Due to Covid restrictions UFFC will be holding this years 22nd annual memorial event online. All families are requested to submit a two-minute clip of the story of their loved ones to shared in an online collage on 31 October.
Tag: Deaths in custody remembrance
In a month when South Africans are observing the 43rd anniversary of the controversial death in police custody of Steven Bantu Biko, there seems to be a vital need today for leaders of his calibre.
First Stop Web Design (a sister enterprise of Naphtali & Associates) has announced its intention to donate 10% of all new design projects to the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund.
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.
Atatiana Jefferson, the 28-year-old who was shot and killed earlier this month while in her own home, is just one of many Black women who lost their lives during an encounter with law enforcement.
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.
Channel 4 Television presents special documentaries – from 1995 – examining the death of Joy Gardner in 1993 and the subsequent public campaign that culminated in the trial at the Old Bailey of those accused of causing her death.
Campaigning news collective, 4WardEverUK, has launched a new website to raise both awareness and funds for an initiative inspired by Mikey Powell, who died in police custody on 7th September 2003.