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Wuppertal: Spontaneous demo after another death in police custody [Germany]

Wuppertal. Germany. After it became publicly known through the media (nD, taz, Spiegel) on Sunday morning (07.11.) that on Monday (01.11.) a person became unconscious during an ordered blood withdrawal in custody of the Wuppertal police and died, so the official version, about 60 people (other sources reported up to 100 people at its peak, Enough 14) gathered in the evening for a spontaneous demonstration.

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Wuppertal police confirm “death in police custody” [Germany]

Wuppertal. Germany. First brief and partly contradictory information about a death person in police custody at a Wuppertal police station. According to Athens Indymedia, the person died on November 2. Athens Indymedia also states that it was 24-year-old Giórgou Zantióti (Γιώργου Ζαντιώτη). The Wuppertal police confirmed to Perspektive Online a “fatality in police custody” but did not want to further comment on the matter for the time being. Also not about the identity of the person who died.

Update: Addition Enough 14: Due to lack of knowledge of the Greek language on our part, it was difficult to translate the name of the person killed correctly. In Greek, the name is spelled Γιώργου Ζαντιώτη. In the first article we translated it as Giórgou Zantióti. However, according to some Greek comrades it is Giorgos Zantiótis. We apologize for the confusion.

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