Jayaraj died on June 22 night and his son Benicks on June 23 morning in judicial custody. The family alleged police assault led to their deaths.
The incident on Sunday was likely to add to continuing outrage and protests in the United States and abroad against police brutality and racism since the death on May 25 of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man, after a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes.
About 200-300 people gathered in the downtown area to march to the apartment of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler to demand his resignation. They were seen setting fire to wooden benches and plastic trash bins along the march.
Police sealed off parts of Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Friday to stop Shiite Muslims from gathering during their mourning month of Muharram amid the coronavirus outbreak and detained at least 50 people.
After Mario Gonzalez, 26, became unresponsive, officers used chest compression to try to revive him, according to footage of the April 19 incident, which was released late on Tuesday.
With their tears, rage, dignity and solidarity, George Floyd's loved ones have become respected leaders of the fight against police brutality in the United States.
Workers at the trendy chain Johnny & Jugnu in the eastern city of Lahore were rounded up and held for seven hours overnight on Saturday, leaving behind unattended kitchens and hungry customers. Following outcry among fans, nine police officers involved were suspended, provincial police chief Inam Ghani said on Twitter.
Chris Karadagles said he was at his home in Warrnambool, southwest Victoria, in November 2017, when three police officers showed up and forcibly removed him from his home and beat him.
It is very sad and shocking, to say the least, that a 14-year-old girl died during a police crackdown on a man who reportedly attacked a woman in a store in Los Angeles on Thursday. She was an unintended target, but it was the manner in which she was killed that is
One year on from the vigil for Sarah Everard, nothing has changed for women. I received a phone call on Friday asking me for an interview, and that’s how the news was broken to me about Reclaim These Streets winning their case against the Metropolitan