On 4th December 2004 a young Malian man, Abou Bakari Tandia, who had been in France for 13 years but was sans papiers, fell into a coma whilst in police custody. Six weeks later, on 24th January 2005, Abou died.
Since Abou’s death there has been a campaign for police to be brought to justice . This Saturday, 11th February, there will be a demo in Paris to maintain pressure on the authorities to take action. The demo is supported by Amnesty International.