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#Police Brutality

# police-brutality - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?
# End Sars
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# End Sars

Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?

Oct 21st 2020, 1:32 PM 56,685 Views 8 Comments

Several people have been killed by security forces amid ongoing protests against police brutality.

# police-brutality - Friday 28 August, 2020

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed
# Wisconsin
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# Wisconsin

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed

Aug 28th 2020, 10:28 PM 58,254 Views 137 Comments

Jacob Blake cannot move from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back.

# police-brutality - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man
# Protests
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# Protests

Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man

Updated Jun 14th 2020, 3:31 PM 65,610 Views 56 Comments

Rayshard Brooks was running away when he was shot by a police officer.

# police-brutality - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians
# Joint Letter
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# Joint Letter

Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians

Jun 13th 2020, 2:21 PM 14,527 Views 53 Comments

The five MEPs co-signed a letter to Josep Borrell ahead of a debate in the EU parliament next week.

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’
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# Police Brutality

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’

Jun 13th 2020, 9:15 AM 34,475 Views 70 Comments

Chokeholds have come under renewed scrutiny in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in police custody.

# police-brutality - Thursday 11 June, 2020

George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’
# Black Lives Matter
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# Black Lives Matter

George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’

Jun 11th 2020, 8:03 AM 11,101 Views 13 Comments

“The people marching in the streets are telling you enough is enough. Be the leaders that this country, this world, needs. Do the right thing,” Philonise Floyd said.

# police-brutality - Monday 1 June, 2020

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests
# George Floyd Protests
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# George Floyd Protests

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

Updated Jun 1st 2020, 5:17 PM 165,802 Views 308 Comments

The president had to take refuge in a White House bunker during angry scenes outside.

# police-brutality - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Dozens gather in Dublin for peaceful protests against US police brutality
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

Dozens gather in Dublin for peaceful protests against US police brutality

May 31st 2020, 3:32 PM 90,364 Views 170 Comments

Two protests were held in Dublin this afternoon in solidarity with protesters in the US.

Protesting brutality against black people is 'right and necessary', but 'needless destruction' is not, says Joe Biden
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

Protesting brutality against black people is 'right and necessary', but 'needless destruction' is not, says Joe Biden

Updated May 31st 2020, 10:03 AM 51,247 Views 183 Comments

Protests over police killings of black people reignited after George Floyd was killed during an arrest on Monday.

# police-brutality - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'I've had to face the harsh reality that exists in America: black people are not safe'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

'I've had to face the harsh reality that exists in America: black people are not safe'

Sep 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 13,283 Views 138 Comments

Playwright Keith Wallace writes about racial inequality, police brutality, and the trauma it inflicts on minority communities in America.

# police-brutality - Friday 28 October, 2016

Sinn Féin TD criticises police crackdown at Native American protest
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# Police Brutality

Sinn Féin TD criticises police crackdown at Native American protest

Oct 28th 2016, 2:38 PM 11,002 Views 48 Comments

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has demanded that the construction of a pipeline through its land is stopped.

# police-brutality - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Former US police officer gets 263-year jail sentence for raping and sexually assaulting black women
# Oklahoma
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# Oklahoma

Former US police officer gets 263-year jail sentence for raping and sexually assaulting black women

Jan 21st 2016, 11:54 PM 34,620 Views 56 Comments

“This is not a law-enforcement officer that committed these crimes. This is a rapist who masqueraded as a law-enforcement officer.”

# police-brutality - Friday 4 December, 2015

WATCH: US cop places gun in black man's mouth 'to show off to his friends'
# Jenchesky Santiago
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# Jenchesky Santiago

WATCH: US cop places gun in black man's mouth 'to show off to his friends'

Dec 4th 2015, 11:01 PM 75,420 Views 37 Comments

“I dare you to f**king fight me, son…I just came from Iraq and I’m not scared of none of y’all.”

# police-brutality - Thursday 12 November, 2015

WATCH: US police use stun gun on black man outside hospital, an hour before his death
# Linwood Lambert
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# Linwood Lambert

WATCH: US police use stun gun on black man outside hospital, an hour before his death

Nov 12th 2015, 11:57 PM 24,087 Views 71 Comments

Linwood Lambert’s family’s lawyer: ‘Anyone who watches this would not think it is outrageous to suggest that what these police officers did was tantamount to murder.’

