Americans Are Calling For Freedom In The US

The hashtag #SOSUSA became one of Twitter’s top political trends this weekend, as thousands of Americans posted calling for freedom in the United States and protesting poverty, police brutality, [...]

Oregon Bill Bans Police From Lying To Youth During Interrogations

By Innocence Project. -

Portland, OR –  On Wednesday, Governor Kate Brown signed legislation into law prohibiting law enforcement officers from using deception while interrogating people under the age of 18. The law [...]

Career Cop Admits Police Are Trained To Lie In Reports

By Jack Burns, The Freethought Project. -

Before the age of computers and body cameras, citizens were forced into court proceedings with an attitude of, “It was my side of the story against the cops. Who do you think the jury is going to [...]

Class Action Alleging RCMP Abuse Of Indigenous People In Northern Canada

By The Canadian Press, Peace Arch News. -

A lawsuit alleging RCMP systematically brutalized Indigenous people in Northern Canada can proceed as a class action despite objections from the government, Federal Court ruled on [...]

Unanswered Questions Fuel Protests Against Police In Minnesota

By Sam Richards, Unicorn Riot. -

Minneapolis, MN – Since Winston Smith was killed nearly two weeks ago in a secretive federal raid, no video evidence or any names of officers involved have been released. Minneapolis has seen [...]

Lying Cops Still On Duty Despite Brady List

By Marlanna Bullock, Liberation News. -

Almost 200 Washington state law enforcement officers have been placed on the Brady list, a list of officers who may not be considered trustworthy in a court of law. USA Today in an extensive [...]

Illinois Set To Become First State To Bar Police From Lying To Minors

By Zack Linly, The Root. -

The state of Illinois is on its way to becoming the first in the nation to bar police officers from lying to minors during interrogations. In an effort to prohibit the manipulative tactics cops [...]

Urgent Situation Developing At Oil Field In Putamayo, Colombia

By Brent Patterson, Peace Brigades International - Canada. -

Corporación Viso Mutop has just tweeted this video noting: “This is the situation inside the oil well of the Canadian multinational Gran Tierra. Peasants, tired of waiting for the attention of [...]

Groups Condemn Police Actions At Fairy Creek

By British Columbia Civil Liberties Association. -

Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – May 21, 2021: The BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) has written to the provincial [...]

Leaks Show DC Cops Justify ‘Aggressive’ Protest Tactics

By Creede Newton, Al Jazeera. -

Documents obtained by Al Jazeera appear to show Washington, DC’s Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) used a training document to justify “an aggressive police response” to left-wing [...]

Police Not Allowed to Participate in Denver PrideFest

By Blayke Roznowski, The Denver Channel -

Denver — The Center on Colax confirmed Tuesday police will not be allowed to participate in the 2021 Denver PrideFest parade or as exhibitors. The Center, who hosts PrideFest, released the [...]

Judge Says Columbus Police Ran ‘Amok’; Restricts Use Of Force

By Catherine Whelan, NPR. -

A federal judge has ordered police in Columbus, Ohio, to stop using force including tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets against nonviolent protesters, ruling that officers ran "amok" during [...]

On Contact: Police Abuse And Torture

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

Chris Hedges discusses police abuse and torture with civil rights attorney Flint Taylor. Taylor’s new book is ‘The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago’. With his colleagues at [...]

Battleground Baltimore: The Path To Police Accountability

By Lisa Snowden-McCray, The Real News. -

Baltimore, MD - The battle to keep Black, brown, and other marginalized people safe from police violence is like a fire that has burned for as long as this country has existed. Hot spots flare up [...]

DC To Pay $1.6 Million Over False Arrests And Excessive Force During 2017 Inauguration

Washington, DC - The ACLU of the District of Columbia, the Law Office of Jeffrey Light, and the District of Columbia today filed court papers stating the District will pay $1.6 million to settle [...]