Letpadaung mine protesters still denied justice: NGO
www.mizzima.com

Through its failure to hold the police and officials involved accountable for such a brutal attack, the government continues to flagrantly breach international law and enable security forces to violate human rights with impunity,” said Meghna Abraham …

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US Rep. Keith Ellison Demands Transparent, Aggressive Investigation of Police …
www.democracynow.org

This is somewhat unique because usually, the state case has to resolve before the feds will look into violations of federal or criminal civil rights or criminal law. And so the first demand was met early. Other demands that have been met have been …

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Bus Boycott took planning, smarts
www.montgomeryadvertiser.com

Most any sixth-grader can recite the basics of Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus to a white man. Every version goes something like this: She was tired, refused to move to the “colored” section, got arrested, started the Civil …

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Federal lawyers headed to Minneapolis after police shooting of black man
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In his strongest comments yet on the case, Dayton said Saturday that he plans to ask for a federal investigation of any civil rights violations in the police's response to the protests. And after a lengthy meeting with north side community members on …

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Trial in Lehigh County Jail's 'excited delirium' death set to begin Tuesday
www.mcall.com

Although the prison staff was later cleared of wrongdoing, attorneys for Carmen Rivera, Herrera's ex-wife and the mother of his three sons, allege in a federal civil rights lawsuit that a combination of poor training and excessive force led to Herrera …

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Civil forfeiture laws: It's mine, until the police take it
www.commdiginews.com

Nevertheless, the cops seized $167,000 in cash. Gorman sued, and a federal judge ruled in his favor, citing that the government had failed to demonstrate any connection between the money and drugs and that they had violated his Fourth Amendment rights.

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Tamir Rice family releases their own experts' reports
www.wkyc.com

… training, police operations, criminal and administrative investigations, interviews and interrogations, civil rights violations, police procedures, and investigations." He was the deputy police chief of the Westminster, California police department …

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Fatal Police Chase|Syrian Refugee Poll|No TZB Toll Hike
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Westchester County Jail in Valhalla was investigated by the feds for alleged civil rights violations. Zappos Offers Free Pet Adoptions to New Yorkers through Cyber Monday · Zappos Offers Free Pet Adoptions to New Yorkers through Cyber Monday.

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Police progress varies after federal oversight
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The Justice Department started investigations of police civil rights violations in 1994 and has put 25 departments under independent monitorships. Sixteen of these departments, including Pittsburgh, had displayed a pattern of excessive force. Nine …

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