Custody campaign groups back a new ‘refreshing’ research project

Police Shieldsource: Dr David Baker
published: 10 February 2017

4WardEver UK and the United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) are putting their support behind new research to be conducted by Dr David Baker of Coventry University, examining custody deaths from the viewpoint of the families that are affected.

Here’s what Dr David Baker has to say;

“I’m trying to make contact with you because I am interviewing family members who have had relatives die after police contact. I am documenting a number of things, the key ones are: how this death occurred, how you feel it was represented in the media, how the community reacted to the death, how you tried to get justice for your loved one, and how you feel you were (or were not) supported through this process.

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New Photo Gallery : UFFC Rally 2016

UFFC: The children affected - Image credit Wasi Daniju
UFFC : The children affected – Image credit Wasi Daniju

source: 4WardEver UK
published: 7 November 2016

Take a look at the new gallery of images from the United Families & Friends Campaign annual rally and protest that took place in October 2016.

Many thanks for contributions from INQUEST and Wasi Daniju.

Some 400 people joined a procession in London to commemorate those who have died in police custody. The march was organised by the United Families and Friends Campaign. This was the 18th year of the event. See the 2016 gallery here >

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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 >

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