Calif. sheriff’s deputies shoot, kill 13-year-old

Deputies Shoot 13 Year Old

This image, released by the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department, shows a replica gun that was being carried by a 13-year-old boy in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Two Sonoma County deputies saw the boy walking with the replica assault weapon at about 3 p.m. local time Tuesday in Santa Rosa. Lt. Dennis O’Leary says they repeatedly ordered him to drop what appeared to be a rifle before firing several rounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. (AP Photo/Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department)

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Streetcar shooting protest march draws hundreds

Sammy Yatim’s sister organizes march in downtown Toronto after police killing

(Raw footage of Toronto Protestors)

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Hundreds of people turned up to a protest march in downtown Toronto that was organized in response to the death of Sammy Yatim, the 18-year-old teen who was shot by police on a TTC streetcar.

CBC News has learned that the Toronto police officer who shot Yatim has been suspended with pay. The shooting remains under investigation by the province’s police watchdog.

The shooting on July 27 shortly after midnight, which was captured in amateur video posted online, has Yatim’s family demanding answers.

They’ve seen the video, which includes the sound of nine gunshots. When the audio is enhanced, a stun gun can also be heard after the shots are fired.

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Freedom in Egypt? It Just Gave Men The Freedom to Rape Me in Tahrir Square

As violence erupts in Cairo, woman attacked by a gang in demonstration recounts her ordeal

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She saw them running towards her as she approached Cairo’s Tahrir Square and within seconds she was surrounded.

What followed for Yasmine El-Baramawy was the most terrifying 70 minutes of her life – a prolonged, brutal rape and sexual assault by dozens of men, while a crowd looked on. And did nothing.

‘I felt hands all over my body, as they tore at my clothes like savage animals and tried to pull down my trousers,’ recalls the 30-year-old musician and composer.

Trauma: Yasmine El Baramawy was subjected to a brutal rape in Cairo's Tahrir Square during the 'Arab Spring' in November 2012

Trauma: Yasmine El Baramawy was subjected to a brutal rape in Cairo’s Tahrir Square during the ‘Arab Spring’ in November 2012

More than 100 thugs also beat her with sticks and slashed at her with knives – disgusting, degrading ‘punishment’ because she dared to join the protests against former President Mohammed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood party.

Yasmine was back in Tahrir Square yesterday – and once again felt that rising sense of panic as vast crowds clashed.

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