Archive for the 'Protest over taser use' Category

AUSTRALIA – Queensland: Indigenous community demand answers and promise to protest over Sheila Oakley being tasered (2014-02-17)

Posted on February 17 2014 by admin

[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Protesters say they will march on Logan police again this Saturday and every Saturday until some answers into how a local indigenous Woodridge woman, Sheila Oakle, who is participating in the protest, was tasered in the eye are given. Meanwhile, Ms Oakley had returned to hospital yesterday for more surgery to her […]

AUSTRALIA – Queensland: Protesters stage anti-Taser rally in Logan after Sheila Oakley blinded in one eye (2014-02-16)

Posted on February 16 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Indigenous community leaders say Queensland Police have inflamed tensions in Logan City by turning up at an anti-Taser protest armed with Tasers. More than 100 people marched to Logan Police Station after Sheila Oakley was blinded in one eye after being tasered by an officer earlier this month. Ms Oakley, 36, was […]

AUSTRALIA – Taser-clad police turn up to anti-taser protest (2014-02-15)

Posted on February 15 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Tasers to oppose those opposed to tasers? Supporters of a Logan woman who was blinded in one eye after being tasered marched on the local police station on Saturday demanding justice for Sheila Oakley. Ms Oakley, 36, led the march.]] Brisbane Times and Sun-Herald, by Cameron Atfield Supporters of a Logan woman […]

RÉUNION – Saint-Benoît – 300 personnes marchent en blanche en mémoire de Loïc Louise [300 people participate in silent march in memory of Loïc Louise] (2013-11-30)

Posted on November 30 2013 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : 300 people in a silent march to protest the 3 November 2013 death of Loïc Louise (near Orléans in France) after he was tasered, behind a banner “Justice must be done”. The autopsy exonerated the taser, but the family, following a visit to Orléans, is convinced the police did not […]

AUSTRALIA – Blacktown, New South Wales: Protest over use of taser on teen as magistrate dismisses charges (2103-11-22)

Posted on November 22 2013 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : The use of a stun gun by six police officers to arrest a teenager. Einpwi Amon, 17, at a train station has shocked people, sparking local activists to organise a protest rally against the actions. Einpwi Amom, 17 at the time of arrest in June, was running from police who […]