Police

Tyler's stolen youth: Compensating the wrongly convicted

Tyler Edmonds was 13 years old when he confessed to a murder he didn't commit. Two decades on he still pays the price.

Tyler's stolen youth: Compensating the wrongly convicted

Hong Kong protests

Fresh Hong Kong rallies as police defend shooting teen

Day after 18-year-old protester is shot in the chest, police call the shooting 'lawful and reasonable'.

Indonesia

Indonesia protests: Hundreds hurt in student-police clashes

Broken bones, head injuries reported after changes to anti-corruption agency fuelled mass protests across archipelago

Indonesia protests: Hundreds hurt in student-police clashes

Asia

Half of India police feel Muslims more likely to commit crimes

Study finds 'significant' anti-Muslim bias among police; 1 in 3 calling mob attacks in cow-slaughter cases 'natural'.

Half of India police feel Muslims more likely to commit crimes

Black Lives Matter

NYPD fires Daniel Pantaleo over Eric Garner chokehold death

Garner's dying words, 'I can't breathe', became a flash point in the US debate over race and police use of force.

NYPD fires Daniel Pantaleo over Eric Garner chokehold death

REWIND

Michael Brown: The Death that Shook Ferguson

The police shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked unrest and national debate about systemic racism.

US & Canada

Outrage in US as photo shows police leading black man by a rope

Critics demand dismissal of officers involved in 'racist' incident saying Texas police chief's apology was inadequate.

Outrage in US as photo shows police leading black man by a rope

Palestine

Israel police summon Palestinian over son's alleged stone pelting

Father of four-year-old says he was warned by the police, leaving his son traumatised by the experience.

Israel police summon Palestinian over son's alleged stone pelting

Pakistan

Blast targets police officials in Pakistan's Quetta

At least 26 injured in the blast that took place in the car park of the city police station in Quetta.

Several killed in blast outside police station in Quetta

Russia

UN decries police use of 'excessive force' on Russian protesters

Russian investigators say they are launching a probe into 'mass unrest' and violence against police by protesters.

UN decries police use of 'excessive force' on Russian protesters

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong police under fire over violent response to protests

Critics say police tactics undermine public trust in force once seen as 'Asia's finest' but now the target of anger.

Hong Kong police under fire over violent response to protests

Hong Kong

Two Hong Kong police officers cleared in 2014 protester beating

Appeal court also reduced the sentences of five others who were involved in attack that was recorded on video.

Two Hong Kong police officers cleared in 2014 protester beating

Hong Kong protests

Police criticised over failure to stop attacks on protesters

Protesters slam police for not acting against gang members armed with clubs who attacked passengers, injuring dozens.

Police criticised over failure to stop attacks on protesters

United States

US police brutality videos emerge showing unnecessary force

Police brutality continues to make African American community feel marginalised.

United States

Pittsburgh braces for rallies after cop acquitted in teen killing

Jury clears officer Michael Rosfeld, charged with homicide for shooting and killing teenager Antwon Rose II last year.

Pittsburgh braces for rallies after cop acquitted in teen killing