Black workers at TUC conference pledge support for Mark

Carole Duggan gets a standing ovation at Black Workers TUC Conference with trade unionists pledging support for the struggle for justice for Mark.

Black workers at TUC conference pledge support for Mark

Carole Duggan gets a standing ovation at Black Workers TUC Conference with trade unionists pledging support for the struggle for justice for Mark.

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Carole Duggan & Owen Jones: “I’m Standing up to racism”

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Carole Duggan & Owen Jones: “I’m Standing up to racism”

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Justice for Mark Duggan meeting at KCL starting now #justice4mark  (at King’s College London)

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Justice for Mark Duggan meeting at KCL starting now #justice4mark (at King’s College London)

Carole Duggan in the Guardian

Carole Duggan photographed by Christopher Thomond for the Guardian Carole Duggan photographed by Christopher Thomond for 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.

Carole Duggan interview: ‘I’m not going away and they’re not shutting me up’

Public events coming up in Birmingham and London

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Riots Reframed

Thursday 27 February, 7pm
The Drum, 144 Potters Lane, Birmingham B6 4UU
Facebook event

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

Thursday 6 March, 5pm
London Metropolitan University, room TM1-83,
166-220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB
A5 leaflet (PDF)

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

Friday 7 March, 5pm
SOAS, room G2
Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG
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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

Saturday 22 March, 11am
assemble Parliament Square, London SW1P 3BD
Facebook event
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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

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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 gazmac2@gmail.com

download the open letter of concern (pdf)

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.

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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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