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Brooklyn, NY: Communique From The Gym Collective On Brutal NYPD Eviction Of Mutual Aid Hub

Report from The Gym, a mutual aid network in Brooklyn, New York, about the recent reclamation of a vacant property for use as a mutual aid hub and subsequent eviction by the NYPD.

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Athens: A response to police harassment in Viktoria and their lies about the incident on 20/07/2021

Athens. Greece. On the 20th of July 2021, during a public and open movie screening on the rooftop of squat Zizania, we saw the police on the street below carrying out another of their racist and discriminatory checks on drug users in Fylis. When we confronted them with slogans from the rooftop, they started harassing by pointing flashlights and shouting at us. Some comrades spontaneously threw one empty bottle and a stone which landed on the street. This action came from people whose anger boiled over from the daily racist violence they see and experience from the Greek police; people who can no longer watch passively while another person is harassed because the police considers them a lesser human.

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Manila, Philippines: Protest against Police killings and oppression [Video]

Manila. Philippines. A peaceful and creative event in protest against police killings and oppression.

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Remarks on the Trial of Derek Chauvin

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, the jury in the trial of Derek Chauvin returned a verdict finding the defendant guilty on all counts. Former cop Chauvin had been charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter – and now has been convicted on all 3 counts. At least six people were fatally shot by cops across the United States in the 24 hours after jurors reached their verdict against Chauvin on Tuesday. The question is: was Derek Chauvin on trial for murdering George Floyd, or was the police in general on trial to proof the police was innocent? What follows is a piece by Ryan Fatica, which as published on April 15: Remarks on the trial of Derek Chauvin.

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Attack on Portland Police vehicles during simultaneous protest

On April 12, several police vehicles were damaged in Portland, Oregon. A report, submitted anonymously to Rose City Counter-Info.

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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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Bristol ‘Kill the Bill’ riot and protests (March 2021): A timeline and analysis of what actually happened

Bristol. UK. On the 9th of March the UK government, alongside Police chiefs including Cressida Dick, announced the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill to parliament. The bill proposes changes to a variety of laws, however it has been criticised for a number of points including its implications on people’s rights to protest, its impact on the Gypsey, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities, its encouragement of stop and search bias towards black men and youths and numerous other things.

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UK: What good is a right to toothless protest? [Kill the Bill]

UK. The UK’s new police and crime bill is a clear attack on the basic right to protest and a next step in the democratic backsliding of the country.

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