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Justice for Peter Herbert

The 1990 Trust is launching a campaign protesting the treatment of leading lawyer and race campaigner Peter Herbert at the hands of the Bar Council&#39s disciplinary committee. click for background information

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Campaign against the Mental Health Bill

BLINK IS launching a lobbying campaign against the new Mental Health Bill which would give cops extra powers to medicate citizens without sectioning them

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Save Joan Shurland from death

JOAN SHURLAND was shot through the head by gangsters. Doctors say it is a miracle she is still alive today. Her two sons have both been killed, one of them in front of her. Yet despite this the Home Office plan to deport her back to Jamaica where Joan Shurland fears certain death

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Support the campaign to secure a future for race equality in the UK.

The government has pushed through the Bill to scrap the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE). It is being replaced with a new Commission for Equality and Human Rights (CEHR). We urge all organisations and individuals with an interest in race equality to support our campaign calling for: A statutory &#39race committee&#39 on the CEHR; Guaranteed BME representation on the full CEHR Commission; Ring-fenced funding for race work; and The retention and reform of the CRE.

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Campaign for Race Committee in the CEHR

As some of you may be aware the 1990 Trust, Operation Black Vote, the National Assembly Against Racism and many others, have been campaigning to ensure that the new Commission for Equalities and Human Rights has a dedicated statutory race committee. See www.blink.org.uk for detail…. (URL) We are also happy to support other representative structures that other equality strands may call for now or in the future.

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Support the call for an apology for Slavery

The letter below, sent to the Prime Minister, asks the British Government for a formal apology for Slavery and a memorial day on August 23rd. Add your support by signing the letter.

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Monday, March 10, 2008
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