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Family of Kingsley Burrell - Public Support Meeting

Birmingham Strong Justice 4 ALL | 19.07.2012 12:33 | Policing | Repression | Birmingham

Saturday 21st July 6:00 - 8:00pm
Handsworth Park
Community Play Centre
Grove Lane
Birmingham, B20 2HF

All invited to attend this most important meeting

Kingsley died in extremely suspicious circumstances in Birmingham. It is reported that Kingsley called the police, after trying to talk to a group of young people who were intimidating him and his 5 year old son. Kingsley was subsequently arrested and detained under the mental health act, days later he was in intensive care and subsequently died.

Justice for Kingley Burrell

121 Deaths During or Following Police Contact 2011/12

· Two fatal police shootings
· 15 deaths in or following police custody
· 47 other deaths following police contact
· 18 police road traffic fatalities
· 39 apparent suicides following release from police custody

Online Petition: Deaths in police, prison, mental health & immigration detention

Responsible department: Ministry of Justice

The United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) calls for an independent judicial inquiry into all suspicious deaths in custody.

UFFC is a coalition of families and friends of those that have died in the custody of police and prison officers as well as those who died in psychiatric and immigration detention. It also has members and supporters from campaign groups and advocacy organisations from across the UK.

The Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody report published in 2011 states: in total, there were 5,998 deaths recorded for the 11 years from 2000 to 2010. This is an average of 545 deaths per year. Despite the fact there have been 11 unlawful killing verdicts since 1990 there has never been a successful prosecution.

You can sign the petition here:

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