All four police officers have been given unconditional bail to appear for a plea and case management hearing on May 29.
A trial date has provisionally been set for November.
Bijan Ebrahimi's sister, Manisha Moores was present, supported by an anti race-hate charity.
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Chilly overnight, sunny spells tomorrow.
Mostly dry, chilly overnight.
Thousands of people are making their to Weston-super-Mare this weekend for the town's annual Beach Race.