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October 14, 2015

Burkina Faso’s former presidential guard displayed a cold-blooded disregard for human life, killing 14 unarmed protestors and bystanders and wounding hundreds more with automatic weapons following...

September 8, 2015

From the streets of Ferguson, Missouri to the favelas of Brazil, the police use of force and firearms makes global headlines when it turns fatal. All too often people are killed or seriously injure...

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September 3, 2015

A Department of Justice report found that police used unnecessary force when responding to protests in Ferguson, Mo. following the killing of teenager Michael Brown by police, impacting protesters’...

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August 27, 2015

The Gujarat Government must avoid using unnecessary or excessive force in the policing of protests, Amnesty International India said today. Eight people, including a policeman, have been killed in...

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