Category: Facts of repression

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beaten to death by the police

Koray Celik

In March 2017, 28-year-old Koray Celik died after being beaten by officers of the Montreal Police Department, Canada. On that day, his parents called the police, because he, being intoxicated, began to behave inappropriately. By the arrival of the police, the parents already calmed down their son, but after the 28-year-old young man saw the […]

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falsely sentenced to 40 years

Jackie Wilson

In 1982, the prosecutor of the State of Illinois and several employees of the Chicago Police Department entered into a criminal conspiracy, convicting the innocent Jackie Wilson. They pinned the murder of a policeman on the man, thereby putting him in prison for almost 40 years. According to Wilson, he was repeatedly tortured by police […]

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transgender woman

Kayla Moore

In February 2013, Kayla Moore, a 41-year-old transgender woman from Berkeley, California, suffering from mental health problems, died in a police station. That day, Moore’s friend contacted the police, as she was worried about her mental state. The police officers who arrived at the scene tried to arrest the woman, as she had a panic […]

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suffered from schizophrenia

Marcelo Garcia

In April 2021, officers of the Houston, Texas Police Department shot and killed 46-year-old Marcelo Garcia, who suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, during another mental health crisis. On that day, the woman called the police for help, as her husband began to behave differently than usual. The assistant officer who arrived at the scene […]

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не оказали первую помощь

Anthony Hulon

In April 2020, less than 12 hours after his arrest, 54-year-old Anthony Hulon was found dead in his prison cell in Lansing, Michigan. The man was arrested for a misdemeanor and taken to a hospital for examination, from where he was transferred to prison a few hours later. One of the policemen stated in his […]

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heart stopped

Muhammad Muhaymin

In January 2017, 43-year-old Muhammad Muhaymin Jr. died after Phoenix, Arizona police officers tried to arrest him after an incident at a community center. The police said that the 43-year-old man had been causing trouble at the community center for quite a long time, and, finally, the man allegedly tried to attack one of the […]

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13-year-old girl

Tamia Chappman

In December 2019, 13-year-old Tamia Chappman from Cleveland, Ohio, died as a result of a police chase. According to the police department, on that day, police officers received a message that someone had stolen a woman’s car, threatening her with a gun. The officers promptly responded to the message and began to pursue the criminals […]

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died at a protest rally

David McAtee

In June 2020, the Kentucky National Guard, Louisville, fatally shot David McAtee, a 53-year-old African-American, while he was taking part in a protest against police violence caused by the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. The Louisville Police Department and the National Guard arrived in the area where the demonstrations were taking place to […]

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died during the Capitol attack

Ashli Babbitt

On January 6, 2021, during the storming of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., a plainclothes policeman shot and killed 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt, a veteran of the US Air Force. That day, Ashli attended a rally in support of former US President Donald Trump. Like many protesters, after the politician’s speech, Babbitt, along with a crowd […]

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suffers from autism

Linden Cameron

In September 2020, Linden Cameron, a 13-year-old boy with Asperger’s syndrome, was seriously injured by a police officer in Salt Lake City, Utah, after he ran away from his home during a nervous breakdown. The boy’s mother called 911 with a request for help, as her son had a mental health crisis, and she was […]

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