police brutality

  • Major Clashes Mark 10 Years Since Greek Police Killing of 15 Year Old Alexis

    December 9, 2018
    Athens, Greece – Heavy clashes occurred on Thursday, December 6, 2018 between thousands of police and black-clad protesters on the 10-year anniversary of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos being killed by Greek police in Exarcheia. Greek riot police used many crowd control devices against the crowd, including…...
  • Not Guilty: A Precedent of No Accountability in Border Patrol Shootings

    November 22, 2018
    Tucson, AZ – In an Arizona federal courthouse on Wednesday, November 21, Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz was declared not guilty of a lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter in the killing of 16-year-old José Antonio Elena Rodriguez. The jury will return on December 11 to…...
  • Greek Police Attack Anarchists After Demo for Victims of 1973 Student Uprising

    November 18, 2018
    Athens, Greece – Greek riot police attacked an anarchist contingent as they dispersed from an annual November 17 commemoration for the second year in a row. Hours of clashes followed massive demonstrations commemorating the 45th anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic Uprising, a student uprising against…...
  • Families of Police Victims Create Community Amidst Tragedy

    March 22, 2018
    Roseville, MN – Over a dozen family members of loved ones killed by police graced a packed banquet in remembrance of Cordale Handy on Saturday, March 18, 2018. At the Radisson Hotel in Roseville, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul, around 100 people came out…...
  • Police Raids Against Anti-Fascists Spread Across Germany, Months After G20 Protests

    December 20, 2017
    Germany – Months after the G20 Summit in Hamburg, police are still hunting down protesters across the country who are suspected of taking part in violent clashes. In recent weeks, over 500+ police have carried out at least 20 massive raids across eight German states.…...
  • G20 Hamburg – Riots Scorch Hamburg as World Leaders Meet

    July 8, 2017
    Hamburg, Germany – World leaders started the G20 Summit in Hamburg under heavy police protection. By early morning, the sky was filled with smoke plumes from burning barricades and vehicles across the city. Riots started early in the morning and continued across Hamburg despite the…...
  • Anonymous Takes Down Munitions Vendor Safariland After Sheriffs Attack #NoDAPL

    November 22, 2016
    Oecti Sakowin, ND – On the night of Sunday November 20, the Morton County Sheriff deployed large amounts of tear gas, rubber bullets, pepper spray, and other ‘less-lethal’ ammunition, including a water cannon, upon #NoDAPL water protectors. This happened north of the Backwater Bridge on…...
  • Jamar Clark Remembered a Year Later with Balloons & Fireworks

    November 16, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – A large group of community members gathered in North Minneapolis at the site of Jamar Clark’s murder for a candlelight vigil. The vigil lasted two hours and featured speeches, sparklers, fireworks, balloons, and food. Unicorn Riot was live during the proceedings of…...
  • Police & Military Attack Oceti Sakowin Treaty Camp

    October 27, 2016
    Morton County, ND – Over two hundred multi-state law enforcement and National Guard personnel attacked water protectors gathered on unceded 1851 Oceti Sakowin treaty land just north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in the late morning of Thursday, October 27th. Updated on Nov. 1,…...
  • Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition Hosts District Attorney Candidate Forums

    October 27, 2016
    Denver, CO – The Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition has been hosting District Attorney Candidate Forums, designed to offer the communities directly impacted by the District Attorney’s office, an opportunity to ask questions relevant to their most pressing issues. “The District Attorney is arguably the…...