Browsing All Posts filed under »Brutality and Torture«

Schoolchildren lose police ‘kettling’ case

September 8, 2011


‘We were punished’ Martin Westgate QC, appearing for the teenagers, said children were consistently asking the police to be released but not being permitted to leave. Outside court, Adam said: “We were punished for protesting and everyone was left demoralised. “It was one of the coldest days of the year and we had not been […]

‘Serious discipline breach’ by army

September 8, 2011


An Iraqi man died after suffering an “appalling episode of serious gratuitous violence” in a “very serious breach of discipline” by UK soldiers, a year-long inquiry has found. Its chairman, Sir William Gage, condemned “corporate failure” at the Ministry of Defence over the use of banned interrogation methods in Iraq. Baha Mousa died with 93 […]

Petition – Stop Police Brutality in the UK

August 24, 2011


Please make your voices heard by ‘signing’ the petition I set up via the HM Government website today. Help to stop police brutality in the UK and hold police officers more accountable for their actions. There have been 3 deaths in the last month at the hands of the police. Let’s remind the police that […]

Police #Brutality – Who’s policing the police?!

August 23, 2011


I find myself dumbstruck at the latest evidence of police brutality in the UK leading to the death of another young man. An inquiry has been launched into the death of Jacob Michael, 25, after ELEVEN police officers arrested him. Jake had called 999 after receiving threats, which led to his own death at the […]