Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: police brutality

Former correctional officers plead guilty to causing woman’s death in custody

“The FBI New Orleans Field Office, in coordination with the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney’s Office, remain committed to protecting the rights of all Americans, to include those incarcerated.”

Ex-cop indicted for murder after shooting woman through window

On Friday, a Tarrant County grand jury indicted Officer Aaron Dean for the murder of Atatiana Jefferson.

Arkansas sheriff charged with assaulting handcuffed detainees

If convicted, Anthony Boen faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in federal prison, three years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $250,000.

Police sergeant charged with assaulting handcuffed man

“It is disheartening any time an officer entrusted with enormous power over the public’s liberty and lives misuses that power.

Chicago cop under investigation after body-slamming man on video

“While a single video does not depict the entirety of the interactions between the police and the individual, this particular video is very disturbing.”

Louisiana cop sentenced to prison after beating unarmed man on video

“Officers who deprive individuals of their civil rights will not be tolerated.”

Sanctimonious US senators condemn Hong Kong police ignoring far more brutal...

“I salute the Hong Kong students for their passion and courage in demanding democratic rights and freedoms in their city.”

Second St. Louis cop pleads guilty after beating undercover detective during...

Boone and Myers remain under indictment on federal charges related to the assault and subsequent cover-up.

Making the gun violence epidemic visible through art and activism

Leslie Lee calls herself an “artivist.” It’s a word combining art and activism, rooted in community and Latinx art from the late...

Officer fired after repeatedly punching man’s face on video

McDermitt violated several policies and brutally beat a man who wasn't fighting back but does not face any criminal charges.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?