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Dutch police officer, who shot Rishi Chandrikasing, acquitted/Licence to kill

by Astrid Essed Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at 2:05 AM

The acquittal of the Dutch police officer, who shot unarmed Rishi Chandrikasing, a Dutch citizen of colour, is an absolute scandal. Cop claimed self defence, while Rishi was running away, didn't try to reanimate him [he was living after hit by the bullet] and shot when moving [against police instruction]. But it fits a long tradition of Dutch police violence, racist or other. A broad protest in society is necessary. No Justice, no peace!

DUTCH POLICE OFFICER, WHO SHOT RISHI CHANDRIKASING, ACQUITTED

/COURT GIVES THE POLICE LICENCE TO KILL

AUF DER FLUCHT ERSCHOSSEN

SEE ALSO

http://www.astridessed.nl/dutch-police-officer-who-shot-rishi-chandrikasing-acquittedcourt-gives-police-licence-to-kill/

Dear Readers,

Not only the acquittal of the Dutch policeofficer, who shot Rishi

Chandrikasing to death, is an absolute scandal, it's also a great risk.

For when a cop, who caused the death of a defenseless, unarmed civilian, is going

to work again, he is a great danger to society.

It can happen again.

Now there are people, who allege. that Rishi himself was no peach either [or to put it otherwise:

had a criminal record] [1], doesn't matter at all.

Fact is, that any human being, whether ''respected citizen'' or not, has a right to life and protection

of his/hers life, and that thew police has no right to end that life, when tere is no obvious case of self

defence.

And there wasn't, since Rishi was running for the police [2]

FACTS

So, which are the real facts in the Rishi tragedy, which happened at 24 november anno Domini

2012

A

Police was told, that an armed man whould have treathed someone on train Station

''Hollands Spoor'' in the Hague.

B

Three police officers ran up the platform, were Rishi was standing.

C

Police commands Rishi to stand still

D

Rishi rans away

E

Police shoots at Rishi and hits him in the neck.



F

Rishi was UNARMED



Those are the FACTS about the death of Rishi Chandrikasing, a 17 year old boy from Surinamese/Indian descent [3]

Facts anyone can control [4]

THERE IS SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE STATE OF THE NETHERLANDS/DUBIOUS

CASES CONCERNING THE SHOOTING COP/COP'S STATEMENT IS A LIE

Those are the facts, which obviously make clear, that the shooting cop is to be blamed.

AND HOW!

Because there was no reason at all to shoot.

When the cops came, the situation at Hollands Spoor was all in peace, nobody was being molested and Rishi was running away FROM the police.

But it becomes worse, because the shooting cop falsely claimed, that it was ''self defence''

According to the cop, who shot him:

''It was him or me'' [5]

Now you don't need to have studied Law to know that's bullshit, since Rishi was running away FROM the police and

thus didn't seek any confrontation.

How then it can be ''him or me'' as the shooting police officer alleged? [6]

Yet apart from the fact, that he was not alone, but with two armed collegues!



THERE IS SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE STATE OF THE NETHERLANDS

COURT IS VIOLATING PRINCIPLE OF IMPARTIALITY

AND WANTED TO LET SHOOTING COP TAKE AWAY WITH CRIME FROM THE

BEGINNING, AS THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR

In her ruling, the Court must fullfill an independent rule

But in the case of the shooting cop, the Court did everything in its power to

let the cop free and so viiolated Rishi's right to life.

An example:

The utter nonsense statement of the Court,suggesting, that Rishi took a weapon, while running.[7]

In those situations you can do two things

Either you take a weapon and confront, or decide, not to confront and running away, what happened in the case of Rishi.

But you can't run [and thus choose not to confront] and at the same time taking a weapon.

Besides, this ''taking a weapon'' suggestion of the Court was solely based on the statement of the defendant, the shooting police

officer, who alleged, to have seen that Rishi made a ''strange'' movement in the direction of his pocket

and took a ''black object'' and that after his fall, a ''black object'' was flying into the air [8]

Stating for true a statement of a defendant, who of course wants to clear himself, without any further hard evidence, is

a travesty of independent Court ruling.

