Members of a dock workers union rallied on Saturday in support of an unarmed black man killed by a white transit police officer in Oakland. Hundreds of people attended the rally for Oscar Grant in front of Oakland City Hall, some holding signs that read, “We are Oscar Grant.”
Month: October 2010
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The Azelle Rodney Public Inquiry formally opened in London on Wednesday 6th October 2010. Azelle Rodney died in 2005 following an operation by the Metropolitan Police.
Human rights campaigners have said that serious questions must be asked after the deaths of two mental health patients in a matter of days following police restraint. Olaseni Lewis, a 23-year-old student from south London, and 52-year-old Colin Holt from Gillingham were both restrained by police in separate incidents on August 31 this year.