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Jun 21

#KillTheBill Defendants – Contact Bristol Defendant Solidarity For Advice And Support

On 28th May, 8 defendants facing serious charges from the #KillTheBill demo on 21st March this year had their first appearance on court. We accompanied in support, several of them chose to plead guilty. We have written this text to point out the dangers of pleading guilty to this charge, and to point out that there is still time to change to a ‘not guilty’ plea.
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May 21

One year on – how much has changed?

Rest in power, George Floyd. Today marks one year since George Floyd was murdered by the Minneapolis police. Floyd’s death…
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Apr 21

On Ma’Khia Bryant and abolition

Chauvin convicted for the murder of George Floyd, instead the Black community have been terrorised again with more police killings.
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Flowers arranged on a concrete floor to spell the words: "Kill The Bill" on the left hand side there is a black box superimposed which contains the following text: "Demo @ 6pm Parliament Square" and another on the right hand side saying: "Police don't keep us safe #KillTheBill"

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Mar 21

On the 2021 Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

Black Lives Matter UK opposes the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. This bill seeks to expand the powers of a police and prison system which fails to keep us safe.
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Ghana Flag interposed with the LGBT+ rainbow flag

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Feb 21

Solidarity with LGBT+ Rights Ghana

Black Lives Matter UK expresses our solidarity with LGBT+ Rights Ghana, and with oppressed queer and transgender people across Africa facing increased violence.
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The Voice Interview

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Feb 21

Feb 2021: UKBLM Interview with The Voice

‘We are really lucky to be living in this moment’: An exclusive interview with the people behind Black Lives Matter UK
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UFFC Peoples Tribunal

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Feb 21

Feb 2021: UFFC People’s Tribunal Announced

UFFC will receive £45,000 to run a Peoples Tribunal on Police Killings, a grassroots justice initiative which brings together a range of campaigns.
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UKBLM Fund

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Feb 21

Feb 2021: Round 1 Donations

Black Lives Matter UK (BLMUK) announces that it is releasing £600,000 in funding to grassroots groups working for Black communities….
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Feb 21

February 2021: #Justice4 Christopher Campaign

A public meeting with the Justice 4 Christopher Campaign.
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Feb 21

February 2021: The Voice – Policing isn’t working for us

If policing isn’t working, what are the alternatives? Join us for a community discussion.
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