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After 41 Taser shocks, officers left Spratt broken, battered and bruised, CCC told

December 9, 2010 A Corruption and Crime Commission inquiry into the repeated Tasering of Aboriginal man Kevin Spratt has been told of a litany of other injuries sustained by him while in custody at the East Perth Watch House. Mr … Continue reading

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Turkish Students Hurl Eggs to Protest Istanbul Police Brutality

University students in Ankara threw eggs at a visiting member of the Turkish parliament, shutting down an academic panel in protest at police brutality against students in Istanbul over the weekend. Students from Ankara University’s School of Political Sciences greeted … Continue reading

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Gunmen shoot up police station

Retaliation for killing by JCF November 30, 2010 GRANVILLE, St James — The Granville Police were forced to call in reinforcement as brazen gunmen this morning peppered the police station with bullets in retaliation for the deadly shooting of 25-year-old … Continue reading

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Nigerian tanker drivers halt delivery over ‘army abuse’

LAGOS — Nigerian tanker drivers have halted the supply of petrol nationwide in protest at alleged maltreatment and killing of their members by the military, union leaders said Tuesday. “We ordered our members to stop loading petrol from the depots … Continue reading

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Tax police fire on workers in Berdyansk

Interfax-Ukraine A YouTube video shows Ukrainian tax police firing gunshots using rubber bullets during a confrontation with workers from Berdyansk’s Raiagropromsnab [commerical agricultural depot] on Sept. 24. The six-minute clip contradicts the official version that the workers fired first on … Continue reading

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Three killed in police firing in Assam

Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) At least three people were killed and more than a dozen injured when police opened fire Wednesday on a group of student protesters trying to stall government proceedings of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC). … Continue reading

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Activist killed in Aklan

MANILA, Philippines – A day after a journalist was killed in Tabuk City in Nueva Vizcaya, a coordinator of militant group Bayan Muna was shot dead yesterday morning in Kalibo town in Aklan. Fernando Baldomero, a municipal councilor of Lezo, … Continue reading

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Cop Shooting Questioned at Emotional Meeting

NBCMiami.com Community leaders held an emotional public meeting Tuesday night over concerns about the deadly police shooting that left one man dead and many others with questions. Despite plenty of anger over the shooting of 31-year-old Decarlos Moore during a … Continue reading

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15 Arrested In Philly Flash Mob Rampage

Police: Teens Organized On Social Networking Sites PHILADELPHIA – More than a dozen people, including some kids, are under arrest facing riot charges after an incident at the Gallery in Center City. Police said more than 100 kids converged shortly … Continue reading

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Dominican Soldiers Kill Two Haitian Illegal Migrants

DAJABON, Dominican Republic – Dominican soldiers posted on the Dominican-Haitian border shot and killed on Saturday two undocumented Haitians who were suspected of taking back to their home country a motorcycle they had stolen in Dajabon, army officials said. The … Continue reading

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