police abuse

Egypt minister urges end to 'rumours' of police abuse
www.dailystar.com.lb

CAIRO: Egypt's interior minister pleaded on Sunday for an end to "rumours" of police abuse, saying his forces had never fired a single shot at protesters since the start of the 2011 uprising. Mohammed Ibrahim, who is facing an unprecedented strike by …

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Payouts for alleged police misconduct up for council review
www.chicagotribune.com

Chicago taxpayers likely will pay $4.5 million to the family of a woman fatally shot by an off-duty police detective who opened fire on a man he said had pointed a gun at him. The proposed lawsuit settlement on Monday's City Council Finance Committee …

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Top police officer criticises treatment of sex abuse victims
www.telegraph.co.uk

The nature of the abuse will further damage them and it is not surprising therefore that they are reluctant to come forward and that those concerned with their welfare worry about the additional significant trauma if a not guilty verdict results and …

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Small group in Vancouver marks day against police brutality
www.news1130.com

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – People across Canada, including Vancouver, are marking the annual day against police brutality with protests and speeches. The gathering in front of the Vancouver police headquarters on Cambie Street drew mostly people …

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Chicago Police Misconduct Settlements Surge As The City Pays Out Millions In …
www.huffingtonpost.com

That's on top of the more than $32 million aldermen signed off on weeks ago in two police misconduct cases. With three more lawsuits stemming from one of the most shameful chapters in the department's history – the torture of murder suspects by …

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Police should not abuse law: Mthethwa
www.iol.co.za

“We condemn any act of police brutality, as such incidents are not what we want to see, or want to become accustomed to in a democracy that is bound by the rule of law and where we have many dedicated police officers who continue to serve with …

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Australia police bust child sex abuse ring
www.aljazeera.com

The operation began in January when a number of people were identified by the AFP using a file-sharing network that contained images of children of different ages being sexually abused. Police are now sifting through thousands of images, with 26 hard …

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Seattle Cop Block chapter opened, hundreds plan to march against police abuse
www.examiner.com

Cop Block is an organization that participates in and advocates filming the police in order to promote accountability and document police misconduct. In the Cop Block release, Seattle activist Tim Sage had this to say: "Police transparency is a vital …

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Allegations of Police Abuse in Canada
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The long-standing controversy over police treatment of female aboriginal victims of violence has taken yet another turn with a new report by Human Rights Watch, which alleges widespread abuse of indigenous women in British Columbia by members of the …

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