Four United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were killed and five others wounded in an attack by unidentified armed elements on Wednesday, the UN mission in the country has said. The peacekeepers’ convoy was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED), and the … Continue reading UN Condemns Mali of “Heinous” Violence against UN Peacekeepers
Police must stop categorising protest activities in this way, say 152 campaigners, lawyers, academics, journalists and politicians John Catt in 2010, the year he discovered that police had conducted surveillance on him at demonstrations between 2005 and 2009. This year … Continue reading Peaceful Protest – ‘Domestic Extremism’?
Beth’s Story from autisminjustice.org ‘The way Beth’s brain developed means she is Autistic. She doesn’t “have autism”, she doesn’t “Suffer from autism” (she suffers from idiots!).’ Beth, who is 17 at the time of writing, is autistic and experiences high … Continue reading Beth’s Story – What kind of care?
Today in Corby hundreds gathered in James Ashworth VC Square outside the Corby Cube in Northamptonshire to attend what was a peaceful and powerful “Black Lives Matter” protest. It was a family affair, with many people angry at the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police in Minnesota in the US, chanting “No Justice, No Peace” and “Black Lives Matter” or the dying words of George Floyd “I can’t breathe” across Corby town. They turned out to show their support and the worldwide call for equality and an end of the disproportionate number of “stop and … Continue reading Corby Black Lives Matter Protest
A man in was sentenced to death by a Singapore on Friday by a Judge via a Zoom video-call for being the mastermind, authorities believe, behind a heroin trafficking drug deal. In Singapore, the death penalty is used for serious … Continue reading Singapore Death Sentence by Zoom
A Senegalese police officer serving with the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has beenawarded special recognition for her outstanding service to the Congolese community and national police. Major Seynabou Diouf was announced the 2019 UN Female Police Officer of the year on Friday. She currently leads a task force that helps prevent and end sexual exploitation and abuse as part of the UN Mission in the DRC(MONUSCO), in Goma, the capital of North Kivu province. “It is a deep honour to receive the UN Female Police Officer of the Year award. It means a … Continue reading UN Award for Senegalese Female Police Officer