November 12, 2019

Category: Police Brutality News

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong police fire tear gas as transport chaos …

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong police fire tear gas as transport chaos … * Hong Kong police fire tear gas at university campus * Transport disrupted by protests, long rush-hour traffic jams * Riot police deployed at metro stations amid chaotic scenes * Embattled leader says protesters being ‘extremely selfish’ * State-backed Chinese newspaper condemns violence (Recasts […]

Veteran: Please, at least for today, stop thanking me for my service.

Veteran: Please, at least for today, stop thanking me for my service. November 11th, 2019. What a bittersweet day at my house and in my family. The sweet parts, today, my beautiful wife turned 30 for the 14th time, and my service to our country was celebrated. The bitter? My oldest left for basic training in […]

UPDATE 2-Police fire tear gas as Hong Kong hunkers down …

UPDATE 2-Police fire tear gas as Hong Kong hunkers down … * Hong Kong police fire tear gas at university campus * Transport disrupted by protests, long rush-hour traffic jams * Riot police deployed at metro station amid chaotic scenes * Embattled leader says protesters being ‘extremely selfish’ * State-backed Chinese newspaper condemns violence (Adds […]

Timnath police brutality lawsuit from ex-Windsor mayor …

Timnath police brutality lawsuit from ex-Windsor mayor … Jacy Marmaduke Fort Collins Coloradoan Published 7:50 PM EST Nov 11, 2019 The town of Timnath has reached a $250,000 settlement with John Vazquez, the former Windsor mayor who accused a Timnath police officer of unlawfully arresting him and using excessive force as another officer ignored his […]

Hong Kong Protesters Direct Anger at Police as Violence …

Hong Kong Protesters Direct Anger at Police as Violence … © Vincent Yu/Associated Press Public anger at Hong Kong’s police force is increasingly driving a protest movement that began as peaceful opposition to Beijing’s growing influence over this city’s affairs.  That fury was on full display after police shot a 21-year-old protester at close range […]

Hong Kong Protesters Direct Anger at Police as Violence Flares

Hong Kong Protesters Direct Anger at Police as Violence Flares © Vincent Yu/Associated Press Public anger at Hong Kong’s police force is increasingly driving a protest movement that began as peaceful opposition to Beijing’s growing influence over this city’s affairs.  That fury was on full display after police shot a 21-year-old protester at close range […]

Hong Kong Protesters Direct Anger at Police as Violence …

Hong Kong Protesters Direct Anger at Police as Violence … A protester is detained in Hong Kong’s Central district on Monday. Photo: Vincent Yu/Associated Press By Eun-Young Jeong, Eun-Young Jeong The Wall Street Journal Biography @ eun-young.jeong@wsj.com John Lyons and John Lyons The Wall Street Journal Biography @LyonsNotes John.Lyons@wsj.com Chun Han Wong Chun Han Wong […]

Hong Kong man set alight hours after protester shot by police

Hong Kong man set alight hours after protester shot by police © ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/AFP via Getty Images Police officers cordon off an area where pro-democracy protesters were shots by a policeman in Hong Kong on November 11, 2019. – A Hong Kong police officer shot at masked protesters — hitting at least one in the […]

Hong Kong police shoot man during morning protests

Hong Kong police shoot man during morning protests © AP Photo/Kin Cheung A police officer points a can of pepper spray in Hong Kong Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Police in Hong Kong were filmed shooting at least one protester and possibly a second on Monday as demonstrators blocked subway lines and roads during the morning […]

UPDATE 4-Hong Kong police officer shoots protester as …

UPDATE 4-Hong Kong police officer shoots protester as … * Several shots fired during morning clashes Video appears to show one protester shot at close range * ‘There was three sounds, like pam, pam, pam’ – resident * Police say radical protesters set up barricades across city * Anti-government protests now entering sixth month (Updates […]