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4 Oct 2020
The fatal police shooting footage of a Nigerian man has sparked outrage and reignited a public call for the shutdown of a controversial police unit in the country. The outrage was triggered by a post from a Twitter user who said he recorded SARS officials shooting “a young boy dead at Ughelli, Delta state .…
11 Sep 2020
At least 10 people were killed and hundreds wounded after rioting broke out in the Colombian capital Bogota during protests over the death of a man repeatedly tasered by police, authorities said Thursday.
4 Sep 2020
A far-left activist suspected of killing a right-wing protester in Portland was shot dead by police in Washington state as they tried to arrest him, local law officials said.
3 Sep 2020
New York State's attorney general is investigating the March death of a black man after video footage emerged this week of him being hooded by police and forced face down in a road.
1 Sep 2020
US police have shot dead another black man, who they said had a handgun but had dropped it during a violent altercation in Los Angeles, triggering fresh outrage as tensions soar over racism and police brutality.
28 Aug 2020
Jacob Blake is shackled to his hospital bed even though he is paralyzed after US police shot him repeatedly in the back, his father said Friday.
28 Aug 2020
Japan's Naomi Osaka reversed her decision to withdraw from the WTA Western & Southern Open semi-finals on Thursday, saying she will now play the match that has been rearranged for Friday.
28 Aug 2020
A strong police presence brought relative calm to the Midwestern US city of Kenosha Thursday after three nights of violence over the police shooting of a black man, as top sports leagues again called off matches in a protest against racism.
27 Aug 2020
The Milwaukee Bucks led a historic sporting boycott Wednesday over the US police shooting of a black man, forcing the NBA to halt its playoff schedule and prompting a wave of walkouts across multiple sports.
27 Aug 2020
Japan's Naomi Osaka withdrew from her WTA Western & Southern Open semi-final match Thursday in New York to protest the police shooting of an unarmed black man in Wisconsin.
7 Jul 2020
Non-governmental organisations and civil society groups such as the Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) and the Legal Defence Action Project (LEDAP) have called on the federal government...
18 Jun 2020
The UN on Thursday wrapped up a historic debate about structural racism and police brutality in the United States and beyond -- but rights groups voiced concern that countries might be backing away from committing to concrete action.

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