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Police violence - Slovenia Slovenian left slams rising police repression under right-wing government

The Left in Slovenia, Levica, demanded the immediate resignation of interior minister Ales Hojs, who is being held directly responsible for police violence and excessive use of force against anti-government protesters in capital Ljubljana

Death of Indigenous human rights activist sparks outrage in Chile

Denisse Cortés was killed amid police repression against a peaceful march of Mapuche Indigenous people in Santiago, Chile. Eyewitnesses said that she was hit in the neck by a tear gas canister fired by the police agents, the police maintain it was a “firework” launched by the protesters themselves

227 environmental defenders killed in record attacks in 2020 and other stories

Today we look at the Global Witness report on attacks on environmental defenders, the dropping of all charges against 3 Denver PSL organizers in the US, and more

All charges dropped against activists who fought for justice for Elijah McClain

The 12 remaining charges against Joel Northam, Lillian House and Terrence Roberts were dropped close to a year after their arrest. The decision comes weeks after the indictment of three police officers and two paramedics for the murder of Elijah McClain

After months of protest, officers and paramedics indicted for Elijah McClain’s death

Five people – three police officers and two paramedics – were indicted by a grand jury in the US state of Colorado, two years after Elijah McClain’s death. They face charges on a total of 32 counts, including manslaughter and negligent homicide

Islamic State claims rocket attack on Kabul airport and other stories

Today we look at civilian casualties in a US drone strike in Kabul, police violence during a farmers’ protest in India, and more

Thousands participate in “car mob” protest in Thailand amid police crackdown

As anger spread against the mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic by the government of Prayut Chan-o-cha, thousands took out a rally commemorating the anniversary of the Thammasat University protests in 2020

Tunisian president ousts PM and suspends parliament after protests and other stories

Today we look at the situation in Tunisia following the suspension of the Parliament, the arrest of pro-democracy MPs in Swaziland, and more

26 arrested in police crackdown on homeless encampment in Toronto

Hundreds arrived at the Lamport Stadium park to oppose the forcible eviction of a homeless encampment, leading to 26 arrests and several injuries

Ariel Henry takes over as Haiti PM amid inquiry into Moïse’s killing & other stories

Today we look at the situation in Haiti and the ongoing inquiry into Jovenel Moise’s killing, the police crackdown on an encampments of unhoused people in Canada, and more

Thailand protest Thai protesters call for better COVID relief, met with repression

Movements and groups pushing for democracy in Thailand have recently been calling for better COVID-19 relief measures and more vaccines

Data leak shows activists, journalists targeted using Israeli spyware and other stories

Today we look at the initial findings of Project Pegasus and the targeting of journalists, the results of Chile’s presidential primary elections, and more

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