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From: The Socialist issue 934, 1 February 2017: No ban, no wall: Socialism or Trumpism

Search site for keywords: Bristol - Socialist - Police - Socialist Party - Somerset - Policing - Council - Racist - Racism

Bristol: Angry meeting discusses tasering of race relations man

Marching against racism, photo Paul Mattsson

Marching against racism, photo Paul Mattsson   (Click to enlarge)

Roger Thomas, Bristol North Socialist Party

Around 200 people crammed into a meeting in St Pauls, Bristol, on 28 January to discuss the horrendous tasering of a police race relations group member Judah Adunbi.

There was a feeling of anger at what had happened and a desire to achieve justice for Judah but it didn't stop there. Speaker after speaker from the floor talked of personal experiences of injustice and that enough was enough. Action needs to be taken to ensure this stops now.

A campaign has been formed by the community, and Avon and Somerset police are in the spotlight. Further meetings and events are set to be arranged to highlight the case and the racist policing. The elected police commissioner, Sue Mountstevens, sat silently throughout the meeting, declining the opportunity to comment.

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees spoke to highlight the racial nature of the problem but declined to indicate how 101 million of cuts to council services are likely to make things better.

This when a recent report from the Roundtree Foundation indicates that Bristol is one of the most unequal cities, with the BME population trailing behind in job opportunities, health, and social access.

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