police brutality

  • Jeep Drives Through Protesters on I-225 in Aurora, No Charges Filed

    July 28, 2020
    Aurora, CO — On Saturday evening during the rally and march for justice for Elijah McClain and in solidarity with Portland, a teal Jeep drove through the massive crowd on the northbound side of Interstate 225. The Jeep narrowly missed fleeing protesters, causing one person…...
  • Massive Crowd Outside Aurora PD in Solidarity with Elijah McClain & Portland

    July 25, 2020
    Aurora, CO — This evening over a thousand protesters demonstrated outside the Aurora Police Department (APD) to continue calling for justice for Elijah McClain, as well as, to show solidarity with Portland. Unicorn Riot is covered the event, which you can check out below. Aurora…...
  • Denver Police Served Temporary Restraining Order Amid Nationwide Protest Repression

    June 11, 2020
    Denver, CO – Late in the evening on June 5, 2020, Federal District Judge R. Brooke Jackson (PDF) ruled against the city and county of Denver in a class-action lawsuit filed on June 4. A Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) was put into place applying to…...
  • Homophobic Stunts in Boston Part of Long-Term Far-Right Pattern

    February 21, 2020
    Boston, MA – More than 100 right-wing demonstrators flocked to an August 2019 event promoted as a “Straight Pride Parade” and described more recently as a “white nationalist” gathering by the mayor of a Boston suburb. Super Happy Fun America (SHFA), the group organizing these…...
  • Passing the Point of No Return: Interview with Rouvikonas Anarchist Collective

    December 24, 2019
    Athens, Greece – Since 2013, the Rouvikonas Anarchist Collective has been striking back at abusive government power, economic exploitation, and organizing against state repression. Headquartered in a squat in Athens, the capital city of Greece, this elusive anarchist group is known for its swift, high-profile,…...
  • Police, Trump Supporters Clash with Anti-Trump Protesters in Minneapolis

    October 12, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – Police used pepper spray and horses to violently disperse anti-Trump protesters from around the streets of the Target Center on Thursday night. Many thousands were in attendance at the Trump rally in Minneapolis with additional thousands out in the streets protesting Trump’s…...
  • Justin Teigen Matters: Ten Years Later

    August 18, 2019
    St. Paul, MN – At the age of 24, Justin Teigen took his last breath following an encounter with Saint Paul Police Officers. Multiple narratives have tried to explain the chain of events that resulted in Teigen’s body being found at a recycling center in…...
  • 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…...