People & Power

France: Police on Trial

We investigate whether aggressive French policing of demonstrations is stifling dissent and threatening civil liberties.

Greece

Greece: Police accused of excessive force against protesters

Greek citizens, journalists, and international rights groups raise alarm amid growing reports of police-led violence.

Greece: Police accused of excessive force against protesters

Police

NYPD crackdown on subway fare evasion 'criminalises poverty'

Activists slam New York City effort to go after fare evaders and call for an end to police brutality.

 NYPD crackdown on subway fare evasion 'criminalises poverty'

Egypt

Egypt: Targeting the final line of defence

The government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is accused of cracking down on lawyers and human rights defenders.

Egypt: Targeting the final line of defence

UpFront

Hong Kong protests: Are police using excessive force?

Victor Gao defends police tactics in Hong Kong and China’s detention of Muslim Uighurs.

United States

Racism and the black hole of gun control in the US

Would tighter gun laws help protect African Americans or make them more vulnerable to racism and police brutality?

Racism and the black hole of gun control in the US

United States

Families of African Americans killed by police talk of trauma

On the 5th anniversary of Tamir Rice's shooting, victims' families share the trauma that follows police brutality.

Families of African Americans killed by police talk of trauma

Hong Kong protests

Trapped protesters weigh options as Hong Kong aims for normality

About 100 people said to be holed up in Polytechnic University, as primary and secondary schools reopen after closure.

Trapped protesters weigh options as Hong Kong aims for normality

Hong Kong

Hong Kong protester shot in street confrontation with police

Incident was broadcast live on Facebook as protesters blocked traffic following a weekend of chaos across Chinese city.

Latin America

Relatives of Chile's disappeared condemn new security measures

Rights groups say newly announced security measures could ramp up police crackdowns and the criminalisation of protests.

Relatives of Chile's disappeared condemn new security measures

Black Lives Matter

US: White ex-officer gets 12 years in shooting of naked black man

Robert Olsen shot dead Anthony Hill, who had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and PTSD, in 2015.

US: White ex-officer gets 12 years in shooting of naked black man

Chile

Chile police accused of using excessive force on protesters

Protesters describe being beaten, shot at by police in worst unrest to hit Chile since during the Pinochet dictatorship.

 Chile police accused of using excessive force on protesters

Police

US activists angry police who shoot can wait to face questions

Activists decry what they call the special treatment given to police officers who are involved in shootings.

US activists angry police who shoot can wait to face questions

Gun violence

Texas pastors seek federal action after police shoot black woman

Atatiana Jefferson was killed by a white officer through a window of her home after a concerned neighbour called police.

Texas pastors seek federal action after police shoot black woman

Black Lives Matter

Questions intensify after white US officer kills black woman

Texas police officer shot dead 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson on Saturday while she was standing in her home.

Questions intensify after white US officer kills black woman