Category Archive: Great Britain

Feb 03

49,000 Men Posthumously Pardoned Of Homosexual Crimes In United Kingdom

Alan Turing (dailymail.co.uk)

The United Kingdom has posthumously pardoned about 49,000 males who were convicted of consensual homosexual activity that is no longer considered criminal. The pardons were included in the Policing and Crime Act 2017 that received Royal Assent on January 31, 2017. Men still alive who were convicted of the affected crimes can apply for a …

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Jul 28

David Bryant’s Rape Conviction Based On Fantasist’s Fabrications Tossed By Appeals Court

David Bryant and his wife Lynn Bryant outside the Royal Courts of Justice after Bryant’s conviction was overturned on July 20, 2016 (Telegraph (London))

On July 20, 2016 David Bryant’s 2013 conviction for the rape of a male teenager in the mid-1970s was overturned by England’s Court of Appeals based on new evidence his accuser is a chronic liar who fabricated the alleged assault out of thin air. David Bryant was a 63-year-old retired fireman living in Christchurch, England …

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May 26

Muslim’s Conviction For Threatening To Behead British Political Candidate Tossed By Appeals Court

David Robinson-Young (Chronicle (Newcastle, England))

A British appeals court has overturned Aftab Ahmed’s conviction of threatening to murder a political candidate. The appeals court ruled there wasn’t enough evidence Ahmed intended to carry through with his threat to behead the man. In April 2015 Ahmed was 44 and living near Newcastle, England, which is about 250 miles north of London. …

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Dec 01

Innocents Database Now Sortable And Searchable!!

The <a href=”http://forejustice.org/innocentsdatabase.htm”>Innocents Database</a> linked to from Justice Denied’s website is not only the world’s largest database of exonerated persons, but it is the only database in the world that attempts to compile all known exonerations in the United States, as well as internationally. The Innocents Database currently includes 5,943 cases — 3,604 from the …

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Nov 22

Justice Denied Issue 61 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 61

Issue 61 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 61 includes the following articles: Charles Julius Guiteau Did Not Assassinate President James Garfield Innocents Database Is Now Searchable and Sortable Online Awarded $2.87 Million For 10 Years Wrongful Imprisonment Derral Wayne Hodgkins Released From Death Row After Murder Acquittal …

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Aug 17

Justice Denied Issue 60 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 60

Issue 60 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 60 includes the following articles: Colin Norris Is Innocent Of Being Serial Killer Says Jury Foreman Washington Appeals Court Rules Gerald Yanac Didn’t Rob Bank Asking Teller For Money Steven A. Cole Exonerated Of Child Sexual Assault In “American Horror …

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May 13

Chris Bateman Exonerated Of Drunk Driving By Pub’s CCTV Video

Chris Bateman in January 2015 (Sunderland Echo)

Chris Bateman’s driving while intoxicated conviction has been overturned on appeal based on the new evidence of CCTV video recorded at the pub in Sunderland, England where he was arrested. Sunderland is almost 300 miles north of London. Bateman stopped at two pubs on the early evening of June 26, 2014. He had one beer …

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Apr 05

Justice Denied Issue 59 is now online

Issue 59 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted includes the following articles: Derrick Hamilton Exonerated 22 Years After Wrongful New York Murder Conviction Motorcyclist Acquitted On Appeal Of Indecent Exposure Conviction Tang Nguyen Acquitted By Appeals Court For Avoiding Federal Taxes On “Contraband” Cigarettes Judge Constance Briscoe Sentenced To 16 Months Imprisonment …

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Feb 05

Colin Norris Is Innocent Of Being Serial Killer Says Jury Foreman

Colin Norris outside the courthouse before his conviction (BBC)

The foreman of the jury that convicted Colin Norris in 2008 of four murders and one attempted murder in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, says that new forensic evidence proves he is not only innocent and he wants him freed from his life sentence, but that no murders were even committed. In 2002 Norris was a …

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Jan 20

More Than 200 U.S. Exonerations, And Millions Of Visitors To Justice Denied In 2014

In 2014 there were at least 206 exonerations in the United States, and 213 in 32 other countries, for a total of 419.* Those are the most yet recorded for any year in the Innocents Database, that records all known exonerations in the world. The previous highest total were 171 exonerations in 2006 in the …

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