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As Police Shot This Native American His Dying Words Were - Whats Wrong With You Guys?
Society & Culture  (tags: Rosebud Sioux, Lakota, Denver, United States, police brutality, Paul Castaway, shooting, media blackout, What's Wrong With You Guys )

- 454 days ago -
The death of a Rosebud Sioux man in Denver this month is a painful reminder that police shootings are not limited to any one part of the United States, and certainly not just to places that received mainstream media attention after recent killings.
Petition: Request for a Meeting at the White House Regarding Police Misconduct
Society & Culture  (tags: police brutality, Obama Administration, pets, corruption )

- 462 days ago -
The petition is a formal request for a meeting & interview with the White House to finally address the underlying cause of the problems we are having with law enforcement.
Post Ferguson Reaching Tipping Point: No Business as Usual - TAKE ACTION!
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, killed by police, Michael Brown, Police abuse, police brutality, Racism )

- 698 days ago -
We are at a national tipping point and we are organized and ready to sustain this movement. Below is a calendar of actions for the next few days. We ask that you join us in solidarity to make it clear to the country and the world that enough is enough.
Please Sigh: NYPD Takes Excessive Force Too Far - Pinning Down Pregnant Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: NYPD, excessive force, police brutality, human rights, non-violent crimes, Pregnant woman pinned down by cops, Sandra Amezquita )

- 755 days ago -
NYPD is under investigation for a rash of incidents where excessive force was used. But one of the latest - a pin-down of a pregnant woman - puts an innocent unborn child at risk. She was thrown, belly-down onto the street, her hands held behind her.
Albuquerque Infiltrates, Films Anti-Shooting Protest With Undercover Cop Who Shot Someone (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Albuquerque, police brutality, anti shooting protest, undercover cop, police, law, ethics, safety, rights, abuse, news )

- 855 days ago -
The Albuquerque Police Department insisted over the weekend that it sent an undercover officer who shot someone to infiltrate and film protests against deadly force in order to ensure the safety of demonstrators.
Drop the Charges Against Darrin Manning - SIGN PLEASE !
Society & Culture  (tags: Stop and frisk, Philly, Police brutality, people of color, racism, law, justice system )

- 1004 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 )

- 1057 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 )

- 1641 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 )

- 1746 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 )

- 1895 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 )

- 2527 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 )

- 3310 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 )

- 3310 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 )

- 3319 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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