# police-brutality - Sunday 9 August, 2015

What happened to Ferguson in the year since Michael Brown was killed?
# 9 August 2014
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# 9 August 2014

What happened to Ferguson in the year since Michael Brown was killed?

Aug 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,445 Views 23 Comments

“Everyone’s listening now.”

# police-brutality - Thursday 6 August, 2015

An unarmed white teen was shot dead by US police. Why is there no outrage?
# Zachary Hammond
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# Zachary Hammond

An unarmed white teen was shot dead by US police. Why is there no outrage?

Aug 6th 2015, 10:44 PM 37,066 Views 96 Comments

Zachary Hammond was shot dead over two weeks ago.

# police-brutality - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

WATCH: US cop charged with murder after 'senselessly' shooting black man in the head
# Samuel Dubose
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# Samuel Dubose

WATCH: US cop charged with murder after 'senselessly' shooting black man in the head

Jul 29th 2015, 9:00 PM 36,714 Views 89 Comments

“He should never have been a police officer,” says the prosecutor.

# police-brutality - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Blackface routine planned at fundraiser for cops accused of killing black man
# Baltimore
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# Baltimore

Blackface routine planned at fundraiser for cops accused of killing black man

Jul 23rd 2015, 9:37 PM 18,718 Views 29 Comments

The event is being organised by a former Baltimore cop fired for his Al Jolson perfomances.

# police-brutality - Thursday 16 July, 2015

WATCH: Police officer arrests naked woman after 'illegally' entering her house
# Disturbing
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# Disturbing

WATCH: Police officer arrests naked woman after 'illegally' entering her house

Jul 16th 2015, 8:49 PM 73,941 Views 73 Comments

A police report says the officer forced her to “look into his eyes” as he “lectured” her, in handcuffs.

# police-brutality - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

WATCH: Unarmed man shot dead by police after taking his hat off
# Ricardo Diaz Zeferino
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# Ricardo Diaz Zeferino

WATCH: Unarmed man shot dead by police after taking his hat off

Jul 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 34,847 Views 54 Comments

Police in California were forced to release the video, after keeping it hidden for two years.

# police-brutality - Friday 10 July, 2015

WATCH: Investigation underway after 12 cops are caught beating and kicking black man
# Tyree Carroll
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# Tyree Carroll

WATCH: Investigation underway after 12 cops are caught beating and kicking black man

Jul 10th 2015, 7:00 AM 30,694 Views 58 Comments

“I’ve got the f**king taser, here I come. You’re getting the f**king taser.”

# police-brutality - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Video of Chicago cop opening fire on a car full of unarmed black teens is "disturbing on a whole new level"
# Police Brutality
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# Police Brutality

Video of Chicago cop opening fire on a car full of unarmed black teens is "disturbing on a whole new level"

Jun 21st 2015, 7:48 PM 62,137 Views 174 Comments

None of them had a weapon or acted aggressively toward the officers, according to the complaint.

# police-brutality - Sunday 7 June, 2015

WATCH: Texas cop throws black girl in a bikini to the ground, threatens teens with gun
# Mckinney
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# Mckinney

WATCH: Texas cop throws black girl in a bikini to the ground, threatens teens with gun

Jun 7th 2015, 11:35 PM 60,867 Views 197 Comments

The officer has been placed on “administrative leave” after a wave of outrage across America.

# police-brutality - Monday 1 June, 2015

Baltimore police are afraid to arrest people, and murders are at a record high
# Crimewave
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# Crimewave

Baltimore police are afraid to arrest people, and murders are at a record high

Jun 1st 2015, 8:00 AM 17,470 Views 45 Comments

The city just had its deadliest month in 25 years – right after the death of Freddie Gray.

# police-brutality - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Hundreds are attending a vigil for a cow shot dead by police
# Moooving
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# Moooving

Hundreds are attending a vigil for a cow shot dead by police

May 20th 2015, 6:40 PM 21,700 Views 34 Comments

Bessie posed ‘a significant risk’ to the public after escaping from a farm.

# police-brutality - Monday 11 May, 2015

The United Nations is shining a spotlight on this guy's human rights record
# Review Time
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# Review Time

The United Nations is shining a spotlight on this guy's human rights record

May 11th 2015, 6:01 AM 11,295 Views 16 Comments

The United States is up for its four-year review.

