US Firms Behind Agent Orange Stand Trial In France

By François Bougon, Progressive International. -

The civil complaint targets more than 20 US chemical firms for their part in the production of Agent Orange, massively employed by US forces during the Vietnam War. In her 2016 [...]

Venezuelan Parliamentary Commission Charges Guaidó

By La Iguana TV, Orinoco Tribune. -

Today, February 5, the Comptroller Commission of Venezuela’s National Assembly (AN) presented before the Public Ministry (MP) charges against the 2015 deputy Juan Guaidó for damage to the [...]

International Commission Of Inquiry On Systemic Racist Police Violence In The US

By International Association of Democratic Lawyers, Popular Resistance. -

The International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence Against People of African Descent in the United States launched its activities on January 18, the Martin Luther King, [...]

Black Cops Warned About Racist Capitol Police Officers For Years

By Joshua Kaplan and Joaquin Sapien, Pro Publica. -

When Kim Dine took over as the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in 2012, he knew he had a serious problem. Since 2001, hundreds of Black officers had sued the department for racial [...]

Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Charged In Flint Water Crisis

By Doha Madani and Erin Einhorn, NBC News. -

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who ran the state at the time of the devastating 2014 Flint water scandal, has been charged in the crisis that led to the Legionnaires' disease outbreak that [...]

Probe Demanded Over Capitol Police Standing Aside For Pro-Trump Mob

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

Images and videos of U.S. Capitol Police officers taking selfies with members of the pro-Trump mob that invaded the halls of Congress Wednesday fueled growing calls for an investigation into law [...]

New Venezuelan Parliament: Those Responsible For Political Instability And Looting Should Be Behind Bars

By Ultimas Noticias, Orinoco Tribune. -

Caracas, Venezuela - Today, the first Vice President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Iris Varela, requested the creation of a special commission so that within 48 hours an arrest warrant [...]

Police Reform Advocates Press Minnesota Legislature For More

By Zoë Jackson, Star Tribune. -

Civil rights organizers were back at Minnesota's Capitol as a new legislative session got underway Tuesday, ready to mount another push for changes to police accountability laws less than a week [...]

NY Police Continue To Combat The Release Of Disciplinary Records

By Beryl Lipton and Jon Campbell, Muckrock. -

In the Syracuse suburb of Manlius, police transparency carries a hefty price tag. In June, the Manlius Police Department received an open-records request from MuckRock. The request sought [...]

#EndSARS: Two Months After The Lekki Massacre, Still No Accountability

By 247 News Around the World. -

In a gory event widely described as Black Tuesday, Nigerians witness one of the most violent crackdown on protest since the Enugu Iva Valley Massacre in 1949. Like bloodthirsty Vamps, the army [...]

Bolivia: New Arrest Warrants For Añez Regime’s Top Officials

By Telesur English. -

The Bolivian Attorney General's Office issued warrants for the arrest of Victor Zamora and Marcel Rivas for the crimes of corruption and political persecution. They were part of the coup-born [...]

Innocent Mother Beaten By Philly Cops Filing Lawsuit

By Andrew Emett, Nation of Change. -

Recorded on cellphone video pulling a mother out of her vehicle and smashing the windows with her toddler inside the backseat, several Philadelphia police officers are under investigation for [...]

Helicopters Over DC Protesters Broke Regulations

By Katie Bo Williams, Defense One. -

Two D.C. National Guard helicopters that flew low over protesters in Washington, D.C., on the night of June 1 were not properly authorized to be there — and were directed by a lieutenant colonel [...]

Philadelphia Victim’s Family Sought Ambulance, Not Police

By Claudia Lauer, WKYC. -

Philadelphia - The family of a Black man killed by Philadelphia police officers in a shooting caught on video had called for an ambulance to get him help with a mental health crisis, not for [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Wrestling Back Privacy From The Jaws Of Big Tech

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Over the course of just a few decades, technology has come to play a role in nearly every single aspect of our lives. While there have been undeniable benefits to technological advances, one of [...]