UK: Police brutality protest turns violent in Hackney

Chaos hit east London, Friday, as protests demanding justice for the death of 20-year-old Rashan Charles turned violent. Charles was chased and apprehended by police in Hackney, east London, on July 23, dying shortly after the incident. Demonstrators gathered outside the shop in Kingsland Road where Charles was initially arrested. Outside the store protesters proceeded to block the road... Еще, forming barricades to obstruct traffic. Footage shows a lorry driving through containers used as barricades and taking away several protesters clinging to the vehicle's windows. The disturbances continued into the night with protesters and police conducting running battles, in which officer on horseback charged those gathered. According to the footage of the convenience shop's surveillance camera, Charles is followed inside the shop by a uniformed police officer. After a struggle, in which Charles was pinned to the floor, the 20-year-old is seen putting an object inside his mouth. The young man was then handcuffed and brought to Royal London hospital, where he died shortly after. Charles was the second young-black man to die in the area in less than a month.

Самое интересное

Новости партнеров

ТемыВсе темы