Thousands take to the streets to protest over deaths in police custody

UFFC 2022 - Marchers set off from Trafalgar Square
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source: The Independent
published: 30 October 2022

Thousands of people rallied around bereaved families whose loved ones have died in custody as they marched to Downing Street demanding an urgent meeting with the Prime Minister.

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The relatives of Chris Kaba, Oladeji Omishore, Matthew Leahy, Jack Susianta and Leon Patterson signed a letter addressed to Rishi Sunak which was delivered to Number 10 on Saturday.

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‘Death row? Hell NO!’ : 23rd Annual Texas March and Rally

Prisoner Appeal on Death Rowsource: Workers World
published: 25 October 2022

It was a perfect weather day at the Texas Capitol in Austin Oct. 22, for hundreds who participated in one march and two rallies against the racist anti-poor death penalty.

In three emotional hours, love, solidarity, determination, anger, heartbreak and resilience filled the crisp autumn air as activists held the 23rd Annual Texas March and Rally to Abolish the Death Penalty.

A carload of people came from the Rio Grande Valley near the Texas-Mexico border and others from nearby cities.

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An innocent man [Rodney Reed] may die because of illogical deadlines

Rodney Reed
Rodney Reed

source: The Appeal
published: 5 October 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing a case this term that will impact whether the state of Texas executes Rodney Reed for capital murder – even though it appears another man has confessed to committing the crime.

But the case is not about Reed’s innocence. It’s a case about whether Reed filed his legal claims in time. Lauren Gill first covered Rodney Reed’s efforts to prove his innocence for The Appeal in September 2019 and his efforts have since gained national attention.

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