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Home Office review sees Hillsborough families slam their treatment

Home Office review sees Hillsborough families slam their treatment A report into the experiences of families of people who died as a result of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster is a damning indictment of key institutions.

Hillsborough judge confirms any future trials can be held in Preston

Hillsborough judge confirms any future trials can be held in Preston The trials of six men charged in connection with the Hillsborough football disaster can be held at Preston Crown Court, a judge has ruled.

Hillsborough trial to go ahead

Hillsborough trial to go ahead Trials of five people charged over the Hillsborough football disaster will go ahead after an initial court hearing on Wednesday of last week.

Top cop faces manslaughter trial for Hillsborough deaths

Top cop faces manslaughter trial for Hillsborough deaths David Duckenfield has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence in relation to the Hillsborough disaster

Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield charged with manslaughter

Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield charged with manslaughter Former chief superintendent David Duckenfield has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Five others have also been charged.

'We will support Grenfell fire victims,' says Hillsborough justice campaigner

We will support Grenfell fire victims, says Hillsborough justice campaigner The Grenfell Tower fire has had a huge impact on some of the people around the Hillsborough Justice Campaign (HJC). The HJC has pledged support to the families and survivors of Grenfell Tower and will offer any assistance we can.

Racist, lying bandwagon-jumper Nuttall should have stayed at Tranmere Rovers

15 February 2017
Unlike Paul Nuttall, Roy Bentham was at the Hillsborough disaster that cost 96 Liverpool fans their lives. He responds to the Ukip leader's lies

Retired cops will not be disciplined over Hillsborough

17 January 2017
Every former police officer under investigation over allegations of misconduct relating to the Hillsborough disaster will escape disciplinary proceedings.

Chopper close shave shows why offshore workers' fight for safety is needed

10 January 2017
A helicopter shuttling workers between the Elgin and West Franklin platforms ran into difficulties resulting in the chopper coming inches away from falling into the sea, an offshore worker writes

Hillsborough documentary reveals more lies by state

13 December 2016
The referee on duty during the Hillsborough football disaster has said his statement was changed to “give support” to “police actions”.

Inspiring calls to struggle open Marxism 2016 festival in London

30 June 2016
The Marxism 2016 festival got underway in central London today, Thursday, bringing together socialists from across Britain and the rest of the world.

Same cops involved in Orgreave and Hillsborough are named

17 May 2016
The senior police officers and solicitor involved in South Yorkshire Police’s (SYP) response to the Hillsborough disaster and the Battle of Orgreave have been named.

South Yorkshire Police stumble from crisis to crisis

10 May 2016
The acting chief constable of South Yorkshire Police (SYP) has called for an “independent assessment of Orgreave”.

Hillsborough campaigners call for cops to be punished

03 May 2016
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) is in crisis following the Hillsborough inquests. A jury last week found that 96 fans who died as a result of the 1989 football disaster were unlawfully killed. Former SYP chief superintendent David Duckenfield could face prosecution.

Hillsborough QC - can the cops offer justice for the 96?

03 May 2016
Mark George QC represented families at the Hillsborough Inquests. He told Sadie Robinson that the police’s role is hostile to the working class, but that it can also be resisted

LETTERS: Hillsborough families show why we should never give up

03 May 2016
I feel really sad for the families of the 96 killed at Hillsborough, having to go through 27 years of smears and lies. But they continued to fight and the top cop finally admitted he lied.

Outrage as Hillsborough cops told "You did a good Job"

28 April 2016
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) officers did a "good job" in the 1980s, according to an organisation for retired officers.

Hillsborough: The Truth

26 April 2016
Forget the smears about fans—police caused the Hillsborough disaster, says Sadie Robinson

Hillsborough: How police and Tories conspired to blame fans

26 April 2016
The cover-up over the cops’ role in the Hillsborough disaster began the same day—and it went straight to the top of South Yorkshire Police

Hillsborough: The police pushed fans back in pens

26 April 2016
Establishment and police contempt for supporters had deep roots

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