“Police killed Henry Hicks” – Islington community marches for justice

More than a thousand people protested in London today, against the killing of a young Arsenal fan, Henry Hicks. Jonas L, Lois JC and Bat provide some words, video and pictures.

The protest outside Islington Police station, with chants of 'Who killed Henry Hicks? Police killed Henry Hicks!'

The protest outside Islington Police station, with chants of ‘Who killed Henry Hicks? Police killed Henry Hicks!’

Brilliant 1,500-strong march through Highbury and Islington shouting ‪#‎Justice4HenryHicks‬ and ‪#‎NoJusticeNoPeace‬ from the rooftops. Very young, local community, working-class and London-diverse.

 

Henry Hicks was harassed by the police for ages and then eventually killed by them, in their attempts to pursue him. This is yet another example of the Police’s harassment of working-class youth and their demonization of working-class communities.

The demo gathering outside Henry's sister's home on Liverpool Road.

The demo gathering outside Henry’s sister’s home on Liverpool Road.

You couldn’t have asked for a stronger response today.

Activists and militants should be solidarizing with this struggle and attempting to draw links between this, and struggles their already involved in. Crucially, anti-police racism and anti-austerity struggles.

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  1. Clive edwards

    So sorry to here bout henry hopefully the officers in charge get a taste of karma. And that there nightmares get worse

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