Edir Frederico Da Costa death reinforces Black Britain's fear of UK police as race soldiers

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Edir_Frederico_Da_Costa_aka_Edson_and_son_1Concerns raised by BMH UK at the United Nations in April that Britain's African Caribbean communities experience the police as race soldiers has been reinforced by the death of Edir Frederico Da Costa last Wednesday, after reports that he was 'brutally beaten' by officers during a routine traffic stop 'sustaining: a broken neck; broken collarbone; brain damage as a result of head injuries and loss of sight caused by CS spray'.
This latest in a long line of killings, sparked protest in North London this week, while human rights groups question the flawed and lengthy investigations surrounding such incidents, which fail to deliver justice for the bereaved and the community, but fuel costly legal bureaucratic processes that last for many years.

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