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Sheku Bayoh: Public inquiry launched into death of 'Scotland's George Floyd', who died in police custody

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A lawyer said Sheku Bayoh was "face down on the ground in less than 50 seconds" and was restrained by up to seven officers. He adds that there were "repeated attempts to criminalise, stereotype and smear" Mr Bayoh.
3 months ago·Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Sheku Bayoh: Sister tells inquiry she does not feel safe in Scotland

Kadi Johnson was addressing the inquiry into her brother's death in police custody in Fife in 2015.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Sheku Bayoh inquiry must be ‘watershed moment’, say campaigners

Hearings to examine 2015 death in custody in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, come after intense pressure from family

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Sheku Bayoh is ‘Scotland’s George Floyd’ says family as inquiry gets underway

Sheku Bayoh died in May 2015 after he was restrained by officers responding to a call in Fife

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sky News

Sheku Bayoh: 'We want the truth', says family of man who died in police custody as public inquiry launched

In a statement on behalf of the family, lawyer Aamer Anwar says "taking the knee and Black Lives Matter will mean nothing if Scotland fails to support justice for Sheku".

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Scotsman

Sheku Bayoh is ‘Scotland’s George Floyd’ say family as inquiry gets underway

The family of a man who died in police custody have said he is “Scotland’s George Floyd” as the inquiry into his death gets underway on Tuesday.

3 months ago
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The Herald Scotland

Sheku Bayoh is ‘Scotland’s George Floyd’ say family as inquiry gets underway

The family of a man who died in police custody have said he is “Scotland’s George Floyd” as the inquiry into his death gets underway on…

3 months ago
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