Police violence
Report shows extent of discrimination, violence by Minneapolis police and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into racism in the Minneapolis Police Department (US), protests against the Capital Control law in Lebanon, and more

Saudi coalition bombs Yemen hours after Houthi ceasefire declaration and other stories

Today we look at the Saudi-led bombing of Yemen as the war enters its 8th year, violent repression of South Africa’s Abahlali baseMjondolo, and more

Aboriginal teen killing Australia Evidence in aboriginal teen’s murder in Australia shows cop had history of violence

The publication of previously suppressed additional evidence showed that police officer Zachary Rolfe had a history of conducting violent arrests and falsifying reports. Rolfe, accused of killing an Indigenous teenager, was found not guilty of murder

Israel razes Palestinian Bedouin village Al Araqib for 198th time and other stories

Today we look at the demolition of the Palestinian Al Araqib village in Negev, the killing of an Indigenous teen, Jai Wright, in Australia, and more

Aboriginal teenager death Australia Death of Indigenous teenager in Australia raises questions

16-year-old Jai Wright died on Saturday following a crash with an unmarked police car. His family members have raised questions over “inconsistent information” regarding his death given by the police

Anti-fascist Protest - Germany Anti-fascist sections in Germany protest spike in police brutality 

The media has exposed private chats between police officers in Cologne supporting violence against suspects. The North Rhine-Westphalian (NRW) State authorities have initiated an investigation against six police officers involved

Cathy Rojas is NYC’s socialist alternative for mayor

Peoples Dispatch spoke to the socialist candidate for the upcoming New York City mayoral election, Cathy Rojas, about the significance of a people-driven campaign in a largely corporate-driven electoral process and why alternatives are important for people’s movements

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

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