Deaths in Custody
27 February 2018
A hearing into the surveillance of Christopher Alder’s family during a 2000 inquest into his death began on Monday.
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.
12 December 2017
Another young black man has died in police custody.
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.
31 October 2017
A long-awaited investigation into incidents in police custody highlights problems in the police force, but it doesn’t go far enough in looking for solutions, writes Alistair Farrow
10 October 2017
A coachload of protesters rallied at Downing Street last Saturday demanding justice for Yassar Yaqub, who was killed by police in West Yorkshire on 2 January.
03 October 2017
Participants range from shadow ministers to trade unionists, campaigners, students and grassroots anti-racist activists. Dave Sewell looks at some of the reasons people will be there
12 September 2017
Adrian McDonald died in the back of a police van after being Tasered and bitten twice by a police dog, a tribunal heard
08 September 2017
Over 100 people met in east London to launch the Justice4Edson campaign
05 September 2017
The government is delaying the publication of a Home Office report into deaths in police custody that criticises the cops.
29 August 2017
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.
29 August 2017
Family and friends of Darren Cumberbatch, who died after contact with police, gathered at Coventry cathedral last week.
14 August 2017
Relatives of Edson Da Costa are still waiting for answers over why the 25 year old father died after being stopped by police.
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.