Tag Archives: Abused

‘Abused, Tasered’: Watchdog Says Met Police Racially-Profiled Black Firefighter – 26 November 2014

RT logoSix Metropolitan Police officers who allegedly dragged a black off-duty fireman from his car and shot him with a Taser should face charges of racial discrimination, a statutory watchdog says. The victim claims he was simply requesting assistance.

Edric Kennedy-Macfoy says the officers in question behaved in a wild and unpredictable manner when he addressed them in North London to offer them a description of a man he had seen hurling a rock at a police vehicle.

Following a 20-month investigation into his case, the Independent Police Complaint Commission (IPCC) said there was noteworthy evidence the officers had profiled the fireman in a discriminatory manner.

The findings, seen by the Guardian, were compiled after a comprehensive probe which entailed speaking with witnesses to the incident.

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TheAustralian – ‘Hundreds’ Of Child Sailors Raped, Abused – 4 May 2014

The Australian

By BRENDAN NICHOLSON

ALLEGATIONS that 220 child sailors at the navy’s West Australian training base were raped or brutalised, and that more than 70 young officer cadets at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra suffered sexual or other abuse, are so serious they will be tabled in federal ­parliament.

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