Besides [and the Court knew that when ruling], that 'flying black object was Rishi's mobile phone [9] and thus contradicted the

shooting police officer's statement.

ROTTEN, ROTTEN, ROTTEN

But there was more:

After pressure from Rishi’s family and their lawyer, the public prosecution added murder to the charge. Two weeks ago however, the prosecution pleaded for acquitting the police officer of all charges because, they believed, he had all the reason to assume that Rishi was “armed and dangerous.” The judges followed suit and even said that the additional murder charge was “undesirable and unnecessarily injurious.” [10]

And that were the judges, who had to decide, whether the police officer, who shot unarmed Rishi, was guilty or not.

That was the public prosecutor, whose task it is to prosecute defendants.

I dare say, that the Court was never independent, but wanted to clear the killing cop right from the start.

That also goes for the Public prosecutor.

Shame, rotten and disgraceful!



THERE'S SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE STATE PF THE NETHERLANDS/POLICE

DIDN'T FIRED A WARNING SHOOT, BEFORE SHOOTING RISHI

Investigation revealed, that when the police tried to arrest Rishi, no warning shot was fired, despite

the fact, that's always the procedure before shooting.

This shows the clear risk, the police [ut Rishi trough, with death as a consequence.

It is unbelievable, but that srerious violation of Rishi's right was defended by the Court as ''sensible'', because

of the risk of a ''richochetshot'' in a Station. [11]

To put it else:

It is no problem, to shoot a 17 years old, but a risk to shot in an empry Station [it was in the saturday morning

hours of 24 november] with a minimal chance of on possible injuries.

Strange rule of law.



THERE'S SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE STATE OF THE NETHERLANDS

SHOOTING COP DIDN'T EVEN TRY TO REANIMATE RISHI

It isn't for nothing, that I said ''killing cop''

Police didn't shoot a warning shot, when they wanted to arrest Rishi, shooting cop

was lying, when alleging it was selfdefence, since camera was showing, that Rishi was running.

If this was not worse enough, shooting cop did no trouble at all to reanimate Rishi, when falling

on the ground under the pretext, that he thought ''he was already dead'' [12]

When other police officers arrived, reanimation took place and when the ambulance came

nine minutes later, they learned, Rishi was alive and took him to hospital

where he died [13]

Well, what a kind of attitude is that!

Apart from police obligation to give human assistance, when you shot someone and it was

not your intention to kill, should you not do anything to safe his life, even if it appears

he/she is dead?

No, in my book this is criminal intent.

And besides, since when are police officers medical doctors, able to conclude that

somebody already has passed on?

No, the whole case is causing a bad, rotten smell.

You can ask yourself, if Rishi was shot

down by the police, if he were no teen from foreign descent with a colour [14]

I don't say that out of the blue:

Former police officersreported to Dutch ''Omroep West'', that police

officers in the Schilderswijk at The Hague [where a considerable number of non-western allochtone population is living] use disproportionate

violence against foreigners [read non-western allochtones] and that foreign detainees re intimidated and abused.

Also they state, that the culture of racism and violence already exists for many years in the police station the Meemstraat,

in the middle of the Schilderswijk [15]

According to reliable information, the cop, who shooted Rishi came from a police station in the vicinity of Heemstraat, where also

a racist culture is ruling.

Racist Dutch police behaviour has also recently confirmed by Amnesty International [16]

Although there is no evident proof, the police officer acted from racial motives, it could have played

a rule, either by the police officers acting or the running away of Rishi [perhaps afraid for

police violence]

But racist or not, the rotten smell of ''Auf der Flucht erschossen'' continues.



THERE'S SOMETING ROTTEN IN THE STATE OF THE NETHERLANDS/

SHOOTING COP WAS MOVING, WHEN SHOOTING/AGAINST POLICE PROTOCOL

And then another thing, that was blaming the shooting police officer heavily:

When shooting, the police officer was walking, which is a strong breach of police protocol [17]

And the reason is obvious:

When you are intended to shoot on the legs [as police instruction is] and you are moving, there is a high

risk [since mostly the fugitive is moving too] you hit at the wrong place, like happened in the Rishi case.

Yet the police officer deliberately took the risk, which led to Rishi's death.

