Brian Haw staged a peace protest on London’s Parliament Square since June 2001 to his death in 2011, trying to change Britain’s policy on Iraq. This is his Christmas message. “Not the Queen’s speech, Brian Haw’s”.
Month: December 2011
Veteran US civil rights activist Jesse Jackson joined with campaigners in London today (Thursday) to throw his weight behind calls for a public inquiry into deaths in police custody. Jesse Jackson spoke alongside families of some of those who have died in police custody.
The following are excerpts from the full letter from Nick Herbert (Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice): 7th December 2011. “I can assure you that the Government regrets every death in state custody. The lndependent Police Complaints commission (IPCC) is a Non-Departmental Public Body, established in 2004 under the Police Reform Act 2002 to provide a specific service to the public on behalf of the Home office.”
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Following a gathering of affected families in London 2009, all the families involved decided to pursue new campaign strategies to take action forward. 4WardEver UK has assisted in this aim by setting up the United Families & Friends Campaign Central.
Martina Davis-Correia, sister of the late Troy Davis, has died. Davis-Correia passed after a long battle with cancer and was the firestorm that took her brother’s case to international heights.