Hundreds join rally over deaths in police custody

UFFC Annual Rally London 2016 - Image credit INQUEST
Image credit INQUEST

source: Socialist Worker
published: 1 November 2016

Some 400 people joined a procession last Saturday to commemorate those who have died in police custody. The march was organised by the United Families and Friends Campaign.

The number of families and campaigns grows each year as the number of deaths increases. It currently stands at 1,578 since 1990, according to charity INQUEST.

The demonstration moved from Trafalgar Square to Downing Street, where it heard from some of the justice campaigns.  Watch Video Here >

People criticised the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) and the procedure for investigating deaths in mental health facilities.

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