The UFFC held its annual march in central London on Saturday 26 October 2019. This year the annual event also showed solidarity with simultaneous marches and protests with fellow campaigners that took place in Scotland and France.
What’s On & Events
Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol has been remembered in a historic exhibition and dialogue at Freedom Park. Timol died in October 1971 after falling from the 10th floor of the then John Vorster Square Police Station.
Alfre Woodard gives a career defining turn in Clemency, Chinonye Chukwu’s beautifully understated drama about a death row warden who begins to question her profession after witnessing a botched execution.
There are a few animated short films in the Oakland International Film Festival this year, but only one that mixes documentary story-telling with animation. “Unalienable Rights” tells the story of the 1978 MOVE confrontation.
This event will be looking at some of the elements that led to the Mental Health Use of Force Act (Seni’s Law) being passed through parliament last year and how various agencies have responded to this significant development.
On Monday 17 December 2018 IWOC London and friends hosted a screening of INJUSTICE – Ken Fero’s award winning documentary about the struggles for justice by the families of people that have died in police custody.
This year the United Families marked the 20th year of the annual rally and protest by also holding a conference on 26 October, followed by the rally on 27 October from Trafalgar Square to 10 Downing Street.
BBC renovation series DIY SOS is doing a two-part special for the community around Grenfell Tower, with Nick Knowles and the team working to build a boxing club and multi-use community space following the tragic fire last year.