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July 3rd 2008 – Habib ‘Paps’ Ullah died on Thursday 3rd July during a stop and search by Police Officers on a vehicle in a car park in High Wycombe at approximately 7.15pm:
July 4th – Initial autopsy carried out by Thames Valley Police without IPCC being notified
July 9th – Habib’s Funeral in Slough
July 11th – First vigil outside High Wycombe Police Station
July 12th – Second vigil in Frogmoor/High Wycombe Town Centre
July – Campaign for Justice for Habib ‘Paps’ Ullah set up
July – Facebook Group set up for campaign*
First vigils/protest videos go up on You Tube**
July 22nd – First interim investigative update on Habib’s death published by IPCC
August – Justice4Paps website set up with support from 4WardEver***
August 1st – Public meeting at Green St Youth & Community Centre
August 5th – First meeting with IPCC
August 9th – March & rally from Green St to Town Centre with approximately 120 people attending.
August 25th – Campaign interview with BBC Three Counties radio
Press conference at Ambassador Court Hotel, High Wycombe
September – Five officers at the scene of Habib’s death now under investigation
First campaign newsletter released
September 26th – Iftari/breaking fast meal at Totteridge Mosque
October 25th – Family and campaign members attend annual Family & Friends Remembrance Procession in Central London with other families who have lost loved ones in custody.
November 13th – Campaign attend vigil for Sean Rigg outside Brixton Police Station.
December 3rd – Six month candle-lit vigil outside High Wycombe Police St.
Public meeting at Bucks New University
December 20th – Habib’s children, family & campaign members and present a birthday card to Officers at High Wycombe Police Station to mark what would have been his 40th birthday.
January 2009 – Final post-mortem/pathologist report released
Family/Campaign produces critical commentary on this
March 6th – Second meeting with IPCC
March 22nd – Marcus Cottoy, a 31 African-Caribbean man dies in suspicious circumstances after being released from Amersham Police Station, High Wycombe
* Facebook group now has 471 members (24.4.09)
** 3,500 people have viewed campaign videos on You Tube
*** Justice4Paps website has had almost 2000 hits (24.4.09)