Police Brutality

Dima was arrested on her way to school

Palestinian pre-teen beaten and jailed by Israeli soldiers

A 12 year old girl has become the youngest child to be beaten and imprisoned by Israeli soldiers while she was on her way to school. Dima al-Wawi, was sentenced to four-and-a-half months in prison and an an eight-thousand-shekel fine (£1,500) after she was kidnapped arrested while she was walking in the West Bank town of Halhoul. The area is[Read More...]

Nadeem Nawara

Palestinian father fights for justice for his son

A Palestinian father is fighting for justice after his son was murdered by Israeli troops two years ago. Palestinian Siam Nawara’s 17 year old son Nadeem Nawara, was killed on May 15th 2014, during a Nakba Day protest outside of Israel’s Ofer prison in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. Court days to bring his son’s murderers to justice[Read More...]

Daniel Shaver was fatally shot dead by police

Unarmed father shot by police

An unarmed father has been filmed begging for his life, just moments before he was shot by police in Texas. The officer in question was later identified as Philip ‘Mitch’ Brailsford and has since been terminated from Mesa Police Department and charged with second-degree murder after fatally shooting Daniel Shaver. The Mesa Police Department released information from its investigation of[Read More...]

Police rules allow phones to be seized if officers are filmed during arrest

Police rules allow phones to be seized if officers are filmed during arrest

Police have warned that they will seize the phones of bystanders if they attempt to film the police while they are on duty. Officers have been instructed to look out for members of the public trying to video them when they attend 999 calls. The move follows claims that some bystanders are using the images to “intimidate police officers” during[Read More...]

Lisa Mearkle

Video shows cop repeatedly shooting unarmed man in the head

 A cop who was filmed shooting an unarmed elderly man who was lying face down on the ground has been acquitted of murder. Officer Lisa Mearkle of the Hummelstown Borough Police Department in Pennsylvania was found not guilty of criminal homicide for the shooting death of 59-year-old David Kassick on February 2. She had attempted to pull Kassick over for[Read More...]