Carole Duggan in the Guardian
Decca Aitkenhead interviews Carole Duggan in today’s Guardian newspaper. Carole speaks out against the police’s racist smear that Mark Duggan was a dangerous gangster – and warns the authorities that she is not going to stop until the truth about Mark is uncovered.
Public events coming up in Birmingham and London
Screening of Riots Reframed, a documentary on the 2011 riots by Fahim Alam, followed by panel discussion with Fahim Alam, Carole Duggan and others.
Justice for Mark Duggan
Carole Duggan, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Aaron Kiely (NUS black members officer), Jason Hackson (LMU student union president), Rob Murthwaite (London UCU equalities officer), Christina Paine. Organised by LMU UCU union branch and supported by LMU Unison LMU student union.
Police violence, racism and deaths in custody
Carole Duggan, Imran Khan (Doreen Lawrence’s solicitor), Fidel Santigi (Riot From Wrong) and others. Organised by SOAS student union, Justice for Mark Duggan and Defend the Right to Protest.
Stand up to racism and fascism
National demonstration against racism and fascism from Parliament Square to Trafalgar Square. There will be a Justice for Mark Duggan bloc on the demo – come and join us!
An open letter of concern from Haringey residents and parents
A group of Haringey residents and parents have written an open letter of concern over Mark Duggan’s case. Haringey residents can add their name to the letter by emailing Gary at firstname.lastname@example.org
Statement from Diane Abbott MP
My apologies that I cannot be with you this evening.
The anger that followed the death of Mark Duggan was a build-up of resentment at persistent negative interactions that the black community face with the police and the justice system, from disproportionate stop-and-search to deaths in police custody.► read more
200 attend our campaign launch
Thanks to all who came to tonight’s successful launch meeting for the Justice for Mark Duggan campaign. We estimate up to 200 people were there through the course of the evening. Special thanks to the North London Community House for hosting us. Here are a few photos; read the full report at justice4mark.com
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press release, 29 January 2014
Mark’s family to launch justice campaign at public meeting
7pm, Thursday 30 January 2014
North London Community Centre, London N17 6PY
Speakers include: Carole Duggan, Becky Shah, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Marcia Rigg, Zita Holbourne.
The Justice for Mark Duggan campaign holds its public launch meeting in Tottenham this Thursday evening. Trade unionists, justice campaigners and Tottenham residents are will join members of Mark’s family to demand answers about the circumstances of Mark’s death at police hands on 4 August 2011.
30 Jan public meeting, Tottenham
7pm, Thursday 30 January 2014
North London Community House
22 Moorefield Rd, London N17 6PY
around the corner from Bruce Grove station
Speakers include Carole Duggan, Marcia Rigg, Becky Shah (Hillsborough Justice Campaign), Linton Kwesi Johnson, Zita Holbourne (PCS national executive, pc), Fidel Santigi (Riot From Wrong, justice4mark), Oktay Sahbaz (Day-Mer) and others tbc.► read more