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Tyre Nichols

Malik Miah asks what this latest cop killing says about policing and why abolition is the only answer.

His Name Is George Floyd book

Malik Miah reviews His Name is George Floyd, a new book that places George Perry Floyd jnr's life and death at the hands of police in the context of the racial history of the United States.

Renowned Māori militant, Tame Iti, playing himself in the hard-hitting film Muru

Derived from a police assault on the the Rūātoki valley Tūhoe hapū community in 2007, Muru is a powerful response that has shaken Aotearoa New Zealand. The film's writer/director, Tearepa Kahi and lead figure, Tame Iti explained the significance to Barry Healy.

Justice for Jayland Walker

Every Black person knows the double standards in policing and the legal system, writes Malik Miah.

Occupy Gezi protest in 2013

Turkish police arrested 170 protesters around Istanbul’s Taksim Square on May 31, as crowds gathered to mark the 9th anniversary of the nationwide anti-government demonstrations that began in nearby Gezi Park, reports Medya News.

Protest against Amir Locke's murder

The cop who fatally shot Amir Locke during a predawn, “no-knock” raid in February, will not face charges, reports Malik Miah.

The Indian farmer's movement is a demonstration that people power can preserve the public sector and has become an inspiration for labourers around the world to take on neoliberalism and fascism, writes Gauri Gandbhir.

jacob_blake_demonstration_poster

Teenage vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty for the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and for wounding Gaige Grosskreutz at a Black Lives Matter protest last year, reports Malik Miah.

A mother’s determination, combined with a campaign for racial justice, scored an important victory when three police officers and two paramedics were charged over the death of Elijah McClain, reports Malik Miah.

French journalist Valentin Gendrot spent two years infiltrating the French police. Barry Healy reviews his disturbing account.

Derek Chavin was sentenced to 22.5 years in a Minnesota prison for the murder of George Floyd, reports Malik Miah.

The verdict in the trial of George Floyd's killer has been handed down. Malik Miah looks at the trial, the Black Lives Matter movement and the changes needed to policing in the United States.

The #EndSARS protests in Nigeria have opened up new possibilities for resistance by the Nigerian working class and peasantry against neoliberalism and brutal state violence, writes Shawn Hattingh.

Protests have erupted across the United States in response to the announcement that none of the police officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s death will be charged, writes Malik Miah.

The contrasting treatment by the police of the white vigilante and Jacob Blake make clear the double standard of “race” and racism in the United States, writes Malik Miah

The police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has sparked a new round of Black Lives Matter protests, writes Peter Boyle.

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