I thought that this kind of humiliation happens exclusively in Israel but I told myslef, when I found out that it is also common in U.S., what do you expect from the country that supports Israel in all its decisions and actions?
So, in the latest of several suits over strip searches, seven men have filed a $5 million federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Oakland, saying officers conducted invasive and illegal strip searches of them in public.
“Plaintiffs suffered severe and extreme emotional distress, fear, terror, anxiety, humiliation and loss of their sense of security, dignity and pride as United States citizens,” the suit says. “Plaintiffs were illegally strip-searched by the defendant officers noted herein without any just provocation or probable cause.”
“These humiliating searches are made worse” by the apparent singling out by police of African Americans that are searched, Haddad said. All but one of the plaintiffs in this suit are African American.
More details at San Francisco Chronicle.