Thousands take to the streets to protest over deaths in police custody

UFFC 2022 - Marchers set off from Trafalgar Square
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source: The Independent
published: 30 October 2022

Thousands of people rallied around bereaved families whose loved ones have died in custody as they marched to Downing Street demanding an urgent meeting with the Prime Minister.

The relatives of Chris Kaba, Oladeji Omishore, Matthew Leahy, Jack Susianta and Leon Patterson signed a letter addressed to Rishi Sunak which was delivered to Number 10 on Saturday.

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Hundreds march in London for those who died in state custody

Scotland Solidarity with UFFC 2021 - Justice for Allan Marshall
Scotland shows solidarity with UFFC, 2021 – Image Credit Justice for Allan Marshall

source: PressTV
published: 31 October 2021

Hundreds of friends and relatives of people who died in prison or police custody in the UK have held a rally and remembrance procession through central London, calling for justice for their loved ones.

The rally, which is organized by the United Families & Friends Campaign, has taken place every year in London since 1999. The group is made up of bereaved families and others affected by deaths at the hands of United Kingdom police, in prisons, in immigration systems, and psychiatric custody.

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UFFC Annual Rally & Procession 2021

UFFC Annual Rally & Demo flyer 2021
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source: UFFC
published: 12 October 2021

Join us for this years annual remembrance procession which takes place in Central London on Saturday 30 October 2021.

The United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) mission is to work collaboratively as a network of independent campaigns to address common issues and concerns related to deaths and abuse in police, penal, mental health and immigration detention; and to organise events and activities that promote awareness and support for affected families across the UK. See Constitution here.

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