ST. LOUIS: Women’s March Collaborates with Police, One Marcher Arrested for Confronting Reactionary

Photo: The 2020 Women’s March in downtown St. Louis, Missouri Editor’s Note: The fundraising link originally published was not working properly, please donate to the arrested activist’s legal fund here: http://gf.me/u/xhkb4s By Olivia Klein On January 18, revolutionary activists attended the Women’s March in Saint Louis, Missouri to combat its electoral agenda and promote the campaign to boycott the 2020 US elections. During the march, … Continue reading ST. LOUIS: Women’s March Collaborates with Police, One Marcher Arrested for Confronting Reactionary

PALM BEACH: Police Brutally Evict Stonybrook Tenant Organizers and Families

Photo: Palm Beach Tenants Union rallies against poor conditions in Stonybrook Apartments By Ben Robinson On January 16, four families in Palm Beach County were violently evicted by police from Stonybrook Apartments after two years of resistance against their slumlord Frank Sinito, under the name Millennia Housing. All of the evicted families were members of the Palm Beach County Tenants Union, including the family of … Continue reading PALM BEACH: Police Brutally Evict Stonybrook Tenant Organizers and Families

OAKLAND: Militarized, Pre-Dawn Police Operation Evicts Black Mothers Occupying Investor Property

Photo: Oakland Police Department operation to evict Moms 4 Housing from investor-owned property (From Moms 4 Housing Instagram) By Sandra Harris Before dawn on Tuesday, Oakland police evicted and arrested two women associated with the group Moms 4 Housing along with two supporters. The group was formed in November after two mothers and their children moved into a vacant house in West Oakland owned by … Continue reading OAKLAND: Militarized, Pre-Dawn Police Operation Evicts Black Mothers Occupying Investor Property

FRANCE: Justice for Ibrahima Bah!

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!

NORTH CAROLINA: Sheriff’s Deputy Violently Slams 11-Year-Old to Ground

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

PITTSBURGH: Family Demands Justice After Police Shooting

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

VIDEO: Speeches at Vigil for Veneranda Martinez in Austin

The above video showcases speeches from the night of Veneranda Martinez’s vigil in Montopolis. A working mother of three, Veneranda was killed by her estranged husband recently after repeatedly having called for police protection to no avail; her funeral was Thursday morning. During these speeches, the officiating priest and nonprofit representatives made calls for peace and respecting the authority of the police, whereas representatives from … Continue reading VIDEO: Speeches at Vigil for Veneranda Martinez in Austin

SAN DIEGO: Sheriff’s Deputy Given Light Sentence for Crimes Against Women

Photo: Former Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Fischer in court last year as proceedings began for his sexual assault and harassment of 16 women By Nélida Tello Last week, former sheriff’s deputy Richard Fischer was sentenced to 44 months in prison after sexually harassing or assaulting at least 16 women while on duty between 2015 and 2017 in North and East County San Diego. In September, Fischer … Continue reading SAN DIEGO: Sheriff’s Deputy Given Light Sentence for Crimes Against Women

LOS ANGELES: LAPD Officer Arrested for Groping Dead Woman

Photo: Lieutenant Craig Lally, president of the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPD’s police union), holds a press conference on Officer David Rojas’ sexual abuse of a dead woman. By Zein Amari Last Thursday, Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Officer David Rojas was arrested after footage from his body camera showed him fondling a dead woman’s breasts. Internal Affairs charged Rojas with a felony for … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: LAPD Officer Arrested for Groping Dead Woman

BRAZIL: Rio Police Set Record for Killings in 2019

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