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Family: 7-year-old shot by police was asleep

DETROIT — State police will take over the investigation of the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl by a Detroit police officer during a weekend raid at the girl’s home, a prosecutor said Monday. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said … Continue reading

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5 witnesses to Cobbler’s killing

January 7 OFFICERS investigating the police killing of Tristan Cobbler have so far received statements from five Laventille residents who claimed to have seen the shooting, acting Commissioner of Police James Philbert said yesterday.

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Police shooting sparks riot in Alligator Pond

January 03 ALLIGATOR POND, Manchester — Thousands of New Year’s Day late-evening revellers got the shock of their lives when a police shooting, which left one man dead and another in hospital, triggered a riot and an attack on the … Continue reading

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Policeman kills 25-year-old undergraduate

By Agency Reporter, Published: Friday, 1 Jan 2010 Few hours to New Year, a police corporal on Thursday allegedly shot dead a 25-year-old Accountancy student of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Adewunmi Adelowo, in Oogi community of the State .

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JFJ appalled at Kentucky Kid’s killing

2009-12-11 Human rights lobby group Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is raising grave concerns surrounding the police killing a Kingston man popularly called Kentucky Kid.

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Blockade over ‘cop firing’

Ranchi, Aug. 13: Residents of Itki blocked NH-23 (Ranchi-Gumla road) near Central Silk Board at Nagri for four hours this afternoon protesting against the killing of two villagers by the police.

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CHILE: MORE VIOLENCE IN WAKE OF MAPUCHE DEATH

This week’s police killing of a young Mapuche activist has once again pushed age-old tensions between the indigenous group and Chilean authorities beyond the breaking point.

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