Police shooting mars Biden nominee for US ambassador to Japan
Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared before US Senate on anniversary of death of Black teenager Laquan McDonald.
20 Oct 2021
Ex-Minneapolis cop to be resentenced after reversed conviction
Former police officer Mohamed Noor is set for new sentencing hearing for shooting of unarmed 911 caller.
20 Oct 2021
A year on, women still picking up pieces from #EndSARS protests
Female Nigerians arrested during protests against police brutality remain traumatised while waiting for justice.
20 Oct 2021
UK police drop probe into Prince Andrew sexual abuse claim
London’s Metropolitan Police will take ‘no further action’ against royal following review prompted by US lawsuit.
11 Oct 2021
Gunmen raid Nigeria market, kill at least 20 people
Killings in Sokoto state come as armed gangs continue to wreak havoc in northwestern Nigeria.
10 Oct 2021
India police arrest minister’s son over killing of farmers
Junior home minister’s son is accused of running over a group of protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh.
10 Oct 2021
As women’s safety concerns mount, UK officer charged with rape
David Carrick, 46, is based in the same branch of the Metropolitan Police service as Sarah Everard’s murderer.
4 Oct 2021
US police killings vastly undercounted by federal gov’t: Study
Researchers determine federal count does not reflect 55 percent of deaths where police violence played a role.
1 Oct 2021
‘They started shooting’: Assam Muslims recount police killing
Up to 1,300 families made homeless and two killed as authorities in India’s Assam launch eviction drive.
29 Sep 2021
Nigeria police arrest 57 in Shia procession, deny casualties
Banned Islamic Movement in Nigeria say eight members shot dead by police during Abuja procession.
28 Sep 2021
Indian photographer in video stomps on man shot by Assam police
Muslims protesting against government’s forced displacement fired at by police, killing at least two and wounding many.
24 Sep 2021
Police officer convicted of George Floyd murder appeals ruling
Advocates have said police officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction should represent a sea change in police accountability.
24 Sep 2021
Talks on police reforms sought by BLM protesters fail in Congress
Leading Democratic US lawmaker says talks with Republicans failed to reach a compromise, urges President Biden to act.
22 Sep 2021
Croatia police try to identify mystery woman with memory loss
Woman with no recollection of who she is was found on northern Adriatic Sea island of Krk on September 12.
21 Sep 2021
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