‘Seni’s Law’ - named after Olaseni ‘Seni’ Lewis, a 23 year old IT graduate who died as a result of prolonged restraint by police officers whilst a voluntary inpatient at Bethlem Royal Hospital in 2010 - has its second reading in the House of Commons on 3 November 2017. Raju Bhatt and...
The Independent review of deaths and serious incidents in police custody by Dame Elish Angiolini has been published by the Home Office. Raju Bhatt was appointed as a member of the Reference Group assisting Dame Elish with the review.
A jury at Bristol Crown Court has found Jeffery Barry guilty of murdering Kamil Ahmad. Questions must now be answered as to why Mr Ahmad's life was not protected by the authorities. Tony Murphy of Bhatt Murphy acts for Mr Ahmad's family.
Maina Kiai, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association, has published his 2016 report in which he criticises numerous surveillance practices in the UK and their detrimental impact on protest and free assembly.