It is very likely, that the fact, that the cop was moving, while shooting, led to the fatal shot [18]

And yet the Court has the audacity to acquit the killing cop, believing him practically on his statements,

even when proven contradictory the facts and having SO MUCH UNDERSTANDING for his

stressfull worksituation.

Has the Court forgotten who the hell is dead and buried?

Yes, Rish Chandrikasing, a 17 year old unarmed teenager.

Disgusting, this Court from hell [19], blaming the victim [there was ''reason to believe, that

he was unarmed, only based on some unckecked statement from somebody else [20] and

letting the killer get away with his crime.

WHAT WERE THE FACTS/WHAT WAS REALLY HAPPENING

Apart from the partly false statements of the cop [it was him or me, when Rishi was running away and there

were THREE ARMED COPS following him, not just he] and the Court and Public Prosecutor's coverage of

his crime, what was really happening?

Rishi formed no treath to the armed cops, came from a party and was unarmed [21]

When police arrived at the the Hague Station Hollands Spoor after an unchecked call,

that Rishi was ''armed'' and a treath'' [22], everything was quiet and nobody was attacked or in danger.

Instead of confronting with the police, Rishi ran away, so the ''him or me'' statement of

the cop was a lie, as we have seen.

No, the shooting cop couldn't know, at the moment of shooting, that Rishi was unarmed.

But he had not any proof whatsoever, that he was armed.

And again and again, Rishi was running away.

treath for the shooting cop

ZERO, ZERO, ZERO



Conclusion:

Police has fired on an unarmed man, who was no trewath whatsoever, because he was running away.

That deserves one name only:

AUF DER FLUCHT ERSCHOSSEN.

That happens not only in countries with a military dictatorship, but also

in the socalled ''democratic'' Netherlands, which is no humanitarian

democratic society.

Because when that was the case, Court had shown more

respect for Rishi's right to life, wheter he had a ''criminal record" or not.

POLICE STANDS ABOVE THE LAW

Although it's too scandalous for words, that the Court thus covered the killing cop's

crime [23], it is no surprise at all.

In the course of decennia, Dutch police got off the hook with

many deadly shooting incidents or mistreatments, which led to death or serious injury [24]

One such example is the death of 22-year-oldTurkish citizen Ihsan Gürz in 2011. Upon being arrested for an alleged verbal conflict with a restaurant owner, the Dutch-Turkish man was mistreated, stripped naked and carried into a police cell unconsciously. Ihsan died hours later. The police and the prosecutor ignored the torture signs on his body [25], claiming instead that the cause of death was a cocaine overdose. An autopsy undertaken in Turkey, however, could not verify this because his heart was missing.

The shady case of Ihsan’s death at the hands of the police provides a parallel to the acquittal of Rishi’s killer cop. Both are a testament to how different Dutch institutions (police, prosecution, medical establishment, judiciary, experts and media) consolidate a culture of impunity that preserves a space (grey area) for the police to use excessive violence in general and against people of colour in particular. An awareness of this ‘untouchability’ can only encourage the individual police officer in exercising brutality.

Personally I don't know any case in which police officers actually went to jail because

of a deadly police incident, however the police officer was to blamed.

EPILOGUE

Apparently human lives doesn't count in this country [the Netherlands], where police

violence plays a role and not from today.

It was the case also in the former centrury.

When the Netherlands really was a State with equal rights for all, the police

officer, who shot Rishi, was not getting away with it.

But for society in general it's also highly dangerous, that he is on the streets again.

It's high time for a broad protest in society against this licence to kill, now

confirmed by the Court, which let the killer cop get away with his crime [26],

from which anyone can be the victim [27]

Rest in peace, Rishi Chandrikasing

Kind greetings

Astrid Essed

Amsterdam

The Netherlands





[1]

''This issue has become somewhat controversial as the rise of xenophobic and anti-immigrant sentiment in the Netherlands has been on the rise for a few years now, as has its opposition. Some accuse Rishi of being a criminal due to his alleged involvement in a stabbing, and and such his shooting was justified, but some basic factors have to be considered. ''

WEEKLY POLITICAL REVIEW

POLICE BRUTALITY IN THE NETHERLANDS -R.I.P. RISHI VIGIL GETS ROUGHED UP

http://alternativepoliticalnews.blogspot.nl/2012/12/police-brutality-in-netherlands-rip.html

''From the moment Rishi was killed up to the present, media outlets have further made sure to demonize him by repeatedly pointing at the teenager’s criminal record and alleged traces of cannabis and alcohol found in his blood.''

