“Systemic racism needs a systemic response,” UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet stated.
Police have disclosed discipline for a total of 10 officers a year after ProPublica compiled 68 use-of-force videos.
The police-perpetrated killing of Winston Smith shows that the state has no interest in stopping its own violence.
“If it weren’t for my video, the world wouldn’t have known the truth,” Darnella Frazier said.
The strike forced the government to withdraw a tax on basic necessities and subsidize college for low-income students.
Tear gas is disallowed in war, the lawmakers say, but police regularly use it on the people they’re supposed to protect.
A new report puts the number of police-perpetrated killings in 2020 at 2,134 — twice as high as other media estimates.
Police, their unions and lobbyists have supported one or more “anti-riot” bills in at least 14 states since last June.
The officers are charged with violating George Floyd’s constitutional rights and failing to provide medical care.
Over 90 percent of charges in cities analyzed have been dropped, suggesting police used arrests to suppress protests.