Some 5,000 protesters took to the streets of central London. The Tories’ brutal Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts bill is currently in the House of Lords. If it passes through, it only requires royal assent to become law.
Take a look at the new gallery from the United Families & Friends Campaign annual rally and protest that took place in October 2021. Many thanks for the contributions from Ken Fero, INQUEST and others.
George Floyd’s death in police custody brought a huge and a rapid increase in protests over police brutality – thousands of marches driven by the assumption that taking to the streets will bring change. Does it?
Every year, UFFC holds its annual remembrance procession from Trafalgar Square, and demo at 10 Downing Street to remember loved ones who have died in state custody. Come along and support the families.
Surely we should all be free to protest, without the police knowing who we are? But high tech surveillance of protests is real, and it enables the police to identify, monitor and track protestors, indiscriminately and at scale.
The government’s new Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is an unprecedented attack on the freedom to protest. We have to fight against this Bill. Please sign the petition and support the Charter For Freedom of Assembly Rights.
More than 100 protesters gathered in Newport following the death of a man after police were at his house. Mouayed Bashir, 29, died after officers were called to his home in Newport at about 09:00 GMT.
It is one of the most famous moments in sports history: the February 1964 match when a braggadocious 22-year-old named Cassius Clay beat Sonny Liston in Miami Beach to win the world heavyweight boxing championship.