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2020

22

Sep

Linden Cameron: Autistic boy, 13, seriously injured after being shot multiple times by Utah police

A 13-year-old autistic boy has been shot 11 times by police who were called to his house by the teenager’s mother. Bodycam footage of the incident – which took place on 4 September in Salt Lake City, Utah – has been released, along with 911 calls. Linden Cameron survived the shooting but is in a […]

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Country: United States
Source: SPUTNIK

14

Sep

Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Is Fired Over Beating of Black Man

The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office said the deputy was terminated for “excessive use of force” after a video showing him pinning and punching Roderick Walker, 26, was circulated widely on social media. A sheriff’s deputy in Georgia has been fired after video circulated on social media showing him pinning and beating a Black man after […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , NYT

07

Sep

Jacob Blake speaks out from hospital bed in emotional video: ‘It’s nothing but pain’

In his first public comments about being shot seven times in the back and paralyzed by a Wisconsin police officer, Jacob Blake described the pain he endures 24 hours a day and how his life changed in the snap of a finger. The 29-year-old Black man, who was shot last month in Kenosha in front of three of his […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , abc

03

Sep

Daniel Prude: New York police used ‘spit hood’ on man who died of asphyxiation

An unarmed black man died in New York state after he was hooded by police and held face down to the road for two minutes, body camera footage shows. Daniel Prude, 41, who had mental health issues, was restrained in March by police who put a “spit hood” – a device used to stop detainees […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , BBC

02

Sep

LA Deputies Kill 29-Year-Old Dijon Kizzee After Stopping Him For A “Code Violation” On His Bicycle

On Monday afternoon, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a Black man after initiating what some are calling a “pretextual” bicycle stop for an alleged “vehicle code violation.” At around 3:15 p.m. on Monday, in the vicinity of West 109th Place and Budlong Avenue in South LA, LASD deputies saw a man on […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , LA

31

Aug

Man, 33, is arrested for ‘jogging while black’ in San Antonio

A Texas man was detained and forcefully arrested by law enforcement for ‘jogging while black’, witnesses said, as officers searched for a different suspect in a nearby domestic violence call. Mathias Ometu, 33, spent two days in the Bexar County Jail after he was arrested by two San Antonio Police Department officers this week. The department has […]

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Country: United States
Source: , TSJ

29

Aug

A Black man is freed from prison 44 years after he was wrongly convicted of rape

A Black man was freed from a North Carolina prison on Thursday after serving 44 years for a crime he maintains he didn’t commit. Ronnie Long, wearing a dark three-piece suit, red tie and a hat, walked out of prison, wheeling his few belongings behind him. He raised his hands to the crowd and threw […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , CNN

29

Aug

Jacob Blake is handcuffed to his hospital bed, family says

Jacob Blake, who remains hospitalized after sustaining multiple injuries, is now handcuffed to his bed, his family said. Blake’s uncle told CNN on Thursday that Blake’s father visited the Wauwatosa, Wisconsin hospital where his son is recovering from at least one surgery. He was “heartbroken” to see that his son was handcuffed. “This is an […]

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Country: United States
Source: STAR , CNN

26

Aug

Psychological torture: ICE responds to covid_19 with solitary confinement

Immigrant Detention Centers in the United States are locking detainees with covid_19 in solitary confinement cells for days or weeks at a time, with little opportunity for medical treatment, according to detainees and immigrant advocates. “In the end, what they did was psychologically torture me,” said Carlos Hernandez Corbacho, who said he spent more than […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , The Intercept

26

Aug

Lawyer says Blake paralyzed, protests erupt for third night

Jacob Blake, the Black man shot multiple times by police in Wisconsin, is paralyzed, and it would “take a miracle” for him to walk again, his family’s attorney said Tuesday, while calling for the officer who opened fire to be arrested and others involved to lose their jobs. The shooting of Blake on Sunday in […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , CTV