Announcement of the UFFC Annual Rally & Procession 2019

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source: United Families & Friends
published: 1 October 2019

Join us for this years annual remembrance procession which takes place in Central London on Saturday 26 October 2019.

The United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) is a national coalition of families and friends of those that have died in the custody of police and prison officers as well as those who are killed in immigration detention and secure psychiatric hospitals in the United Kingdom.

Watch Migrant Media’s groundbreaking documentary ‘INJUSTICE’ about the struggles for justice by the victims families and the formation of the UFFC.

Assemble at 12Noon at Trafalgar Square for a silent procession along Whitehall followed by a noisy protest at Downing Street.

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Families face shocking injustice over legal aid for inquests, campaigners say

source: Express & Star
published: 1 October 2019

Grieving families are facing a “shocking” injustice when trying to get legal aid funding for the inquest of a loved one who died in state care, campaigners claims.

The ruling by Mr Justice Green enables relatives attending a coroner’s court to benefit from expert legal representation in cases where a state body is involved in a death.

Charities have called for an end to the disparity between the amount of publicly funded legal aid being provided to state bodies and families.

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Edge Fund : National Family Fund Grant Application Update

source: 4WardEverUK
published: June 2019

4WardEverUK and Migrant Media have submitted a grant application to the Edge Fund for a project that would essentially be the provision of a sessional role for a National Organiser.

A sessional worker would identify and manage opportunities for up to 3 major pay-to-attend events each year which will help to raise awareness of deaths in state custody, galvanise collaboration and raise money for the National Family Fund.

The original outline paper is available here for your information.

We’ll keep you updated of progress
fingers crossed :-)

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