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British police release image of Westminster terrorist attacker Khalid Masood

British police release image of Westminster terrorist attacker Khalid Masood

.Police have released an image of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood. Masood was previously known by the names of Adrian Elms and Adrian Russell Ajao, and may also have been known by a number of other aliases. Detectives are continuing to search two addresses in Birmingham and one in East London linked to the investigation. Searches of other properties in Brighton, …

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No charges against 2 LAPD officers for killing black man

No charges against 2 LAPD officers for killing black man

Two US police officers in Los Angeles, California, who fatally shot a mentally-ill unarmed black man in 2014 will not be criminally charged, prosecutors say. Ezell Ford, 25, who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, was walking near his home in southern Los Angeles when he was shot multiple times by Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas, two officers …

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New Year’s Eve 2017: Record number of armed police, concrete bollards and regular patrols on Tube as security is ramped up in wake of terror threat

New Year’s Eve 2017: Record number of armed police, concrete bollards and regular patrols on Tube as security is ramped up in wake of terror threat

record number of armed police will be patrolling London’s streets and a ring of concrete barriers will be block roads to the city centre for New Year’s Eve celebrations following terrorist lorry attacks on the Continent. The number of armed Scotland Yard officers will be higher than the 2,000 on duty for last year’s festivities and armed transport police will …

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Forest Hill ‘stabbing’: Man shouted I want to kill a Muslim while chasing passengers

Stabbing attack on Muslims

A knifeman reportedly stabbed a passenger on a train at Forest Hill station before chasing people outside shouting “I want to kill a Muslim”. The attacker allegedly shouted: “Who is a Muslim? I want to kill a Muslim.” A 38-year-old man from London has been arrested on suspicion of GBH following the “serious incident”, British Transport Police confirmed. They said …

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Standing Rock Protest: Amnesty International condemn ‘excessive’ force used by police

Standing Rock Protest: Amnesty International condemn 'excessive' force used by police

Protesters have been gathered for months, despite freezing temperatures. Amnesty International has urged Barack Obama to halt the construction of a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota and condemned possible instances of “excessive use of force” against largely peaceful protesters. Days after authorities in the state were criticised for using water cannons against protesters in sub-zero temperatures, the human rights …

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Dakota Access Pipeline: Department of Justice to send peacekeepers to Standing Rock as police escalate

Dakota Access Pipeline: Department of Justice to send peacekeepers to Standing Rock as police escalate

Attorney General Lynch issued a neutral statement calling for calm at the protests in Cannon Ball. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that the US Justice Department will send mediators to the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline demonstrations to assist in defusing tension between local law enforcement and protesters. Ms Lynch made her announcement as North Dakota officials ordered Standing …

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Man shot during anti-Trump protest rally in Portland, Oregon

Man shot during anti-Trump protest rally in Portland, Oregon

The suspected assailant arrived at the scene in a car and fired a gun in the air before shooting the victim, according to an eyewitness. A man has been shot at an anti-Trump rally in Portland, Oregon, where demonstrations against the President-elect had already become violent. Portland police reported projectiles were thrown at them by protestors before a shooting was …

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Italy: Refugees and migrants slapped and subjected to electric shocks to force fingerprinting

Italy: Refugees and migrants slapped and subjected to electric shocks to force fingerprinting

Police in Italy have subjected refugees and migrants to serious ill-treatment, including beatings, electric shocks – and have even used pliers on one man’s testicles – to force them to be fingerprinted under an EU-sponsored scheme to process refugees and migrants in the country. In some cases, this treatment may amount to torture. These shocking claims are revealed in a …

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