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699

[2]

''Rishi was standing in the vicinity of the restrooms, facing the tracks, and must not have heard the officers coming up the stairs. Possibly they called out something like: ‘Stop, police,’ because the camera footage shows Rishi turning around. It is possible that Rishi first spotted the officer in plain clothes, with his gun drawn, because he took off running. ''

NEW NLTIMES

RISHI'S FATAL MOMENT

9 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.nltimes.nl/2013/12/09/rishis-fatal-moment/

''Footage from surveillance cameras however fails to show Rishi reaching for his pocket. He can be seen running away with his back to the police as the shot is fired. He had ignored an order to stop, the police says.''

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699







[3]

Rishi is from Surinamese/Indian descent

Suriname or Dutch Guyana is a former Dutch colony, which counts a diversity of

inhabitants of different descent.

Rishi's descent was from people, who originally were transported to Suriname as

contract workers after the ending of slavery in 1863 to do the work on the former

plantation, which, of course

the ex African

slaves were not willing to do

anymore.

SEE ALSO

WIKIPEDIA

SURINAME

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname



''

East Indians form 37% of the population. They are descendants of 19th-century contract workers from India. They are from the Indian states of Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh, in Northern India, along the Nepali border.''

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname#Demographics

SOURCE

WIKIPEDIA

SURINAME

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname



[4]

THE EXAMINER

DUTCH POLICE OFFICER EQUATED AFTER FATALLY SHOOTING TEENAGER RISHI CHADRIKASING

24 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.examiner.com/article/dutch-police-officer-equated-after-fatally-shooting-teenager-rishi-chandrikasing

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699



NEW NLTIMES

RISHI'S FATAL MOMENT

9 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.nltimes.nl/2013/12/09/rishis-fatal-moment/

NEW NLTIMES

COPS CLEARED IN 17 YEAR OLDS SHOOTING

23 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.nltimes.nl/2013/12/23/officer-rishi-shooting-acquitted/



''The inquiry by the National Police Investigations Department (Rijksrecherche) also revealed that the incident began following an argument between the teenager and a British tourist at the station.

The tourist reported the incident to police and claimed Rishi was carrying a gun. The public prosecutor’s office (Openbare Ministerie) later confirmed that the teenager was unarmed.''

THE AMSTERDAM HERALD/ARMED POLICE OFFICER PROSECUTED OVER FATAL SHOOTING OVER UNARMED

17 YEAR OLD

8 MAY 2013

http://www.amsterdamherald.com/index.php/rss/825-20130508-armed-police-officer-prosecuted-fatal-shooting-17-year-old-rishi-chandrikasing-hollands-spoor-railway-station-den-haag-netherlands-dutch-justice

''The firearms officer is understood to have been aiming for his leg, but camera footage from the station shows he was running when he fired the shot.''

THE AMSTERDAM HERALD/ARMED POLICE OFFICER PROSECUTED OVER FATAL SHOOTING OVER UNARMED

17 YEAR OLD

8 MAY 2013

http://www.amsterdamherald.com/index.php/rss/825-20130508-armed-police-officer-prosecuted-fatal-shooting-17-year-old-rishi-chandrikasing-hollands-spoor-railway-station-den-haag-netherlands-dutch-justice



[5]

''During the officers testimony he explained what was going through his mind before he fatally shot an innocent suspect: "I thought: it's him or me.".

EXAMINER

DUTCH POLICE OFFICER EQUATED AFTER FATALLY SHOOTING TEENAGER

RISHI CHANDRIKASING

24 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.examiner.com/article/dutch-police-officer-equated-after-fatally-shooting-teenager-rishi-chandrikasing



''''This comes after the accused officer declared he believed to have seen Rishi reach for his pocket, forcing the choice between either “him or me” as he “feared for his life.''

