Peaceful Saba Saba protests begun July 7th in Kenya. Following the nationwide protests across the country, Kenyan police has been caught lobbing tear gas, arbitrarily arresting, and brutally beating the peaceful protesters. In Vihiga County, 8 human rights defenders were arrested and detained in Mbale Police Station as they marched to present their petition to […]
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced that he had signed police reform legislation into law. The measure bans chokeholds, using tear gas on large demonstrations and most no-knock warrants where a child or person over age 65 is home. It also creates a civilian-led oversight board that will certify officers and can handle misconduct complaints. The […]
Ricardo Munoz killed by police after sister calls local crisis intervention group and a non-emergency police number to get mental health assistance
(Lancaster, PA) The sister of Ricardo Munoz, shot dead by a cop said Monday “that he was bipolar, schizophrenic and off his medications — and that she was just trying to get mental-health aid when she called authorities. More of the story here. Community members are protesting Munoz’s murder. More on that story here.