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Repression and Imprisonment in Cachoeirinha, Brazil

Municipal workers are on strike for four weeks now and occupied the cit< council chamber of Cachoeirinha. The Military Brigade used violence to evict the City Council Chamber yesterday morning.

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After Police Killing: Reflections on the Death of a Water Protector and the Responsibilities of a Movement.

It Takes a Police State to Build an Energy Empire. Reflections on the death of a water protector and the responsibilities of a movement.

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Image: Memorial gathering for Jim Marker, in Halpata Tastanaki Preserve, March 26th, 2017

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March 15 in #Montreal: Police Attacked, Kettle Broken

Yesterday we already reported about the 21st annual demonstration against police brutality in Montreal on March 15. Here is another report with some more details.

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#Montreal: Speech By #COBP At Demonstration Against Police Brutality

We publish the text of the speech by the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality, which was held during the demonstration against police brutality in Montreal on March 15th.

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#Montreal: Hundreds Marched Against Police Brutality

Last night hundreds of people protested in Montreal, Canada on the 21st annual march against police brutality. Watch the videos of yesterday demonstration

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Police Violence Captured on Video in #Vallejo, #California

On March 11, 2017, videos were uploaded to social media showing police in Vallejo, California brutalizing an individual who may have been experiencing mental health issues. The incident took place Friday, March 10 on Fairgrounds Drive in front of the Valero gas station. The Vallejo police officer captured on video punching and bashing with a flashlight has been identified as Spencer Bottomley, an ex-Marine. He graduated from the Napa Valley Police Academy on June 13, 2015. The officer was recognized for his leadership, problem solving and communication skills.

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Police Violence In #Baltimore: Cops Assault 16 yr Old, Who Was Threatened With A Knife

Cops in Baltimore, Maryland have beaten up and arrested 16 year old Alonzo Cox on Wednesday night. Cox  was being threatened by 14 year old female with a knife when police arrived. Police officers involved didn’t even try to deescalate when they arrived and immediately started to attack the victim. 

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Image: A cop hitting the 16 year old victim on his head.

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#JusticePourTheo #BlocusPourTheo Cops Attacked Student Protest Against Police Violence

Clashes broke out during a student protest for Theo and against police violence in Paris yesterday. Cops attacked the protesting students, saying the protests were “unauthorised”.

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Image: Clashes during stundent protest in Paris on February 23rd, 2017

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#CopWatch: Wave of Impunity Carries Cressida Dick Into Commissioner’s Job

The word “impunity” – exemption from any possibility of punishment or harm – comes up again and again when bereaved families talk about the death of a loved one at the hands of the police. The family of Jean Charles de Menezes used it again in a statement yesterday.

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Image: Jean Charles de Menezes’ relatives march alongside other custody death families in Whitehall, October 2006. Image taken by Kevin Blowe

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#JusticePourTheo Statement: Solidarity with #Théo & every victim of police abuse! No to the “Public Security” law!

The Coordination of Arnarchist Groups (CGA) affirms its solidarity with Théo, who was raped, beaten and insulted by four policemen on the second of February. We also affirm our solidarity with people who has shown and keep showing their legitimate outrage against police in Aulnay and others municipalities of Seine-Saint-Denis. We denounce the use of violence by the police against protesters, in particular the warning shots using live rounds during the night from the 6th to the 7th of February, as well as all the arrests and the criminal convictions. On Saturday the 11th of February, demonstrations against police violence and in solidarity with Théo were organized all over France. Thousands of protesters gathered in front of the Bobigny court where the were heavy clashes and repression.

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