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699



''The Cop who shot Rishi Chandrikasing in the back of the neck on Den Haag HS station on the 23rd of november last year, has been acquitted of murder and manslaughter. While Rishi was unarmed and was running from the cops in fear, the pig in question claims to have acted in "self-defence".''

INDYMEDIA THE NETHERLANDS

BASTARD KILLING COP WALKS FREE

23 DECEMBER 2013

https://www.indymedia.nl/node/20541



[6]



''During the officers testimony he explained what was going through his mind before he fatally shot an innocent suspect: "I thought: it's him or me.".

EXAMINER

DUTCH POLICE OFFICER EQUATED AFTER FATALLY SHOOTING TEENAGER

RISHI CHANDRIKASING

24 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.examiner.com/article/dutch-police-officer-equated-after-fatally-shooting-teenager-rishi-chandrikasing

''''This comes after the accused officer declared he believed to have seen Rishi reach for his pocket, forcing the choice between either “him or me” as he “feared for his life.''

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699



[7]

''Tijdens het wegrennen kijkt Rishi op enig moment rechtsom naar de politieambtenaren en maakt een handbeweging naar zijn jas- of broekzak, waarna een zwart voorwerp in zijn hand zichtbaar wordt''

Translated

''During the run [of Rishi/my remark]

Rishi looks on any moment backwards to the police officers and makes a move with his hand in the direction of

his pocket, after when one can see a black object''

AND



''Ook zag verdachte de rechterhand van Rishi loskomen tijdens diens val en een zwart voorwerp door de lucht vliegen''

Translated

Also the defendent [the shooting police officer] saw, that Rishi's right hand moved during his fall, while a

black object was flying through the air''

[my remark: that ''black object'' turned out to be his mobile phone]

COURT VERDICT CONCERNING THE ACQUITTAL OF THE SHOOTING POLICE OFFICER/IN DUTCH

http://uitspraken.rechtspraak.nl/inziendocument?id=ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2013:18257



[8]

''Tijdens het wegrennen kijkt Rishi op enig moment rechtsom naar de politieambtenaren en maakt een handbeweging naar zijn jas- of broekzak, waarna een zwart voorwerp in zijn hand zichtbaar wordt''

Translated

''During the run [of Rishi/my remark]

Rishi looks on any moment backwards over his shoulder to the police officers and makes a move with his hand in the direction of

his pocket, after when one can see a black object''

AND



''Ook zag verdachte de rechterhand van Rishi loskomen tijdens diens val en een zwart voorwerp door de lucht vliegen''

Translated

Also the defendent [the shooting police officer] saw, that Rishi's right hand moved during his fall, while a

black object was flying through the air''

[my remark: that ''black object'' turned out to be his mobile phone]

COURT VERDICT CONCERNING THE ACQUITTAL OF THE SHOOTING POLICE OFFICER/IN DUTCH

http://uitspraken.rechtspraak.nl/inziendocument?id=ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2013:18257



[9]



'' In his pockets only keys and a phone were found. In his pockets only keys and a phone were found.''

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHEN THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEAD TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699



[10]



De rechtbank heeft begrip voor de door het Openbaar Ministerie gemaakte keuze, maar voegt daaraan wel toe dat hierdoor afbreuk is gedaan aan de centrale rol van het Openbaar Ministerie in het Nederlandse strafprocesrecht en dat de beschuldiging van moord buitengewoon grievend is voor verdachte.

Translated:

Court has understanding for the choice of the Public Prosecution [my addition: to charge the shooting police officer for murder,

besides manslaughter, due to pressure from the family of Rishi], but adds, that this is a breach of the central role of

the Public Prosecution [my addition: which initially only prosecuted the police officer for manslaughter] and that the prosecution

for murder is unneccesarily injurious for the defendant''

COURT VERDICT CONCERNING THE ACQUITTAL OF THE SHOOTING POLICE OFFICER/IN DUTCH

http://uitspraken.rechtspraak.nl/inziendocument?id=ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2013:18257

The judges followed suit and even said that the additional murder charge was “undesirable and unnecessarily injurious.”

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699



[11]

''De rechtbank merkt hierbij nog op dat het verstandig van de politie-agenten is geweest dat zij niet ook nog een waarschuwingsschot hebben gelost, gelet op het risico van een ricochetschot in de hal van het station.''

