The protests were triggered after a jury in the US State of Kentucky refused to charge the three officers involved in the fatal shooting of medical worker Breonna Taylor.
Massive demonstrations were carried out in different cities in rejection of police brutality, economic crisis, mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic and ceaseless assassination of social leaders.
The nationwide protest was carried out in rejection police brutality, economic crisis, massacres and the indifference of the national government towards them
Party for Socialism and Liberation organized a rally on Sept 19 demanding the release of four of their activists.
Eugene Puryear looks at the arrests of Party of Socialism and Liberation activists in the context of the assault by the US establishment on protesters across the country, and calls it an attack on ideologies that resist the right-wing.
The party which has been at the forefront of the anti-racist protests since May denounced that the arrests are part of efforts to crack down on the Black Lives Matter movement
Massive protests have broken out in Colombia following the torture and murder of Javier Ordóñez by the police. Nicolás Arias of Colombia Informa talks about what led to this outburst, the demands being raised and the structural violence of the state
Bogotá is in flames following the murder of 46-year-old Javier Ordóñez by police officers early on September 9, Colombian Human Rights Day
Protests erupted across Bogotá and other cities in Colombia and were met with heavy, violent repression from the National Police leading to several civilian deaths
Police pinned down law student and father of two Javier Ordóñez and tased him repeatedly early Wednesday morning
26-year-old Islam Al-Ostraly was arrested after an an argument with a police officer last week. While the police claim that he fell ill in prison and died of a ‘circulatory attack, signs of extreme torture were reportedly found on his body
17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse who fatally shot two protesters in Kenosha and left the scene even as the police was arriving was arrested in the neighboring State of Illinois