Instead of thinking about police corruption, the Metropolitan Police would like you to concentrate on the cute puppies of their Puppy Police Academy while Wiltshire Police don’t mind if you laugh but would prefer that you don’t look too closely at video of their mobility scooter joyride, and wonder why all mobility scooters don’t […]
This is a guest post by @copwatcher
Copwatching can often lead to a distinct sense of dÃ©jÃ vu – the same stories keep appearing again and again. So what have we learnt this week?
We are creeping closer to the day when all coppers are armed â€“ with Tasers
In Cambridgeshire, more beat officers and traffic police, not […]
If you are a regular consumer of mainstream news then it might surprise you to find out that the British Police Force as an institution often fuck people up, they have and continue to harbour many individuals like Simon Harwood. Officers that are known to crack skulls, destroy homes, brutalise young people, sell personal […]
On 24th March, Boniface Umale, an international student from Nigeria, was arrested by Northumbria Police and taken into custody at Durham Prison. He later died at the prison in unexplained circumstances. Shockingly the prison attempted to cremate his body without informing his family and even before informing the Nigerian High Commission of his death.Â This […]
Steve Biko was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. In 1968 he co-founded the all-black South African Students’ Organization and was elected its first President. The organisation’s message spread from campuses to the general community, and in 1972 Biko helped found the Black People’s Convention. He was arrested many times for […]Read more →
Thusha Kamaleswaran had her life irreparably changed after being shot by young men of African descent from South London. Following a thorough investigation the perpetrators have been convicted for their horrendous crimes. Her family were able to announce yesterday that “We are very happy that justice has been done”.Â When violent crimes are committed, the public […]Read more →
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 […]
After the disgraceful footage of the brutal police crackdown at the Occupy Oakland assembly on Tuesday,Â this film shows the context in a beautifully clear way.
This is the most inspiring yet harrowing film I’ve seen so far on the Occupy Movements.
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!
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