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Yes, it has happened again. Another unarmed Black male murdered by the police. The location: this time in the racially divided town of Ferguson, Missouri.
While most of the photos from the Ferguson protests were taken on West Florissant Avenue, cell phone footage obtained by The Nation shows how the heavily armed police also made themselves known at Canfield Green Apartments, the neighborhood where Michael Brown was shot and killed on August 9. The video provides another example of the intimidation ... (more)
Rioting inmates who took over most of a prison in Brazil killed five fellow prisoners, beheading at least two of them, before ending the uprising early Tuesday and releasing two hostage guards.
Ohio's attorney general says a veteran prosecutor will present the case of a man fatally shot by police at a Wal-Mart to a grand jury on Sept.
Mara de Carli is a press officer of the Justice Secretariat of Parana state. She says the uprising that began Sunday at the Cascavel penitentiary ended early Tuesday morning with the transfer of some 800 inmates to other prison facilities.
According to the sources, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Sardhana in Meerut Sangeet Som was provided Z category security by the Central Reserve Police Force at the behest of Ministry of Home Ministry.
A WOMAN has been beaten to death at a house on a quiet suburban street in Brisbane's inner-east.
Racial violence erupted in Logan again last night, as police struggled to separate a group of Pacific Islanders and Aborigines for the third night.
Thousands of mourners in St. Louis came to the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church for the funeral of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old whose death sparked a national conversation about the police's use of deadly force.
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Inmates rioting for better facilities in a Brazilian jail have killed four fellow prisoners, decapitating two of them, and took two guards hostage, officials said.
Not one shot was fired. Not one store was looted. And though thousands took to the streets to protest police brutality, not a single arrest was made.
Three prisoners were beheaded and at least five other people were injured in a riot that erupted Sunday in a southern Brazilian prison, authorities said.
LOUIS - Hundreds of people gathered Sunday in St. Louis' largest park for a festival encouraging peace over violence - an event that took on new resonance after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.
Countries long the targets of U.S. scoldings for human rights abuses are reveling in the opportunity to call out Americans for the angry protests that have convulsed Ferguson, Mo., after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
As the governor of Missouri calls out the National Guard to finish what Ferguson's armed-for-combat police started, it's hard not to question the efficiency, or even intelligence, of this kind of paramilitary policing.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:47 am
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