Days After 3 Young Muslim Americans Shot ‘Execution Style,’ Indiana Governor Still Silent

Three Muslim American young men were found dead in Fort Wayne, the victims of multiple “execution style” gun shots at a local hangout spots.

 

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#JoyceCurnell dies after being “deprived of water” in Charleston County jail

A 50-year-old woman arrested for failure to pay court fines died in police custody after Charleston, South Carolina, officials failed to provide “reasonable medical care,” lawyers representing her family said this week.

 

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Shocking Dashcam: Cops Walk Up to a Man for “Looking Suspicious” and Kill Him on the Ground

Seattle, WA — Che Taylor, 46, was no stranger to the police. He’s been in and out of jail on numerous occasions. However, none of his crimes ever warranted a death sentence — but on Sunday afternoon, that’s exactly what he got.

 

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On any given day, between 80,000 and 100,000 people are in solitary confinement in the U.S.

AUDIO: Detention Staff Used Martial Arts On 16-Year-Old #GynnyaMcMillen Found Dead In Cell, CPR Denied For 11 Minutes

Staff at the Lincoln Village Juvenile Detention Center used the Aikido restraint on Gynnya McMillen a day before she was found dead.

 

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“Not only are the policing killing us, but they are exercising state power to terrorize black communities.”

“Not only are the policing killing us, but they are exercising state power to terrorize black communities.”

Video shows police tasing a bloody, restrained Matthew Ajibade in the testicles before his death

by Shaun King

 

It is now abundantly clear that Matthew Ajibade was murdered by police in Savannah, Georgia. For over 10 months, police and prosecutors have concealed the video evidence of his murder not only from the public, but from Ajibade’s closest friends and family members. His death in police custody was ruled a homicide by coroners, but the whole of Savannah’s government has colluded in covering up the sadistic and brutal murder of a beloved artist and photographer who was a student at Savannah College of Art and Design.
The video below is awful and is confirmation that the United States tortures and kills its prisoners on American soil. Torture is not something that happens far away in Abu Ghraib: It’s happening here.

 

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Sandra Bland update

 

On December 21th 2015, the grand jury said it will bring no charges in the death of Sandra Bland. She died in jail last July, three days after a traffic stop in Waller County, Texas. Two videos of the stop went viral. The medical examiner said she had hanged herself using a trash bag.

Her family seriously doubts it was suicide. Jail officials did not think she was depressed either, even after she told them that she had tried to take her life last year after a miscarriage. They did not put her on suicide watch.

Assata Shakur:

“In prisons, it is not at all uncommon to find a prisoner hanged or burned to death in his cell. No matter how suspicious the circumstances, these deaths are always ruled “suicides.” They are usually Black inmates, considered to be a “threat to the orderly running of the prison.” They are usually among the most politically aware and socially conscious inmates in the prison.”

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