# police-brutality - Friday 8 May, 2015

WATCH: Police officer charged with kicking black man in the face
# Lateef Dickerson
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# Lateef Dickerson

WATCH: Police officer charged with kicking black man in the face

May 8th 2015, 8:50 PM 16,953 Views 32 Comments

Lateef Dickerson was complying with orders to get down on the ground when it happened.

# police-brutality - Sunday 3 May, 2015

'This is out of control, we're being murdered for no reason'
# Brandon Tate Brown
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# Brandon Tate Brown

'This is out of control, we're being murdered for no reason'

May 3rd 2015, 7:00 PM 46,725 Views 75 Comments

The mother of a black man shot dead by police speaks to TheJournal.ie from Philadelphia.

# police-brutality - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Irish playwright embroiled in controversy over play about death of black teen
# Ferguson
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# Ferguson

Irish playwright embroiled in controversy over play about death of black teen

Apr 25th 2015, 8:30 PM 22,305 Views 28 Comments

Actors have walked off Phelim McAleer’s “Ferguson”, a staged reading of testimony surrounding the police shooting of Michael Brown.

Baltimore protests: 'It can't be business as usual with that man's spine broken, with no justice'
# Police Brutality
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# Police Brutality

Baltimore protests: 'It can't be business as usual with that man's spine broken, with no justice'

Apr 25th 2015, 5:44 PM 17,275 Views 40 Comments

The police department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest.

# police-brutality - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Outrage and protests after death of black man arrested by Baltimore police
# Freddie Gray
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# Freddie Gray

Outrage and protests after death of black man arrested by Baltimore police

Apr 22nd 2015, 11:12 PM 22,740 Views 45 Comments

Freddie Gray died on Sunday, a week after he was arrested and suffered a severed spinal cord.

# police-brutality - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

US police officer charged with murdering black man after video of shooting emerges
# Walter Scott
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# Walter Scott

US police officer charged with murdering black man after video of shooting emerges

Apr 8th 2015, 12:41 AM 52,633 Views 112 Comments

Patrolman Michael Slager shot Walter Scott several times in the back.

# police-brutality - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Police officer pleads not guilty to slamming a grandfather into the ground, paralysing him
# Alabama
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# Alabama

Police officer pleads not guilty to slamming a grandfather into the ground, paralysing him

Feb 18th 2015, 1:58 PM 15,203 Views 38 Comments

The officer has pleaded not guilty to assault.

# police-brutality - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Grand jury to consider latest police killing of an unarmed man in New York
# Protests
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# Protests

Grand jury to consider latest police killing of an unarmed man in New York

Dec 6th 2014, 7:29 AM 6,775 Views 39 Comments

The father of a young girl was shot dead by a single bullet on a dimly lit staircase at a Brooklyn apartment building.

# police-brutality - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Amnesty has sent its people to Ferguson to monitor police at protests
# Ferguson
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# Ferguson

Amnesty has sent its people to Ferguson to monitor police at protests

Nov 26th 2014, 2:45 PM 7,409 Views 84 Comments

“The world is watching America”

# police-brutality - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ferguson: Cop who killed unarmed black teen 'would not do anything different'
# Ferguson
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# Ferguson

Ferguson: Cop who killed unarmed black teen 'would not do anything different'

Nov 25th 2014, 10:49 PM 23,834 Views 121 Comments

Darren Wilson has spoken for the first time since being cleared over the shooting of Michael Brown.

# police-brutality - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Suspects in murder of British tourists retract confession after torture claims
# Koh Tao
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# Koh Tao

Suspects in murder of British tourists retract confession after torture claims

Oct 9th 2014, 8:10 PM 16,280 Views 26 Comments

Now Amnesty International is getting involved.

# police-brutality - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

America's long history of police riots - the short version
# The Clash
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# The Clash

America's long history of police riots - the short version

Aug 19th 2014, 7:11 PM 11,987 Views 71 Comments

Armed police, brutality, rioting and racial tension – sound familiar?

# police-brutality - Monday 11 August, 2014

Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man
# Ferguson Missouri
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# Ferguson Missouri

Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man

Aug 11th 2014, 10:33 AM 22,989 Views 168 Comments

An emotional candlelit vigil turned into looting and rioting.

# police-brutality - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Gardaí gave 'misleading' information to Ombudsman on student protest
# Student Protest
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# Student Protest

Gardaí gave 'misleading' information to Ombudsman on student protest

Jul 28th 2013, 12:54 PM 19,205 Views 212 Comments

The Ombudsman was investigating complaints about the behaviour of four gardaí at the protest in 2010.

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