17 April 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of what racial justice campaigners have described as one of Yorkshire’s most shameful episodes. Nigerian immigrant David Oluwale had come to Britain to work, sailing into Hull on a cargo ship.
Mikey’s cousin, Tippa Naphtali, has written the following article marking 15th years since his death.
The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said three people died after being held in a police cell, and another five died after being held in a cell, becoming unwell and then being pronounced dead in hospital.
A long-awaited report into deaths in police custody says families have been failed by the system.