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Iyad al-Halak

(Jerusalem). Iyad al-Halak was a 32-year-old man with autism. On May 30, 2020, he was walking to a care facility for people with disabilities. Israeli border police began chasing him, shouting: “Terrorist! terrorist!” for no reason and shot him in the leg. He tried to hide. His counselor at the care facility tried to intervene and explain his disabilities. But the police officer shot him at close range and killed him. The police suffered no consequences for their actions.

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Ryan Gainer

Ryan Gainer

When Ryan Gainer was diagnosed with autism as a toddler, he was nonverbal, and his family all learned sign language to communicate with him. But

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Maalik Roquemore

Maalik Roquemore

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Officials released bodycam footage of the fatal shooting of a Maalik Roquemore. A CMHA officer responded to a loud music complaint. While

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