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Revolutionary Winston Smith Murdered by Federal Task Force in Minneapolis and the Community Responds

Hennepin and Ramsey County Deputies working on the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force murdered Winston Boogie Smith in broad daylight on June 6, 2021, in Minneapolis, MN, only 10 minutes away from where MPD murdered George Floyd.

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Reportback from the Portland black bloc for Robert Delgado

Portland. Oregon. On the evening of the 16th of April, a flyer had been put out on social media to “show up, bloc up, and be water” at Director Park in so-called Portland, Oregon. Earlier that day, the Portland Police had murdered another person, someone in a moment of mental crisis.

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The Murder of Daunte Wright: Co-optation and Revolt – A Year after the George Floyd Uprising, What Has Changed?

On April 11, 2021, a police officer in the Twin Cities suburb Brooklyn Center pulled over Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, allegedly on account of expired tags. Taking place in the midst of the trial of the police officer who murdered George Floyd in Minneapolis last May, this murder shows that the situation for Black people threatened with police violence has hardly changed since May 2020. There are important conclusions to be drawn from this.

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Protests Break Out Across US Over Police Shooting of Daunte Wright

The Minnesota police murder of Daunte Wright reignited impassioned protests across many US cities Monday night — with a riot in Portland, Oregon, as hundreds attacked cops.

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Minneapolis, MN: Protests Erupt in Brooklyn Center After Police Kill Daunte Wright

Brooklyn Center. MN. After the police killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a vehicle stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center on Sunday afternoon, hundreds gathered near 63rd Avenue North and Lee Avenue North calling for justice.

Content Advisory: Police violence.

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Kill the Bill: Anyone Who Says Protests Are Counterproductive Is Expressing Their Own Preferences | Opinion

UK. There are currently a lot of people saying that protesting right now, or protests that are partly violent or that encounter police violence is counterproductive. There is absolutely no historical or social scientific basis for making such claims. Those who make them are pretty much always just expressing their own preferences.

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Bristol, UK: I had my hands up – My first experience with police brutality

C/W: Police brutality, injury description.

UK. Bristol. On Friday night, approximately 2000 protesters showed out in Bristol, once again to demand the government kill the bill. Much like the protest on Sunday, it started with marches and chanting, and much like on Sunday and Tuesday, it ended with police beating the shit out of us. 

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Communiqué of the COBP : 25th Annual International Day Against Police Brutality [Montreal, Quebec]

Montreal. QC. March 15. 2021. Tonight was the 25th annual protest against police brutality. 25 years of marching, 25 years of systematic repression against it, like an annual tradition of bad taste. For this important anniversary the SPVM decided to let the march go on but with a very tight supervision; many police officers pushed people who did not follow their rules.

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UK: Priti Patel pulls the strings of Cressida Dick puppet

“To the police who have been subject to the most dreadful abuse, you have my full backing as you act proportionately, fairly and courageously to maintain law and order.”

Priti Patel, backing the police against the Black Lives Matter demonstrations
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Athens: Abduction and torture in GADA

Athens. Greece. A personal account by a 21 year old Greek about his torture from police officers after a demonstration against police brutality. He was abducted and tortured in GADA. GADA is the name of Police Headquarters in Athens.

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