The police force from the province of Buenos Aires have ceased activities for the second day running on Tuesday to demand higher salaries and better working conditions for the beat in metropolitan Buenos Aires where criminality and insecurity are rampant.
London's police force suspended an officer on Friday after video footage emerged of him appearing to kneel on the head and neck of a Black man they had detained who cried out, “Get off my neck!”
More than 1,600 workers at Alphabet Inc are petitioning its Google unit to stop selling email and other services to police departments. The workers in a petition expressed disappointment with Google not joining the “millions who want to defang and defund” police departments.
US President Donald Trump said in an interview aired that he would like to see a ban on police chokeholds in most instances, although he suggested their use would be understandable in some one-on-one situations.
Brazil has excluded complaints of police violence from an annual human rights report, sparking allegations on Friday of a cover-up amid global outrage over racial injustice and the use of excessive force by law enforcement.
Prosecutors on Wednesday leveled new criminal charges against four Minneapolis police officers implicated in the death of an unarmed black man who was pinned by his neck to the street during an arrest caught on video, sparking nine days of nationwide protest and civil turmoil.
Clashes broke out between police and protesters in Paris on Tuesday after around 20,000 people defied a ban to rally over the 2016 death of a black man in police custody, galvanized by US demonstrations against racism and deadly police violence.
Thousands of demonstrators took to a knee in the grass outside the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, chanting “silence is violence” and “no justice, no peace,” just before a government-imposed curfew as rallies against police brutality swelled in major cities.
Hundreds of demonstrators converged on the square in front of the Rio de Janeiro state government palace Sunday, protesting crimes committed by the police against black people in the Brazilian city’s poor neighborhoods, known as favelas.
Two doctors who carried out an independent autopsy of George Floyd, the black man whose death in Minneapolis police custody last week triggered nationwide protests, said on Monday that he died from asphyxiation and that his death was a homicide.