Translated

''The Court notices, that it's wise, the police officers didn't fire also

a warning shot, because of the risk of a ricochetschot in the hall of the Station''

COURT VERDICT CONCERNING THE ACQUITTAL OF THE SHOOTING POLICE OFFICER/IN DUTCH

http://uitspraken.rechtspraak.nl/inziendocument?id=ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2013:18257



WIKIPEDIA

RICOCHET

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricochet



[12]

NLTIMES.NL

OFFICER WRONLGY THOUGHT RISHI ALREADY DEAD

10 OCTOBER 2013

http://www.nltimes.nl/2013/10/10/officer-wrongly-thought-rishi-already-dead/

EXAMINER

DUTCH POLICE OFFICER EQUATED AFTER FATALLY SHOOTING TEENAGER

RISHI CHANDRIKASING

24 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.examiner.com/article/dutch-police-officer-equated-after-fatally-shooting-teenager-rishi-chandrikasing

[13]



''The police officer was convinced the victim was already deceased. A minute and a half after the shot, two officers still started CPR. Ambulance Staff arrived nine minutes later and noted the boy was still alive. He still passed away after arrival in the hospital.''

NLTIMES.NL

OFFICER WRONLGY THOUGHT RISHI ALREADY DEAD

10 OCTOBER 2013

http://www.nltimes.nl/2013/10/10/officer-wrongly-thought-rishi-already-dead/

[14]

” They also state that “if he weren’t Indonesian, there would have been a bigger reaction by society, there would have been more support.”

[My remark, Rishi was not drom Indonesian descent, but from Surinamese/ Indian descent/See note 3]

EAGAINST.COM

WELCOME TO THE KILLING MACHINE, MY DEAR

http://eagainst.com/articles/welcome-to-the-killing-machine-my-dear/



[15]

NLTIMES.NL

THE HAGUE POLICE RACIST

17 OCTOBER 2013

http://www.nltimes.nl/2013/10/17/the-hague-police-racist/



THE AMSTERDAM HERALD

REVIEW OF RACIAL PROFILING IN THE HAGUE FOLLOWS CLAIMS OF

POLICE BRUTALITY AND DISCRIMINATION

29 OCTOBER 2013

http://www.amsterdamherald.com/index.php/rss/1030-20131029-review-racial-profiling-the-hague-follows-claims-police-brutality-discrimination-netherlands-dutch-crime-justice-society



''It is not a coincidence that Rishi was the subject of lethal police violence. As a male of colour, he was already assumed to be criminal and dangerous. This is confirmed by a recent Amnesty International report. It concludes that the police in the Netherlands, as an institution, systematically discriminates against people of colour in their everyday operations, such as ID checks, preventive searches, data collection for intelligence purposes, traffic and tax check-ups, border control, and even house raids on the grounds of detaining undocumented people. ''

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699



[16]



DUTCHNEWS.NL

MINORITIES MORE LIKELY TO BE STOPPED IN POLICE CHECKS: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/10/minorities_more_likely_to_be_s.php



AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

PROACTIEF POLITIEOPTREDEN LEIDT TOT DISCRIMINATIE IN NEDERLAND

28 OCTOBER 2013

Translated:

Amnesty International

Pro-active police conduct [ethnic profiling] leads to discrimination

in the Netherlands



http://www.amnesty.nl/nieuwsportaal/nieuws/proactief-politieoptreden-leidt-tot-discriminatie-in-nederland



[17]

''It is clear from the images that the officer who fired the fatal shot, was still walking. This goes against policy. '

The officer should take a stand, with both feet on the ground, and aim for the suspect’s legs.''

NEW NLTIMES

RISHI'S FATAL MOMENT

9 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.nltimes.nl/2013/12/09/rishis-fatal-moment/



''The police officer was in motion while shooting, which is a breach of police protocol. ''

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/? p=11699



'' From the security footage you can see the officers running towards Chandrikasing, with their guns already drawn. Chandriskasing looks over his shoulder and begins to run away from them. While all men are still running, one of the officers shoots Chandriskasing in his neck.''

