police brutality

German Police Attack a Jewish Professor, and Blame it on “a Palestinian”

August 15, 2018

Prof. Yitzhak Melamed was the victim of a hate crime in Bonn, perpetrated by those whose duty is to protect him

Is the Baltimore Police Department Out of Control?

August 14, 2018
Residents who witnessed police beating an East Baltimore man say the disturbing images show a department that is not responding to reform efforts or the need to improve relations with the community

Baltimore After Freddie Gray

August 10, 2018

On the Marc Steiner Show, Sean Yoes discusses his new book of stories from his hometown since it was shaken by Freddie Gray’s death in police custody, and the new movements trying to foster change

‘I Refuse to Let This City Sweep My Son’s Death Under the Rug’

June 22, 2018

In our ongoing series of stories investigating the consequences of decades of unconstitutional and racist policing we spoke to Greta Carter-Willis, whose 14-year old son was shot dead by police in 2006 in the kitchen of her Southwest Baltimore home

Israeli Police Brutality Reaches New Extremes Against Israeli-Palestinian Protesters

June 9, 2018
Jafar Farah, the head of the Mossawa Center for equal rights for Palestinian citizens of Israel, speaks to TRNN about how police shattered his knee and how what happened to him fits into more general colonial practices among the Israeli police
‘Any of Us are Open to Police Terror’

‘Any of Us are Open to Police Terror’

May 17, 2018

Mothers who have lost their sons to police violence say that the only way to reform policing is to create real civilian oversight is to create real civilian oversight of police

US City’s Ban on Police Training in Israel Builds Momentum Against Racist Violence

April 24, 2018

Durham, North Carolina’s city council banned police exchanges with Israel in a landmark vote. Jewish Voice for Peace director Rebecca Vilkomerson says this is an important step to combat police brutality, militarization, and oppression of Palestinians.

Militarizing Schools, Criminalizing Students

February 26, 2018

Since 1999, 10,000 additional police officers have been placed at schools, with no impact on violence. Meanwhile, about one million students have been arrested for acts previously punishable by detention or suspension, and black students are three times more likely to be arrested than their white peers, says policy analyst Samuel Sinyangwe