In Its Defense, Police Dept. Cites Laziness of Its Officers
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According to the civil rights lawyers who brought the stop-and-frisk class action lawsuit, the number of street stops has soared over the last decade because police officers, under pressure to make the quota, have resorted to stopping people whom they …

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Parent Files Police Report After Addressing Fired Teacher At Meeting
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Hale's attorney, Tom Tootle said they will file a complaint with Columbus' community relations committee, which investigates cases of discrimination that violate the city's civil rights code. In Columbus, there is a municipal ordinance that protects …

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In Saudi Arabia, advocating peaceful change leads to lengthy prison terms for …
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But the court ruled last month that their Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association, which called for peaceful change, the rule of law, free elections and a parliament, was “like al Qaida” because it challenged the legitimacy of the absolute …

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SOA Watch Issues Report on Paraguay's Election and Human Rights Violations …
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The 45 campesinos, including women and children, were surrounded by heavily armed district police, a SWAT team and a separate special forces group, plus mounted police, a helicopter with snipers, and by reported paramilitary forces – adding up to over …

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Amnesty International Sierra Leone (AISL) Schools Police and Local Court Officials
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Therefore, states are as responsible for violations of economic, social and cultural rights as they are for violations of civil and political rights. Also, participants together were able to record the gaps and challenges in the implementation of the …

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17 arrested at NC legislature protest free on bond
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General Assembly Police Chief Jeff Weaver said all protesters were charged with second-degree trespassing, failing to disperse on command, and posing or displaying signs or placards, which violates building rules. A log released by the Wake County …

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Bill seeks to limit school police in discipline matters
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Last December, the district said it was continuing “to work with our internal and external stakeholders to identify and evaluate non-penal alternatives to various minor violations.” Another way? Jones-Sawyer, 56, attended L.A. Unified schools and …

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12 Cleveland police supervisors facing disciplinary action for role in deadly …
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Note: For the "manual of rules" and "civil service" violations, different sections of the rules are listed for each officer. According to McGrath, the fraternal order of police has been notified about the supervisors to be disciplined. The supervisors …

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Catholic Diocese Upset Over Half-Naked Student's Pope Parody At CMU Parade
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In the release, posted on the civil rights organization's website, the group warned: "If CMU tolerates this incident, invoking no sanctions whatsoever, then it is opening a door it may regret." In an email to The … If our community standards or laws …

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