Kingsley Burrell : Birmingham says NO police brutality cops back in our community

Kingsley Burrell - United We Must Standsource: Justice4Kingsley Campaign
published: January 2019

The Justice4Kingsley Campaign are calling for the community to support their event taking place in Birmingham on 30 March 2019.

Meet at 1.00pm sharp at the Handsworth Cemetery Oxhill Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 8JT march to Newtown police station.

PC Paul Adey has been dismissed but the notorious PC Mark Fannon and PC Paul Greenfield have walked away free of any charge and back in our community again at Newtown Police Station as first response officers serving our family and friends across Birmingham – Handsworth, Newtown, Aston, Nechells – amongst our community particularly the Black & Asian community who are disproportionately targeted.

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“We have law in this land. We don’t have justice.” Bereaved families search for answers…

Justice for John Gardiner
Justice for John Gardiner : Image credit Khushbu Hussain

source: SW Londoner
published: 14 November 2017

The death of his uncle led Jamie Gardiner on a journey from Blackburn to central London. Alongside three relatives, he joined around 200 other bereaved friends and family for the annual United Friends and Families Campaign (UFFC) march on Saturday 29 October.

Established in 1997, the UFFC is a coalition of those affected by deaths in police, prison and psychiatric custody.

Mr Gardiner wore a white t-shirt bearing an image of his uncle John Gardiner, who died after being arrested by Lancashire Police on May 10 1996.

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Baltimore officers will face no federal charges in death of Freddie Gray

Freddie Gray
Freddie Gray

source: New York Times
published: 12 September 2017

Six Baltimore police officers will face no federal charges in the death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who died of a severe spinal cord injury while in custody, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday.

“After an extensive review of this tragic event, conducted by career prosecutors and investigators, the Justice Department concluded that the evidence is insufficient,” the department said in a statement, adding that it was unable to prove the officers “willfully violated Gray’s civil rights.”

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