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Drop the Charges Against Darrin Manning - SIGN PLEASE !
Society & Culture  (tags: Stop and frisk, Philly, Police brutality, people of color, racism, law, justice system )

- 1634 days ago -
16-year old Darrin Manning, a straight-A student and star athlete was forced to undergo emergency surgery to repair his ruptured testicle after a violent Stop and Frisk encounter with Philadelphia police. Darrin was the victim but still faces charges.
Tell the Justice Department to Investigate 17 Year Old Jesus Huerta's Death - SIGN PLEASE !
Society & Culture  (tags: POLICE BRUTALITY, latinos, Police State, racial profiling, racism, killing teens, people of color, DOJ, investigation )

- 1687 days ago -
Last Tuesday, 17 year old Jesus Huerta was shot and killed while sitting in the back of a police car in Durham, NC. Right now there are more questions than answers in Jesus' death:
PBS 'Need to Know' Exposes Border Patrol Murder & Impunity: Shocking Video of Mexican Immigrant Being Tased & Beaten to Death
Society & Culture  (tags: Immigration, human rights, racism, US-Mexican border, crossing, , beating death, US border patrol agents, eyewitness cell-phone videos, police brutality, murder, impunity, DHS, PBS Need to Know, investigative journalism )

- 2271 days ago -
Anastasio Rojas, 32, caught at CA crossing, hogtied, handcuffed & repeatedly beaten by batons, kicked.. had 5 US-born kids & already lived in US 25 yrs. Guests: his widow; journalist involved in PBS/Nation investigation & national TV special; eyewitness
POLICE BRUTALITY: Survey: Torture Widespread in Papua
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, world, police abuse, police brutality, society, culture, ethics, activists, news, rights )

- 2376 days ago -
A survey jointly conducted by the Partnership for Governance Reform (Kemitraan) and the Legal Aid Institute (LBH) found that torture is a common practice among members of the National Police in Papua and has become the chief means for extracting informati
POLICE BRUTALITY: Verdict In Katrina Shooting Buoys Police Reform
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, police, police brutality, Danziger Case, usa, violence, interesting, news, law, ethics, culture, government, politics, corruption, crime, abuse, education )

- 2525 days ago -
The Danziger Bridge case, as it's called, adds momentum to a reform effort already under way. The Department of Justice says it's committed to cleaning up the New Orleans Police Department, once and for all.
San Francisco BART Police Officer Shoved Unruly Rider Into Glass Window, Caught on YouTube Video
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Brutality, violence, Unnecessary, crime, humans )

- 3157 days ago -
A San Francisco transit police officer shoved a rider into a window, shattering the glass and cutting both men - an incident captured on video by a train passenger and posted on YouTube.
Suit Says Officers Sodomized Man
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Brutality )

- 3940 days ago -
Two Chicago cops went on trial Monday in a lawsuit accusing them of sodomizing a man with a screwdriver -- a claim the officers vehemently deny.
Air Traveler Choked to Death in Police Custody at Phoenix Airport After Being Handcuffed, Detained
Society & Culture  (tags: airport security, police brutality, terrorist )

- 3940 days ago -
Arguing with airport security officials is now apparently risky to your life. Carol Anne Gotbaum, a 45-year-old mother who was arrested at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport after becoming irate over a missed flight, was later found dead in....
Deputies Subdue Autistic Boy With Taser
Society & Culture  (tags: tasers, police brutality, human rights )

- 3949 days ago -
Orange County sheriff's deputies on Tuesday defended their decision to use a stun gun on a 15-year-old autistic boy who ran away from his parents and later dashed into traffic.

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