#Police Brutality

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  • LeBron James is a four -time NBA champion
  • He has been outspoken about police brutality against African Americans
  • James was responding to Ibrahimovic's comment that athletes should "stay out" of politics

.California City, CA, USA
The claim was filed on February 18 by the family's attorney. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • The victim, Angelo Quinto, was mentally ill, the lawsuit claimed
  • Quinto died three days later after he was admitted to the hospital
  • As per reports, Contra Costa Country Sheriff said the cause of death is still pending

.Wisconsin, USA
US President Joe Biden addressing citizens during townhall in Wisconsin on Tuesday. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • First step to protect the US from surging crime is to prevent de-funding of the police, said Joe Biden
  • Biden also suggested diversion of police funding to mental health services for officers
  • On ending prison time for drug abusers, Biden said they should be sent to rehab not jail

.Rochester, NY, USA
Video released by the police department showed officers restraining the child and attempting to get her inside a police vehicle in handcuffs. (Photo credit: Representational Image/AFP)

  • The suspension will stay in effect at least for a week
  • Footage showed at least seven officers were involved in the incident that took place on Friday
  • The nine-year-old girl was suffering from a grave mental health emergency

.Rochester, NY, USA
The video released by the police department show officers restraining the child and attempting to get her inside a police vehicle in handcuffs. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The video footage of the incident was released on Sunday by the US police department
  • Deputy Police Chief Andre Anderson said the officers were responding to a report of family trouble
  • Rochester police said the use of handcuffs on the girl was required for her own safety

.Paris, France
Thousands of protesters in France came out on streets on Saturday to voice their opposition against the new security law. (Photo credit: Representative image/PTI)

  • The demonstrators included activists from the "yellow vests" movement and advocates of the culture
  • The draft legislation under heat suggests ban on capturing or filming police activities
  • The government says that the proposed law is indispensable considering the rising cases of violence towards police officials

.Tacoma, WA, USA
Police use of force is a particularly sensitive issue in the United States. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • About 100 people and several cars were blocking an intersection, reportedly for an illegal car rally
  • The police were then called to the area in downtown Tacoma
  • The Tacoma police said the person was taken to a hospital in unknown condition

.Tunis, Tunisia
Saturday's protests come as Tunisia struggles to stem the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Protesters took to the streets in several parts of the country, including the capital Tunis
  • They demand the release of hundreds of young people detained during several nights of unrest since January 14
  • Much of the unrest has been in disenfranchised and marginalised areas