The late night cremation was carried out against the wishes of her family sparking angry protesters to scuffle with New Delhi police and burning pictures and effigies of officials
Police used pepper spray against demonstrators who sprayed paint along the route of the march to mark International Safe Abortion Day in Mexico City.
The shooting has raised new questions about how police deal with people with mental health issues amid nationwide calls for police reform.
Officer Baimadajie Angwang has been charged on four counts, including, acting as an illegal agent of China, wire fraud, lying to investigators and obstructing a criminal investigation.
A study by the National Registry of Exonerations finds Black Americans are slightly more likely than whites to be victims of police or prosecutorial misconduct leading to false convictions, especially in drug cases.
UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet says the shooting of Jacob Blake and killing of Daniel Prude while in police detention show the need for "urgent and profound action" to combat systemic racism as well as racial discrimination in policing.
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.
‘Explicit racism’ has remained entrenched in police departments over the past two decades, a report authored by a former FBI agent revealed, highlighting the links between extremist organisations and officers.
The league says that all three games – Milwaukee versus Orlando, Houston Rockets versus Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers versus Portland Trail Blazers – would not take place Wednesday.
Jacob Blake's family lawyer says it would take a 'miracle' for African-American Jacob Blake to walk again after being shot by police in Wisconsin.
Police did not immediately identify which militant group was involved in the firefight that ensued after a raid on a suspected militant hideout near Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Two militants were also killed in the fight.
The measure changes rules on the use of force to stress the sanctity of life. It makes changes in arbitration rules affecting police unions. Officers will get more training on dealing with people with mental health issues and autism.
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