UFFC 2020 Online Memorial Video Feature

UFFC Annual Rally London 2018
Picture taken at UFFC Annual Rally 2015 – Standing together in love and unity – image credit Panther Manchanda

Thanks to Migrant Media for compiling our film

Remembering the victims and hearing the families
It will remain online permanently for viewing at any time!

The United Families & Friends Campaign is a coalition of families and friends of those that have died in the custody of police and prison officers as well as those who are killed in secure immigration units and psychiatric hospitals.

Click here for full report on 2020 memorial online event

Click here for report on 2018 Conference & 20th Procession

See the list – Deaths in Custody 1969-2011

Video page for memorial video

Other items to read / watch / listen to

The National Memorial Family Fund
The National Memorial Family Fund is the first permanent national resource of its kind specifically for those that are affected by deaths in custody.

Ultraviolence: the shocking, brutal film about deaths in police custody
Two decades ago the police tried to silence Ken Fero’s fearless documentary Injustice. Twenty years later, his follow-up is filled with even more pain and outrage. Ultraviolence was launched at the 2020 BFI Film Festival.

1Extra Talks (BBC UK Sounds)
Reece Parkinson and Shahlaa Tahira explore how we might change the police in the UK. Features several families, campaign and reform groups speaking about the controversy of police killings and custody deaths in the UK.

‘I cannot accept that there is no accountability’ (New Internationalists)
Ahead of its annual memorial event, Amy Hall speaks to Marcia Rigg of the United Families and Friends Campaign about the impact of deaths in state custody and how families in the UK have been fighting for justice.

IOPC Annual report and plans announced & annual deaths report
In September 2020 the IOPC released details of their Impact report and strategic plan for the period 2018-2022, setting out improvement plans for policing practice and reducing risks.

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20th Anniversary conference and rally…

IIn 2018 the United Families marked the 20th year of the annual rally and protest by also holding a conference on 26 October, followed by the rally on 27 October from Trafalgar Square to 10 Downing Street. The conference entitled Interrogating State Violence: Custodial Deaths, Justice and Resistance was a co-production by the Centre for Research on Race and Law, United Families & Friends Campaign, Migrant Media and 4WardEverUK.
Read the full article here >