Apartheid shooting survivor takes on US cops for assault

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Apartheid shooting survivor takes on US cops for assault

Bradley Steyn is suing the city after he was beaten and shot by the LAPD during a Black Lives Matter protest

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An SA man who wrote a book on his experience as a teenager witnessing an apartheid shooting is now suing the Los Angeles Police Department for police brutality.

Having survived the Strijdom Square Massacre as a teen and the apartheid government as a young man, Bradley Steyn barely escaped with his life on May 30 as a “peaceful” protest against police brutality turned brutal.

Steyn was beaten and hit in the groin by a rubber bullet fired from 1m away by a policeman after he tried to stop a fellow officer from beating a woman during a Black Lives Matter protest...

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