Category: police

Taliban pledge no longer to target Afghan military, police 0

Taliban pledge no longer to target Afghan military, police

The Taliban say it will not target the Afghan police and military in the country any more due to the high number of casualties suffered by the security forces in the ongoing conflict. The armed group declared in a rare statement on Friday “a general amnesty to all military formations, national army, national police, Arbakis…

Blast kills on the least 24 in northeast Nigeria: police 0

Blast kills on the least 24 in northeast Nigeria: police

At least 24 people have been killed in a double suicide attack on a mosque and a market in northeast Nigeria, police say.  More than a dozen were hurt in the explosions in the town of Mubi on Tuesday. Abdullahi Yerima, police commissioner in Adamawa state, said a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the mosque…

Tapped cell phone calls further deliver Golden Crack of break of day’s police ties 0

Tapped cell phone calls further deliver Golden Crack of break of day’s police ties

Athens, Greece – Wiretapped phone calls entered into evidence in the ongoing trial of Golden Dawn have further revealed the neo-fascist party’s connections with police.  Sixty-nine members of Golden Dawn, which has 16 seats in Greece’s parliament, are on trial for allegedly operating a criminal organisation. Last Monday and Wednesday, a series of phone calls and SMS…

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College students clash with Kashmir police in Srinagar

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Violent clashes have erupted between protesting students and Indian police across the city of Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir. Indian security forces fired tear gas at demonstrators on Thursday as they were protesting against the recent killings of 20 people, including separatist fighters and civilians by government troops in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.…

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Suspect of Austin bombings ineffective: police

A man being sought over the Austin parcel bombings blew himself up inside his car as police moved in to arrest him, police said. “The suspect is deceased,” Austin police chief Brian Manley told a news conference on Wednesday. Manley said the suspect is believed to be responsible for all five bomb explosions that have…

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Social media and research: Swedes tackle police racism

“You know, you hang with your friends in the town centre. The police can stop you several times in an evening. You can stand here, and get stopped, be pushed against a wall for everyone to see. You walk towards your school – you get stopped again. We feel followed.” “I had just arrived at…

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Trump’s The US: A war on police, or their detractors?

Donald Trump promised to restore law and order while on the campaign trail that took him to the office of the presidency on January 20, 2017. “We need vigilance,” Trump said in 2015. “We need security,” he added.  “Some horrible mistakes are made. At the same time, we have to give power back to the…

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Ethiopian group ‘beaten and robbed’ by Saudi police

A group of undocumented Ethiopian workers have said they were subject to serious abuses by Saudi police before they were expelled, including physical and psychological torture and being forcibly held in “dirty” prison camps. Six Ethiopians told The Associated Press news agency that after being captured by Saudi police officers, some of them were beaten, robbed of their possessions and…