PUBLISHED: 07:00 07 April 2018 Emma Youle Missing Romford teenager Suzanne Lawrence was last seen in 1979. Picture: Romford Recorder Archant In 1979 an east London schoolgirl called Suzanne Lawrence went missing from home and was never seen again. Romford Recorder coverage of the search for missing teenager Suzanne Lawrence, last seen in 1979. Picture: Romford Recorder Police launched a major hunt for the 14-year-old who vanished in late July 1979. Suzanne and her sister, Michelle, told their mother they were going to stay with a female friend in Dagenham. On August 7, 1979, Michelle returned home to Romford and said the sisters had been staying at a house in Highbury. She said Suzanne would be coming home that night. But she never arrived. Her mother Pauline Lawrence, of Leamington Road, Harold Hill, made press appeals pleading for her daughter’s safe return. Police had a theory Suzanne may have joined up with a Highbury fairground after a reported sighting. But the … [Read more...] about Appeal: Did you know missing east London teenager Suzanne Lawrence, last seen in Highbury in 1979?
IN 1993 Stephen Lawrence was murdered while he waited for a bus in a racist attack which unleashed a public outcry and put the Metropolitan Police under intense scrutiny. The teen's parents were forced to wait for over a decade for any sort of justice following the killing - here is what happened. Who was Stephen Lawrence? Stephen was born on September 13, 1974, at Greenwich District Hospital in South East London to Neville and Doreen Lawrence. The couple moved to London after emigrating from Jamaica in the 1960s. Stephen had two younger siblings - Stuart and Georgina - and the family grew up in Plumstead. They attended Trinity Methodist Church in Woolwich, where Stephen was christened. Stephen's character at home and school was shaped by an ethos of tolerance, religious faith and education. As a young child, Stephen was good at most subjects at school but loved to draw and paint and favoured art and maths. By the age of seven, he had resolved to become an architect - a career path he … [Read more...] about What happened to Stephen Lawrence, how old was he when he was murdered and did he know his killers?
THE mum of murdered teen Stephen Lawrence has said cops should end their probe into his death after almost 25 years. Doreen Lawrence said the Met should close their investigation if there are no more major leads. Scotland Yard has spent over £50million trying to bring 18-year-old Stephen’s killers to justice. Just two people have been jailed for his 1993 murder at a bus stop in Eltham, South East London. Mrs Lawrence told the Daily Mail: “They say they’re carrying on the investigation, but doing what? “If they’ve come to the end they should be honest and stop. MOST READ IN NEWSNO SUPPORT ‘Bodyshamed’ braless girl, 17, ordered to cover her nipples by teachers FREE CHEERS OAP released without charge after stabbing burglar — in common sense victory INCEST CLAN Inside sick family-of-40 where inbred kids 'had sex with each other' LONDON IN CRISIS ‘Stab victim’ falls to the ground clutching belly in agony after … [Read more...] about Stephen Lawrence’s mum tells cops to end their probe into his death after nearly 25 years
News / UK and world by Press Association April 7, 2018, 10:17 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Doreen Lawrence has called on the Metropolitan Police to “be honest” about the likelihood that anyone else involved in her son’s murder will be brought to justice. Scotland Yard says the probe into Stephen Lawrence’s racially-motivated killing 25 years ago remains “in an active phase”, however his mother said she suspects detectives have run out of lines of inquiry. Speaking to the Daily Mail, Baroness Lawrence said she believes the Met is concerned about her public reaction should they decide to close the case. She also suggested that she was ready to begin to move on from her tireless pursuit of justice for her son and dedicate her time to her family and grieving. “I don’t think they (the police) have any more lines of inquiry. They say they’re carrying on the investigation, … [Read more...] about Be honest about the state of Stephen’s murder probe, Doreen Lawrence tells Met
Mr. Lawrence Liang, Dean of Ambedkar University’s School of Law, Governance and Citizenship has reportedly been found guilty of sexual harassment by an internal committee set up by the University. According to a report published by Asia Times, the renowned human rights activist, academic and lawyer has been found guilty of sexually harassing a woman who was pursuing a doctorate at another University in Delhi. The allegations surfaced after his name emerged as one of the dozens of Indian academics who featured in a crowd-sourced list of alleged harassers in the academia, in the aftermath of the #MeToo movement. The complainant had alleged that she was harassed on multiple occasions by Liang between 2015 and 2016. As per the committee’s report, the first such incident occurred on April 8 or 9 in 2015, when the complainant met Liang, who was attending a conference in Delhi. It was alleged that Liang then forcibly kissed the complainant, despite being asked to stop multiple … [Read more...] about Alternate Law Forum Founder Lawrence Liang Found Guilty Of Sexual Harassment By Ambedkar University Committee