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Vigils for victims of deaths in custody

Issue No. 2307

Vigils are planned across Britain on Sunday to remember those who have died in police custody.

They are being held on Father’s Day to draw attention to the enormous impact such deaths have on families.

Sheila Sylvester, mother of Roger Sylvester, said, “Change was supposed to come since Roger’s death, but in 12 years nothing has really changed. The system should be ashamed.”

The vigils take place on Sunday 17 June:

Justice for Habib ‘Paps’ Ullah: High Wycombe Police Station, Queen Victoria Road, HP111BE 12-3pm

Justice for Anthony Grainger: Manchester Piccadilly Gardens, M1 1AF, 12-3pm

Justice for Philmore Mills: Slough Police Station, 12-3pm

Birmingham West Midlands Police HQ, Lloyd House, Birmingham, B4 6NQ, 12-3pm

Azelle Rodney Campaign: 8-10 Broadway, London, SW1H 0BG, 12 midday

Ricky Bishop Campaign: Brixton Police Station, London, SW9 12-3pm

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Tue 12 Jun 2012, 19:45 BST
Issue No. 2307
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