police violate civil rights

G25: Is it legal for PDRM to be moral police?
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The so-called G25 comprising retired high-ranking civil servants, which includes former judges, cited Article 3(3) of the Act that states the functions of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) as maintaining law and order, preserving peace and security …

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UN, Adhoc Staff Charged Over Sex Scandal
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Four senior officers from local rights group Adhoc and a former officer who now works for the National Election Committee (NEC) were imprisoned on Monday on bribery charges over a sex scandal involving deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha. U.N. official …

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Honduran Environmental Activists' Mission to Europe: Awakening International …
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[1] Berta Cáceres' death represents one of the most prominent human rights violations in Central America, however, her case is not alone. The Honduran government has been particularly oppressive in this sphere since the 2009 coup when Manuel Zelaya's …

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Time to put brakes on onerous Texas driver surcharges, crime reform group says
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AUSTIN — A program that charges drivers huge fines on top of existing penalties for violations like speeding and DWI has failed and should be eliminated, a group of organizations advocating for criminal justice changes will tell lawmakers next year …

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Death Doesn't Stop Discrimination in Texas
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Mrs. Barrera became frightened and refused to go with Mr. Bradford and the police officers." The GI Forum seeks declaratory judgment, an injunction and punitive damages for civil rights violations and violations of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

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Appeals courts reinstates Mpls. cop's age bias suit
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Scott Peterson, who joined the Minneapolis police department in 1987, said he'd heard complaints about his age during his last year on the job. When the department transferred him from the violent offender task force to a licensing unit, he and another …

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The Nihilism of Sanctuary Cities
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Elected officials in San Francisco have violated the constitution and federal law. … "…recalcitrant southern states refused to abide by federal integration and civil rights laws in the 1960s." True, and those … Think about that: police ordered to …

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Wednesday rally will mark third anniversary of death
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Smalls invites the public “to help send a very strong message to the police in Virginia and across America by joining hundreds who will march in South Boston to protest the brutal death” of her brother. She is dubbing the march and rally “an …

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CAIR-LA Files Federal Lawsuit Against Long Beach Police for Stripping Woman of …
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But some protectors may have violated those rights. A male officer in the Long Beach Police Department allegedly removed a woman's religious head scarf (hijab) by force during an arrest, and now America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy …

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