By Sophie Macaroni Content/trigger warning: male on female violence, racism, sexual violence and police brutality. The brutal kidnapping and destruction of Sarah Everard by PC Wayne Couzens has been a high profile case. Initially a social media campaign, and then a terrifying news story which provoked the mainstream press to briefly hold a magnifying glassContinue reading “Canteen culture, killers and kidnappers: The Great British Police force.”
Category Archives: Deaths in custody
PC Benjamin Monk found guilty of the manslaughter of England footballer Dalian Atkinson.
PC Benjamin Monk, of the West Mercia force, has been found guilty of manslaughter for his part in the death of Dalian Atkinson, a Black and highly talented footballer from Shropshire. This is a landmark case. In the UK there have been 1789 deaths of people either at the hands of the police, following police contact, orContinue reading “PC Benjamin Monk found guilty of the manslaughter of England footballer Dalian Atkinson.”
Justice Nowhere: 06/03/2021 – Review
On March 6th Bristol Copwatch hosted an online event to explore the escalating levels of police violence and racism seen throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We were joined by a panel of powerful speakers, including Lawrence Hoo (award-winning poet, activist and educator), Ken Hinds (Chair of Haringey’s Independent Stop and Search Monitoring Group), Siana Bangura (writer,Continue reading “Justice Nowhere: 06/03/2021 – Review”
Justice Nowhere: Racist Policing Under Lockdown 06.03.21
An exploration and discussion of escalating police violence and racism in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. About this Event UK policing disproportionately targets people of colour in the UK, with a range of police powers used to target and harass communities. This meeting aims to address how long term trends of racism and police brutalityContinue reading “Justice Nowhere: Racist Policing Under Lockdown 06.03.21”