State violence

Exploring the Kyriarchy: Political Violence, Threats, and Harassment

To continue to perfect our union, and protect this radical freedom experiment that is our nation, we must not only condemn hate, but expand protections and freedoms for each way our citizens exist.

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Increase in Sexual Assault Reports in NY Jails

Data released by New York City reveals a spike in inmates claiming sexual assault by staff in city jails.

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GA Police Officer Used Excessive Force on Homeless Black Woman

In June 2017 a Georgia police officer used excessive force on a homeless black woman who may suffer from mental illness.

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Officer Fired for Excessive Force Is Reinstated Due to Arbitration Process in Union Contract

In April 2017 an officer who was fired for excessive use of force was reinstated due to an arbitration process built into the police officer’s union contract.

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Department of Justice under Jeff Sessions to “pull back” on Civil Rights Investigations of Police Departments

In February 2017 the US Attorney General stated that the Department of Justice will “pull back” on investigating and suing police departments for violations of citizens' civil rights.

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