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What we know, and what we mustn’t forget, about Stephen Lawrence’s murder

17 April 2018
A new documentary about the death of Stephen Lawrence and the 25 year fight for justice airs on BBC1 this week. Hassan Mahamdallie watched it

Day of massive strikes planned in France

12 April 2018
The seven French trade union federations that called the massive day of public sector strikes and demonstrations on 22 March have called for another day of general action on 22 May.

What’s behind gun and knife crime?

06 April 2018
After several recent killings of young people in London, media and politicians have blamed “gangs” and to call for more resources for police. But, as Sarah Bates finds, the roots of the violence lie in deep social problems

Family of Kevin Clarke call for truth about his death

02 April 2018
Kevin died after coming into contact with the police on 9 March in Lewisham, south east London.

March demands justice for Christopher Alder

02 April 2018
A powerful protest marked 20 years since Christopher's death in police custody in Hull

Janet Alder speaks out - ‘Hold cops to account over deaths in custody’

27 March 2018
Twenty years after her brother Christopher Alder died, Janet Alder is still fighting for truth and justice

Campaigners slam undercover policing inquiry and storm out

21 March 2018
Campaigners and their legal team have walked out of the inquiry into undercover policing demanding that its chairman Sir John Mitting stand down.

Another black man dies after contact with police

13 March 2018
A man has died after coming into contact with the police in Catford, south east London, last Friday.

A legacy of spies’ lies

27 February 2018
Intelligence services are neither intelligent nor a service. But the spooks are a dangerous force used to subvert opposition to our rulers

Crime victim says ‘police damaged me the most’

27 February 2018
A series of recent scandals have exposed how police mistreat vulnerable people

‘A terrible ordeal because of police’—last Rotherham 12 defendants speak out

16 February 2018
Haseeb Alam and Mahroof Sultan walked free last week after an ordeal lasting well over two years.

Victory after case thrown out of court for final two Rotherham 12 defendants

13 February 2018
The last two defendants in the Rotherham 12 case walked free on Tuesday—after a police chief was unfit to give evidence.

The Troublemaker - Access to Tory ministers goes to the highest bidders at ball

13 February 2018
It was the strongest endorsement of her premiership yet. Unfortunately for Theresa May it did not come from any cabinet minister.

LETTERS: They won’t stop us fighting for solidarity with Palestine

12 February 2018
Plus We must defend the NHS, keep cash for the councils and cop spies

No charges for Rashan Charles cop

22 January 2018
The police officer who stopped 20 year old Rashan Charles will face no charges over his death, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct - new name, same pigsty

09 January 2018
The cops’ pet watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), has been replaced by the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

The murder of Sean McParland—Loyalist death squads were run by the British state

16 December 2017
Sean McParland's killer was working as a paid Special Branch agent when he pulled the trigger.

Cops stop and search black people more—but find fewer drugs than on white people

12 December 2017
Cops stop and search black people more than white people, but they are less likely to find drugs on black people than white people.

Call for cops to be suspended over deaths of Edson Da Costa and Rashan Charles

28 November 2017
Campaigners have launched a petition demanding that cops under investigation over the deaths of Edson Da Costa and Rashan Charles be suspended.

Family calls for justice after schoolboy ‘slammed into doorway by police’

24 November 2017
Police officers in London are under investigation after a 15 year old school boy was “slammed” off his bike and into a doorway.

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