Post Tagged with: "police"

US Police Actions In Ferguson Signify Lack Of Human Rights

September 17, 2014 12:25 pm0 comments
US Police Actions In Ferguson Signify Lack Of Human Rights

The actions taken by the police against the protesters and journalists in Ferguson (a suburb of St. Louis, USA) during the weeks-long mass demonstrations caused by the death of Michael Brown, an African American teenager who was shot by the police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014, caused an […]

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Coroner’s Report

July 7, 2014 2:20 pm0 comments
Coroner’s Report

Based on the suicide of a mentally disturbed man in Wales, UK. PC Alwyn Thomas was driving on his routine round when he came upon the industrial estate. It had been disused for some years so the faint light emitting struck him as curious. He drove his car slowly into […]

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Benefit cuts: Are they really what the working class wants?

January 26, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Benefit cuts: Are they really what the working class wants?

We’ve witnessed the growth of programmes such as ‘Benefits and Proud’; ‘Benefits Britain and Skint’ – if only there was an NTA award for the programme that made Britain angriest. “And the WINNER is…’Benefit Street” – achieving most complaints to both OfCom and the police.” Every single hour of airtime is achieving […]

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Mark Duggan and Moral Bankruptcy

January 13, 2014 2:10 pm3 comments
Mark Duggan and Moral Bankruptcy

Summary  For our non-UK readers, or for our UK readers who are not aware of the Mark Duggan case, here is the summary: On the fourth of August, 2011 – 29 year old Mark Duggan was shot dead by the Metropolitan Police in Tottenham, London. Fifteen minutes before he was […]

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When is Too Far Really… Too Far?

November 23, 2013 10:35 am2 comments
When is Too Far Really… Too Far?

We have all heard of political protests. Recently these events have been happening more and more through out our country and the world. But why? Is it simply that the powers that be have started treating civilians differently? Creating poverty as the rich grow richer? Or have we, the people, […]

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The Heat – A Review

August 2, 2013 8:18 am0 comments
The Heat – A Review

‘The Heat’ is Paul Feig’s latest cinematic release since ‘Bridesmaids’ in 2011. ‘The Heat’ buddy-cop film follows convention and has a script that was clearly funny, but that humour did not seem to translate all that well. Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) is an extremely talented and skilled FBI Agent, seemingly […]

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South Africa at the Crossroads III: Lessons of Marikana

October 4, 2012 4:07 pm0 comments
South Africa at the Crossroads III: Lessons of Marikana

Striking miners at Marikana in South Africa have won a historic victory. The disgraceful shootings last month (August 16) saw 34 miners killed by police, 78 wounded AND 270 arrested and accused of their colleagues’ murders in a kind of sick, Orwellian twist. Despite beatings, widely alleged torture and harassment, the strike not only […]

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South Africa at the Crossroads II

September 8, 2012 9:38 pm0 comments
South Africa at the Crossroads II

Sheer disbelief and outrage greeted the murderous shootings by the police that claimed the lives of 34 miners and injured 78 others, at the Lonmin platinum mines. Now outrage has swept across the country, as insult is added to injury when it was announced that 270 striking miners will stand accused […]

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