UFFC 20th Anniversary conference and rally (held October 2018)

UFFC Annual Rally London 2016 - Image credit INQUEST
Akala Supports Families @ UFFC Conference – Image credit : Natasha Thompson (INQUEST)

source: Tippa Naphtali
published: 2 November 2018

This year 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.

Over 250 people attended the conference held at The Light, Friends House in Euston London. It was opened by Akala (BAFTA and MOBO award-winning hip-hop artist, writer and social entrepreneur, Supporter of UFFC), with a powerful statement on social justice and progression which earned him a standing ovation.

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Families march for justice after deaths in police [and other] custody

UFFC Annual Rally 2017
Image Credit : Khushbu Hussain

source: Socialist Worker
published: 28 October 2017

The annual United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) held its annual march in central London on Saturday [28 October 2017].

The event, which commemorates the victims of police and state violence, saw 200 people march from Trafalgar Square to 10 Downing Street. It comes after a summer which saw several men—including Rashan Charles, Edson DaCosta and Darren Cumberbatch die after contact with the police.

Every year new families join people who have been fighting for decades.

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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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