In March, the Open Rights Group (ORG) and 15 other civil society organisations, including Amnesty International UK and Liberty, wrote a letter to the Mayor of Manchester, Andy Burnham, and the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester, Stephen Watson, asking them to investigate discriminatory police practices following the conviction of ten young Black men, called the Manchester 10.
The ORG has written a second letter, responding to the reply received from Andy Burnham, reiterating their calls for Greater Manchester Police to end racialised surveillance practices.
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