United States

US Policeman who put knee on man's head will not be charged

Surveillance video showed the officer putting his knee on the man's head and neck twice while he was being restrained.

US Policeman who put knee on man's head will not be charged

United States

Wisconsin police officer who killed 3 people in 5 years suspended

Activists and lawyers have called for the officer to be fired. Local authorities are investigating the latest death.

Wisconsin police officer who killed 3 people in 5 years suspended

United States

'I'm not a bad guy': Police video captures distraught Floyd

The video captures an apparent lack of urgency to render aid to Floyd for long minutes after he stopped moving.

'I'm not a bad guy': Police video captures distraught Floyd

Canada

Chief Allan Adam on being beaten by police and Indigenous rights

The chief discusses the legacy of residential schools, making deals with the oil industry and the need for new treaties.

Chief Allan Adam on being beaten by police and Indigenous rights

Opinion

In India, merely saying 'Black Lives Matter' is not enough

Indians who claim to support the BLM movement in the US should also take action to counter militarism at home.

Shreshtha Das

by Shreshtha Das
- Arshi Showkat

Shreshtha Das

Black Lives Matter protests

Black Lives Matter protesters in New York: 'Confrontation works'

Protesters share their experiences of systemic racism and stories of solidarity on the streets.

Black Lives Matter protesters in New York: 'Confrontation works'

Police

US officers fired over photos imitating chokehold on Black man

Colorado officers Erica Marrero, Kyle Dittrich and Jaron Jones mocked chokehold used to subdue Elijah McClain last year.

US officers fired over photos imitating chokehold on Black man

Police

NYC votes to shift $1bn from policing to social services

Activists are rejecting any plan that does not make what they see as a real difference in advancing racial justice.

NYC votes to shift $1bn from policing to social services

United States

Ex-Atlanta officer who killed Rayshard Brooks granted bond

Garrett Rolfe faces charges including felony murder in the killing of Brooks, a 27-year-old Black man.

Ex-Atlanta officer who killed Rayshard Brooks granted bond

Black Lives Matter protests

Atlanta mothers mourn sons 'executed' by police

The mothers of Jamarion Robinson and Oscar Cain on fighting for justice amid the trauma of more police killings.

Atlanta mothers mourn sons 'executed' by police

The Stream

Are women being left out of the Black Lives Matter movement?

Black women's experiences with police brutality have gone unheard for too long, activists say.

Are women being left out of the Black Lives Matter movement?

United States

ACLU files lawsuit on behalf of tear-gassed protesters in Indiana

The suit alleges that police fired tear gas, rubber bullets, and pepper spray at demonstrators to disperse protests.

ACLU files lawsuit on behalf of tear-gassed protesters in Indiana

Opinion

To loot a revolution

When a police force was introduced in the US not so long ago, the people resisted. So why resist now its abolition?

Yannick Giovanni Marshall

by Yannick Giovanni Marshall

Yannick Giovanni Marshall

United States

US House passes sweeping police reform bill amid protests

Trump threatens a veto as civil rights groups and police unions square-off over changing rules for use of force.

US House passes sweeping police reform bill amid protests

United States

US Democrats, Republicans far apart on police reform

Civil rights groups reject Republican proposal amid protests as Trump slams Democrats as weak on law and order.

US Democrats, Republicans far apart on police reform