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TMC MPs meet Amit Shah in New Delhi on police violence in Tripura
Politics

TMC MPs meet Amit Shah in New Delhi on police violence in Tripura

Sukhendu Sekhar Roy, Santanu Sen, Kalyan Banerjee, Derek O'Brien, Mala Roy and 11 other MPs were part of the delegation that met Shah

In Utah's Salt Lake City, police shoots and seriously injures autistic teenager after mother dials 911
World

In Utah's Salt Lake City, police shoots and seriously injures autistic teenager after mother dials 911

Golda Barton said her son Linden Cameron was suffering from separation anxiety and that she wanted help taking him to hospital

Ava DuVernay launches Law Enforcement Accountability Project to support works of art telling stories of police violence
Entertainment

Ava DuVernay launches Law Enforcement Accountability Project to support works of art telling stories of police violence

Ava DuVernay's Law Enforcement Accountability Project (LEAP) initiative will commission projects from film, literature, poetry, theatre, dance, fine art, and music.

Matthew Perry speaks out against 'systemic racism', says he wants to be a 'better ally to every black person'
Entertainment

Matthew Perry speaks out against 'systemic racism', says he wants to be a 'better ally to every black person'

Matthew Perry on Saturday addressed his white privilege and expressed his wish to be a 'better' ally for the Black community who face racism in the United States

Charting history of Indian Muslims and the police: From British era to AMU violence, a story of injustice
India

Charting history of Indian Muslims and the police: From British era to AMU violence, a story of injustice

The recent death of 22-year-old Rizwan Ahmad in the Ambedkarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, allegedly due to police beating, merits a deeper exploration of the relationship between the police and Muslims of India

Three years after first taking the knee, Colin Kaepernick to audition for NFL while already commanding bigger stage
Sports

Three years after first taking the knee, Colin Kaepernick to audition for NFL while already commanding bigger stage

In the past three years, Colin Kaepernick has become one of the most prominent, and influential, public figures in American culture, even if he is rarely seen on a TV screen.

Sterlite plant ordered shut in Tuticorin; Opposition calls it a face-saving exercise as legal challenges awaits Tamil Nadu government
India

Sterlite plant ordered shut in Tuticorin; Opposition calls it a face-saving exercise as legal challenges awaits Tamil Nadu government

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday ordered a complete shutdown of the Sterlite copper plant in Toothukudi (also called Tuticorin), after days of protests which saw 13 people losing their lives in police firing.

NFL, NBA players dissenting against Donald Trump a step towards dialogue, perhaps even social change
World

NFL, NBA players dissenting against Donald Trump a step towards dialogue, perhaps even social change

The divisiveness wrought by the Trump administration has led to a political awakening of sportspersons arguably not seen since the days of the Black Power movement.

Dallas: Dozens march to protest police violence against African-Americans
World

Dallas: Dozens march to protest police violence against African-Americans

Several dozen protesters marched through downtown Dallas to protest police violence toward African-Americans while also paying homage to five police officers slain by a sniper during a demonstration earlier this month.

Adding fuel to fire: Turkish police use tear gas, water cannons to disperse demonstrators
World

Adding fuel to fire: Turkish police use tear gas, water cannons to disperse demonstrators

Turkish police on Tuesday fired tear gas and water cannon against hundreds of protesters who took to streets to condemn the deadly suicide attack in a border town, an AFP photographer reported.

Amid election unrest, two protesters wounded by  Burundi police gunfire
World

Amid election unrest, two protesters wounded by Burundi police gunfire

Two protesters opposed to a controversial bid by Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third term were wounded Thursday when police opened fire at a demonstration in the capital, witnesses said.

Policemen caught on camera slapping, baton-charging women protesters
India

Policemen caught on camera slapping, baton-charging women protesters

In an incident of police brutality, policemen allegedly slapped and cane-charged a group of women protesting on the national highway here against the death of two persons in a mishap.

Female cop caught slapping three women on camera
India

Female cop caught slapping three women on camera

In another instance of violence against women by the Uttar Pradesh police, a policewoman in Aligarh was caught on camera slapping three middle-aged women.