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It is very embarrassing for the country that journalists have their rights abused in the line of duty. By LETTERS More by this Author. Kenyan journalists are going through hard times in the hands of police officers and this must end. In a country that boasts of being democratic and with a working ...
This year's Ultra Music Festival was the safest in recent history, but that doesn't mean there weren't exceptional incidents at Bayfront Park. One incident involved an attendee named Alessandra Hernani who was allegedly caught up in a group of around 100 individuals attempting to rush the gates ... Police Brutality

Unarmed men continue to be murdered by police in America, and the officers responsible consistently fail to face consequences for it. According to the White House press secretary, this is not a matter that concerns the president of the United States, but a "local" issue. Sarah Sanders says specific ... police brutality
The recent slayings of Decynthia Clements and Stephon Clark and this week's announcement that Louisiana officers who killed Alton Sterling will not face charges has reignited the national outrage on police brutality--and justice for black lives. Sanders went on to say that Trump has worked to bridge the gap between ... police
A Mardi Gras reveller who claims he was the victim of police brutality following the parade five years ago has lost his legal battle against the NSW Government. Bryn Simon Hutchinson, 37, sued the state for up to $290,000 over the 2013 incident, which began with him trying to cross Oxford Street with ... police
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- A blinding national spotlight is shining on the family of Stephon Clark, the 22-year-old unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police last week. "You don't know what it's like until you experience it," Clark's uncle, Curtis Gordon, told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday.

Okay, we've run out of Rothsteinisms to name March podcasts. But we're chatting about the nutty Patriot League, Cornell's rise, and a lot more. By RyanMcD29@RyanMcD29 Mar 28, 2018, 8:00am EDT. Share Tweet Share. Share COLLEGE CROSSECAST Ep. 79: The Epitome of Brutality. tweet share Reddit ...
Late in the afternoon on Friday, March 23, the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department sent two letters to area media outlets: one an accusation of police brutality related to an arrest made in the early morning hours of March 6, and the other a KCPD response defending its actions. The letters relate to ... Police
Former President John Mahama has condemned the Police for what he describes as their 'high-handed' responses to "innocent" Ghanaians who massed up at the Police Headquarters on Tuesday night in solidarity with arrested NDC Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho. In a Facebook post, ...
Over the weekend, millions of people marched in cities across the country to call for gun-control legislation. The Celtics rallied for a similar cause. Some Celtics players filmed a 30-second public service announcement with the Kings about police shootings of unarmed black men, which played in the ... protest
The NCD Metropolitan has outlined approaches for the general public to take heed of to avoid cases and instances of police brutality. It is imperative that residents in NCD take note of the process involved for police to step in when a situation requires it. Do not put yourself in that position in the first place. protest
Friday's victory for the public's right to know the details of a police brutality lawsuit settlement represents nearly a year of state and federal court battles that Bayonne lost every time but kept appealing. "In the end, Bayonne's efforts to prevent access failed since The Jersey Journal received exactly what it ... protest
THE vandalism of public ablution facilities at the informal settlement Ten Rand in Tokyo Sexwale, Jeffreys Bay sparked alleged mob justice, police brutality and attempted murder. While the local police are investigating a case of malicious damage to property, community members want to open a case of ... protest
Following an Asbury Park Press investigation into police brutality that exposed the lack of oversight of rogue cops, the state attorney general Tuesday issued sweeping new guidelines to weed out drug-abusing cops and those who flout the law. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal issued two directives for every ... protest
PATERSON — A city resident has filed a federal lawsuit accusing members of the Paterson Police Department of beating him outside the municipal public safety headquarters two years ago after a dispute over a complaint. The resident, Mohamed Khalil, who works as an assistant at the Paterson Museum, ... protest
HALIFAX – A Halifax pastor used a service against racial discrimination to urge police to never use brutality or unnecessary roughness in carrying out their duties. Rhonda Britton told officers gathered at the Cornwallis Street Baptist Church that disrespect, vulgar language and violence should not be ... protest
If you tried to share a New York Daily News article about police brutality on Facebook today, you may have run into trouble. The article was blocked from sharing on Facebook for much of the afternoon, with some users receiving a message that the content had been blocked because it “includes content that ... protest

