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Six Police Officers Beat Unarmed Black Man in North Carolina [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2018-8-22 15:34:00 |Display all floors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             A video showing half a dozen of North Carolina police officers punching, kicking and beating with batons a Black man has been widely shared on social media drawing massive backlash on social media as he was unarmed, on the ground and had already been neutralized, but the police officers kept using force.
  A cellphone video of the incident was [url=[0]=68.ARBMY65iNYay8zwoSfIcTX2RMZ9a5-feMNxYwAUk4a0qDTfj4ncFHs1-F3rWnOVwUGQQimZCqeFkbZSQpJLJKZwapeX46SNtrHxVh5I_xRY0hzisPIBbz6VSYu-0iNmOmGSQGTTXsj26&__tn__=-UC-R]posted[/url]on Facebook Friday and quickly reached thousands of people. The video shows police brutally beating an unarmed man who allegedly was resisting the police officers, at the intersection of Garner Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in southeast Raleigh, North Carolina.

This is the latest case of police violence in the U.S. as activists and rights organizations in the country have been for years denouncing and protesting against the killings of unarmed Back people which they argue is part of a systemic racism within police forces in the country.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In a study published by Criminology & Public Policy in 2017, it was found that police officers were twice as likely to kill unarmed Black civilians as unarmed white civilians. The study examined the most robust dataset on police shootings available, compiled by the Washington Post in 2015.

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