Event set to celebrate Mikey Powell and look forward

U4J - The audience listensThe Powell family have announced the final memorial event to be held in memory of Mikey Powell who was killed in police custody in 2003.

‘A Decade Into a Fight For Justice for Mikey’

The family of Mikey Powell invites our friends and supporters to the final 10th annual remembrance event. “We Remember”

4WardEver UK in association with the Mikey Powell Campaign, Migrant Media and the UFFC welcomes you to an afternoon of remembrance, reflection and action.

All proceeds will be donated to the Friends of Mikey Powell Campaign for Justice.

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10th Annual Memorial for Mikey Powell

Mikey's CaseThe Powell family have announced the final annual candlelight vigil to be held in memory of Mikey Powell who was killed in police custody in 2003.

The vigil will be taking place in Birmingham, West Midlands.

Mikey died after police knocked him down with a patrol car, discharged more than four times the recommended amount of CS spray on both Mikey and his friend, and hit him with a police baton. Up to eight officers held him down on the ground for at least 16 minutes and then took him to a police station and not a hospital. Mikey’s Case >

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We remember Mikey, 9 years on…

9th Vigil for Mikey - 2012The Powell family have held a candlelight vigil in memory of Mikey Powell who was killed in police custody in 2003. The vigil took place outside the Thornhill Road police station, Birmingham, West Midlands.

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Mikey’s cousin, Tippa Naphtali said; “This years candlelit vigil for Mikey’s 9th memorial was attended by family and friends from the local region and also further out. Special thanks to the Family of Anthony Grainger (Manchester) and Ken Fero (Migrant Media) who travelled from Manchester and London Respectively.

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