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Dashcam Video Raises Doubt About Police Version Of Cop Beating Black Driver

A newly released dashcam video of a violent police traffic stop, which shows a White Ohio cop beating a Black driver, raises doubt about the official police version of the incident, the… 394 more words

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Dashcam video shows white cop punching black man during stop

CLEVELAND — A dashcam video of a traffic stop that led to a white police officer with a history of disciplinary issues repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on pavement appears to show a different sequence of events than police had originally described. 675 more words

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Parents Of Unarmed Man Fatally Shot By Santa Clara Police File Excessive Force Lawsuit

SANTA CLARA (CBS SF) — The parents of a 24-year-old unarmed man who was fatally shot by a Santa Clara police officer in March has filed an excessive force and wrongful death lawsuit against the officer and the city. 706 more words

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UN slams 'systematic use of excessive force' in Venezuela

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© AFP/File | Venezuela has experienced four months of street demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro that have left 125 people dead

GENEVA (AFP) – The UN decried Tuesday “widespread and systematic use of excessive force” against demonstrators in Venezuela, saying security forces and pro-government groups were responsible for at least 73 protester deaths. 406 more words

U.N. Calls for Release of Venezuelan Demonstrators, Investigation -- Use of excessive force, denial of basic human rights, violent house raids by security forces

By REUTERS

AUG. 1, 2017, 11:18 A.M. E.D.T.

GENEVA — Venezuela must release peaceful protestors and allow a prompt, independent investigation into the deaths of at least 10 people in protests at the weekend, the U.N. 98 more words

Teen sues Tennessee cops for Tasering him 40 times while he was restrained

Three deputies from the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office have been placed on administrative leave after a man filed a lawsuit against them for use of… 561 more words

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The Sunday Dog: The Brutality of Trump's Terroristic Threat

Speaking to a group of police officers on Long Island Friday night, Donald Trump encouraged the nation’s police to rough up suspects and convicts, joking about the scourge of police brutality plaguing America. 898 more words

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