UFFC Rally 2019 : Shows solidarity with Scottish & French campaigners

Marching on Whitehall 2019
Marching on Whitehall 2019 – Image credit Rhiann Francis

compiled from Various Sources
published: 27 October 2019

The annual United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) held its annual march in central London on Saturday 26 October 2019.

This year the annual event also showed solidarity with simultaneous marches and protests with fellow campaigners that took place in Scotland and France.

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Deaths in state custody internationally are still a huge concern and sees no signs of abating. While the problem is systemic, often maintained by institutional racism, many families demanding justice say that the police [and other state institutions] are never held to account for deaths in custody and most certainly do not face any semblance of justice, trial or jail.

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Event : Mark Duggan – The truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth

Annual rally in London
Image by – Harmit Athwal

provided by: Tottenham Monitoring Group
published: November 2019

The Metropolitan Police Service recently agreed to settle a claim brought by Mark Duggan’s family arising out of his fatal shooting in August 2011. We view this as an acknowledgement of their wrongdoing.

Whilst this may bring an end to the current legal process, it does not bring conclusion to the community’s quest for the truth to be revealed. To enable this to happen we have joined forces with Forensic Architecture.

The Killing of Mark Duggan РThe Truth the Whole Truth & Nothing But the Truth

Takes place: Saturday 30 November 2019 – 6pm to 8pm
Venue: Tottenham Town Hall, Town Hall Approach Road, London N1 4RY

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National Family Fund : UFFC helps to raise new funds

Family Fund badges
Available online in January 2020 – National Family Fund badges

provided by: Tippa Naphtali
published: 27 October 2019

The annual United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) held its annual march in central London on Saturday 26 October 2019. With co-ordination from Ken Fero, of Migrant Media, and other supporters they also helped the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) to raise £180.00 selling promotional badges to over 60 of the people that attended the event.

The NMPMFF will be the first permanent national resource of its kind specifically for those that are affected by deaths in custody. It will make small grants available for families and their campaign groups across the United Kingdom to provide practical domestic assistance, to further the work of their own campaigns or to assist them in engaging in a range of other local, regional or national campaigns, events and initiatives.

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