City Settles Police Brutality Lawsuit for $140,000. A man who says he suffered spinal fractures and a collapsed lung when he was slammed to the ground by a Massachusetts police officer has settled his lawsuit against the city for $140,000. March 9, 2018, at 12:52 p.m.. City Settles Police Brutality Lawsuit for $140,000. protest
A man who won a $25,000 settlement from the town of Enfield in a police brutality lawsuit over a 2011 incident is moving toward trial in Hartford ... him and his brother, Frank Salas, in their police brutality lawsuits, which stemmed from a single incident outside the CVS pharmacy on Hazard Avenue on Dec. protest
The Fiji Police Force will not condone Police brutality and the use of excessive force will be thoroughly investigated, says Ratu Inoke Kubuabola. The Minister for Defence, in response to a question on Police brutality by SODELPA MP Mosese Bulitavu, said that under the Fiji Police Act Cap 85, the Fiji Police ... protest
GARDNER – The city's insurance company recently paid $140,000 to settle a federal lawsuit filed by a man who alleged an officer used excessive force during a 2011 arrest. Richard E. Smith sued police after he suffered a fractured pelvis, spinal fractures, broken ribs, pulmonary contusion and collapsed ... protest
A group of young men, from the village of Nadarivatu, claim they were tortured by the police last month - the latest in a long list of brutality complaints against the country's police force. In parliament today, the minister, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, said the investigation into that case had been completed and the ... protest
ASHEVILLE — Police waited five months to request a criminal probe into an officer's beating of a man police accused of jaywalking, a delay that all but ensured the SBI would rule out launching an investigation of its own, that state agency has said. Asheville Police Chief Tammy Hooper responded Saturday ... protest
Nine weeks into our MCU rewatch, and it's time for Cap and Bucky to hit the end of the line. Steve Rogers doesn't have a life. Don't believe what he tells the Black Widow as they flee from a Hydra infested S.H.I.E.L.D. in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The last time he kissed a girl was 1943, and when ... protest
It underscores fears that the intervention will trample the civil rights of poor people, particularly Blacks, and lead to more police brutality. It also exposes a deep divide between Rio residents in affluent parts of the city and those who live in marginalized neighborhoods — who are both the primary victims of ... protest
A grand jury has determined four Troy police officers acted properly in a case of police brutality against 17-year-old Ulysses Wilkerson. According to police, officers saw Wilkerson walk from behind a closed downtown business just before midnight on Dec. 23. He then allegedly fled on foot as the officers got ... protest
Four Troy police officers investigated for their role in an encounter that seriously injured a Troy teen will not face criminal charges. The family of Ulysses Wilkerson, 17, has been seeking answers in what they called the "brutal beating' of the teen. Wilkerson was hospitalized on Dec. 23, 2017 after an ... protest
The thinking goes—and the fact largely is—that the six (perhaps soon to be five) major studios don't put out mid-budget movies geared toward adults anymore. It's all animated sequels and franchise movies broad and bland enough to appeal to big foreign markets. So when the rare one comes along—like ... protest
FBI agents have interviewed an Asheville man who was beaten by a police officer in August. Loading… Post to Facebook. FBI raises questions amid Asheville police brutality probe FBI agents have interviewed an Asheville man who was beaten by a police officer in August. Check out this story on ... protest
NEWARK -- A Bayonne cop accused of covering up police brutality isn't off the hook yet. A motion of acquittal for Francis Styles, whose case late last year ended in a mistrial, has been denied by a federal judge, according to court records. The U.S. Attorney's Office said this morning it has not decided ... protest
It underscores fears that the intervention will trample the civil rights of poor people, particularly blacks, and lead to more police brutality. It also exposes a deep divide between Rio residents in affluent parts of the city and those who live in marginalized neighborhoods — who are both the primary victims of ... protest
Toothpastes that say they stop erosion aren't getting the job done better than your typical tube of paste, a study says. Photo: Scott Ehardt (Wikimedia Commons). The toothpaste aisle, like so much of life, is filled with plenty of claims that seem too good to be true. One of these false promises, a recent study in ... protest
CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) — There are calls for criminal charges to be filed against a Camden County officer accused of police brutality. Three cops were suspended last week after video footage surfaced of what appears to be officers allegedly assaulting a man while taking him into custody. On Feb. 27, officers ... protest
