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 [...]

Over 450 Brazilian Jurists Call For Release Of Lula

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

A manifesto signed by 464 Brazilian jurists calls for the release of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been held as a political prisoner since April 7, 2018, after being [...]

Venezuela: Communication Minister Shows Truth Of Border Violence

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

On Sunday, Venezuelan Minister of Communication and Information Jorge Rodriguez revealed the truth of the violence on the Simon Bolivar-Venezuela border bridge. His revelations show the [...]

Dakota Prayer Ride And Water Walk

By Stephanie Dodaro, Nativenewsonline.net -

MANKATO, Minn. — On Wednesday, the Dakota Prayer Ride and Water Walk reached its destination, Mankato’s Reconciliation Park, concluding the ceremony that started in Sisseton, South Dakota on [...]

Banishing Truth

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

The investigative reporter Seymour Hersh, in his memoir “Reporter,” describes a moment when as a young reporter he overheard a Chicago cop admit to murdering an African-American man. The murdered [...]

Eight Year Old Boy Dies In Immigrant Detention On Christmas Day

By Nomaan Merchant, Apnews.com -

HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection ordered medical checks on every child in its custody Tuesday after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an [...]

After 7 Year Old Migrant’s Death US Investigates, Call For End To Child Detention

GENEVA (24 December 2018) ‑ A UN expert* today expressed his deep concern about the death of a seven-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl while she was in the custody of immigration authorities in [...]

US And Israeli Police Are Sharing Violent And Repressive Tactics

By Noah Habeeb and Craig Willse, Truthout.org -

In communities throughout the United States, law enforcement agencies are choosing to send officers to Israel on exchange programs to share violent practices of surveillance and repression. But [...]

I Am On The Refugee Caravan And Saw The Tear Gas Attack

By JuanPablo Ramirez-Franco and Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

On Sunday, the United States fired tear gas on asylum seekers—including children—at the San Ysidro crossing between San Diego and Tijuana. In the days since, the Trump administration has doubled [...]

Mapuche Nation Fights Back Against Government Repression

By Diana Porras, Resumen-english.org -

A public statement by Native leaders calling for a new meeting December 1 in Temucuicui, is warning, “We call on all territories to remain mobilized.” After holding a meeting within the community [...]