A video of men appearing to be sold at auction in Libya for $400 has shocked the world and focused international attention on the exploitation of migrants and refugees the north African country.
Race & Society
On 11 and 12 December the Grenfell Tower Inquiry [opened] for procedural hearings. From the experience of INQUEST, bereaved families we have worked with and lawyers representing them, INQUEST have made recommendations.
Remembrance and tribute articles are added to the 4WardEver website as often as possible. They will chart some of the heroes and sheroes of our times, and cases of significance that have shaped society’s development, history and judiciary.
Every tragedy leaves behind victims and loved ones whose lives are inalterably changed. In some cases, survivors find themselves driven to become activists or advocates, finding meaning in the tragedy by fighting whatever caused it.
Every year since 1999, the UFFC holds its annual remembrance procession from Trafalgar Square to Downing Street to remember loved ones who have died in custody. We have been marching for the past 19 years – join us this year!
The Edge Fund is celebrating five years of funding radical grassroots groups. They need 200 monthly donors to carry on their work. Edge Fund is now open for applications for the eighth funding round. They’ll be giving out £40k to grassroots groups.
The chair of the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Sir Martin Moore-Bick, has opened proceedings with a statement delivered in central London. The inquiry will have two phases that will run simultaneously.
Forty years after police killed Black Consciousness Movement leader Steve Biko, no one has been prosecuted. That’s despite five officers being denied amnesty by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.