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South African Cops Found Guilty Of Murdering Mozambican Man

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AFRICANGLOBE - Eight South African police officers have been found guilty of murdering a Mozambican man who died after being dragged behind a moving police van two years ago. Mido Macia, a 27-year-old taxi driver, died in police custody in February, 2013 after being arrested for parking his car on the wrong side of the road.

“Anonymous” Calls For “Day Of Rage,” Demands Officer Who Pulled Over...

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AFRICANGLOBE - The death of Sandra Bland in police custody has captured the nation’s attention. Politicians, celebrities and now the hacktivist group Anonymous are questioning the events leading up to the death of the police brutality activist.

Grand Jury Indicts Police Officers In The Murder Of Freddie Gray

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AFRICANGLOBE - A grand jury in Baltimore has indicted six police officers on homicide and assault charges in the death of Freddie Gray, who was fatally injured last month in police custody, the city’s chief prosecutor said Thursday.

A Culture Of Violence: In Baltimore Thousands Of Suspects Arrive Too...

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AFRICANGLOBE - Correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center refused to admit nearly 2,600 detainees who were in police custody because their injuries were too severe.

Protesters Clash With Paramilitary Police In Baltimore

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AFRICANGLOBE - Violence broke out after the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died of severe spinal injuries on April 19, a week after he was arrested and detained by Baltimore police. The tragic incident, which was captured by an eyewitness on his cell phone, shows an injured Gray being dragged into a van by police officers.

Another Black Man Dies In Police Custody In Georgia

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AFRICANGLOBE - The statement given by the police, that Ojibade "fought with deputies...and had to be restrained" is vague and raises more questions than answers. Was he beaten? Was it filmed? What injuries did he suffer in the process of being restrained? Was he given medical attention for his injuries? What does the autopsy show as his cause of death?

Tanisha Anderson’s Death In Cleveland Police Custody Ruled A Homicide

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Tanisha Anderson died Nov. 12 at hospital after being handcuffed, taken into custody by Cleveland police and then losing consciousness while having a mental-health episode. Relatives said the 37-year-old was schizophrenic, and they claimed an officer used excessive force.

Pregnant Gang Rape Victim Remains In Police Custody In Sudan

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AFRICANGLOBE - An 18-year-old pregnant Ethiopian woman who was the victim of a brutal gang-rape last August in Omdurman, Sudan has been sleeping on the concrete floor of a police cell since her arrest on 17 January, advocacy group, the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA), said in a public statement on Tuesday.

George Zimmerman Back in Jail

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George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with murder in the killing of Trayvon Martin, surrendered to police Sunday and was booked into...

British Institutions to Face Prosecution For Deaths in Their Custody

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Police Forces, Prisons and youth detention centres in Britain will now face prosecution for “corporate homicide” if an individual dies in their custody as new laws comes into effect starting today.

Black Britons Plan Protests Against Deaths in Police Custody

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A coalition of black families whose loved ones have died in police, prison, or state psychiatric custody in Britain are to hold a rally in October calling for an end to deaths in custody.
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