The National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund Appeal is now LIVE! Pledge, share, comment. Help us make the lives of families and children affected by deaths and abuses in state custody feel just that little more supported.
On 7th September 2015 (the 12th anniversary of the death of Mikey Powell), 4WardEver UK in conjunction with the Mikey Powell Campaign, United Families & Friends Campaign and Migrant Media, will launch the Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund appeal.
4WardEver UK is supporting and assisting in organising a series of national events to demonstrate unity and solidarity of campaigns fighting against the injustice of police custody deaths in Britain and the United States.
The 16th Annual United Families & Friends Campaign march saw a noticeably larger crowd than last year attend the procession to Number 10 Downing Street, said Defend the Right to Protest.
On 20 July 2014, a team of trained independent ‘Community Monitors’ will observe and record the actions of police officers and security staff during Birmingham’s popular Simmer Down Reggae Festival. Community scrutiny of the policing operation in and around Handsworth Park, where the festival takes place, is part of Netpol’s Community Monitoring Project and has been organised alongside 4WardEver UK, Birmingham Ethnic Minorities Association (BEMA) and BirminghamStrong Justice 4 All.
On 17th June 2012 people gathered at peaceful vigils to remember fathers that have died in police, prison, mental health and immigration detention. These nationally organised peaceful vigils took place simultaneously in Manchester, Birmingham, Central London, Brixton, Tottenham, Sheffield, Slough, High Wycombe and a number of other locations. Tippa Naphtali, Mikey Powell Campaign & 4WardEver…
Protesters have called for the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) to be replaced with a new body. They demonstrated outside the central London office of the IPCC, which they claim is dominated by former police officers. Campaign4Justice claims the IPCC failed to deal with their cases fairly. The IPCC accepted “the current system does not always meet…