Police Operation Arrests Anti-Racist Organizers

By Liberation News. -

Aurora, CO - Police agencies in the Denver area arrested anti-racist organizers in a coordinated assault today. People were arrested in a Home Depot parking lot, at their homes, and after they [...]

Toronto: Rally For Six Nations Members Arrested In Land Dispute

By Muriel Draaisma, CBC.ca. -

Hundreds of people demonstrated outside of the office of the Ontario ministry of Indigenous affairs in Toronto on Saturday to show support for members of Six Nations of the Grand River arrested [...]

Washington State Police Target Black March Organizers With Arrests

By Nathalie Graham, The Stranger. -

On Friday morning the Washington State Patrol (WSP) arrested nine people on suspicion of disorderly conduct during a protest that shut down the southbound lanes of I-5, congested Seattle streets, [...]

Federal Judge Tackles Police Immunity Law

By Marjorie Cohn, Black Agenda Report. -

As the Massachusetts legislature debates whether to water down its qualified immunity defense, a federal judge in Mississippi filed a stunning 72-page opinion blasting the doctrine. Qualified [...]

How Pennsylvania State Troopers Conduct Illegal Traffic Searches

By Joseph Darius Jaafari and Joshua Vaughn, Spotlight PA. -

To justify their searches, state police often claimed that a driver was nervous, sweating, or eating. One officer went so far as to say a dollar-sign tattoo on a man’s neck was an indicator of [...]

Calls To Drop ‘Absurd’ Charges Against Journalists Covering Protests

By Lisa Newcomb,  Commondreams. -

The Committee to Protect Journalists on Monday called for authorities to drop charges against members of the news media who were arrested while covering Black Lives Matter protests across the [...]

Police Continue To Repress Protesters In Portland

By Telesur English. -

For 90 days now, protesters have taken to the streets of the U.S. city of Portland following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May. As per social media videos, protesters were met [...]

Police Shoot Man; Video Shows Officer Firing Several Shots Into His Back At Close Range

By Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. -

Kenosha police shot a man Sunday evening, setting off unrest in the city after a video appeared to show the officer firing several shots at close range into the man's back. The shooting victim [...]

Antifascists Are Facing Off Against The Far-Right, Backed By Local Cops

By It's Going Down. -

Every Friday in Sunland-Tujunga, a small neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles, just 15 minutes from Downtown LA, a group of violent far-Right Trump supporters [...]

Defund The Police Movement Can Learn From Corrupt Gun Trace Task Force

By Jaisal Noor, Waging Nonviolence. -

“I Got A Monster” is a page turner that’s as hard to put down as it is disturbing. What’s more, it could not be more relevant to our times. Through extensive reporting, authors Baynard Woods and [...]

The Supreme Court Dropped The Ball On The Right To Protest

In recent months, US cities have seen widespread protests denouncing police brutality against unarmed Black people. Local and national law enforcement agencies, responding to crowds of [...]

$16.5M Settlement Reached In Class-Action Lawsuit Over Mass Arrests

A $16.5-million settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit over mass arrests at the 2010 G20 summit. The agreement comes after 10 years of court proceedings and negotiations between [...]

Cops Repeatedly Attacked And Obstructed Street Medics

By Ella Fassler, Truthout. -

Dozens of reports of police arresting medics and destroying their property have arisen since the revolt began in late May. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, police assaulted medics at their tent in a [...]

‘BlueLeaks’ Publishers Pursued As ‘Criminal Hacker Group’ By DHS

By Lilia Dergacheva, Sputnik News. -

The dump of the damning "Blue Leaks" files in late June provided the public with over 250 gigabytes of video, audio, and other data from a broad range of law enforcement agencies across the US. [...]

Minneapolis Reneging On George Floyd Promises

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

At the height of the Minneapolis rebellion, a majority of the city council announced they would move towards “disbanding” their police force, in response to Black Lives Matter “abolition” [...]