This year the annual event also showed solidarity with simultaneous marches and protests with fellow campaigners that took place in Scotland and France.
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.
source: United Families & Friends published: 1 October 2019
Join us for this years annual remembrance procession which takes place in Central London on Saturday 26 October 2019.
The United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) is a national 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 immigration detention and secure psychiatric hospitals in the United Kingdom.
Watch Migrant Media’s groundbreaking documentary ‘INJUSTICE’ about the struggles for justice by the victims families and the formation of the UFFC.
Assemble at 12Noon at Trafalgar Squarefor a silent procession along Whitehall followed by a noisy protest at Downing Street.
Come and join IWOC London and friends on Monday 17 December for a screening of INJUSTICE – Ken Fero’s award winning documentary about the struggles for justice by the families of people that have died in police custody.
The fund will make small grants available for families and their campaign groups across the UK to provide practical domestic assistance, to further the work of their own campaigns or to assist them in engaging in other local, regional or national campaigns, events and initiatives.