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Police Violence

2021

26

Jun

George floyd siyahi

Ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for George Floyd murder

A judge sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Friday to 22-and-a-half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd. That sentence was less than the 40-year maximum for the killing of Floyd, a Black man whose videotaped death with the white cop Chauvin kneeling on or near his neck for more than […]

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Country: United States
Source: , CNBC

05

Jun

abd polis şiddeti

ACLU Suit Alleges City Of Minneapolis, MPD Violated Public Data Laws

The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota, on behalf of the Minnesota Coalition On Government Information, filed a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and Police Chief Medaria Arradondo Thursday, alleging the city’s police department is violating public data laws through the use of “linguistic gymnastics.” The bulk of the ACLU’s lawsuit concerns the Minneapolis […]

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Country: United States
Source: , CBS

06

Apr

bm hırvatistan şiddet

UN Condemns ‘Violent Pushback’ of Migrants by Croatian Police

The UN Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday condemned the Croatian police’s allegedly violent pushback of a group of migrants trying to cross the border into the European Union country. The UN mission said that on April 2, UN and NGO teams encountered a group of 50 men walking close to the border with […]

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Country: Croatia
Source: , BI

10

Mar

yunanistan polis şiddeti

Greece violence: Officers injured in police brutality protests

Police in Greece say three officers have been injured in clashes at a protest in Athens about police brutality. One of the officers was seriously injured, police confirmed. Some 5,000 people took to the streets of Athens on Tuesday evening in response to a video that appeared to show a man being beaten on Sunday […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , BBC

06

Mar

Arrests over clashes in Lyon as locals blame French police for teenager’s scooter crash that left him in coma

Twelve people have been arrested after violence broke out in Lyon, France, where protesters burned cars and launched fireworks in response to the alleged role of police in a local teenager’s serious scooter crash on Wednesday. The Lyon prosecutor’s office announced on Friday that it was launching an investigation into the teenager’s crash and injuries. […]

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Country: France
Source: , RT

08

Feb

Alman polisi şiddet

German police beat up Turkish father, daughter

Basongen, who had come to Germany from Turkey in 2001 as a factory worker, said the incident occurred after his daughter had an argument with her friends, who then called the police. “While I was waiting for her outside, the police came within five minutes. The police had told my daughter to step away and […]

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Country: Germany
Source: EN SON HABER , AA

30

Jan

abd kadın hapishane

NJ officers suspended over alleged attack at women’s prison

Dozens of corrections officers at New Jersey’s only women’s prison have been placed on paid leave following allegations that staff brutally beat and sexually assaulted inmates there. One woman, Ajila Nelson, told NJ.com that officers at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility on Jan. 11 handcuffed her and others, before punching, kicking, stripping and dragging her […]

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Country: United States
Source: , KOB

02

Jan

abd polis ırkçı

Portland police declare riot outside federal courthouse on New Year’s Eve

Police declared a riot outside the federal courthouse in downtown Portland on New Year’s Eve. People started gathering near the courthouse at Southwest 3rd Avenue and Southwest Main Street around 7:45 p.m. The crowd grew to an estimated 80-100 people, according to the Portland Police Bureau (PPB). In a press release, police said people in […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , KGW

2020

06

Nov

France: 4 children ‘terrorized’ by police for 11 hours

This week four elementary school children were “terrorized” and grilled during more than 11 hours of detention by French police over false allegations of “justifying terrorism,” according to the children’s parents. The police “clearly wanted to terrorize us,” said Servet Yildirim, the father of one of the children. Under a 2014 criminal provision, French prosecutors […]

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Country: France
Source: DP , AA

08

Oct

Derek Chauvin, Ex-Officer Charged in George Floyd’s Death, Is Released on Bail

The former Minneapolis police officer is awaiting trial on murder and manslaughter charges after a video captured him kneeling on Mr. Floyd’s neck in May. For months, protesters trained their anger on Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who was shown on video holding his knee on the neck of George Floyd before his […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , NYT