Police Brutality Home and Away

Feminist Fightback stands in solidarity with African-American and anti-racist protesters in the United States, who are speaking out against the murder of George Floyd and the many other Black people killed by the police. The international solidarity shown by millions of people around the world is moving and necessary. But a focus on the United States should not be used as an excuse to ignore or displace the white supremacy and police brutality that also exists in the UK. BAME activists have been highlighting an escalation in police violence and a disproportionate targeting of black and brown people during lockdown. Please share with your mutual aid groups this useful updated advice about your rights when being stopped and searched and how to offer support when you see it happening to somebody else. Protesters in the United States need material as well as political support right now. Here is a frequently updated list of bail funds that urgently need donations.