Baby Bou Bou update: Former deputy indicted in raid that critically burned and scarred baby

When a no-knock warrant was executed in Habersham County, Georgia, on May 28, 2014, an innocent family was traumatized and a baby scarred for life. Bounkham Phonesavanh, affectionately known as ‘”Baby Bou Bou,” was only 19 months old when police threw a stun grenade into his crib that resulted in horrific burns and scarring. The child underwent extensive […]

No justice for ‘Baby Bou Bou’ injured by police grenade

In May 2014 the Phonesavanh family was hit with a tragedy as the result of a botched police raid. Their 2-year-old son, Bounkham Phonesavanh, known affectionately as Baby Bou Bou, had a police stun grenade tossed into his crib while he was asleep in a no-knock warrant gone horribly wrong. The police were after a […]

Baby Bou Bou, 2, ‘in pain’; family attorney speaks up

Bounkham Phonesavanh, also known as Baby Bou Bou is a case that has been on the minds of many people. This child’s face becomes a perfect example of the nightmare of the militarization of police and the questions that often come with it. Often, families do not have the legal or financial resources to fight […]

Police burn baby, won’t pay medical bills

Bounkham Phonesavanh, also known as Baby Bou Bou, is a toddler that was injured in a botched police SWAT raid in Habersham County, Georgia in May of this year. Police threw a flash bang grenade into the room the family was sleeping in and it landed in the baby’s crib. The subsequent blasts caused brain […]