Families and campaigns are invited to register for future grant applications. The National Memorial Family Fund is the first permanent national resource of its kind specifically for those that are affected by deaths in custody.
Six IAT officers stormed the cell that David Dungay Junior occupied in the hospital ward of Long Bay prison in 2015. The officers had been called in because the 26-year-old diabetic refused to stop eating a packet of biscuits.
The official report into the police shooting of a man whose death sparked the 2011 riots is facing a new challenge from human rights investigators who say a virtual model of the shooting shows its main conclusion is wrong.
Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield has been found not guilty of the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans in the 1989 disaster in which 96 fans were fatally injured.
Representatives from Birmingham’s Irish community stood alongside relatives of the 21 people killed in the city by IRA terrorists as the region’s blackest night was remembered. 45 years on there was recollections of the victims.
Deputy State Coroner Derek Lee has found that no one was to blame for the death of David Dungay Jnr, who died in 2015, and recommended no charges or sanctions against the prison officers involved in his death.
“Reed’s execution should not just be delayed, but canceled,” said Bernie Sanders. “Real criminal justice reform must include joining every other major democracy in eliminating the death penalty.”
Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol has been remembered in a historic exhibition and dialogue at Freedom Park. Timol died in October 1971 after falling from the 10th floor of the then John Vorster Square Police Station.