Police brutality

Pro-Palestinian Protesters Holds Gather For Another Protest On University Of Texas Campus

The Protesters’ Call for Divestment Is Not a Technical One The Protesters’ Call for Divestment Is Not a Technical One

It is a question of will, not capacity.

May 7, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

A view of the Gaza Solidarity Encampment at Columbia University in New York City on April 23, 2024.

The Student Encampments Aren’t a Danger to Jews. But the Crackdown Is. The Student Encampments Aren’t a Danger to Jews. But the Crackdown Is.

The narrative of protesters endangering Jewish students has been used to justify police repression. But at the Columbia encampment, I saw a commitment to confronting antisemitism....

May 3, 2024 / Hadas Thier

NYPD officers in riot gear march onto Columbia University campus, where pro-Palestinian students are barricaded inside a building and have set up an encampment, in New York City on April 30, 2024.

This Is How Power Protects Itself This Is How Power Protects Itself

The decision to sic the police on peaceful protesters is evidence that people in charge are panicking. They’re terrified of the strength of the movement for Palestine.

May 1, 2024 / Jack Mirkinson

Cop City and the Silencing of Dissent

Cop City and the Silencing of Dissent Cop City and the Silencing of Dissent

Officials in Georgia are covering up the police killing of a protester and waging a chilling assault on the right to protest.

Sep 14, 2023 / Cori Bush and Rashida Tlaib

How Georgia Indicted a Movement

How Georgia Indicted a Movement How Georgia Indicted a Movement

The state’s prosecution of Stop Cop City protesters is astonishingly honest in its ambitions to crush Georgia’s left.

Sep 12, 2023 / Zohra Ahmed and Elizabeth Taxel

Makeshift memorial in honor of slain activist Tortuguita

Meet the Ex-Prosecutor Behind the Legal Effort to Stop Atlanta’s “Cop City” Meet the Ex-Prosecutor Behind the Legal Effort to Stop Atlanta’s “Cop City”

Attorney Alex Joseph has a radical long-shot plan to halt the police training center: direct democracy.

Jul 20, 2023 / Ryan Zickgraf

A police armored vehicle patrols an intersection on August 24, 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Police Are Spreading Authoritarianism Under the Guise of Counterterrorism Police Are Spreading Authoritarianism Under the Guise of Counterterrorism

Joe Biden’s Department of Justice has doubled down on an inquisitorial strategy of counterinsurgency in the name of counterterrorism.  

Jul 12, 2023 / Michael Gould-Wartofsky

French police officers detain a demonstrator in Paris on July 2, 2023.

France Has a Deep History of Racist Policing—Even if It Won’t Admit It France Has a Deep History of Racist Policing—Even if It Won’t Admit It

The recent protests sparked by the killing of a Black teenager are a response to a racist legacy that the French state virtually refuses to acknowledge.

Jul 7, 2023 / Amit Prakash

Armed French police use force against civilian, force him on to the ground

After the Riots, the Police Terrorize Marseille After the Riots, the Police Terrorize Marseille

Two days after police killed Nahel Merzouk, the poorest big city in France exploded with anger. By Sunday, a crackdown had smothered the protests—and made residents even more fearf...

Jul 6, 2023 / M. Jesuthasan

US Attorney General Merrick B. Garland addresses the findings of a Justice Department investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department during a press conference in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 16, 2023.

The Federal Government Is “Affirming Everything That Black People Have Been Saying” The Federal Government Is “Affirming Everything That Black People Have Been Saying”

The Department of Justice report slamming the Minneapolis Police Department is also a cause for hope.

Jun 22, 2023 / Ibrahim Hirsi

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