Month: October 2012

Report: 14th Annual UFFC Demo October 2012

4WardEver UK commends the United Families & Friends for pulling off a successful and peaceful rally and demonstration in London on 27th October 2012. Hundreds of families, friends and supporters attended the event including Defend the Right to Protest, Linton Kwesi-Johnson, 4WardEver UK, Birmingham Strong Justice4All, INQUEST, Black Mental Health and many others.

Women in Prison

200 deaths of imprisoned young people over 10 year period

A new evidence based report examining the experiences and treatment of children and young people who died in prison custody in England and Wales is published by INQUEST and the Prison Reform Trust today. Fatally Flawed: Has the state learned lessons from the deaths of children and young people in prison? is an in-depth analysis of the deaths of children and young people (aged 18-24) while in the care of the state.

Parliament Protest

Deaths in custody families take demands to Parliament

The United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) is a coalition of families and friends of those that have died in the custody of police and prison officers as well as those who died in psychiatric and immigration detention. We would like to invite you to a film screening & press conference in advance of our national demonstration that will take place the following day, details are below.

On The Web (Issue 25)

The 4WardEver Volunteer Team regularly scan the web and other resources for websites and information that our readers are likely to find of interest. Check out our new selections. If you spot something, let us know via 4WardEver Volunteer Team.

World Day Against the Death Penalty 2012

World Day Against the Death Penalty 2012 has taken place on 10 October 2012. The collection of articles below give a flavour of its history and of events that took place all over the world. Foreign Office Minister Baroness Warsi has made a statement to mark the ninth anniversary of the World Day Against the Death Penalty on 10 October, and the fifth anniversary of the European Day Against the Death Penalty.

Chelmsford Prison

Joey, 23, found hanged in prison cell

Joey Corcoran, 23, from East Ham, was remanded in June accused of burglary, driving while disqualified, theft and dangerous driving, and was set for trial next month. stayed in a single cell on B Wing, but on September 15 he was found hanged with bed sheets in his cell.