An investigation into how the UK’s justice system failed to protect a young black man for BBC Radio 4.
Following the case of 15-year-old Abraham Badru, who witnessed and saved a stranger from a brutal attack in Hackney in 2007. A selfless and subconscious act of bravery results in a target put on Abraham’s back for over 10 years. Speaking to friends and family, journalist Sam Holder investigates how this young hero found himself haunted by his good deed.
This multi-award-winning series breaks down into 10 parts what witness protection includes when it comes to violent crimes, the obligations for witnesses to give evidence in court, and what can be done if someone feels their life is at risk.