State violence
Egypt-France military cooperation Egypt targeted and killed civilians using French military intelligence, new report reveals

The report has sparked anger along with multiple calls for investigations amid revelations that France was directly responsible for 19 air strikes by Egyptian authorities which killed hundreds of people and destroyed several vehicles between 2016 and 2018

Saudi death penalty for minors Saudi youth on death row for almost 10 years released from prison

Ali al-Nimr, from the minority Shia community in Saudi Arabia, was arrested in 2012 during anti-government protests when he was 17 years old, and condemned to death in 2014 on charges that human rights groups called vague 

Duterte’s plan to arm vigilantes; activists and lawmakers cry foul

The Philippines president suggested that he is open to arm pro-government vigilantes as “power multipliers,” which was received with widespread condemnation from activists, opposition and even allies

Israeli forces attack Palestinian protests against bombing of Gaza and other stories

Today we look at the historic general strike held by Palestinians, the continued persecution of Abahlali baseMjondolo members, and more

Uganda 2021 Presidential-Candidates On eve of Ugandan elections, presidential contender Bobi Wine faces renewed persecution

Bobi Wine, the leading opposition candidate, has continuously faced attacks and repression in his attempt to unseat long-term president Yoweri Museveni in the elections that will be held on January 14

Nigeria EndSars EndSARS protests continue in Nigeria two days after killing of close to a dozen people

The attack on protesters in Lagos on Tuesday has led to further protests both in the country and abroad. Nigerians have been protesting for systemic changes in policing since early October

Where is Facundo Astudillo? The evidence points to involvement of Buenos Aires police

Two and a half months after the disappearance of Facundo Astudillo, the justice investigates a possible forced disappearance and international organizations like the UN are pressuring the Argentine state to give responses

Nijmie Zakkiyah Dzurinko: “State violence has many fronts”

Activist from Put People First! Pennsylvania discusses the denial of healthcare as an aspect of state violence and historic, systemic oppression of Black, Indigenous and working class people in the US

Argentina Trigger-happy protests Tens of thousands of Argentinians mobilize against the ‘trigger-happy’ police

Since 1983, more than 6,500 cases of murder at the hands of the state have been registered. The number of cases have increased during the current government’s rule.

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