The wave of violence erupted over a video showing two officers holding down a 43-year-old man being tasered as he begged them to stop and highlights long simmering tensions over excessive use of force by police.
President Donald Trump takes his tough law and order message to Kenosha, the latest US city roiled by the police shooting of a Black man, as he calls recent anti-racism protests there as "domestic terror" by violent mobs.
The House vote is set for Thursday evening to vote on the Justice in Policing Act, perhaps the most ambitious proposed changes to police procedures and accountability in decades.
Following weeks of national protests since the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on policing that he said would encourage better police practices.
Protesters vented their rage over the racially motivated killing of George Floyd, a black man who was seen on video handcuffed, gasping for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck.
Yet another black man was killed at the hands of police in the United States, sparking outrage and protests against what many perceive as another example of systemic racism. We look at a few reactions to a life that was taken too soon.
Dozens of protesters were arrested, the youngest aged 12, after police said officers were cornered by demonstrators armed with bricks and other weapons. The firing of a live round elicited an angry response from social media users.
French police have fired tear gas, stun grenades and water cannon to disperse "yellow-vest" protesters in a third weekend of nationwide unrest against high living costs that pose one of the gravest challenges of Emmanuel Macron's presidency.
Black men accounted for 22 percent of all people shot and killed by police in the US where deadly shootings by security forces are far more prevalent than in other developed countries.
The live streamed shooting of a black motorist Philando Castile last year sparked national debate about race and police violence.
The French Human Rights League organised Sunday's protest in Paris following the alleged rape of a suspect by a police officer last month.
Keith Scott's death has led to violent protests and the family lawyer says it is hard to see in the video clip if he was holding anything in his hands before being shot dead.
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