Protesters in Peru Victims of Deadly Force – Amnesty International Urges Investigation

Lima, Peru – Amnesty International is urging Peru’s Attorney General’s Office to thoroughly investigate the lethal use of force by security forces during protests that resulted in 49 deaths from December to February. The human rights organization’s report highlights a disturbing pattern of violence, targeting individuals from marginalized communities and raising concerns about potential state-ordered … Read more

Boise School District Urges Community to Access Mental Health Resources Amidst Tragedies

BOISE, Idaho – Following a series of tragic student and teacher deaths, the Boise School District is urging the community to seek out mental health resources. In a letter to parents and staff, school leaders expressed their concern over the district’s ongoing struggle with mental health, highlighting the recent deaths of multiple students and a … Read more

Nebraska reports pediatric influenza-related deaths, urges early Tamiflu use

OMAHA, Neb. – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has reported a significant increase in flu-related deaths in the state this season. Among the tragic losses are two pediatric influenza-related deaths, contributing to a total of three deaths in the state. This alarming trend reflects a wider pattern across the country, with a … Read more

Teen Killed in Jacksonville Shooting: Family Urges Shooter to Come Forward

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The family of a 16-year-old boy, Derek Pitts, who was fatally shot at a party in Mandarin back in December, is urging the shooter to come forward. Pitts was tragically killed in the parking lot of the Coopers Hawk Apartment homes on Old St Augustine Road. Currently, there is a $10,000 reward … Read more

Alcohol Withdrawal Awareness: Quebec Coroner Urges Judges to Consider Medical Conditions in Sentencing

Inukjuak, Quebec – A Quebec coroner’s report is recommending that judges take alcohol withdrawal into account when imposing sentencing conditions on offenders not to consume alcohol. The recommendation comes after the tragic death of a 31-year-old man from Inukjuak in Nunavik, who died from complications associated with acute alcohol withdrawal. The man had pleaded guilty … Read more

Rev. Sharon Risher Urges Buffalo Families to Consider Alternatives to the Death Penalty

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Rev. Sharon Risher, the daughter of Ethel Lance and cousin of Tywanza Sanders and Susie Jackson, victims in the 2015 massacre at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., expressed her heartfelt empathy for the families impacted by the recent Buffalo mass shooting. With a profound understanding of the anguish caused by … Read more

Calgary Mother Urges Public to Help Solve 15-Year-Old Daughter’s Tragic Murder

Calgary, Alberta The mother of a teenage murder victim in Calgary is pleading for anyone with information about her daughter’s death to come forward. Sarah Alexis Jorquera, 15, was shot in an alley in the 300 block of Martindale Drive N.E. at 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28. She was in the front passenger seat … Read more

DAP Urges Home Ministry and Police to Address Violent Attack on Minister’s Family

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – DAP Secretary-General Anthony Loke has urged the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Royal Malaysian Police to take immediate action in response to a violent attack on the home of a party member. As Minister for Transport, Loke emphasized the importance of maintaining public safety and order, calling on the Home … Read more

Cornwall Army Sergeant’s Delays in Justice System Leading to Second Attack: Victim Urges Reforms

A former Army sergeant from Cornwall, England, who was jailed for threatening to kill one woman and trying to suffocate another during sex would have not been able to attack the second victim were it not for delays in the justice system. Martin Underwood had been drinking when he assaulted his first victim in 2021, … Read more