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“Justice For All” – Ferguson Community Demands End to Police Repression

The determined street protests against the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri have diminished, but the anger of the community has not. Demonstrators are still demanding the arrest of Darren Wilson, the officer who fired the fatal shots, but it seems unlikely this will happen. 1,247 more words

Political Analysis

More Police Overkill

Connor Friedersdorf provides the full context to this video. In short: a black man goes to pick up his kids and waits for them in an area he thinks is a public area and is not designated as a private area. 86 more words

Civil Liberties

We Clueless Whites

Many white Americans live in a delusional world, particularly regarding race relations. Yeah, we’ve made some improvements, but evaluations of race relations, and particularly of police relations with the black community, sound discouragingly like evaluations written over fifty years ago, and they are not good. 851 more words

Equality Vs. Inequality

Police Torture in Eastleigh

The Muslim congregation’s prayer turned into a battle with police following a large scale security operation in Eastleigh. 638 more words

News Updates

Police Harassment in Kakuma 1

Police round up refugees in Kakuma 1 without notice of an imposed curfew. 771 more words

News Updates

Open Letter to the UNHCR Office

Friday, April 18, 2014

To the Office of UN – High Commissioner for Refugees, Switzerland, Geneva.

Subject: Arbitrary arrest and deportation of refugees in Nairobi 311 more words

Kenya

No Escape: The Realities of Living with Police Violence

It was a sweltering summer afternoon in 1993 in St. Louis, MO, and I was 16 years old. I was walking to a friend’s home about 10 minutes away. 947 more words

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