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USA – Nashua, New Hampshire: Chinese woman Tasered at mall in Nashua to fight trespass, resisting arrest charges (2013-01-19)

Posted on January 19 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A Chinese woman Tasered outside an Apple store – see video on this site – in December has pleaded not-guilty to two charges and faces a March court date, her attorney said Thursday.: one count of misdemeanor resisting arrest or detention and one count of misdemeanor criminal trespass. She was unable to […]

USA – Language barrier may be to blame for Nashua, New Hampshire Taser incident (2012-12-12)

Posted on December 12 2012 by admin

  [[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “Police taser Chinese woman buying i-phone” is a story that went viral fast, particularly since it was caught on CCTV. The truth is more disturbing and concerns police insensitivity to people’s language problems. As this article points it out: 44-year-old Xiaojie Li went to a n Apple store to buy phones […]