Migrant Media to produce radical new documentary on the Bradford 12

The Bradford 12
Image Credit ©Ishaq Kazi

source: Migrant Media
published:  5 September 2022

Migrant Media are pleased to announce that they are going into production on a radical feature length documentary about the seminal case of the Bradford 12, supported by the BFI Doc Society Fund (awarding National Lottery funding).

In 1981 twelve young Asian men were arrested and charged with terrorism for defending Bradford from an imminent racist skinhead attack. Following national and international protests in support of the defendants, and a tense lengthy trial, they were acquitted establishing the precedent of the right of organised self-defence for the first time in the UK. This is their story.

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Daniel Morgan murder: No officers will face punishment, says watchdog

Police Fingerprint DNA Softwaresource: The Guardian
published: 3 August 2022

Every officer involved in the Daniel Morgan scandal will escape punishment, the police watchdog has announced, despite an independent inquiry finding that corruption in the Metropolitan police shielded the private detective’s killers with the force ignoring information.

Those escaping any action include the former Met commissioner Cressida Dick, who the inquiry accused of hampering its work.

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Atlanta marks 40th anniversary of Mumia Abu Jamal’s incarceration

Mumia Abu Jamal
Mumia Abu Jamal

all credits: Workers World
published: 13 July 2022

To mark the 40th anniversary of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal being sentenced to death, the film “Long Distance Revolutionary” was screened in Atlanta July 3. After decades of political and legal struggle, Mumia’s death sentence was overturned, although he remains incarcerated in Pennsylvania’s hellholes called prisons.

Recently released Black liberation leader, Jalil Montaqim was a special guest and encouraged all efforts to free Mumia.

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