police violate civil rights

Police acting like 'Silicon Valley startups' in administration's open data push
fedscoop.com

Indeed, Gardere noted that the city's police department was under immense pressure to become more transparent and accountable after it entered into a consent decree with the federal Department of Justice in 2012 following a slew of civil rights violations.

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Georgia Police Chief Believes Legitimate Journalism Should Protect Blue Wall …
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Over the past two months alone, two officers serving the public with the Valdosta Police Department have been exposed in two different viral videos abusing citizens and seeking to, or actively violating their civil rights which are guaranteed by the …

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Oakland to Disclose Information on Police Misconduct
www.eastbayexpress.com

City of Oakland case, a 16 year-old lawsuit filed by attorneys John Burris and James Chanin that resulted in a negotiated settlement agreement (NSA) requiring the city to implement numerous reforms to address a pattern and practice of civil rights …

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Nigeria: HURIWA Decries Human Rights Violation By Police
allafrica.com

Accordingly, the leading human rights and civil society organisation in the country hinted that it has concluded plans to send "a proposal by way of a bill for the establishment of the Nigerian independent police complaints commission (IPCC) to be …

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UN Human Rights Committee Weighs in on Kyrgyzstan's Askarov Case
thediplomat.com

… Askarov's conviction and detention in Kyrgyzstan on charges that he instigated a mob which killed a police officer during the violence in 2010 and four years after his submission of a complaint to the body claiming that the state had violated his …

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Burundi tensions escalate in Mugamba as police detain dozens of civilians at …
www.ibtimes.co.uk

Nearly a year after Burundi was plunged into chaos, peace efforts are deadlocked between a divided opposition and the regime, which is in the hands of hardliners who have been linked with ruthless repression and systemic human rights violations …

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Campus protest held in reaction to arrest; traffic affected
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… the case against McDonald because of civil rights violations, returning his items, allowing him to graduate in May, and that the officers and administrators involved in the incident resign and give the community control over the campus police …

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What Happened to Sandra Bland?
www.thenation.com

Her videos made her the first black casualty of police brutality whom the world could know and deeply love postmortem. She's been …. A year before Sandy landed there, the Justice Department investigated the jail and found rampant civil–rights violations.

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Donald Trump supporter cited for flag flying gets help from ACLU
www.nj.com

WEST LONG BRANCH — The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey is helping to defend a Donald Trump enthusiast ticketed for flying flags of support of the GOP presidential hopeful in front of his West Long Branch home. The ACLU-NJ has teamed …

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