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Justice for Edson


Families march for justice after deaths in police custody

Families march for justice after deaths in police custody  The annual United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) held its annual march in central London on Saturday. 

Officers in Edson Da Costa case face misconduct probe

Officers in Edson Da Costa case face misconduct probe Five cops are to be investigated for potential misconduct over the death of Edson Da Costa

Powerful meeting launches justice campaign for Edson Da Costa

Powerful meeting launches justice campaign for Edson Da Costa Over 100 people met in east London to launch the Justice4Edson campaign

Tories try to hide report into deaths in custody

Tories try to hide report into deaths in custody The government is delaying the publication of a Home Office report into deaths in police custody that criticises the cops.

Edson Da Costa’s family continue to fight for truth and justice as funeral approaches

Edson Da Costa’s family continue to fight for truth and justice as funeral approaches The funeral of Edson Da Costa was set to take place in London on Friday of this week. Edson died in June after being stopped by police in Newham, east London.

Cops accused of ‘dragging out’ the wait for justice for Edson Da Costa

Cops accused of ‘dragging out’ the wait for justice for Edson Da Costa Relatives of Edson Da Costa are still waiting for answers over why the 25 year old father died after being stopped by police.

Edson DaCosta's mother dies

08 August 2017
The mother of Edson Da Costa has died because of shock after losing her only son, his family has said.

Protest demands justice for black men killed after contact with police

29 July 2017
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott spoke to protesters outside Stoke Newington police station in Hackney today, Saturday.

Anger as 20 year old dies after he is hauled to ground by police officer

23 July 2017
Rashan Charles, a young black man, died in Hackney, east London

Family and friends of Edson Da Costa appeal for support with fundraiser

18 July 2017
The family and friends of Edson Da Costa have organised a fundraiser to help with funeral and legal costs.

Father of Edson Da Costa speaks out - killer cops need to be stopped

11 July 2017
The father of a man who died after being stopped by police in east London has spoken to Socialist Worker about the battle for justice.

Why did Edson Da Costa die after the cops stopped him?

02 July 2017
At around 10pm on Thursday 15 June police stopped a car on the Woodcocks estate, near Tollgate Road, in Beckton, east London. Six days later a 25 year old man who had been travelling in the car was dead.

Exclusive: 'I was there, I saw what happened,' says witness in Edson Da Costa case

27 June 2017
The woman who drove the car that Edson Da Costa was stopped in by cops shortly before his death has spoken to Socialist Worker about his treatment. 

Protesters furious with the cops demand justice for Edson Da Costa

27 June 2017
Bitter anger against the police burst onto the streets of east London last night, Sunday.

Family demand truth and justice after death of Edson Da Costa who was stopped by cops

27 June 2017
A fight for truth and justice is underway after a man died after being arrested in Newham, east London.

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