‘Baton rape’ of black man in police custody sparks protests in French cities

‘Baton rape’ of black man in police custody sparks protests in French cities

Protesters in three French cities demanded justice for Theo, a young black man who was allegedly raped with a baton while in police custody in the Paris suburb of Aulnay-sous-Bois. At least 250 people congregated in the French capital, near the underground station of Ménilmontant, on 8 February, for second consecutive night. Between 300-400 people participated at a solidarity rally in Nantes, and another 200 demonstrated in Rennes. Protesters showed anger at the police, chanting: We all hate the police and leaving Cops, rapists, murders written on the walls, as the newspaper Le Parisien reported. 18 days ago
Man jailed for feeding his hamster LSD and cannabis

Man jailed for feeding his hamster LSD and cannabis

Corey Lee Destrow, 22, of Brock Close, Lancaster and Nchinmunya Ntembe, 22, of Cypress Close, Lancaster have been charged with animal cruelty offences after the video emerged online. Ntembe, admitted five animal cruelty offences, including failing to meet the needs of two dogs. 20 days ago
Police release CCTV footage of Russell Square stabbing attacker Zakaria Bulhan

Police release CCTV footage of Russell Square stabbing attacker Zakaria Bulhan

A man has admitted to killing a US tourist and wounding five people in an attack in London’s Russell Square on 3 August 2016. The attacker, 19-year-old Zakaira Bulhan, carried out the act on August 3 and pleaded guilty to manslaughter at the Old Bailey. He claimed that he was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia at the time. Bulhan will be sentenced on February 7. 21 days ago