09 Dec

News and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

FBI to launch new system to count people killed by police officers Move comes after sustained criticism of agency, whose director admitted it was ‘embarrassing’ that Guardian had better data on police use of force In an image from a dash-cam video on 6 December, a Seattle police officer shoots at a man involved in […]

31 Jul

News and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

Campus police: different badges, different uniforms, but same deadly force Campus police departments in America grew from the student-activist unrest of the 1960s and 1970s that culminated in the shooting deaths of four students at Kent State University – and their officers are fully armed servants of the law A campus police officer who writes […]

30 Nov

News and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

A child suffering from the Ebola virus receives treatment in Makeni, Sierra Leone. Photograph: Tanya Bindra/AP Number of Ebola infections in west Africa passes 16,000 Death toll from virus outbreak nears 7,000 as World Health Organisation warns figures may be significant underestimation The number of people with Ebola in west Africa has risen above 16,000, […]

29 Jul

Gaza Death toll surpasses 1,000

UN calls for Gaza ceasefire, as death toll surpasses 1,000

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