Videos tagged with police

Police brutality in Kyrgyzstan

Police brutality in Kyrgyzstan

Journalist Azimzhan Askarov describes the police brutality he faced after he was arrested in 2010 by the Kyrgyzstani government whom accused him of inciting ethnic violence during the "South Kyrgyzstan ethnic riots", which primarily targeted people of the Uzbek nationality. Askatov had filmed the killings and arson attacks then distributed the video to international media and accused the Kyrgyz military of complicity in the killings.

Adventure on the High Seas - Escaping from Somalia to Mombasa, Kenya by Boat

Adventure on the High Seas - Escaping from Somalia to Mombasa, Kenya by Boat

Muhammad recalls leaving Somalia for Kenya as a teenager on a small boat which braved the high seas and created some challenges along the way and also in Kenya as a refugee.

THE HUNT FOR THE YORKSHIRE RIPPER

THE HUNT FOR THE YORKSHIRE RIPPER

When police hunting the Yorkshire Ripper received a recording from a man claiming to be the killer, they thought it would only be a question of time before he was arrested. They chose to exclude the possibility that the man on the tape might not be the killer - with fatal consequences for several women.

Riots in Tottenham

Riots in Tottenham

Clasford Stirling is a Community Worker in Tottenham. He was shocked by the outbreak of rioting in the community, but says that much of it is to do with youth unemployment, and poor policing by officers from outside of the area.

National Front march through Lewisham 1977

National Front march through Lewisham 1977

Patricia McKinnon Lower grew up in Lewisham since the 1950s and has remained in the area ever since. Here she remembers the event that became known as the 'Battle of Lewisham' in 1977. The National Front were given permission to march through South London, passing through Lewisham where the residents were mainly left-wing. It caused a massive uproar and police had to protect the National Front from violent left-wing demonstrations against their march. Shops were barricaded in fear of them being destroyed in the process, police horses frantically trampled all over people's front gardens... "The day has been seen since as a turning point in the fortunes of the National Front and the 1970s anti-fascist movement as well as in policing - riot shields were used for the first time in England." - Wikipedia