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Germany

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

18

Sep

France: MPs leave meeting over student wearing hijab

Right-wing and republican lawmakers walked out of a meeting in France’s parliament Thursday due to the presence of a woman wearing a Muslim headscarf. During the meeting in Paris, which was discussing the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on young people, some right-wing members of parliament as well as ruling party member Anne-Christine Lang said […]

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Country: France
Source: AA , AA

17

Sep

Exclusive: French Navy seen shepherding migrants into UK waters, and abandoning them

It was shortly after 7am that the French Navy’s 105-ton patrol boat came into view. As the P726 Aramis sat quietly on the horizon across the English Channel, we spotted, in front of her, a small shape bobbing in the choppy water. Sixteen Afghan migrants, including four women and two children, were struggling against the […]

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Country: France
Source: STAR , BJ

16

Sep

29 German police suspended over far-right chat groups

Authorities in western Germany have suspended 29 police officers suspected of sharing far-right propaganda in WhatsApp groups, at least two of which were active for several years, a top security official said Wednesday. Investigators searched 34 locations, including police stations and private apartments in the Ruhr industrial region, said Herbert Reul, the interior minister of […]

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Country: Germany
Source: AA , ANJ

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

14

Sep

UN: Migrant pushbacks at EU borders violate law

The UN human rights chief said Monday she has reports of pushbacks and collective expulsions of migrants at the European Union’s sea and land borders, describing it as a violation of their legal obligations. Michelle Bachelet spoke at the opening of the 45th session of the Human Rights Council. “Last week’s fire at the migrant […]

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Country: European Union
Source: TRT HABER , AA

08

Sep

NSU 2.0 affair: Cops in Hamburg and Berlin have additionally referred to as up information

Within the case of the intense right-wing threatening letters with the sender “NSU 2.0”, in response to a report, the Hessian particular investigators are following new leads in Hamburg and Berlin. Because the WDR and the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” reported, they’ve a complete of 4 cops within the two cities in view as attainable suspects. All […]

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Country: Germany
Source: DW , Pledge Times

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

05

Sep

French reporter who joined police exposes racism and violence

A French journalist who infiltrated the country’s police force has described a culture of racism and violence in which officers act with impunity. Valentin Gendrot claims the violence was so frequent it became almost banal and describes one incident where he was forced to help falsify evidence against an adolescent who had been beaten by […]

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Country: France
Source: TRT HABER , The Guardian

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