By Staff writer Nicky Jacobs, who was just 16 when PC Blakelock lost his life, during the Broadwater Farm riots, which erupted after the death of Cynthia Jarrett during a raid by Tottenham police on her home in 1985, will stand trial for his murder in a six week hearing at the Old Bailey, Central... Read more..
Concerns that the community are no clearer on what happened two years after riot police and firearms officers attended an incident at a South London mental health ward, has led to London Assembly member Baroness Jenny Jones writing to Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan Howe and Minister of State... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels Human Rights campaigns group, BMH UK campaign against 'black deaths in custody' has made a breakthrough, as it's director has been privy to a letter from the Home Office ordering an inquiry into the treatment of vulnerable people in custody on the back of an exclusive the Sunday... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels Experts and professionals across the community have called for a renewed focus on addressing the discrimination and over use of coercion faced by black patients over represented in mental health hospitals in the face of a flawed study led by Swaran Singh refuting the existence... 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.