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Colombia: Human rights activist’s controversial death amid wave of threats

From Amnesty International “For years Angélica Bello, a human rights defender from Colombia, rarely spent a day alone – that would have been, simply, too dangerous“. Read the full article here….   Advertisements

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This morning, an Ohio judge tossed the conviction of longtime Ohio Innocence Project client Glenn Tinney, finding that he falsely confessed to the murder of Ted White, and that his conviction was a “manifest…

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BBC – Mexico police arrested in ‘organised crime raid’

More than 150 police officers have been arrested in northern Mexico on suspicion of having links with organised crime. Full article here…

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History has a unique way of repeating itself. Consider, for example, the question of wrongful conviction in France.The first French association designed to fight wrongful conviction was created in 1787! It was called “Association…

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BBC – Trust in police damaged by controversies – Vaz

Public confidence in the British police has been hurt by a “dangerous cocktail” of controversies including the critical Hillsborough report and Andrew Mitchell “plebgate” row, a senior MP has warned. Labour’s Keith Vaz, who chairs the Commons Home Affairs Committee, … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings

Seasons greetings and a happy new year to everyone. As we move into another year lots more adventures to come.    

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