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Two Officers Cleared of Charges in Controversial Death of Homeless Man

Two Officers Cleared of Charges in Controversial Death of Homeless Man
By the time all four verdicts were read clearing two California officers of killing a homeless man, people on both sides of the gallery were sobbing. Kelly Thomas, 37, died five days after a violent confrontation with six officers in July 2011. A surveillance camera at the busy transit center where the incident unfolded captured him screaming for his father again and again and begging for air as the police kneed him, jolted him with an electric stun gun and used the blunt end to strike him around the face and head.
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Cop Kills TX College Student at Traffic Stop

Cop Kills TX College Student at Traffic Stop
A beloved Texas college student is dead after an apparent reckless killing by a San Antonio police officer. Early Friday morning, Cpl. Christopher Carter pulled over University of the Incarnate Word senior Robert Cameron Redus. It appears a short struggle occurred between the two. Then, Carter pulled out his gun and "emptied" it into Redus.
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Graphic Video: Police Unjustly Arrest Cop Watcher and Brutally Kill His Dog

Graphic Video: Police Unjustly Arrest Cop Watcher and Brutally Kill His Dog
In a candid display of police brutality and the implications of cop watching, officers in Hawthorne, CA, unjustly arrested Leon Rosby after peacefully exercising his right to film police activity — and then fired four fatal rounds into his 3-year-old dog, Max.
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Milwaukee Marches Against Police Brutality

More than 50 community members gathered for a rally and march in Milwaukee to demand an end to police brutality and in remembrance of Derek Williams and James Perry, two men who died while in police custody. Occupy the Hood Milwaukee organized the rally and march at the intersection of Fon Du Lac and Sherman Avenues on the North side of Milwaukee.
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National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality and the Criminalization of a Generation

 October 22nd marks the National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation.
This day of action—a day strategically chosen for when students are in back in school and the public is gearing up for elections—has occurred every year since 1996. That’s when a group of revolutionary activists saw a need for nationally-coordinated resistance against the escalating epidemic of police brutality.
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Tar Sands Blockade Activists Met With Police Brutality

Ron Seifert, of Tar Sands Blockade (tarsands blockade.org) explains his groups work in direct action against construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in Texas, how police are engaging in major acts of brutality against demonstrators and the misuse of Imminent domain in seizing private land for the pipeline. This clip from the Majority Report, live M-F at 12 noon EST and via daily podcast at http://Majority.FM
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