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Sean Rigg death: Met officer suspended after request to resign reversed

Sean Rigg death: Met officer suspended after request to resign reversed | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
Scotland Yard has been forced into a humiliating reversal of a decision to allow the retirement of an officer accused of covering up the maltreatment of a a mentally ill musician who died on the fl...
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Angry bereaved families march on Downing Street

Angry bereaved families march on Downing Street | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
On Saturday 27 October, over 500 people gathered to march from Trafalgar Square to Downing Street for the annual United Families and Friends Campaign remembrance procession for those that have died in state custody.
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Aiyana Jones was a innocent 7 year old girl from Detroit that was brutally killed by the police

Aiyana Jones was a innocent 7 year old girl from Detroit that was brutally killed by the police | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it

Aiyana Jones was a innocent 7 year old girl from Detroit that was brutally killed by the police who then engaged in a coverup... WE HAVE A CALL IN CAMPAIGN TO THE JUDGE THAT IS PRESIDING OVER THE AIYANA JONES CASE. Please Call because Aiyanas court hearing will be in the coming months and your voice can make a difference...

 

When you call the office of Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway you should say: "I am calling today because i want Justice for Aiyana Jones. I am calling for the immediate arrest of officer Joseph Weekley for the killing and coverup of 7 year old Aiyana Jones."

 

Please call between 10am-4pm Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway tele: (313) 224-2120
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Judge may dismiss case against cop who killed Aiyana

Judge may dismiss case against cop who killed Aiyana | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway delayed ruling on a motion to dismiss charges against Detroit Officer Joseph Weekley, Jr., killer of Aiyana Stanley Jones, 7, during a hearing Sept.Posted via 4WardEver UK...
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Mark Duggan shooting: Taxi driver ‘cannot forget’

Mark Duggan shooting: Taxi driver ‘cannot forget’ | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
A taxi driver has told how his vehicle was stopped by police before Mark Duggan was shot in north London. Giving evidence from behind a screen, the driver said Mr Duggan, 29, got out of the car before he was shot, adding he “cannot forget” the incident.
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Police vans to be fitted with CCTV to uncover hidden abuse

Police vans to be fitted with CCTV to uncover hidden abuse | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
Hundreds of police vans are to be fitted with closed-circuit television cameras to address concerns about the "hidden" abuse of suspects.
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Funeral of Kingsley Burrell takes place in Handsworth

Funeral of Kingsley Burrell takes place in Handsworth | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it

THE funeral of Birmingham man Kingsley Burrell took place in Birmingham on Friday – 17 months after his death in police custody.

The service at Hamstead Road Baptist Church, Handsworth, was followed by a march along Soho Road to Handsworth Cemetery.

Family and friends of the 29-year-old, from Hockley, are demanding answers from authorities about how he died.



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Deaths in Police Custody: TBIJ

Deaths in Police Custody: TBIJ | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is a not for profit organisation based at City University in London...
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Turkish police fire tear gas at defiant protesters

Turkish police fire tear gas and water cannon at hundreds of protesters in Ankara a day after violent clashes on the one-year anniversary of the country's largest anti-government demonstrations...
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Jacob Michael inquest: CCTV shows man plead for mercy

Jacob Michael inquest: CCTV shows man plead for mercy | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
A young man who died in police custody less than 45 minutes after ringing 999 for help was captured on CCTV pleading for mercy, an inquest into his death has been shown.Posted via 4WardEver UK...
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New report calls for more effective learning from death in custody inquests

New report calls for more effective learning from death in custody inquests | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
A week after the appointment of the Chief Coroner, HHJ Peter Thornton, and at a time of renewed interest in the coronial system following the publication of the report of the Hillsborough panel, INQUEST launches a groundbreaking new Posted via 4WardEver...
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Inquest into death of Jacob Michael to begin

Inquest into death of Jacob Michael to begin | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
Jacob Michael died on 22 August 2011 aged 25 following arrest and restraint by police.
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Breaking News: Man shot by police in Sussex | ITV News

Breaking News: Man shot by police in Sussex | ITV News | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
RT @meridiantonight: Breaking News: Man shot by police in Sussex http://t.co/nOUxTddp via @itvnews...
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Azelle Rodney death: Inquiry releases shooting video

Azelle Rodney death: Inquiry releases shooting video | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
Footage of the moments leading up to the death of a 24-year-old man shot by a firearms officer in 2005 has been released as part of a public inquiry.Posted via 4WardEver UK...
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2012 Annual march against custody deaths

2012 Annual march against custody deaths | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
Saturday 27th October 2012 - 12.Posted via 4WardEver UK...
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PressTV - 'US media silent on police brutality'

PressTV - 'US media silent on police brutality' | Custody Deaths & Abuse | Scoop.it
Hundreds of people took to the streets on Wednesday in protest at the death of 21-year old Chavis Carter who was shot in the head while handcuffed in the back of a police car.

Chavis Carter was detained late last month after police found a small bag of drugs on him. He was handcuffed and put in a patrol car.

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