Note: There is an upcoming meeting about the Forest Hill Police shooting organised by Lewisham Police on Saturday 25th February at 1pm – 3pm at Kilmorie Primary School, Kilmorie Road, Lewisham, SE23 2SP details here:Â http://bit.ly/yLo7Eq
The following piece is an individual’s account about a public meeting regarding the Forest Hill shooting on Monday 20th February that […]
By Robert KazandjianÂ /Â @RKazandjian
I mentor excluded, marginalised, vulnerable teenagers in North London. I work for an organisation that enables them to achieve educational qualifications and provides pastoral care and support.
These teenagers encounter obstacle after obstacle in their development; abuse, neglect, poverty and systems that appear destined to fail them. Iâ€™ve worked as a mentor for three […]
By Zoe Stavri / @stavvers
Following my last dissatisfying evening with Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe, Â it seemed almost masochistic to sit through a similar propaganda exercise all over again. Perhaps I am a glutton for punishment, though, as when presented with the opportunity to hear Hogan-Howe give a lecture on â€œtotal policingâ€ at LSE, I […]
The callout came late on Thursday night, I received a text message forwarded from a friend stating Steve Hedley from the RMT has called for a counter-demo to oppose the English Defence League in Barking.
UAF made a similar callout on Friday, I was surprised that staunch anti-fascists were apparently either caught unaware until short […]
My first experience of “Total Policing” was being herded like cattle in a rolling kettle through the streets of London. When the opportunity presented itself last Wednesday toÂ ask questions to the man who brought it to London, new Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe, I couldn’t resist.
I had a lot of things I wanted to ask […]
At short notice it has been announced that the new Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, Bernard “total policing” Hogan-Howe is holding a discussion with him on Wednesday 7 December 2011 at 7pm – 8pm, though the venue will open for refreshments at 6:30pm. The meeting is open to residents of Southwark, Lewisham and Greenwich […]Read more →
At least six people were arrested in London after setting up a camp in Trafalgar Square while they were trying to establish a third camp in the city in order to galvanise the general population against systemic injustices in society, and also to remind people about the upcoming November 30th strike, which is expected to be the biggest British strike since 1926.Read more →
By Families, For Families
Saturday 29th October 2011 â€“ From 12.30pm
Assemble: South side of Nelsons Column, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN
UNITED FAMILIES & FRIENDS CAMPAIGN (UFFC) PROTEST & RALLY AGAINST CUSTODY DEATHS AND ABUSE!
An African-Caribbean woman venting her frustration at the rioters [contains swearing]
On Tuesday morning, I took the time to go around Peckham Rye and High Street to survey the damage of Monday nightâ€™s riots. It wasnâ€™t as bad as I had feared but the damage was considerable. Greggâ€™s the bakers was burnt out, destroying the several […]
Press release from INQUEST
Todayâ€™s decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions not to bring anyÂ criminal charges over the death of Ian Tomlinson follows a line of previous decisions when police conduct has resulted in death or serious injury and no charges were brought.Read more →
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