Sabina nessa vigils

These are the vigils being held for Sabina Nessa across the country

Sabina was killed on her five minute walk to the pub

A number of vigils are being held this evening in memory of Sabina Nessa who was murdered whilst walking to the pub last Friday.

28-year-old primary school teacher Sabina was reported missing on Friday evening and her body was discovered in Cator Park in Greenwich the following day. Sabina was heading to meet up with friends in the pub, the walk should have taken her five minutes.

Yesterday evening the Metropolitan Police arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of murder. The police also released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in relation to Sabina’s murder.

Since the news of Sabina’s death social media has been full of people sharing their condolences for Sabina’s friends and family. There has also been an outpouring of pain and anger from women that yet another woman has been killed.

Campaign group Reclaim These Streets has arranged a vigil to honour Sabina which will be taking place this evening (Friday 24th September) at 7pm in Peglar Square.

There will also be a number of vigils taking place across the country this evening in cities such as Bristol, Manchester and Nottingham.

These are all the vigils taking place this weekend to honour Sabina Nessa:


Friday 24th September, Orange Grove, 7pm


Friday 24th September, Valley Gardens, 7pm


Friday 24th September, Queen Square, 7pm


Friday 24th September, Grangetown Pavilion, 7pm


Friday 24th September, Cathedral Green, 7pm


Friday 24th September, Ealing Town Hall, 7pm


Friday 24th September, bandstand at Victoria Park, 7pm


Friday 24th September, outside Wood Green Library, 6pm


Friday 24th September, Peglar Square, 7pm


Friday 24th September, St Peter’s Square, 7pm


Friday 24th September, Margate Harbour Steps, 7pm


Friday 24th September, Grey’s Monument, 7pm


Friday 24th September, Speakers Corner, King Street, 7pm


Saturday 25th September, Guildhall Square, 3pm


Friday 24th September, outside the Stroud Subscription Rooms, 7pm

Featured image credit via Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona on Unsplash  

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