Andrew Loku

column

Viral Black Death: To Watch or Not to Watch

The inner debate on the sharing of black death. It’s complicated.
Noel Ransome
7.11.17
column

I Miss the Nonviolent Cartoon Cops of My Childhood

How an obscure 80s cartoon called 'C.O.P.S' showed me the lies in law enforcement.
Noel Ransome
5.12.17
LGBTQ

Cops Have Officially Been Banned from Marching in Toronto's Pride Parade

Pride Toronto members voted to endorse the demands made by Black Lives Matter Toronto.
Manisha Krishnan
1.18.17
Toronto

Body Cameras Won’t End Police Brutality In Toronto

Police want to decide when to turn the cameras on.
Jordan Pearson
9.16.16
americas

Black Lives Matter Blasts Censored Details in Report on Fatal Shooting by Toronto Police

"A report should clarify more discrepancies than create them," said Janaya Khan of Black Lives Matter Toronto, which has been pushing for the release of a report into the death of Andrew Loku last summer.
Tamara Khandaker
4.30.16
americas

Family of Man Who Died Following Alleged Assault by Toronto Cops Is Suing for $5 Million

Last November, police officers showed up at Rodrigo Gonzalez's Toronto apartment after his wife called 911. They had been having a verbal dispute in the middle of the night, and he had locked himself in the bathroom.
Rachel Browne
4.18.16
americas

Cops Who Shot a Toronto Man Will Likely Be Named in an Inquest

Amid mounting pressure from Black Lives Matter activists and mental health advocates, the province announced Wednesday a public coroner's court will examine the events that led police to shoot the 45-year-old Andrew Loku.
Hilary Beaumont
4.13.16
americas

Black Lives Matter Protesters Confront Ontario Premier on Steps of Legislature

"In my heart I believe that we all need to work together to make sure we get this right. The reason I'm out here is I want you to understand that," Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne told protesters on Monday.
Tamara Khandaker
4.4.16
americas

Black Lives Matter Protesters Back Lawsuit Against Toronto Police

The group is in day five of a protest outside police headquarters over the decision not to charge a cop in a fatal shooting. On Thursday, they teamed up with the lawyer of a woman who says police illegally searched her home in 2013.
Tamara Khandaker
3.25.16
americas

Black Lives Matter Accuses Toronto Police of Using Violent Tactics to Break Up Camp

A tense scene unfolded outside of Toronto police headquarters Monday night, where members of Black Lives Matter had set up tents in protest over a decision not to charge a police officer for killing a mentally ill black man.
Jake Kivanc and Tamara Khandaker
3.22.16
Toronto

Toronto Black Lives Matter Protesters Control Info with Social Media, Encryption

A smartphone isn't biased.
Jordan Pearson
3.22.16
americas

Black Lives Matter Stage Overnight Sit-In Over Decision Not to Charge Cop in Toronto

Andrew Loku's death at the hands of a police force that has recently been under intense scrutiny for its treatment of people of color sparked public fury in Toronto.
Tamara Khandaker
3.21.16
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