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Police Violence

2017

17

Nov

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Family fight police brutality against London black activist

THE BLACK community in Brixton is coming together to protest a reported police brutality case against a local activist. Tumaini Joseph was arrested on August 28 at Notting Hill Carnival, allegedly for assaulting a police officer. However, the young man spent the night in hospital after his encounter with the police, during which – several […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: The Voice Online

17

Nov

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Texas cop shoots unarmed black man for entering his own truck

The Mesquite, Texas police department and the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office are investigating Mesquite officers who shot and injured an unarmed Black man the cops suspected of breaking into a truck that it turns out belonged to the suspect, WFAA-TV reported. “That truck was his. How can you burglarize your own car?” said Lyndo Jones’ attorney Justin Moore, […]

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Country: United States
Source: NEWSONE

16

Nov

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Tennessee deputies tortured 19-year-old inmate with Tasers while he was strapped to a chair

A trio of US police officers have been suspended after footage appears to show them torturing a teenager with a taser while he pleads with them to let him die instead. Eighteen-year-old Jordan Elias Norris, who was arrested on weapons and drugs charges in November 2016, has now filed a lawsuit against the deputies – […]

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Country: United States
Source: Newshub

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Nov

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Police clash with ‘hundreds of youths’ in downtown Brussels

Police clashed with the rowdy fans of a French social media star who called for his followers to meet him in the centre of Brussels on Wednesday, November 15. These videos taken by Brussels-based journalism student Katya Bohdan showed crowds of people gathered for Snapchat and Instagram star Vargasss92 in Place de la Monnaie and the following […]

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Country: Belgium
Source: Yahoo News

07

Nov

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Police brutality claimed in teenager’s arrest

Stiven Sinisterra from Apeldoorn was violently arrested by police officers wearing civilian clothing in his hometown on Monday, only to be released a short time later when the police realized they got the wrong man, he told De Stentor. The experience left the 17-year-old with a concussion, a bruised knee and a head wound. According […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: NLTimes

06

Nov

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Female Miami Hurricanes fan punched in face by cop

A video shared on social media shows a Miami-Dade police officer punching a woman who had slapped him twice as officers ejected her from Hard Rock Stadium during the University of Miami football game against Virginia Tech. Saturday night’s incident at the nationally televised game was posted on the Instagram account The 5th Year/Barstool Sports. […]

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Country: United States
Source: Miami Herald

23

Oct

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Police officer caught ‘kneeing’ suspect five times after fellow cops pin him down

A police officer appears to repeatedly knee a suspect that fellow cops had pinned down in disturbing footage. Steven Walker was walking home when he saw detectives arrive at a suspected armed robbery at a shop in Bolton, Greater Manchester. The dad-of-two filmed about six officers apprehending three men last Thursday. His footage shows a police car come skidding […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: Mirror

16

Oct

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Swiss police shoot dead knife-attack asylum seeker

Swiss police have shot and killed an asylum seeker from Sri Lanka near a refugee center in the Swiss canton of Ticino after he threatened fellow refugees with two knives. Police was alerted to a brawl involving several asylum seekers in the town of Brissago on Saturday afternoon. Upon intervening, officers escorted two asylum seekers into the […]

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Country: Switzerland
Source: RT

12

Oct

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Rights group slams police violence in Catalonia

A global human rights organization says Spanish police used excessive force when they faced peaceful protesters earlier this month during a disputed independence referendum in Catalonia. The Oct. 1 vote went ahead despite a ban by Spain’s top court. Under the country’s Constitution, only central authorities can call votes on sovereignty matters and all eligible […]

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Country: Spain
Source: AP

12

Oct

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Chaos in Paris as THOUSANDS march against Macron – riot police deployed in ugly scenes

THOUSANDS of people marched against Emmanuel Macron’s public sector reforms today, with protests descending into ugly scenes as riot police were deployed in Paris. Strikes were held in a number of cities across France as civil servants, teachers and nurses marched in places like Toulouse, Strasbourg and the capital Paris. They marched to mark their opposition to […]

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Country: France
Source: Express