ASHEVILLE - In more fallout since the airing of police video showing an officer beating a man after he had been warned he was jaywalking, the region's top elected prosecutor said officers should not investigate cases of alleged police brutality within their own departments. District Attorney Todd Williams ... protest
An Elizabeth police officer used a flashlight to strike a suspect, a use of force he didn't include in his report, but later admitted in court testimony. Video courtesy of Michael Orozco. Andrew Ford. Jerome Wright lawsuit 1. Elizabeth Police Officer Rui Xavier strikes Jerome Wright with a flashlight. (Photo: Frame ... protest
The baby's death outraged a nation hardened to police brutality. Even the national police chief, who often publicly rejected allegations of police abuse, vowed to investigate. Three months later, the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA), a body created to hold the police to account, said it could not ... protest
LAS CRUCES - The city of Las Cruces decided last year not to appeal a $1.6 million jury award given to a former Las Cruces couple who successfully sued two police officers over allegations of brutality and civil rights violations. Instead, the city decided to enter into a settlement with the couple, Jillian and ... protest
“For our case it was a campaign against police brutality in Kenya (following the report done by Amnesty international titled-KILL THOSE CRIMINALS), we had two campaigns- stop police brutality in Kenya and deferred action for childhood arrivals. The second was on immigration reform in America,” says ... protest
LAS CRUCES, N.M. — After deciding last year not to appeal a $1.6 million jury award given to a former Las Cruces couple, the city has settled the lawsuit for $1.4 million, according to a law firm that represented the couple.. Jillian and Andrew Beck successfully sued two police officers in U.S. District Court ... protest
MERIDEN — The City Council voted Tuesday to settle a federal lawsuit, from a man claiming he was beaten by six officers, for $55,000. “The officers claim no liability whatsoever,” said Police Chief Jeffry Cossette. “It was settled for business purposes…. Sometimes the cost to defend the case exceeds the ... protest
A grand jury ultimately cleared Richter of any charges in King's case, but advocates for police accountability seized on her story as evidence that one of the most progressive, reform-minded police departments in the country fails to catch and correct routine brutality. Officials said they were “saddened and ... protest
State police said they seized nearly a half pound of heroin, cash and a gun from Aaron Kearney's Huntington Road home on Wednesday. Image 2 of 4. Aaron Kearney, left, is a 2017 Graduate of Harding High School. Aaron Kearney, left, is a 2017 Graduate of Harding High School. Photo: Contributed Photo ... protest
Lagos – The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja branch, Lagos has set Tuesday, February 20, as a day of protest against police brutality. Chairman of the Branch, Mr. Adesina Ogunlana, while speaking on the protest said the march will start from the Branch Secretariat in Ikeja all the way to Lagos State ... protest
But whether it was or it wasn't, it is yet another part of our legacy that disproves the narrative of British brutality. On the whole terrorists were treated softly by the security forces during the Troubles, or certainly after the early 1970s when the authorities knew the importance of not giving any opportunities to the ... protest
MESA, AZ (KNXV/CNN) - An Arizona family says their 84-year-old grandmother was left bloodied and bruised after an incident with police. But officers say they were just trying to keep her out of harm's way. Virginia, the alleged victim who did not want her last name published, said the ordeal left her feeling ... protest
Netflix's original series, Seven Seconds, places a magnifying glass on the issue of police brutality in America, a conundrum that has been prevalent on American soil for decades. Now, thanks to the show's creator Veena Sud, she cleverly attempted to deconstruct the problem in her new story. protest
Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Ikeja branch has scheduled a march against brutality and extrajudicial activities being carried out by officials of the Nigeria Police Force in the country. Making this known to the public, Chairman of Ikeja Branch of NBA, Adesina Ogunlana, said that the police has for a long time ... protest
WORCESTER – A man who took the city to trial in 2016 alleging police brutality admitted in federal court Wednesday to offering to pay for witness testimony, court records show. Jerome E. Smith, a black man who alleged police used racial slurs and struck him with a fire extinguisher during a 2010 arrest, ... protest
Durwan Green wrote and produced a film, "Extinction," which is based on a poem that Green wrote about police brutality to bring awareness to the issue of the many African American lives lost at the hands of police. "The feedback has been ridiculous," he said."It was my first film and I didn't know how to go ... protest
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The father of American college student Otto Warmbier, who died shortly after being released from prison in North Korea last year, said he hopes his family's presence at the Olympics is a physical reminder of the power and brutality of the Kim regime. "I'm telling the truth ... protest


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