The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Violences policières : justice pour Ibrahima Bah!” from revolutionary newspaper La Cause du Peuple. Translation by Kate LaBelle On October 6, 2019 in Villiers-le-Bel, Ibrahima Bah died on his motorbike, near a police checkpoint. Since then, the police have been covering their tracks, distancing themselves from the incident, and denying their involvement in killing Ibrahima, aka … Continue reading FRANCE: Justice for Ibrahima Bah!
Photo: Warren Durham, School Resource Officer who abused 11-year-old student By Chancellor Davis Last week, video surfaced online of Warren Durham, a Sheriff’s Deputy acting as a school resource officer at Vance County Middle School in North Carolina, violently slamming an 11-year-old Black student to the ground. Despite damning video footage of the assault, Durham has managed to dodge felony charges and faces at most … Continue reading NORTH CAROLINA: Sheriff’s Deputy Violently Slams 11-Year-Old to Ground
Photo: Romir “Rome” Talley and his mother Latasha By Darius Firoozi On Sunday morning, Romir “Rome” Talley, a 24-year-old father of two, was shot by police in the city of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania outside of Pittsburgh. The details of Talley’s death are still unclear as police have kept many details of the shooting under wraps. Wilkinsburg Police Department (WPD) has yet to allow the family to … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Family Demands Justice After Police Shooting
Photo: Military Police walk through a favela on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro By Felipe Vera According to a report from the Institute of Public Security, in the first 10 months of 2019 the police in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil have been responsible for the death of at least 1,546 people, surpassing 2018’s count of 1,534, and making it the highest since the state … Continue reading BRAZIL: Rio Police Set Record for Killings in 2019
Photo: UPS truck that Frank Ordonez was driving before being taken hostage by robbery suspects and killed in a shootout with police By Ben Robinson On December 5 in Broward County outside of Miami, police shot and killed UPS Worker Frank Ordonez after his truck was hijacked by robbery suspects during a car chase. Rather than attempting hostage negotiations, the police shot at the getaway … Continue reading FLORIDA: Police Kill UPS Worker Held Hostage in Shootout
Photo: Protesters take the streets of Harlem in New York City against police repression By Sandra Harris Over the weekend, thousands took to the streets in Harlem, New York City to protest police brutality and the increased deployment of officers in subways meant to deter fare evasion. The protests were the second of their kind this month, and showed an increase in organization and militancy, … Continue reading NEW YORK CITY: Anti-Police Protesters Shut Down Harlem Subway and Streets, Nearly 60 Arrested
Foto: La policía brutalizando a un hombre en una parada de tráfico la semana pasada en North Park, San Diego Por Edith Flanagan La semana pasada en el vecindario de North Park en San Diego, California 16 policías apuntaron sus armas en contra de un hombre negro desarmado detenido en un alto en la intersección de Texas St. y Howard Ave. En un video grabado … Continue reading SAN DIEGO: Policía brutalizó un Hombre Negro en Área Gentrificada