Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that the new program is a response to the recent protests and the events in Paris. The program will allow patrol cops to spend more time building ties to the community.
Protesters in Cairo and elsewhere clashed with police on the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising, which ended the autocratic rule of Hosni Mubarak. WARNING: Some of these images may be considered disturbing.
The proposed changes could see two-term president Joseph Kabila in power long after his term expires.
Advocacy group Ferguson Action said the holiday should be a time where Americans unite in a national “resistance to injustice” in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“Grand Juror Doe” said he or she disagrees about how the facts of the case against Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson, who was not charged in the shooting death of Michael Brown, have been portrayed to the public.
Navalny, an anti-corruption campaigner, tweeted his intention to break his house arrest and join protesters after he was found guilty of fraud charges and handed a suspended sentence of three and a half years. About 20 people were arrested in overnight Moscow protests, including a member of Pussy Riot.
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The page called for a demonstration in support of Alexei Navalny, but was no longer visible Saturday in Russia.
The California Highway Patrol said it has used plainclothes officers in the Bay Area since protests against police violence that began Nov. 24. Some protesters are accusing the officers of attempting to instigate looting.
A single mother in South Los Angeles just went on strike for the first time. This is what the fight for a living wage and a union actually looks like.
Workers in Hong Kong dismantled barricades Thursday. A total of 209 people were arrested as demonstrators staged a sit-in protest.
“Dozens” were arrested in Cuba, local human rights watchers reported.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Shepherd’s Bush on Wednesday night in sympathy with US protests over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Update: Police confirmed the arrests on Thursday morning.
Michael Brown and Eric Garner were only two of several unarmed people who died this year at the hands of the police officers around the nation. Here are some of the most compelling cases:
Demonstrators took to the streets in New York City, Berkeley, Seattle, Chicago, and other cities. On Monday, they closed a major highway leading to a bridge during rush hour.
On Sunday, a fleet of food trucks served free dinners to protesters in New York City, which were paid for by musician John Legend and model Chrissy Teigen.
The demonstrators invaded the stores en masse, chanting slogans and waving placards.
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets on Wednesday and Thursday nights to protest a grand jury’s decision to not indict an NYPD officer who killed an unarmed black man with a chokehold. The protests have spread around the nation.
BuzzFeed News spent seven hours in New York City among protesters angry over the grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner. Here’s what happened.
The assault resulted in 12 participants being injured and 26 of them sustaining damage to their special-aid vehicles.
People took to the streets across the country Wednesday night after a grand jury decided not to indict a New York Police Department officer who killed Eric Garner after putting him in a chokehold.
The #USTired2 campaign is holding demonstrations in 43 U.S. cities calling for an end to financial aid to the Mexican government because of alleged human rights abuses by security forces there.
The Mexican people demand justice for 43 missing students.
Ferguson took a break from protests Thursday after days of at-times violent clashes with police in the wake of a grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case.
11 headless bodies were found in Guerrero State, the same place where corrupt police abducted 43 students in September. President Enrique Peña Nieto promised to overhaul Mexican law-enforcement.
Natalie Dubose spent her life savings opening a small bakery in Ferguson this June, and saw it trashed during protests this week. People have donated more than $170,000 in two days to help her rebuild.
Protesters show up in Ferguson for a variety of reasons. Some want to cause chaos, while others want to stop it.
Groups shut down roads and bridges to protest a St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for shooting Michael Brown.
On truth and inching away from despondence, over generations.
Protesters took to the streets Monday night after a grand jury decided not to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.