police brutality

Ex-U.S. Marine Kills 3 Policemen in Racially Tense Baton Rouge

By Sam Karlin BATON ROUGE, L.A, July 17 – A decorated ex-U.S. Marine sergeant opened fire on police in Baton Rouge on Sunday, killing three officers, nearly two weeks after the fatal police shooting of a black man there sparked nationwide protests, one of them shattered by the massacre of five Dallas policemen. The Baton

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Egypt Puts on Trial Policeman Who Shot Driver Dead in the Street

CAIRO, Feb 21 – Egypt’s prosecutor referred a policeman who shot dead a driver in a busy street to trial for murder, state news agency MENA reported on Sunday, in the latest case to highlight public concerns about police brutality. Sergeant Mostafa Abdel Karim is accused of shooting a driver in the head after a

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Hundreds Protest in Cairo Over Police Brutality

CAIRO, Feb 19 – Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Cairo security directorate on Thursday night after a policeman shot dead a man in the street, in the latest outburst of anger over alleged police brutality in Egypt. A statement from the Cairo security directorate said the policeman had shot dead a driver

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