USA: Charleston suspect arrested

17 June, Charleston, USA, 9 people died from gun shot wounds after a man entered a church and opened fire. The father and uncle of Dylan Roof apparently contacted police to identify Dylan upon seeing the security footage on the TV. It has been classed as a hate crime or a racially motivated as it Continue Reading ›

USA: Texas flooding

Massive Texas flooding has been caused by torrential rainfall. 30 people are missing with 2 confirmed dead. There is also the massive amount of damage to property.

USA: Baltimore Protest

A protester confronts  fox news presenter Geraldo on why the poverty and hardship they endure never gets any attention but when they react violently to the hardship then the cameras appear. Geraldo is clearly very uncomfortable with being this up close and personal, particularly with someone who is demonstrating intelligence. In one moment Geraldo starts Continue Reading ›

USA: Baltimore Peace Rally

Following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, the local community in Baltimore has risen up in protest at police brutality against it’s citizens, in particular against black citizens. The protests have turned violent on some occasions. 60% of the Baltimore population is Black, Income for the area is significantly lower than the surrounding Continue Reading ›

USA: Baltimore Riots

Following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, the local community in Baltimore has risen up in protest at police brutality against it’s citizens, in particular against black citizens. Some of the protests have turned very violent, with local business being looted and innocent civilians being attacked. 60% of the Baltimore population is Black, Continue Reading ›

USA: Police Brutality

Police brutality is now a real issue in the USA. The police kill on average 3 of its own citizens every day. Rarely is an officer charged with an offense, in this instance the officer is caught on film shooting  an unarmed man 8 times in the back as he runs away. He dies at Continue Reading ›

USA: Ferguson protests and police shootings.

Gunshots at 52mins. Protests  in Ferguson followed a report from the Department of Justice into the Police department. During the protests there were gunshots fired and two police officers were hit. Putting to one side the act itself the consequence in the media has been to focus on the gunshots rather than the police report. Continue Reading ›