The latest victim of this rampant racial police violence is Tyre Nichols, a Black man who was severely beaten up by police officers in Memphis, Tennessee.
Protests intensified over the weekend after the release of video footage of the police officers beating up Tyre Nichols. The city of Memphis was forced to disband the Scorpion Unit to which the officers belonged, a key demand of the protesters
Eugene Puryear speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the state of the anti-racist movement one year since the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis
Rolfe was charged with 11 counts over Brooks’ death including felony murder, aggravated assault and violation of oath of office.
Today we take a look at the crackdown on communist activists in Kenya, ILO’s report on widespread job losses in the LAC region, a hunger strike by undocumented workers for pandemic aid in the US, Israel’s announcement that it will not cooperate with the ICC probe, and the withdrawal of felony charges against 3 organizers in the US.
23-year-old Ibrahima Barrie, a Black man, died following a heart attack he suffered while in police custody in Brussels. According to reports, more than five people were injured in the protests and close to 120 people were arrested