Nathaniel Levi Gaines
Nathaniel Levi Gaines (1971—July 4, 1996) was an African-American resident of Yonkers, New York who, in a case of illegal use of deadly force, was fatally shot by a member of the New York City T...
Vladimir Herzog
Vladimir Herzog (27 June 1937 – 25 October 1975) nicknamed Vlado, was a Brazilian journalist, university professor and playwright of Croatian Jewish origin. He also developed a taste for photography, ...
Death of Aiyana Jones
Aiyana Mo'Nay Stanley Jones (July 20, 2002 – May 16, 2010), was a seven-year-old girl from the east side of Detroit, Michigan who was shot and killed during a raid conducted by the Detroit Police Depa...
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Javier Ovando
Javier Francisco Ovando (born c. 1977), is a Honduran man who became a central figure in the LAPD Rampart Scandal when he was shot and framed by corrupt Rampart officers Rafael Pérez and Nino Durden. ...
Johnny Gammage
Jonny Gammage (July 20, 1964 – October 12, 1995) was a black motorist who was killed on October 12, 1995, after being stopped for driving erratically by police from the Pittsburgh suburbs of Bre...
Robert Davis (New Orleans)
Robert Davis (born 1941) is a retired elementary school teacher and resident of New Orleans who was detained, arrested, and beaten by four police officers on October 9, 2005 on suspicion of public int...
Abner Louima
Abner Louima (born 1966 in Thomassin, Haiti) is a Haitian who was assaulted, brutalized and forcibly sodomized with a broken-off broom handle by officers of the New York City Police Department after b...
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Death of Kelly Thomas
Kelly Thomas (April 5, 1974 – July 10, 2011) was a homeless man diagnosed with schizophrenia who lived on the streets of Fullerton, California. He was beaten by Jay Cicinelli, Manuel Ramos, and Joseph...
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Robbie Tolan shooting incident
The Robbie Tolan shooting incident took place in Bellaire, Texas, on December 31, 2008, when ten-year Bellaire police veteran Jeffery Cotton shot unarmed Robbie Tolan, son of major league baseball pla...
Wallace Gichere
Wallace Gichere (1955? – April 26, 2008) was a Kenyan photojournalist and social activist. In 1991, Gichere was thrown by police out a three-story window in his house in Buru Buru, Nairobi, during a c...
Steve Biko
Stephen Bantu Biko (18 December 1946 – 12 September 1977) was an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa in the 1960s and 1970s.A student leader, he later founded the Black Consciousness Movement whic...
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Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Felipe Fernández-Armesto (born 1950) is a British historian and author of several popular works of revisionist history.
He was born in London, his father was the Spanish journalist Felipe Fernánde...
2011 Egyptian protests
The Egyptian Revolution of 2011, locally known as the January 25 Revolution (Arabic: ثورة 25 يناير‎; Thawret 25 yanāyir), began on 25 January 2011 and was part of the Arab Spring and also kn...
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Anthony Baez
Anthony Ramon Baez (1965 – 1994) was a security guard who died following an altercation with police on December 22, 1994 at the age of 29. His death occurred early in the morning on Cameron Place in t...
Frank Jude, Jr.
Frank Jude, Jr., a.k.a. Frankie Lee Jude, Jr., (born August 14, 1978) is a Wisconsin man who was severely beaten by off-duty Milwaukee police officers in the early-morning hours of October 24, 2004. F...
Rodney King
Rodney Glen King III (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an American construction worker who became nationally known after being beaten by Los Angeles Police Department officers following a high-speed...
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Malice Green
Malice Green was a resident of Detroit, Michigan who died while in police custody after being arrested by Detroit police officers Walter Budzyn and Larry Nevers on November 5, 1992 during a traffic st...
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Neil Aggett
Neil Aggett (6 October 1953, Nanyuki – 5 February 1982) was a white South African medical doctor and trade union organiser who died whilst in detention after being arrested by the South African Securi...
Federico Aldrovandi
Federico Aldrovandi (Ferrara 17 July 1987, Ferrara 25 September 2005) was an Italian student, who died from injuries received during an arrest by four policemen.
The incident occurred nearby Viale...
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Deandre Brunston
Deandre "Trey" Brunston, a 24-year-old African-American, who resided in Compton, Los Angeles County, California, was shot 22 times by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies on August 24, 2003.
At ...
Michael Stewart (graffiti artist)
Michael Jerome Stewart (1958, Brooklyn, New York – September 28, 1983, Manhattan, New York) was a graffiti artist who received recognition after his death following an arrest by New York City Transit ...
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