Tag: Metropolitan Police

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Stabbing victim Noura, 7, hugs PC Ahmet Mavitunali who helped save her life

Police Constable Ahmet Mavitunali and his colleague PC Ryan Legge were reunited with the young girl whose life they saved last year. Noura, seven, met the two officers as part of a special event to mark Emergency Services Day on Thursday, 9 September, where she was pictured hugging PC Mavitunali. In May 2020 the young […]

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Lawyer Timur Rustem says no action against knee-on-neck arrest PC “undermines public confidence”

A lawyer has criticised the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) for refusing disciplinary proceedings against a police officer who knelt on a black man’s neck during an arrest in scenes reminiscent of the George Floyd case. Criminal law specialist Timur Rustem spoke out after the police watchdog decided a misconduct hearing was unnecessary and […]

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Met Police chiefs accused of double standards over North Cyprus flag apology

Turkish Cypriots in the UK and abroad have condemned the Met police’s decision to apologise to a London-based Greek Cypriot lobby group after officers displayed the flag of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) at a festival last year. Groups representing the community have lambasted Metropolitan Police Service chiefs after it emerged that they […]

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Police fail to arrest UK supporters of banned PKK
 

Last Friday, tensions boiled over outside the Walthamstow Assembly Hall where pro-AKP government supporters had gathered to commemorate the first anniversary of the attempted coup in Turkey. An assortment of anti-AKP protestors had gathered at the top of the driveway leading to the civic centre in Walthamstow. A few held signs demanding justice for sacked […]