Police corruption

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…]

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…]

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…]