THE EXAMINER

DUTCH POLICE OFFICER EQUATED AFTER FATALLY SHOOTING TEENAGER RISHI CHADRIKASING

24 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.examiner.com/article/dutch-police-officer-equated-after-fatally-shooting-teenager-rishi-chandrikasing



[18]



''The stress of the situation and the fact both the youth and police officer were moving led to the bullet hitting his neck instead''

DUTCHNEWS.NL

POLICE OFFICER CLEARED OF MANSLAUGHTER OF

UNARMED YOUTH, 17

23 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/12/police_officer_cleared_of_mans.php



[19]

COURT VERDICT CONCERNING THE ACQUITTAL OF THE SHOOTING POLICE OFFICER/IN DUTCH

http://uitspraken.rechtspraak.nl/inziendocument?id=ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2013:18257

De rechtbank heeft begrip voor de door het Openbaar Ministerie gemaakte keuze, maar voegt daaraan wel toe dat hierdoor afbreuk is gedaan aan de centrale rol van het Openbaar Ministerie in het Nederlandse strafprocesrecht en dat de beschuldiging van moord buitengewoon grievend is voor verdachte.

Translated:

Court has understanding for the choice of the Public Prosecution [my addition: to charge the shooting police officer for murder,

besides manslaughter, due to pressure from the family of Rishi], but adds, that this is a breach of the central role of

the Public Prosecution [my addition: which initially only prosecuted the police officer for manslaughter] and that the prosecution

for murder is unneccesarily injurious for the defendant''

COURT VERDICT CONCERNING THE ACQUITTAL OF THE SHOOTING POLICE OFFICER/IN DUTCH

http://uitspraken.rechtspraak.nl/inziendocument?id=ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2013:18257

The judges followed suit and even said that the additional murder charge was “undesirable and unnecessarily injurious.”

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013



http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699



[20]

On the statement of an Englisman, who filed a complained against Rishi, Court declared,

that there was a ''dangerous situation'' at the The Hague Station because of an ''armed man''

However there is besides the statement of the Englisman, no proof at all, Rishi actually has said the following:

STATEMENT COURT

''Op 24 november 2012 rond 05.45 uur was Rishi [slachtoffer] (hierna: Rishi), aanwezig in de wachtruimte van spoor 3/4 van het station Hollands Spoor in Den Haag.3 Daar heeft hij een Engelsman aangesproken die op een bankje lag te slapen. Hij heeft naar de Engelsman geroepen: “Are you Dutch? You must be Dutch. Every one must be Dutch here. Fuck off. This place is only for Dutch people.” Rishi heeft vervolgens met zijn rechterhand in zijn jaszak gereikt. Hij zei toen: “I have a gun”. Hij greep in zijn linkerbinnenzak en zei: “Now I am going to show you the right way to get out”. De Engelsman heeft geen vuurwapen gezien. Rishi stond ongeveer een meter bij de Engelsman vandaan

Translated:

''At 24 november about 05.45 Rishi [victim] was present in the waiting room of Spoor 3/4

of the Station Hollands Spoor ayt the Hague.

There he has spoken with an Englisman, who slept on a couch.

He has called to the Englisman: ''Are you Dutch? You must be Dutch. Every one must be Dutch here. Fuck off. This place is only for Dutch people.”

Then he reached with his right hand in his pocket. He said then: ''I have a gun''

He grabbed in his left inner pocket and said: ''Now I am going to show you the right way to get out”

The Englisman has seen no firearm.

Rishi stood on a meter distance from the Englisman

COURT VERDICT CONCERNING THE ACQUITTAL OF THE SHOOTING POLICE OFFICER/IN DUTCH

http://uitspraken.rechtspraak.nl/inziendocument?id=ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2013:18257





''When police was told an armed man had threatened someone at the station, three officers pursued Rishi with their guns pulled. Moments later, he was fatally shot in the neck.''

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699



[21]

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699

THE AMSTERDAM HERALD/ARMED POLICE OFFICER PROSECUTED OVER FATAL SHOOTING OVER UNARMED

17 YEAR OLD

8 MAY 2013

http://www.amsterdamherald.com/index.php/rss/825-20130508-armed-police-officer-prosecuted-fatal-shooting-17-year-old-rishi-chandrikasing-hollands-spoor-railway-station-den-haag-netherlands-dutch-justice



''He was going home from a party, sober, and asked the conductor for instructions on how to get home.''

