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Seven Murders by Police in Seattle -Within Two Weeks

Cops Kill in Washington Again and Again and Again and Again and Again - on the Police Murder of John T. Williams

Submitted by anon on Mon, 2010-09-06:  anarchis news dot org
http://anarchistnews.org/?q=node/12125 

*Warning: the following article contains news mostly taken from mainstream sources. Apologies if any of the statements contained below misrepresent John T. Williams life in any way.

In the last week alone, 5 people were killed in “officer-involved” shootings in the Puget Sound region. On August 31, John T. Williams became the first of this last string of killings by police. John Williams, age 50, was a native man from the Dididaht, Nuu Chan Nulth nation on the west coast of Vancouver Island. He was shot four times in the chest by Seattle police officer Ian D. Birk, age 27.

"Hundreds of People Took to the Streets Demanding Justice..."

Justice for Robert Mitchell

Hundreds of people took to the streets on May 21 demanding justice for Robert Mitchell, 16, who died after being tased by Warren police. Mitchell, who had fled from a police stop in Warren, was chased into Detroit, where he was apprehended, tased and later died on April 10.