AROUND 150 people attended a showing of the film Injustice at the Prince Charles cinema in central London last week. The powerful film shows families in Britain who have been fighting for justice after their loved ones died in police custody.
The audience, mainly young black people, were shocked to hear that no officers have ever been convicted over a death in custody. The police federation has tried to prevent the film being shown since its release in 2001. But it has been successfully shown at independent venues across Britain.
Benjamin Zephaniah spoke at last week's screening about his cousin Mikey Powell who died after being arrested in Birmingham in September.
The film Injustice is now available on video for £20. Go to www.injusticefilm.co.uk to order a copy.