EAGAINST.COM

WELCOME TO THE KILLING MACHINE, MY DEAR

http://eagainst.com/articles/welcome-to-the-killing-machine-my-dear/



[22]

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699

EAGAINST.COM

WELCOME TO THE KILLING MACHINE, MY DEAR

http://eagainst.com/articles/welcome-to-the-killing-machine-my-dear/



[23]

THE EXAMINER

DUTCH POLICE OFFICER EQUATED AFTER FATALLY SHOOTING TEENAGER RISHI CHADRIKASING

24 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.examiner.com/article/dutch-police-officer-equated-after-fatally-shooting-teenager-rishi-chandrikasing

NEW NLTIMES

COPS CLEARED IN 17 YEAR OLDS SHOOTING

23 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.nltimes.nl/2013/12/23/officer-rishi-shooting-acquitted/

COURT VERDICT CONCERNING THE ACQUITTAL OF THE SHOOTING POLICE OFFICER/IN DUTCH



http://uitspraken.rechtspraak.nl/inziendocument?id=ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2013:18257



[24]

STATEWATCH

ANALYSIS

NETHERLANDS: INCREASED USE OF FIREARMS BY DUTCH POLICE

KEES HUDIG

OCTOBER 2012

http://www.statewatch.org/analyses/no-213-holland-police-firearms.pdf

OCCUPY NEWS NETWORK

DUTCH POLICE USES VIOLENCE DURING ARREST

http://occupynewsnetwork.co.uk/dutch-police-uses-violence-during-arrest/



IRISHMANABROAD.COM

DUTCH FEMALE POLICE BRUTALITY

20 JUNE 2012

http://www.irishmanabroad.com/2012/06/dutch-female-police-brutality/

IN ENGLISH

POLICEVIOLENCE

Use of violence by and against police in the Netherlands]

[Dutch title: politiegeweld/Geweldgebruik van en tegen de politie

in Nederland]

JAAP TIMMER

http://www.fsw.vu.nl/en/Images/summary%20book_tcm31-42379.pdf



DAILY RECORD

BATTLE OF AMSTERDAM

DUTCH POLICE ADMITS USING VIOLENCE TOWARDS CELTIC FANS

.....BUT ONLY TO DEFEND THEMSELVES

9 NOVEMBER 2013

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/battle-amsterdam-dutch-police-admit-2711951

DUTCHNEWS.NL

CELTIC FANS MAKE 200 COMPLAINTS OF DUTCH POLICE

VIOLENCE

25 NOVEMBER 2013

http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/11/celtic_fans_make_200_complaint.php

EAGAINST.COM

WELCOME TO THE KILLING MACHINE, MY DEAR

http://eagainst.com/articles/welcome-to-the-killing-machine-my-dear/



[25]

TODAYS ZAMAN

TURKISH MAN KILLED UNDER SEVERE TORTURE IN

DUTCH POLICE STATION

8 JULY 2011

http://todayszaman.com/news-249779-turkish-man-killed-under-severe-torture-in-dutch-police-station.html



THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699



[26]

THE EXAMINER

DUTCH POLICE OFFICER EQUATED AFTER FATALLY SHOOTING TEENAGER RISHI CHADRIKASING

24 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.examiner.com/article/dutch-police-officer-equated-after-fatally-shooting-teenager-rishi-chandrikasing

NEW NLTIMES

COPS CLEARED IN 17 YEAR OLDS SHOOTING

23 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.nltimes.nl/2013/12/23/officer-rishi-shooting-acquitted/

COURT VERDICT CONCERNING THE ACQUITTAL OF THE SHOOTING POLICE OFFICER/IN DUTCH



http://uitspraken.rechtspraak.nl/inziendocument?id=ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2013:18257



[27]

''The public silence over his murder leaves us with a daunting question; who will be next, and when?''

THE NORTH STAR

THE WAR ON RISHI: WHY THE DUTCH STATE IS WAGING WAR ON A DEATH TEENAGER

26 DECEMBER 2013

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=11699

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