State violence against the community sees death of another black man, Dalian Atkinson, after being Tasered by police

Monday, 15 August 2016

Dalian_Atkinson__ex_Man_City_Football_athleteBritain's black communities have been left terrified in the wake of the tragic death of footballer Dalian Atkinson, after he was Tasered by police at his parents' home, in the early hours of Monday morning. Activist say this spotlights the alarming levels of force being used against people from the UK's African Caribbean communities and point to this, latest in a long line of fatalities, as reinforcing the need for ban of these so called 'less lethal weapons' against vulnerable people, particularly those detained under the Mental Health Act.

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