400 people joined a procession last Saturday to commemorate those who have died in police custody. The march was organised by the United Families & Friends Campaign. Deaths currently stands at 1,578 since 1990, according to charity Inquest.
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A new BBC thriller will tell the tale of the British women duped into sham marriages of up to 20 years by secret police officers who infiltrated their lives only to gain intelligence.’
Thousands of people have died, and continue to die, when coming into contact with the police, while the law enforcers responsible are continually shielded from facing justice without being held to account.
4WardEver UK is supporting and assisting in organising a series of national events to demonstrate unity and solidarity of campaigns fighting against the injustice of police custody deaths in Britain and the United States.
In collaboration with The Drum Arts Centre; Birmingham, 4WardEver UK launched its new monthly film club in November 2014, bringing powerful independent films to Birmingham.
Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, 2009 via unanimous decision of the UN General Assembly. It was inspired by a call Nelson Mandela made a year earlier, for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices when he said that “it is in your hands now”.
Tens of thousands of South Africans have joined dozens of world leaders for the national memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela. The service is being held in front of a vociferous crowd in the FNB stadium in Johannesburg.
The event was held to mark the two years since the death of Mark Duggan and the twenty years that has passed since the death of Joy Gardner, who died during a brutal deportation attempt in 1993.