‘Abuse of power’: global outrage grows after death of George Floyd

Protestsource: The Guardian
published: 2 June 2020

The EU’s top diplomat has described the death of George Floyd as an “abuse of power”, adding his voice to growing international unease over the US killing as well as Washington’s subsequent violent crackdown against protesters.

“We here in Europe, like the people of the US, we are shocked and appalled by the death of George Floyd and I think that also societies must remain vigilant against the excess of use of force,” said Josep Borrell, the European body’s foreign policy chief.

“This is an abuse of power and this has to be denounced as we combat [it] in the States and everywhere.

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Watch as ‘innocent cyclist repeatedly punched by police officer’

Police Officers On Dutyoriginally by: Birmingham Mail
published: 2 May 2020

This is the shocking moment a man is hauled over the bonnet of a police car and and repeatedly punched by an officer investigating a bicycle theft. The West Midlands cop involved in the incident in Frederick Road Aston on April 20 has now been suspended after the CCTV emerged.

He is the same officer also accused of attacking a schoolboy in a separate complaint just one day later, also caught on film.

The cyclist, who suffered bruising to his torso, says he was wholly innocent. He says he was riding his own bike for permitted pandemic exercise when he was stopped.

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Just by shopping you can support the National Memorial Family Fund

National Family Fund Fundraisingprovided by: Tippa Naphtali
published: 25 March 2020

You can now support the National Memorial Family Fund every time you shop online…  It’s Simple!

You can easily help raise money for the Fund simply by doing something that we all do on a regular basis… Our shopping for food, furniture, DIY, garden products, movies, clothing or items via Amazon, eBay and many others.

Visit our Easyfundraising page for details and registration here : www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/nationalmemorialfamily

The National Memorial Family Fund is led by 4WardEverUK, in association with Migrant Media, and the United Families & Friends Campaign

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