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French police clash with striking prison guards

January 19, 2018 1:52 am
French police clash with striking prison guards

French police (R) stand near prison guards and burning wooden pallets as the guards block access to Vendin-le-Vieil prison to demand tighter security, January 16, 2018. (Photo by AFP) French police fired tear gas to break up a picket line of striking prison guards outside Europe’s biggest prison on Friday […]

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Nine people wounded in clashes between protesters, police in Cairo

January 6, 2018 12:37 am
Nine people wounded in clashes between protesters, police in Cairo

Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel at the al-Azhar Mosque in Egypt’s capital, Cairo, December 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Clashes have erupted between dozens of protesters and police in the Egyptian capital of Cairo […]

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Israeli parliament ratifies ‘anti-police’ bill shielding Netanyahu

December 28, 2017 2:30 am
Israeli parliament ratifies ‘anti-police’ bill shielding Netanyahu

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) shakes hands with Israeli lawmaker David Amsalem (R) at a parliament (Knesset) meeting, December 25, 2017. Israel’s parliament (Knesset) has ratified a law which would bar police from publicizing information about their criminal investigations, a measure opposition says is aimed at softening scrutiny of […]

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Police in Turkey detains educators over ‘Gulen links’

December 27, 2017 11:30 pm
Police in Turkey detains educators over ‘Gulen links’

This handout picture, released on September 24, 2013 by Zaman Daily, shows exiled Turkish Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania. (Via AFP) Police in Turkey have arrested dozens of people working at a now-shuttered university over suspected involvement in an attempted coup last year. Turkey’s Anadolu […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte orders police back to drug war

December 5, 2017 11:33 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte orders police back to drug war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addresses a press conference after the closing ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila, on November 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday told human rights groups criticizing his deadly anti-drug war to “go to hell” […]

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Papua New Guinea police evict all refugees from detention center

November 24, 2017 10:00 am
Papua New Guinea police evict all refugees from detention center

This handout photo, released by Australian activist group GetUp on November 23, 2017, shows asylum seekers (R) at the Manus Island refugee detention center. (Via AFP) Papua New Guinea (PNG)’s police say they have relocated all the asylum seekers who had refused to leave a decommissioned refugee detention camp for […]

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US rights group condemns police violence in California

November 21, 2017 8:30 pm
US rights group condemns police violence in California

Anaheim police monitor protesters as they march during a demonstration against US Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder on February 13, 2017 in Anaheim, California. (Getty Images) A US civil rights group has condemned police in the state of California for excessive use of force and the high number of deaths […]

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Iraqi police forces seize major Daesh chemical depot in Anbar

November 20, 2017 11:00 pm
Iraqi police forces seize major Daesh chemical depot in Anbar

This picture provided by Arabic-language al-Qurtas News news agency shows Iraqi forces at a major Daesh chemical depot in the Salman district of al-Qa’im town, western Iraq. Iraqi security forces have uncovered a major chemical depot belonging to Daesh Takfiri terrorists in the country’s western province of Anbar, as government […]

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Police grills Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for sixth time in graft probe

November 19, 2017 2:24 pm
Police grills Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for sixth time in graft probe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo by AFP) Israeli police have questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his residence in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds for the sixth time in a corruption probe, Israeli media reports say.  Israel’s Channel Two TV said that police investigators arrived at the premier’s residence shortly after […]

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Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, deputies turns self in to Belgian police

November 5, 2017 7:00 pm
Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, deputies turns self in to Belgian police

This file photo taken on October 27, 2017 shows then Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont (C) singing the Catalan anthem “Els Segadors” after a Catalan parliament session in Barcelona. (AFP photo) Belgian authorities have in custody the former Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his deputies who escaped Spain […]

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British police failing to tackle slavery cases: Report

October 24, 2017 9:00 pm
British police failing to tackle slavery cases: Report

The British police face fierce criticism for failing to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking. (File Photo) A new report criticizes British police for failing to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking, leaving the victims unprotected. “While modern slavery cases can be complex and require significant manpower, many of the […]

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Kenya police killed 67 in violence after vote annulment: Human Rights Groups

October 16, 2017 6:32 pm
Kenya police killed 67 in violence after vote annulment: Human Rights Groups

Riot police are stationed at a roundabout in Nairobi on October 16, 2017 as police ban demonstrations following days of protests. (Photo by AFP) Human rights groups say as many as 67 people died during a police crackdown on protesters following the annulment of the August presidential election in the […]

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Kenya police killed 67 in violence after vote annulment: Human Rights Groups

6:32 pm
Kenya police killed 67 in violence after vote annulment: Human Rights Groups

Riot police are stationed at a roundabout in Nairobi on October 16, 2017 as police ban demonstrations following days of protests. (Photo by AFP) Human rights groups say as many as 67 people died during a police crackdown on protesters following the annulment of the August presidential election in the […]

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Turkey issues arrest warrants for 100 former police officers

October 14, 2017 9:38 pm
Turkey issues arrest warrants for 100 former police officers

Riot police officers detain protesters in Ankara on September 14, 2017, during the trial of two Turkish teachers who went on hunger strike over their dismissal under a government decree following last year’s failed coup. (Photo by AFP) Turkey has issued arrest warrants for 100 former police officers as part […]

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Kenya police use teargas to disperse protesters

October 13, 2017 2:14 pm
Kenya police use teargas to disperse protesters

A police officer walks through a cloud of teargas to disperse the supporters of the National Super Alliance (NASA) in Nairobi, Kenya, October 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Kenyan police used teargas on Friday to disperse protesters in the country’s three main cities, Reuters witnesses said, as a standoff between […]

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