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Don’t let the suit fool you: poverty pimps, government thugs, and the case of Tony Herbert-Ignite-NYC

Anthony “Tony Tune” Herbert, a Brooklyn club promoter turned politician, is a poverty pimp who thinks he can pull a fast one on the people of New York City. Herbert has framed himself as a “legitimate” and “respectable” community leader … Continue reading

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Report: Nigeria’s police brutalize, kill suspects

LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria’s federal police force kills with impunity, extorts those it’s charged to protect and rapes arrested prostitutes as a “fringe benefit” of the job, a report by a civil liberties group alleges. The Open Society Justice Initiative’s … Continue reading

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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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Shots fired as Haitian quake victims riot

January 24 UN troops fired warning shots and sprayed tear gas on Haitian quake survivors after a food delivery to hundreds of people spiraled out of control in the capital Port-au-Prince. The distribution of food, soybean oil, water and radios … Continue reading

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Haiti Authorities Battle Looters

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Thousands of looters played a deadly version of cat-and-mouse with police in the earthquake-shattered capital on Sunday, stripping stores of canned goods, wash basins and other wares along block after block of a downtown thoroughfare. The stealing … Continue reading

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Sudan Hangs 6 Squatters for Killing 13 Riot Policemen

14 January Sudan Thursday hanged six men convicted in the murder of 13 policemen five years ago during a forced eviction operation in the capital, Khartoum.  The clashes erupted in May, 2005 as police tried to empty out the Soba … Continue reading

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Egyptian guard killed in Gaza border clash

AP January 6 Rafah: Egyptian security forces and Palestinians clashed at the Gaza border on Wednesday over the delay of an international aid convoy, killing one Egyptian border guard and wounding 10 Palestinians.

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Woman Says Argentine Cops Murdered Her Husband

BUENOS AIRES – A Bolivian woman went Tuesday to the Plaza de Mayo in front of the Argentine seat of government to accuse police of shooting her husband in an incident that is still under judicial investigation.

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Rio police killings ‘claim more lives than war’

RIO DE JANEIRO December 9, 2009. BRAZILIAN police in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo ”routinely” carry out unlawful executions, worsening a spiral of violence in the cities, the group Human Rights Watch alleges.

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Amelia home also raided during fatal raid in Dinwiddie

Published: October 9, 2009 A second home was being raided in Amelia County the same time Tuesday that authorities raided a home in Dinwiddie County, where the owner was fatally shot by a state trooper.

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