Protest against deaths in custody (2011)

October 30, 2011 in Civil Unrest, Protest, Custody Deaths & Abuse, Events, Home Feature by UFFC Admin

all credits: PressTV
published: 29th October 2011

Once again, this year, like every year hundreds gathered for the annual march against deaths in police custody in Britain. Most of those here are family members who say they have lost loved ones at the hands of the police. Like the family of Sean Riggs who died on 21 August 2008. A 40-year old musician, he was arrested in the street by four officers and taken to a nearby police station. He was placed in a metal cage in the yard. 20 minutes later he was dead.

UFFC Demo 2011 Gallery by 4WardEver UK >

See the list – Deaths in Custody 1969-2011 >

The annual event is now entering its 13-th year and every year the list of those who have died grows longer. Organizers were handing out posters with the names of 3,180 individuals since 1969. Sadly one of the latest to be added to that list was 48-year old Smiley Culture. He died from a single stab wound to the heart. His family were told he stabbed himself while making a cup of tea. His nephew Merlin was at the march.

Standing behind me are the many families who have lost loved ones, they say at the hands of police, they are ready to march on downing street demanding justice.

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The Face of Metropolitan Policing (UFFC Rally 2011)

October 30, 2011 in Breaking News, Civil Unrest, Protest, Film & Media by Trevor Kelly

‘THE FACE OF METROPOLITAN POLICING’ Saturday 29th October 2011
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2011 march against custody deaths

October 19, 2011 in Custody Deaths & Abuse, Events by UFFC Admin

originally by: 4WardEver
22nd September 2011

By Families, For Families

Saturday 29th October 2011 – From 12.30pm
Assemble: South side of Nelsons Column, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

UNITED FAMILIES & FRIENDS CAMPAIGN (UFFC) PROTEST & RALLY AGAINST CUSTODY DEATHS AND ABUSE!

Silent Procession along Whitehall followed by Noisy Protest at Downing Street!  Download Flyer Here >

ALL WELCOME – BRING YOUR CAMPAIGN’S / GROUP’S BANNER

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