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Police Violence

2021

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

07

Oct

Texas Officer Who Shot Jonathan Price Is Arrested and Charged With Murder

Texas police officer has been arrested and charged with murder over the killing of Jonathan Price, an unarmed Black man. Shaun Lucas was identified by the Texas Rangers as the officer who fatally shot Price after responding to a disturbance call in Wolfe City on Saturday night. The Rangers, who are investigating the incident, said […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , Newsweek

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

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