Rand Paul: We Must Demilitarize the Police

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Police in riot gear watch protesters in Ferguson, Mo. on Aug. 13, 2014.Jeff Roberson—AP

 

Anyone who thinks race does not skew the application of criminal justice in this country is just not paying close enough attention, Sen. Rand Paul writes for TIME, amid violence in Ferguson, Mo. over the police shooting death of Michael Brown

22 Staggering Images Of Brazil’s Indigenous Tribes Taking On The Riot Police With Bows And Arrows: World Cup 2014

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Resplendent in tribal headgear and body point, with bows and arrows held aloft, aiming their weapons at Brasilia’s riot police, these indigenous protesters took on horse-mounted riot police armed with tear gas and shields.

 

These were the extraordinary scenes just hours before Brazil’s World Cup team began their training for the tournament, as the índiosattempted to force their way toward the capital’s National Stadium, firing arrows and throwing rocks.

 

 

 

  • Protesters in traditional headdress squared off against Brazilian police mounted on horses
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    An indigenous man protests against the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brasilia
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    Brazilian social movement activists clash with riot police
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    Police in the Brazilian capital fired tear gas to break up a protest by Indian chiefs and groups opposed to the money being spent to host the World Cup
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    Men cover their faces as police hurl tear gas at protesters
  • Indians clash with military police during a protest against the FIFA World Cup outside the National Stadium
  • One policeman was shot in the leg by an arrow
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    A demonstrator throws stones at riot policemen
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    A riot policeman confronts protesters during clashes
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    The protesters were joined by indigenous people demanding land rights
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    Earlier, Brazilian natives from different ethnic groups had protested in front of the Planalto palace
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    Men and women came in tribal dress
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    The demonstration took place outside the official workplace of Brazil’s Presidency
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    Brazilian chief Raoni attended the protest in front of the Planalto palace
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    Different ethnic groups protest atop of the National Congress
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    The indigenous demonstrators joined those who are protesting for social change
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    Military policemen launch tear gas grenades against indigenous demonstrators during a protest against the FIFA World Cup
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    Protesters in traditional headdress points his bow and arrow towards the police
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    An Indigenous protester in traditional headdress runs with his bow
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    A military police officer fires a tear gas grenade against demonstrators
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    An Indigenous protester in traditional headdress gets ready to fire an arrow against the military police
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    Demonstrators held spears and bows and arrows, in traditional battle gear
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Pasadena Police Refuse Court Order to Return Medical Marijuana

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Despite a recent court order, Pasadena police have flat-out refused to hand over a significant amount of medical marijuana seized from a local resident, out of erroneous concerns that they might suffer the wrath of prosecution under federal law. A motion against the department has since been filed, which could result in officers being held in contempt of court as well as serving some jail time.

UPDATED: One arrest made after chaotic protest on site of two East Salinas shootings in two days.

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As many as 1,000 protesters and observers were out last night in East Salinas, near the small memorial where a man was shot and killed by police officers on Tuesday afternoon.

BREAKING: 1 shot near Salinas protest; Demonstrators throw bottles at police

Salinas-OIS-protest-Wednesday-1 SALINAS, Calif. —Violence broke out near where an emotional protest was staged on Del Monte Avenue near North Sanborn Road in Salinas. One person was shot a few blocks away from where demonstrators were shouting slogans that police had used excessive force when killing two Hispanic men within the last two weeks.

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