Sheku Bayoh Inquiry Resumes

Hearings to take evidence in the inquiry into the death in police custody of Sheku Bayoh, in May 2015, resumed in Edinburgh today. I couldn't attend this morning's vigil due to a longstanding constituency engagement, but I sent a message of solidarity to Sheku's courageous sister, Kadi Johnson, and other family members. 'Friends, I send [...]

2022-11-22T16:15:21+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Anti Racism, Human Rights, Justice, Mental Health|0 Comments

Racism in sport – an intolerable situation

Changing The Boundaries - the Plan4Sport Independent Review into Racism in Scottish Cricket, which was published earlier this week, makes for shocking reading. It is an appalling indictment of an organisation that has received over £500,000 from the Scottish Government via Sport Scotland since 2019. As the review states in its introduction: ‘In 1999, the [...]

2022-07-28T15:02:20+00:00July 28th, 2022|Anti Racism, Sport|0 Comments
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