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Review: The Hounding of David Oluwale

The popular chant from Elland Road Kop in the late 1960s – “The river Aire is chilly and deep, Olu-wa-le; Never trust the Leeds police, Olu-wa-a-le” – doesn’t actually feature in The Hounding of David Oluwale, Oladipo Agboluaje’s adaptation of Kester Aspden’s harrowing book.

10th Annual Rally

The mother of Jean Charles de Menezes wept as she joined a 300-strong protest calling for an end to the deaths of people in state custody. Maria Otone de Menezes, 63, and her elder son Giovani da Silva, 36, marched to Downing Street alongside people whose loved ones died in police custody, prisons and psychiatric hospitals.