The Orkney OotWae Racism campaigning group will be remembering Christopher Alder on Wednesday 8th of July at 6pm in their weekly doorstep protest
Orcadians will be taking the knee again today, Wednesday 24th of June at 6pm with their doorstep campaign in support of Black Lives Matter.
“We all need to stand up for what is right and be the change we wish to see in the world.” #BlackLivesMatter Orkney Protest
Across Orkney people of all ages took part in a Black Lives Matter event organised by the campaigning group Orkney Resists.
Sheku was stopped by police and was held face down on the ground within 46 seconds of the arrival of the first two officers. During the restraint, officers used CS spray, batons, leg and ankle restraints and handcuffs.
“We will be making the case for facilities to be made available within the Highlands and Islands.”
“Many alternatives to custodial sentences are managed by Criminal Justice Social Workers, employed by local councils.”
It will become more affordable for people to access civil justice in Scotland.
“It is vital that specialist forensic examination facilities for rape survivors are provided in Orkney and Shetland.”