Black Lives Matter UK has announced £45,000 of funding to UFFC to set up a “people’s tribunal” for deaths in custody. The coalition group of family members who have lost loved ones in state custody.
On the 28th September 1985, Cherry Groce was shot in her home by the Met Police. The shooting sparked the Brixton uprising, in which a community rose up in protest to ongoing, systemic injustice faced by by black communities.
Traditionally, a letter is hand delivered to 10 Downing Street with the demands to reform state custody practices and procedures. This years letter was sent by post and is reproduced in full in this article.