Family and friends of Sean Fitzgerald held a peaceful protest outside Coventry Police Station today (January 4) to mark three years since his death. He suffered a gunshot wound as officers carried out a raid.
Tag: Deaths in custody remembrance
Take a look at the new gallery from the United Families & Friends Campaign annual rally and protest that took place in October 2021. Many thanks for the contributions from Ken Fero, INQUEST and others.
Hundreds of friends and relatives of people who died in prison or police custody in the UK have held a rally and remembrance procession through central London, calling for justice for their loved ones.
The Legacy Fund is a new funding stream that will be administered by the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund on behalf of the United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) and Migrant Media.
Every year, UFFC holds its annual remembrance procession from Trafalgar Square, and demo at 10 Downing Street to remember loved ones who have died in state custody. Come along and support the families.
Narene Stokes couldn’t help notice the only white woman in the crowd. Sheila Albers had come to grieve. Like all the mothers gathered for the meeting, her son had been shot and killed by police.
This event will mark the 18th anniversary of the death of Mikey Powell in West Midlands police custody, celebrates 5 years of the National Memorial Family Fund, and screening of the Ultraviolence film.
The campaign set up their Facebook page for the families of Marc Cole and Adrian McDonald. Two young men, both devoted fathers. Both killed by police taser, baton and dog restraint during a mental health crisis.