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

101 East

Duterte's New War

In the Philippines, the president's latest war is claiming the lives of farmers, activists and political opponents.

Racism

US: White officer says leading black man by rope would look 'bad'

Bodycam footage of white Texas officers leading a homeless black man by a rope down Galveston streets released.

US: White officer says leading black man by rope would look 'bad'

Police

Ex-Dallas officer gets 10 years for killing unarmed neighbour

Amber Guyger accidentally walked into her neighbour's home and shot him dead as he ate ice cream.

 Ex-Dallas officer gets 10 years for killing unarmed neighbour

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