21 Oct 2020

Eyewitnesses say Nigerian forces opened fire on protesters in Lagos

On Tuesday, anti-police brutality protests in Lagos turned violent after a state-wide curfew was imposed and soldiers opened fire on groups of multiple demonstrators. The protests have been occurring daily across the country for over two weeks due to claims of kidnapping, harassment, and extortion. The claims are against a

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10 Jun 2020

Policing Reform Bill Would Prohibit Embedding Facial Recognition in Body Cameras

Amid continuing protests against police brutality and the use of lethal force against unarmed citizens, four congressional Democrats have introduced a new law enforcement reform bill that prohibits the use of facial recognition technology in body cameras. The bill would require federal, state, and local officers to wear body cameras,

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05 Jun 2020

George Floyd’s death an American tragedy with global echoes

Since George Floyd’s death, while being detained by Minneapolis police last week, the incident has sparked global outrage and protests around the world. Floyd’s face has been painted on walls in countries such as Nairobi, Kenya, and Syria, while professional soccer players write his name on their jerseys. Protests sparked

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