A British official has ordered a new investigation into the case of Stephen Lawrence after a recent review of the original murder investigation found that undercover officers spied on his family.
Eighty-five days ago Ifa Muaza, a Nigerian man seeking asylum in the U.K., began a hunger strike in protest to being detained at an immigration removal center, near London’s Heathrow Airport. His lawyers have described the 45-year-old’s condition as critical.
The father of South African Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius recently incited the ire of the country’s ruling political party, the African National Congress (ANC) and his own family when he accused the South African government of refusing to protect whites.
Britain's High Court ruled Friday that three elderly Kenyans tortured during a rebellion against British colonial rule can proceed with compensation claims against the British government — a case with potentially broad implications for thousands of others who claim similar abuse.