Police Brutality

Disabled child imprisoned by US authorities

Disabled child imprisoned by US authorities

A lawsuit has been filed after a disabled child aged 10 was detained in the US. Rosa Maria Hernandez, who has cerebral palsy was arrested and thrown into border control custody, after traffic police stopped her family who were taking her to the hospital. The federal suit has been filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday. They have[Read More...]

French police claim the brutal sodomisation of young man was an “accident”

French police claim the brutal sodomisation of young man was an “accident”

A young man by the name of Theo has alleged that French police officers beat him up during an arrest and raped him several times with a police baton. The incident was so brutal and violent that blood ended up all over the floor and walls while he was in custody. In response to the allegations, an internal investigation by[Read More...]

Native Americans banned from protesting

Native Americans banned from protesting

Native American tribes have been banned from protesting on their own land, it has been reported. A non-violent protest has been held by the Sanding Rock, Rose Bud and lower Brule Sioux, tribes has resulted in a North Dakota federal court prohibiting indigenous tribes from protesting the Bakken pipeline on their own reservations. The ban comes after Dakota Access, developer[Read More...]

This footage shows Charles Kinsey doing exactly what he is told, while trying to care for his patient. He was shot anyway.

Florida police shoot unarmed therapist who was trying to rescue his patient

  A video has emerged of US police officers shooting an unarmed therapist who was trying to care for an autistic patient. Charles Kinsey had tried to explain to officers that he was a behavioural therapist caring for an autistic patient sat next to him. Despite this, he received a gunshot to the leg by police officers. North Miami police[Read More...]

Police officer beats pregnant woman into an early miscarriage

Police officer beats pregnant woman into an early miscarriage

A pregnant woman from the US has filed a lawsuit after a police officer beat her so badly that she suffered a miscarriage. Lawyers for Kenya Harris said that police officer Ryan Jenkins threatened to beat her up when she came to pick her son up – a minor – up when he had been arrested. Ms Harris had gone[Read More...]