Erica Garner takes part in a candlelight vigil.
Police violence is like a nuclear bomb. The initial impact only causes a fraction of the deaths to come.
Aggressive police patrolling of Rio’s poor favela neighbourhoods has turned streets into battlegrounds, with innocent bystanders in the middle.
In Rio de Janeiro, a stray bullet kills or injures one person every seven hours.
Police take aim at drug dealers in Rio’s City of God favela as locals look on.
In one bloody week in June, 181 Rio residents were shot, including a baby in utero. It's now impossible not to notice that city's once-lauded favela "pacification" strategy has all but collapsed.
Not everyone in Brazil believes in an ‘eye for an eye’.
Though police violence is widely tolerated in Brazil, not everyone believes in 'eye for an eye' as official state policy.
Frequent police brutality has undermined the trust of residents of Rio de Janeiro’s Maré favela in law enforcement.
Residents of the Maré neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro are eight times more likely to be killed by police than other Brazilians. Most victims are young and black.
A review of international research shows that police may well be better off without weapons.
Protests rock the streets of Charlotte.
The shooting of yet another black American by police in North Carolina ignited a tinderbox of deep anger and resentment.
Gurindji ranger Ursula Chubb pays her respects to ancestors killed in the early 1900s at Blackfella Creek, where children were tied with wire and dragged by horses, and adults were shot as they fled. They were buried under rocks where they fell.
Brenda L Croft, from Yijarni
The Gurindji people of the Northern Territory made history 50 years ago by standing up for their rights to land and better pay. But a new book reveals the deeper story behind the Wave Hill Walk-Off.
Gone but not forgotten.
Mark Duggan was shot by the police in 2011, but it took two-and-a-half years to complete an inquest into his death.
The gap is wide.
The gap between American police departments and the black communities they're meant to protect is huge – but it can be closed.
Dallas police pay their respects to fallen colleagues.
Erik S Lesser/EPA
An unfinished crime novel was a strange portent of recent events in Dallas.
Brent Thompson, an officer with Dallas Area Rapid Transit, was one of five police officers killed Thursday.
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The shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas are a tragic reminder of the dangers that police face. They pay a price in mental and physical health.
The police accountability, or cop-watching, movement includes activists who go out on regular patrols to videotape arrests.
Mary Angela Bock
With citizens filming police, and police recording public encounters, the key to the truth is establishing a clear timeline of events.
When we look at cases of police corruption and abuses, we must ask: who do the police really serve?
The role of police during the students protests has come in for strong criticism.
The #feesmustfall movement brought gains for democracy. As relatively free spaces for enquiry, universities have a public duty to fight, not facilitate, a slide into a national security state.