Tag archive for ‘police’
By admin On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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‘Orwellian state surveillance’: Met police presents facial recognition cameras on London streets & faces backlash online

The London Metropolitan police have announced that they will be deploying facial recognition cameras for the first time on the streets of the capital within the next month, prompting fears the move will erode civil More...

By admin On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Swedish police seek more ‘diversity’ to tackle migrant crime — but applicants with foreign backgrounds struggle to make the grade

An initiative launched by Sweden aimed at recruiting a more diverse police force has hit a roadblock, after half of all applicants with foreign backgrounds failed to pass their admissions tests, local media has More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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‘Respect the rules’: French President Macron snaps at Israeli police in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

French President Emmanuel Macron gave Israeli police officers a tongue-lashing in Jerusalem, after the cops entered the French Church of St. Anne in the city’s old quarter. Footage shared on social media captured More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Minicab drivers union accuses Met Police of racial discrimination

A union representing minicab drivers says that London’s Metropolitan Police treated a protest of its (mainly non-white) drivers more severely than they treated a similar protest of (mainly white) black cab More...

By admin On Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Water cannon, tear gas & scores injured as Lebanese protesters clash with police (VIDEOS)

Police in Lebanon tackled protesters with water cannons and tear gas, while demonstrators hurled stones and debris back at law enforcement, as unrest on the streets of Beirut escalated into violence on Sunday. Footage More...

By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Lebanon protesters clash with police, leaving more than 160 people injured

Lebanon protesters clash with police, leaving more than 160 people injured World Bank warns that poverty rate in Lebanon may rise from third to half of population if crisis is not solved quickly  More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Police launch manhunt after India’s infamous ‘Doctor Bomb’ disappears day before his parole ends

A convicted terrorist known in India as “Doctor Bomb” has vanished, after being temporarily released on parole. Jalees Ansari was serving a life sentence for his alleged role in bomb attacks across India. The More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Lebanon releases protesters as Amnesty slams ‘arbitrary arrests’ amid police violence

Lebanon releases protesters as Amnesty slams ‘arbitrary arrests’ amid police violence Beirut protesters gather again at Central Bank and Interior Ministry on Thursday, denouncing outgoing More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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protesters hold flowers as tear gas fired by police rises at a demonstration in front of Amir Kabir University in Tehran, Iran

Anti-government protesters hold flowers as tear gas fired by police rises at a demonstration in front of Amir Kabir University in Tehran, Iran, on Monday Morning Star  More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Facebook ‘thought police’ censors pro-Iran posts ‘to comply with US sanctions’… as Trump warns Tehran against censorship

Facebook has admitted to selectively censoring pro-Iranian government Instagram posts about the murdered General Soleimani, as US President Donald Trump hypocritically championed free speech and warned Tehran against More...