United Against Injustice will hold its 10th annual meeting
Saturday 8 October 2011 – Birmingham
Paddy Hill, of the Birmingham 6, to speak
Doors open 10.00 am
Arches Project, Adderley Street, Birmingham B9 4EE
Keynote speaker will be Paddy Hill, of the Birmingham 6, wrongly convicted of the IRA Birmingham pub bombing. Paddy and the rest of the Birmingham 6 were released 20 years ago, since when he has tirelessly campaigned to support innocent people in prison and following their release. Paddy will argue that there are now more miscarriages of justice than there were 20 years ago.
Doors open 10.00 am, with workshops for families and supporters of innocent people in prison.
The main public meeting runs from 2 – 5 pm, chaired by Ange Drozdowski, introduced by Kevin McMahon.
Speakers will include
– Dr Michael Naughton, founder of Bristol Univ Innocence Project & the Innocence Network UK
– Michelle Diskin, sister of Barry George (wrongly convicted of the murder of Jill Dando)
– Sam Raincock, Cell Site Analysis expert
– Janet Cunliffe on the campaign to abolish the Joint Enterprise Law
– Corinne Mitchell, mother of Luke Mitchell, on the need for support campaigns
The event is hosted by West Midlands Against Injustice, and admission is free. There is no need to book.
Contacts for more information
Dr Andrew Green (organiser – can supply pictures of speakers and arrange interviews)
0114 244 6122 / 07908870105 firstname.lastname@example.org
UAI is a federation of 8 UK campaign and support organisations for the families and supporters of people who are innocent of the crimes of which they have been convicted. It was founded in Liverpool 2001 by Merseyside Against Injustice and INNOCENT.
Each year it holds a public meeting, attracting a large and growing number of people, including friends and families of the wrongly convicted, students, academics, and interested members of the public.
Due to the increasing numbers of miscarriages of justice, UAI and its member organisations are currently expanding rapidly.