May 21, 2024

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Fatal Police Shooting of South African Teen With Down Syndrome Sparks Protests

JOHANNESBURG—The fatal law enforcement capturing of a South African teenager has sparked protests and calls for for variations to how regulation enforcement operates in the place, which has amid the best concentrations of violent crime in the entire world and a large variety of killings by law enforcement every yr.

Nathaniel Julius, a sixteen-yr-old boy with Down syndrome, was shot near to his home in a Johannesburg township Wednesday evening on his return from a nearby retail outlet, his mother and neighborhood users told South African media.