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.
The National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund has unveiled some ambitious plans for the future. It is hoped that the new initiatives will be rolled out over the next 3 years.
The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $27m to settle a civil lawsuit with the family of George Floyd, even as jury selection was under way in the murder trial of the former police officer, Derek Chauvin, who killed him.
The way in which police officers restrained a man with drug-induced psychosis “more than minimally” contributed to his death in Luton in 2013, an inquest jury in Milton Keynes has found by unanimous verdict.
The trial of a West Mercia police officer accused of murdering former Aston Villa star Dalian Atkinson in Telford is due to start on April 26, a court has been told.
Mohamud Hassan, aged 24, was arrested at his home on suspicion of breaching the peace, but was released the following morning without charge. The father-to-be was found dead at the same property at 10.30pm that night.