Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: police brutality

Off-duty cop charged with shooting unarmed teen

A spokesperson for the department told reporters that they intend to suspend Daniel Dolan without pay.

Few cops we found using force on George Floyd protesters are...

ProPublica compiled 68 videos that seemed to show officers using disproportionate force on protesters. A year later, police have disclosed discipline for a total of 10 officers.

Missouri police officer pleads guilty after killing 4-year-old girl

Columbia Police Officer Andria Heese was traveling at approximately 14mph when 4-year-old Gabriella Curry entered her blind spot and was fatally struck by the vehicle.

George Floyd week of action marks anniversary of his murder as...

Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, set off a nationwide uprising and global movement calling for an end to racism and for the defense of Black lives.

Leaked video shows Louisiana state troopers killing man in custody

None of the state troopers involved in Greene’s death currently face criminal charges for taking his life.

Charges filed against police officers for fracturing elderly woman’s arm

“Ensuring public trust in law enforcement and in our criminal justice system is vital to our community’s safety and our fundamental belief in fairness.”

Alabama police officer convicted of murdering suicidal man

“An innocent man was murdered. He called for help, and he got Ben Darby.”

American cities have long struggled to reform their police – but...

Mayors and city councils nationwide have also pushed reforms emphasizing accountability and transparency, with many working to create independent oversight commissions.

Two NJ cops charged with assaulting innocent teen on video

“Police officers who abuse their positions to exert power over and injure the citizens they are supposed to protect violate our Constitution and erode trust in our public institutions.”

Amid Chauvin trial and more police killings, calls for ‘peaceful’ protests...

As Martin Luther King Jr. preached, we must reject peace that prioritizes calm over justice — and work toward building a positive peace instead.

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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

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Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”