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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Lynette White murder: Cardiff Five are victims, chief says

Lynette White
Lynette White

published: 9th March 2009
source:  BBC News

Members of the so-called “Cardiff Five” should be “recognised as victims”, a senior police officer has said. John Actie, Ronnie Actie, Stephen Miller, Tony Paris and Yusef Abdullahi spent time in prison after being falsely accused of murdering 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff in 1988.

Former Chief Constable of South Wales Police [Forece] Matt Jukes said he was “sorry for the effect on their lives”. He was speaking on a BBC documentary about the case, A Killing In Tiger Bay.

It has been described as as one of the biggest miscarriages of justice in UK legal history.

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