Sean Rigg : 8th Year Memorial Event

Sean Rigg
Sean Rigg

source: Sean Rigg Justice and Change Campaign
published: July 2016

Join the family and friends of Sean Rigg to mark his death and celebrate his life. Sean was a talented musician. This event marks the eighth year anniversary of his death in police custody on 21 August 2008.

Organised by the Sean Rigg Justice and Change Campaign in association with the United Families & Friends Campaign, this meeting will be able to inform the community, who have supported the family throughout, about the changes they would like to see following the high profile inquest verdict into their brother’s death.

There will be a screening of “Who Polices the Police” by Ken Fero of Migrant Media. Fragments of the long struggle for justice by the family of Sean Rigg. Ken Fero says… “This harrowing, inspiring and radical film uses powerful testimonies, poetry and a political analysis of police violence to expose the tactics of the state in dealing with police custody deaths through the unrelenting campaigning by the Rigg family.”

There will be a panel discussion giving a brief update on the case since the film was first screened and Sean’s Inquest 4 years ago into his death at Brixton police station, plus Q&A.

Performance in Sean’s honor by kNOw My Mind – “So You Think I’m Crazy…?” This emotive drama explores the issues surrounding the mental health system in Britain today, told through the eyes of a young black man. Using music, poetry and dance, the multi-sensory experience will take you from the streets of London to the secure wing of a psychiatric Hospital.

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