By Zephaniah Samuels Human rights campaigns group, Black Mental Health UK is hosting a roundtable on the Equality and Human Rights Comission's inquiry into non-natural deaths of adults with mental health problems in detained setting this week, where health professionals, academics, front line workers... Read more..
By Ruth Dayspring A series of 'counter-propaganda' posters appearing to show the Metropolitan police admitting to being racist and corrupt have been posted across London with messaging stating that they 'caused the riots of 2011 by shooting an unarmed man,' and that 'you are 28 times more likely... Read more..
By Ruth Dayspring Black Mental Health UK's director Matilda MacAttram is among the delegates from across the Diaspora attending the official launch of the international Decade for People of African Descent at the UN Headquarters in New York presided over by H.E. Sam K. Kutesa, President of the 69th... Read more..
By Staff writer A jury at the Kingsley Burrell preliminary inquest hearing held at Newton Street Coroners court in Birmingham this week, heard how the father-of-two had his head wrapped in a sheet before his death, after being restrained by police while detained under the Mental Health Act at... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels16-2-09 A new report by the Prison Reform Trust has revealed that thousands of people in need of mental health care are regularly dumped into the prison system with catastrophic results.