México: Mujeres Exigen Justicia Para una Joven de 17 Años Violada por la Policía

Foto: Manifestantes rompen el vidrio en la Oficina del Fiscal General en la Ciudad de México. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Nélida Tello Hace casi tres semanas que múltiples protestas se han producido en la Ciudad de México en respuesta a los recientes actos de violencia sexual contra mujeres perpetrados por la policía. Más recientemente, el 16 de agosto, una protesta de miles de … Continue reading México: Mujeres Exigen Justicia Para una Joven de 17 Años Violada por la Policía

HOUSTON: Police Indicted for Failed Drug Raid

Photo: Home of Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas, murdered by police in failed drug raid By Jennifer Kelly Seven months after the Houston Police Department (HPD) murdered the Tuttle family in a botched drug raid, two of the officers involved were both indicted last Friday, Gerald Goines on felony murder charges and Steven Bryant for tampering with evidence. In late January, HPD raided the home … Continue reading HOUSTON: Police Indicted for Failed Drug Raid

INDONESIA: Police Open Fire on Protesters in West Papua, Killing Six

Photo: Protesters clash with police in West Papua By Jakob Stein On Wednesday, Indonesian police in the West Papuan Deiyai Regency killed six protesters and injured several more, including children, during a protest supporting West Papuan national liberation. The vicious police crackdown is part of a larger pattern of state repression against the oppressed nation of Papua. At least one police officer was killed and … Continue reading INDONESIA: Police Open Fire on Protesters in West Papua, Killing Six

MEXICO: Women Demand Justice for 17-year-old Raped by Police Officers

Photo: Protesters break glass at Attorney General’s office in Mexico City. By Nélida Tello In the past week, multiple protests have taken place in Mexico City in response to recent acts of sexual violence against women perpetrated by the police. Most recently on August 16, a protest of thousands defaced the Angel of Independence, shattered the windows of metrobus station “Insurgentes,” and set it ablaze by burning pieces of … Continue reading MEXICO: Women Demand Justice for 17-year-old Raped by Police Officers

PALESTINE: Israeli Police Clash with Worshipers During Eid al-Adha

Photo: Palestinians clash with Israeli police at al-Aqsa compound in occupied East Jerusalem. By Jakob Stein On Sunday, the first day of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, Israeli security forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas at Palestinian worshipers at the al-Aqsa mosque. Thousands of Palestinians had gathered at the al-Aqsa compound in occupied East Jerusalem for the religious celebration, when reports broke that … Continue reading PALESTINE: Israeli Police Clash with Worshipers During Eid al-Adha

BRAZIL: Day of Terror by Police in Rio de Janeiro

Photo: Police raiding the Complexo da Maré in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro This article was originally published on Dem Volke Dienen. Some changes have been made for clarity. On July 31, residents of the Complexo da Maré in Rio de Janeiro’s North Zone, experienced another day of terror and fear at the hands of the Witzel government’s repressive troops. Early in the day, agents from … Continue reading BRAZIL: Day of Terror by Police in Rio de Janeiro

AUSTIN: Police Execute Another Man with Mental Illness

Photo: Outside the downtown apartment complex after police murdered Mauris Nishanga DeSilvia. By Jennifer Kelly Last Wednesday, Mauris Nishanga DeSilvia, 46, wandered his apartment complex while having a mental health episode, holding a knife to his throat and banging on doors. Residents called the police asking for them to help him. Moments after police arrived, officers opened fire on DeSilvia, murdering him after he took … Continue reading AUSTIN: Police Execute Another Man with Mental Illness