Deaths in Custody
06 June 2020
Tens of thousands of people joined Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests across Britain on Saturday.
06 June 2020
When David Oluwale drowned in the River Aire in Leeds in 1969, police wrote “Wog” on the nationality section of his death certificate. His killing was the first black death by cops in Britain—and shows that police racism, violence and cover-up are a very British problem.
02 June 2020
An inspirational movement against police violence has taken on our rulers and terrified them.
31 May 2020
The movement against police brutality burst onto the streets of Britain on Sunday, as at least 5,000 people marched through central London declaring that Black Lives Matter.
31 May 2020
Tanner Herndon was one of a group of people who blocked a freeway in Houston on Saturday during a protest after the killing of George Floyd. He told Socialist Worker what happened.
30 May 2020
A rebellion against police brutality and institutional racism is gaining momentum as it roars across the United States. It is driven by anger at a system filled by inequality and racism.
20 May 2020
The government claims that lessons have been learned almost a year after an inquiry said police were to blame for the killing of Anthony Grainger. But the police responsbile are still not facing trial.
25 February 2020
The family of a black man who died in police custody is “devastated and outraged” that five police officers will not face disciplinary action.
07 November 2019
A police officer has been charged with the murder of black footballer Dalian Atkinson.
11 July 2019
Incompetent and lying police were entirely responsible for the death of Anthony Grainger in 2012
04 July 2019
Two cases this week have exposed the fatal practices and profiteering at the heart of the criminal justice system.
26 June 2019
Darren Cumberbatch died in hospital in July 2017, nine days after being punched, stamped on, Tasered and hit with a baton by cops.
14 May 2019
Campaigners on either side of the death row protest movement find love despite big political differences and in difficult circumstances, writes?Toni Bruce
07 May 2019
An inquest into the death of Edson Da Costa began on Tuesday of this week. Edson died after being stopped by police in Beckton, east London, in June 2017.
31 March 2019
“Who killed Kingsley Burrell? The police killed Kingsley Burrell!” rang out through the streets of Birmingham on Saturday.
22 March 2019
Kedisha Brown-Burrell is demanding that the “police are held to account” on the 8th anniversary of her brother’s death.
26 February 2019
Marcia Rigg, sister of Sean Rigg, said the result provided police with a 'licence to kill', as she vowed to continue to fight for justice.
08 January 2019
Cops are organising in secret against the campaign for Justice for Kingsley Burrell.
20 December 2018
Kingsley died on 31 March 2011. He was restrained by police at a mental health unit and beaten severely while he had a towel placed over his face.
27 November 2018
The family of Sheku Bayoh led a 2,000-strong St Andrew’s Day march against racism in Glasgow