Hillsborough Justice Campaign

The Hillsborough Prosecutions Are A Victory For Our Grassroots Campaign

Sheila Coleman | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK
Sheila Coleman

Twenty eight years is a long time to sustain a fight for justice. It is also extremely difficult when you have to endure the antagonism and hostility of the establishment and mainstream media. The entire Hillsborough experience to date has been one long learning curve for many in respect of developing strategies for navigating a path for truth. It is fair to say that some were better at it than others.

'Rogue Civil Servant Who Made Hillsborough Edits Will Be Held To Account'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK

Hillsborough campaigner Andy Burnham has vowed to hold to account the "rogue civil servant" responsible for using government computers to post "sicken...

Hillsborough Disaster Wikipedia Page 'Altered By Government Computers'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK

Inflammatory changes to the Wikipedia page for the Hillsborough disaster were made by government computers behind Whitehall’s secure intranet, accor...

Hillsborough Survivors Speak Of 'Intimidation' By Police

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

Hillsborough survivors have spoken of how they were "scared and intimidated" by officers from the force tasked to independently investigate the footba...

Probe Into Hillsborough Police Chief Email

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK

Comments about the Hillsborough disaster made by a chief constable in an email will be investigated by another top police officer, a police and crime ...

Rodgers Attends Funeral For Anne Williams Hillsborough Justice Campaigner

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Sport

Crowds lined the streets of a Merseyside town to bid farewell to Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams. Mrs Williams, one of the loudest voices thr...

New Hillsborough Inquest Set For 2014

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK Sport

A new inquest into the deaths of the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster will take place in "early 2014", a pre-inquest hearing ha...

'She Never Gave Up Fighting For Justice For Her Son'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

Hillsborough justice campaigner Anne Williams has died after battling cancer. Mrs Williams, 60, whose 15-year-old son Kevin died at Hillsborough, w...

Jessica Elgot

Anti-Thatcherites Urged To Channel Funds Into Hillsborough And Miners' Charities

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

Two campaigners are urging Thatcher-haters to turn their karma around, by donating to charities that help "victims" of her policies, instead of snipin...

Police Watchdog 'Woefully Under-Equipped And Hamstrung'

PA | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

The police watchdog is "woefully under-equipped and hamstrung" and does not have the power or resources to get to the truth, a scathing report by an i...

2012: A People Powered Year

John Coventry | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Politics
John Coventry

As a memorable year draws to a close, I thought we'd get in the end-of-year-review spirit and look at some of the biggest people-powered campaigns of 2012.

Attorney General To Apply For Fresh Inquest Into Hillsborough Deaths

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

The Attorney General will apply for a fresh inquest to be held into the deaths of 96 fans in the Hillsborough disaster 23 years ago. Dominic Grieve...

Original Hillsborough Inquest Verdicts 'Should Be Quashed'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

The Attorney General is expected to apply today to have the 1991 verdicts on the deaths of 96 fans at Hillsborough quashed as there are "significant i...

No 'Sorry' For Kelvin

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

A chief constable has told former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie that he will not be getting an apology relating to the infamous "The Truth" story publis...

Should Kelvin Receive A Hillsborough Apology?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie has demanded an "apology and recompense" from South Yorkshire Police over the “personal vilification” the former editor received ...

WATCH: Channel 4 Doorsteps Kelvin MacKenzie Over Hillsborough

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie has apologised in print for the headline he wrote in The Sun about the Hillsborough tragedy 23 years ago. But Channel 4’s Alex T...

The Sun Is 'Deeply Ashamed And Profoundly Sorry'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

The editor of The Sun Dominic Mohan has apologised for his newspaper's role in the Hillsborough tragedy cover-up - with the paper printing an apology ...

Now for a Spot of 'Good Old British Justice' for the Hillsborough 96...

Mike Audley | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Politics
Mike Audley

Isn't there a law against tampering with evidence? What must follow is justice. What I'd like to see is the cold hard justice of the British legal system in full force - directed squarely at those responsible for this, in my view, criminal cover-up.

Hillsborough - Justice for the 96

Mike Audley | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK
Mike Audley

I knew three people who had gone to the match, so just hoped that they'd be ok. They were Rick Jones and his girlfriend Tracey - both of whom I'd been at Sheffield university with until the previous year - and one of my best friends Fran McCallister, a fireman and doorman, a colossus.

Hillsborough Justice Campaign - Beware Politicians in Agreement

Sheila Coleman | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Politics
Sheila Coleman

The recent debate in the House of Commons over releasing documents related to the Hillsborough disaster was not really a debate at all. There was no dissent. All present agreed that all documents should be released. "Brilliant result", one might say. Or was it?

Hillsborough - 96 Steps Forward

Pete Wylie | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK
Pete Wylie

Apologies from Margaret Thatcher, Bernard Ingham, The Sun, Kelvin McKenzie, David Duckinfield and the police may go some way to soothing the pain...but the release of all documents, including cabinet briefings, will help us move on.