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Chris Kaba Police violence UK Anger against racist police violence swells in the UK after killing of Chris Kaba

1,833 people have died in police custody or following police contact in the UK since 1990. The recent killing of Chris Kaba has led to renewed calls for justice as Black people continue to be disproportionately targeted by police violence 

Is the US legal system at war with its people?

Incarcerations, brutality, and torture are common in the US. Activists claim that this amounts to a war waged against racially marginalized, poor, and working-class people.

Mapping the police: citizen control of the security forces in Buenos Aires

A new interactive platform allows residents of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to track the record of police constabularies and officers so that if they are implicated in a case of police violence or a shooting, that information is easily accessible.

US police terrorize people throughout the country, activists say nothing new

Incidents throughout July indicate a lack of responsibility and accountability on behalf of US police, which has led to deadly consequences

After an especially bloody July 4, when will the people of the US say, ‘enough’?

This year, the national holiday was marked by protests and mass shootings, making festivities impossible

US police fatally shoot Black delivery driver over 90 times following traffic violation

Fourth of July festivities in Akron, Ohio are canceled due to protests, while police responsible are on paid leave. US police have killed at least 291 people in 2022

Two years after the murder of George Floyd, persecution of Black people still persistent in the US

Two years after the police killing of George Floyd and despite mas protests, structural racism and violence continues against Black people. There was no reduction in police killings in the US from 2020 to 2021

Brazilian police brutality murder a mentally ill man using a makeshift gas chamber

Federal Highway Policemen brutally killed Genivaldo de Jesus Santos by locking him inside a car with a large amount of gas

Massacre in Buffalo exposes rotten core of white supremacy in US

After a white supremacist shooter murdered 10 Black people in Buffalo, many have pointed to the institutionalized racism behind the attack

Thousands of UK higher education workers protest over pay, pensions and other stories

Today we look at the UCU strike for pay and pensions across UK universities; police killings and impunity in Uttar Pradesh, India; and more

Bangladesh students protest Repression of students in Bangladesh widely condemned 

Following the police action against students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Bangladesh, a wave of student solidarity protests has swept across several universities. Protesters have condemned the use of tear gas, batons and stun grenades against students within the campus 

Police murder of Amir Locke in Minneapolis sparks outrage

US police in Minneapolis ignited protests after fatally shooting Amir Locke within nine seconds of entering of home in which he was sleeping