Police corruption

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...]

Elizabeth E. Coker

Texas judge resigns after reports she unlawfully helped prosecutors to win convictions

A judge has unwittingly helped to uncover the shambolic nature of the US justice system after she was court texting advice to prosecutors to help them to win convictions. Texas district Judge Elizabeth E. Coker is now reported to have resigned after sending text messages to prosecutors with suggestions on questions to ask in court in order to secure a[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...]

The incident is alleged to have taken place at the Paris’s police headquarters on the Seine

French police officers charged with gang-rape

Officers at the centre of a rape scandal in France are set to undergo DNA testing, it has been revealed. Two policemen are already facing charges after a Canadian tourist reported being attacked at the police headquarters on Quai des Orfèvres. About 100 officers and staff at Paris’s police headquarters on the Seine are to be DNA tested this week[Read More...]