From April 2017 there will be no more regular news items posted on the Mikey Powell Campaign website. There may however be the occasional updates related to Mikey’s case or any major national developments.
News that has already been posted on the Mikey Powell Campaign website will be kept for archive purposes.
4WardEver UK and the United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) are putting their support behind new research to be conducted by Dr David Baker of Coventry University, examining custody deaths from the viewpoint of affected families.
Do the names Sarah Reed, Sheku Bayoh and Sean Rigg mean anything to you? Those are just a few black people who have died in police custody here in the UK. Black and minority ethnic people who die in custody rarely make mainstream headlines.
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Medical experts still do not know how popular teen Mzee Mohammed died, four months on from his death. The 18-year-old passed away after falling unwell while being detained by police and security staff in Liverpool ONE.
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The police watchdog has completed its report into the death of a father-of-two in police custody. Sheku Bayoh, 31, died after being restrained by officers in Kirkcaldy, Fife, on May 3 last year.