Bolivia’s De Facto Government Grants Impunity To Police, Armed Forces

By Telesur. -

The de facto government of Bolivia issued a decree Saturday exempting Armed Forces and National Police from criminal responsibility when committing acts of repression against protesters who have [...]

Bolivian Senate’s Leader Attacked By Police And Coup Supporters

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The legitimate President of the Senate, Adriana Salvatierra, was violently assaulted by the police as she was trying to enter the Senate on Wednesday in order to comply with the constitutional [...]

Chile And The Economic And Political Violence Of The State

By Patricio Zamorano, Coha.org -

The media had to double down through a constant barrage of violent photos and videos arriving through social networks so that especially non-Chileans, who are accustomed to the mythical image of [...]

Rio de Janeiro’s Police Killed A Record Number Of People In Three Months

By Frances Jenner, Latinamericareports.com -

Yesterday, on May 6, police snipers from a helicopter fatally shot eight people in a densely populated area of Rio de Janeiro, according to reports from the Brazilian news outlet UOL. The [...]

“Culture Of Violence?” You Betcha, Mr. Trump, But It’s Not The Video Games

By Mike Ferner, Counterpunch.org -

Give him credit for finally recognizing white supremacy and web sites that promote it as problems. But the other causes he mentioned – video games and mental illness – come straight out of [...]

Enemies Of The State: Three Eco-Defenders Killed, Countless Criminalized Each Week

By Staff, Globalwitness.org -

Calls to protect the planet are growing louder – but around the world, those defending their land and our environment are being silenced. More than three such people were murdered on average [...]

Rosselló’s Gone, But Puerto Rico’s Fight Against Police Repression Continues

By Marisol LeBrón and Mari Mari Narváez, Truthout.org -

On Monday night, protesters were gathered outside of the governor’s mansion in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, as they had been for more than a week, in order to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo [...]

Beyond Moral Persuasion In The Struggle For Migrant And Refugee Justice

By William I. Robinson, Versobooks.com -

The United States is currently ground zero in the war against migrants and refugees waged by the global police state. Yet, it is also central to the resistance to that war. Yet, this resistance [...]

Colombia Worldwide Protests Called Against Murder Of Colombian Social Leaders

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The Defenders of Peace Movement said Monday that in the last one month at least 10 social leaders were killed in Colombia and called for an international march on July 26 in protest of the [...]

Police Turn Violent In Massive Protests In Hong Kong Over Controversial Extradition Bill

By Christopher Bodeen, AP -

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police fired tear gas and high-pressure water hoses against protesters who had massed outside government headquarters Wednesday in opposition to a proposed extradition [...]

NYPD Apologizes For 1969 Raid Of Stonewall Inn

By Jennifer Peltz, AP.org -

NEW YORK — Nearly 50 years after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement, New York’s police commissioner apologized Tuesday for what his department did. “The [...]

A Michigan College-Bound Student Was Among The 35 Beheaded By Saudi Arabia

By Tyler Huckabee, Relevantmagazine.com -

Mujtaba al-Sweikat was only 17 years old when he was detained by the Saudi Arabian government in 2012 for the alleged crime of attending a pro-democracy rally. He’d been planning on leaving the [...]

US & Its Afghan Trainees Now Killing More Civilians Than The Taliban

By Alexander Rubinstein, Mintpressnews.com -

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — For the first time in recorded history, the U.S. and the Afghan government, whose forces are trained by Americans, killed more civilians than did the Taliban in the first [...]

Puerto Ricans Are Resisting Policing As A Solution To Crisis

By Anton Woronczuk, Truthout.org -

In Policing Life and Death: Race, Violence, and Resistance in Puerto Rico, author Marisol LeBrón shows how Puerto Rico’s colonial relationship with the U.S. has shaped policing in the archipelago [...]

Urgent-Colombia Minga Betrayed, Uribe Defends Possible Massacre Of Protesters

By Staff, Afgj.org -

The Alliance for Global Justice is saddened and enraged that Colombia’s President Iván Duque, just 200 yards away, decided to abandon his visit with indigenous and popular movement leaders in [...]