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Justice for Rashan


Officer who restrained Rashan Charles cleared of misconduct by cops’ pet watchdog

Officer who restrained Rashan Charles cleared of misconduct by cops’ pet watchdog A cop who restrained a 20 year old black man shortly before he died has been cleared of misconduct.

Anger after Rashan Charles inquest verdict

Anger after Rashan Charles inquest verdict An inquest into the death of Rashan Charles has delivered a verdict of “accidental death” in an inquest that Rashan’s family have branded a farce.

Rashan Charles struggled to breathe after being restrained, inquest hears

Rashan Charles struggled to breathe after being restrained, inquest hears An inquest into the death of Rashan Charles last week heard from witnesses to his restraint by a police officer.

Officer who stopped Rashan Charles ‘panicked’ inquest is told

Officer who stopped Rashan Charles ‘panicked’ inquest is told A man who helped a police officer restrain Rashan Charles before he died has told an inquest that he was trying to protect Rashan.

Officer who restrained Rashan Charles failed to follow safety rules, inquest hears

Officer who restrained Rashan Charles failed to follow safety rules, inquest hears The police officer who restrained Rashan Charles before he died has admitted failing to follow safety rules.

No charges for Rashan Charles cop

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

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.

The state protects the cops

21 November 2017
Within 70 minutes of coming into contact with the cops Rashan Charles was dead.

Families march for justice after deaths in police custody

28 October 2017
 The annual United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) held its annual march in central London on Saturday. 

Family demands answers over Yassar Yaqub’s death at London protest

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.

Tories try to hide report into deaths in custody

05 September 2017
The government is delaying the publication of a Home Office report into deaths in police custody that criticises the cops.

Reports round-up: Peace activists won’t be intimidated by cops at Menwith Hill

22 August 2017
Also: London bus control workers to strike | Council workers ballot in Coventry | Rashan Charles inquest delayed | Sellafield bosses ban meeting ahead of ballot

Police account unravels as IPCC confirms Rashan Charles did not swallow drugs

03 August 2017
The cops’ pet watchdog, the IPCC, confirmed yesterday, Wednesday, that Rashan Charles did not swallow drugs before he died.

Fury and barricades in Hackney after death of Rashan Charles

28 July 2017
Anger against the police and racism bursts on to the the streets of Hackney, east London

GALLERY - March for justice for Rashan Charles

25 July 2017
Hundreds of angry protesters marched through Hackney, east London, on 24 July demanding justice for Rashan Charles.

Anger on the streets as march demands justice for Rashan Charles

24 July 2017
Hundreds of angry protesters marched through east London this evening, Monday, demanding justice for Rashan Charles.

Rashan Charles’ father says ‘I am heartbroken, this has to stop’

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

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