Deaths in Custody
09 July 2013
The inquest jury into the death of Smiley Culture, real name David Emmanuel, found that the singer died from a “self inflicted stab wound to the chest”.
09 July 2013
The police officer who shot Azelle Rodney could face prosecution after a damning report from the official inquiry into the killing was released last week.
02 July 2013
The judge’s summing up at the inquest into the death of Jimmy Mubenga was due to start on Tuesday of this week.
02 July 2013
The jury in the inquest into the death of reggae singer Smiley Culture, real name David Emmanuel, has retired to consider its verdict.
18 June 2013
A police officer giving evidence at the inquest into the death of Smiley Culture said the singer used a kitchen knife to stab himself.
21 May 2013
Samantha Rigg-David talked to Judith Orr about how a new report has vindicated her family’s long campaign for justice over her brother Sean’s death
14 May 2013
The inquest into the death of Jimmy Mubenga began on Monday of this week.
07 May 2013
Relatives of Boniface Umale, who died on remand in Durham prison, are unhappy with the official explanation.
28 March 2013
Four police officers have been arrested as part of an Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigation into the death of Kingsley Burrell two years ago.
21 March 2013
The family of Ricky Reel has said it has been contacted by a new witness who says Ricky was murdered.
16 November 2010
More than 150 people marched through central London on Friday of last week demanding justice for Jimmy Mubenga. Jimmy died last month as three G4S private security guards were forcibly deporting him to Angola at Heathrow airport.
20 July 2010
It took 30 seconds for the police to kill Jean Charles de Menezes. The cover-up took a little longer. At 10.06am on 22 July 2005 Jean Charles sat down on a tube train in Stockwell, south London.
24 November 2009
The family of Jean Charles de Menezes, the man killed by police in 2005, look set to receive just £100,000 compensation.
28 July 2009
Relatives, friends and campaigners for justice for Jean Charles de Menezes are calling for a permanent memorial to be placed outside the south London Tube station where he was killed by police in July 2005.
15 December 2008
by Simon Basketter
12 December 2008
Key parts of the police account of the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes are untrue according to the jury at the inquest into his death.
09 December 2008
On 22 July 2005, Jean Charles de Menezes was shot seven times in the head and once in the shoulder with hollow tip bullets by police who had followed him on to a tube train at Stockwell, south London.
04 November 2008
Police officers who shot and killed Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell tube station in July 2005 say they shouted a warning.
21 October 2008
Evidence at the inquest into the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes by the Metropolitan Police continues.