Deaths in Custody
08 August 2017
The mother of Edson Da Costa has died because of shock after losing her only son, his family has said.
05 August 2017
The mothers of Mark Duggan and Jermaine Baker demanded an end to police killings on the sixth anniversary of Mark's death in Tottenham yesterday, Friday.
03 August 2017
The cops’ pet watchdog, the IPCC, confirmed yesterday, Wednesday, that Rashan Charles did not swallow drugs before he died.
30 July 2017
Speakers at a rally and other witnesses have given their accounts of how Darren Cumberbatch died
30 July 2017
Over 350 people have attended a march in Nuneaton, Warwickshire over the death of Darren Cumberbatch after contact with the police
28 July 2017
Anger against the police and racism bursts on to the the streets of Hackney, east London
26 July 2017
The family of Darren Cumberbatch, who died after being arrested by police in Nuneaton want answers over his death.
25 July 2017
Police officers in England have killed three black men in a month. Edson Da Costa died after being stopped by police in Newham, east London, on 15 June. His life support was switched off on 21 June.
24 July 2017
Hundreds of angry protesters marched through east London this evening, Monday, demanding justice for Rashan Charles.
24 July 2017
The father of Rashan Charles, who died on Saturday after being stopped by police, has spoken to Socialist Worker about his loss
18 July 2017
The family and friends of Edson Da Costa have organised a fundraiser to help with funeral and legal costs.
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.
11 April 2017
Custody is a powerful piece of theatre, which examines the impact on an ordinary family whose innocent son dies at the hands of the police in a “routine stop and search”. Meanwhile a Rock Against Racism posters exhibition is on tour
07 February 2017
Workers at the posh Harrods department store celebrated another victory in the wake of their successful campaign to retain their tips.
24 January 2017
A public inquiry into the death of Anthony Grainger, a mechanic and father of two from Bolton, began last Tuesday.
10 January 2017
Angry protesters blocked the M62 motorway on Monday evening to mark a week since police shot and killed Yassar Yaqub.
06 January 2017
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Huddersfield today, Friday, for the funeral of Yassar Yaqub. Police shot Yassar dead on Monday evening as he sat in a car on the M62 near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
05 January 2017
People across West Yorkshire and beyond have reacted with fury to the police shooting of Mohammed Yassar Yaqub.
04 November 2016
Around 350 people attended Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) meetings in Bristol, Birmingham and Huddersfield this week. They were part of a nationwide series of rallies on Confronting the Rise of Racism.
01 November 2016
Some 400 people joined a procession last Saturday to commemorate those who have died in police custody.