Browsing: Police violence

New surveillance powers, custodial restrictions/preventive detention without criminal proceedings or suspicion – in many federal states, state police laws will be tightened in 2018, massively expanding the rights and scope of law enforcement agencies.

When police officers commit crimes in the course of their duties, they are rarely convicted by a court of law. Their victims, on the other hand, often have to face charges and lengthy lawsuits themselves.

The campaign’s volunteer activists support those affected by racist police violence in a spirit of solidarity and partisanship, for example by referring them to lawyers, psychologists or counseling centers, as well as observing and accompanying them during court proceedings.

This adbust was spotted on a highway sign in the context of the demonstration marking the 13th anniversary of Oury Jalloh’s death in Dessau on Jan. 7, 2018.

Brooklyn artist KRTS’s music video addresses police violence in superimposed, fast-cut found footage images.

The documentary “Phoolan” by Hossein Fazeli tells the life of Phoolan Devi (1963-2001) from the northern Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

BREAK THE SILENCE. Initiative in Memory of Oury Jalloh has been campaigning since the death of Oury Jalloh in the Dessau police station on 07.01.2005 for a comprehensive clarification of the circumstances of his death and for a commemoration of Oury Jalloh.

The network ADBs for NRW! and the anti-discrimination office of the association Public Against Violence have published a brochure against discrimination in the police. In the booklet, causes and consequences of (racist) discrimination on the part of the police are addressed and possibilities of intervention are shown.

Black Lives Matter is a movement and organization of primarily Black people with the goal of advancing the collective liberation… Danez Smith richtet einen eindringlichen Weckruf an ein ‘weißes Amerika’ und erhebt Anklage gegen die von Rassismus geprägten Zustände,…