.
The National Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) have reported that over the last 22+ months they have lost 80+ (49%) of their monthly donors! Their general grants are currently suspended until Oct/Nov 2022.
The family of Gaia Pope-Sutherland have criticised the police after an inquest found she had died from hypothermia hours after running away from her home while suffering a mental health crisis.
In the five years since the Grenfell Tower fire, there have been four housing secretaries, three evacuated families are still awaiting permanent homes, and two phases of a public inquiry into the tragedy.
Long-delayed legal action against the UK Government for not holding a public inquiry into the murder of solicitor Pat Finucane is set to go ahead in June, a judge announced today.
Mumia Abu-Jamal remembers Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died at the age of 90. Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for fighting to end apartheid. In 2007, Tutu visited Mumia on death row.
The 19th World Day Against the Death Penalty is an excellent opportunity to publicly oppose the use of this inhumane punishment and to support those who are fighting for its abolition all over the world.
For those who know the name Dorothy ‘Cherry’ Groce, the extent of their knowledge likely begins and ends with the night she was shot by police in 1985. Officers raided her home while she was in bed.