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Tout le monde peut se passer de la police. Par Maya Dukmasova Traduit par Émilien Bernard.

Tout le monde peut se passer de la police

Police killings since Ferguson, in one map. 23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America. Un mouvement anti Black Lives Matter déverse sa haine sur les réseaux. 1 157 170 likes sur Facebook, et près de 200 000 abonnés sur Twitter.

Un mouvement anti Black Lives Matter déverse sa haine sur les réseaux

Sur les réseaux sociaux, la communauté de soutien aux policiers américains « Blue Lives Matter » continue à croître. Son but ? « Honorer et faire reconnaître les actions menées par les forces de l’ordre et renforcer leur soutien public dans une société naturellement naïve », peut-on lire dans la description du Blue Lives Matter sur Facebook. Une société naïve ? Les « activistes » reprochent aux Américains, ou du moins à une partie de la population, de ne pas reconnaître à sa juste valeur le courageux travail des forces de l’ordre américaines. Un militant Blue Lives Matter regarde des manifestants Black Lives Matter, le 16 juillet 2016 au Texas - Joel Martinez/AP/SIPA.

A Report from Occupied Territory. James Baldwin's 1966 essay on police brutality seems no less insightful today. Fifty years ago today (July 11) The Nation published an essay by James Baldwin called "A Report From the Occupied Territory.

James Baldwin's 1966 essay on police brutality seems no less insightful today

" Baldwin, one of the 20th century's finest and most unflinchingly honest writers, begins with the story of 31-year-old salesman, a father of two, who exits a customer's home in Harlem and sees police with their guns drawn and beating a black boy. When the salesman asks why they're beating the boy, the police turn on him. They beat him, arrest him and take him into custody where they beat him so viciously that he loses an eye. "As of my last information," Baldwin writes, "the salesman is on the streets again, with his attaché case, trying to feed his family. He is more visible now because he wears an eye patch; and because he questioned the right of two policemen to beat up one child, he is known as a 'cop hater.'" So what we're seeing now is not new, people.

Oh, as to the salesman's question. Ex-Baltimore Cop Michael Wood Exposes Police Culture Of Corruption & Abuse (Interview w/ Cenk Uygur) Police killings since Ferguson, in one map. Fusillade de Dallas. Grande confusion au milieu du mouvement contre les crimes racistes de la police. Cette semaine, deux afro-américains ont été lâchement assassinés de sang-froid par des policiers blancs.

Fusillade de Dallas. Grande confusion au milieu du mouvement contre les crimes racistes de la police

Alton Shering, a été tué à Bâton Rouge, de plusieurs balles dans l’abdomen alors qu’il était plaqué au sol. Philando Castile a été tué à Minneapolis. Stop Kidding Yourself: The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People. Sam Mitrani Sam Mitrani is an Associate Professor of History at the College of DuPage.

Stop Kidding Yourself: The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People

He earned his PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2009 and his book The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894 is available from the University of Illinois Press. View all posts by Sam Mitrani » In most of the liberal discussions of the recent police killings of unarmed black men, there is an underlying assumption that the police are supposed to protect and serve the population. Police killed more than 100 unarmed black people in 2015 — Mapping Police Violence. What I've Learned from Two Years Collecting Data on Police Killings. La violence policière américaine résumée en une carte. Après le meurtre de Walter Scott, tué de huit balles dans le dos par un agent de police en Caroline du Sud, trois activistes de We The Protesters ont mis en ligne le site Mapping Police Violence, qui cartographie les 304 civils Noirs américains tués par les forces de l’ordre en 2014.

La violence policière américaine résumée en une carte

Michael Brown, et maintenant Walter Scott. Entre le meurtre de Ferguson et celui de North-Charleston, moins d’un an se sera écoulé. Dans les deux cas, un citoyen américain, Noir, abattu en toute innocence et en pleine rue par un agent de police Blanc. Aux États-Unis, le racisme porte trop souvent l’uniforme. US police killings headed for 1,100 this year, with black Americans twice as likely to die. Police in the United States are killing people at a rate that would result in 1,100 fatalities by the end of this year, according to a Guardian investigation, which recorded an average of three people killed per day during the first half of 2015.

US police killings headed for 1,100 this year, with black Americans twice as likely to die

The Counted, a project working to report and crowdsource names and a series of other data on every death caused by law enforcement in the US this year, found that 547 people had been killed by the end of June. Brutalités policières et racisme, le cocktail qui mène à la mort de Sandra Bland. July is the deadliest month of 2015 for police-related killings.

July was the deadliest month of 2015 so far for killings by police after registering 118 fatalities, according to the Guardian’s ongoing investigation The Counted, which now projects that US law enforcement is on course to kill more than 1,150 people this year.

July is the deadliest month of 2015 for police-related killings

The July figure brought an end to a steady decline in totals over the previous four months. The Counted: people killed by police in the United States in 2015 – interactive. The Counted is a special Guardian project to record all people killed by police in the United States this year.

The Counted: people killed by police in the United States in 2015 – interactive

We have gathered information from official databases and crowdsourced counts to create a full and detailed view of killings by law enforcement agents in the US. This page shows the names and, where possible, faces of those killed since January 1 2015, as well as other details about the manner of their deaths and the status of any investigations into the incidents.

You can see these incidents mapped throughout the United States, and read more about the methodology of the project here. We are actively searching for more information about many of these cases. If you have anything you can share with us, you can send us details by clicking here and filling in the form. Police Killings Surpass Worst Years Of Lynching, Capital Punishment. Above Photo: From Associated Press.

Police Killings Surpass Worst Years Of Lynching, Capital Punishment

Video cameras have transformed how we view police killings. First, there was the horrifying homicide in July 2014 of Eric Garner, placed in a choke-hold for selling loose cigarettes and denied medical assistance for several long minutes despite pleading “I can’t breathe” eleven times. Then there was the shocking slaying in April 2015 of Walter Scott, stopped for a non-functioning third brake light and shot in the back in broad daylight while running away from the police. Most recently, there was the fatal shooting this July of Samuel Dubose, stopped for a missing front license plate and shot in the head while attempting to drive away. In all three cases — two of them caught by citizen videos and the third by police camera — the victims were African-American.

Number of people killed by US police in 2015 at 1,000 after Oakland shooting. The number of people killed by law enforcement in the US this year has reached 1,000 after officers in Oakland, California, shot dead a man who allegedly pointed a replica gun at them. Authorities said several officers opened fire on the man on Sunday evening when he walked toward them as they towed away cars that had been used to perform so-called “sideshow” stunts in east Oakland. Officers discovered later that the gun was a replica, police said. “Officers working sideshow approached by subject who pointed firearm in their direction,” the Oakland police department said on Twitter.

“Officers fatally shot subject.” A spokeswoman said the department would investigate the shooting itself.