I am posting links to the stories below as further documentaton of the global nature of racist police violence and brutality. Athough this incident occurred nearly a year ago, this story is all over the Australian press and international press today as the officer has just been charged. You may have seen the viral video (above).
And this one, also from a year ago:
As you will know if you follow my blogs, I often state that racist police violence against Black communities is a global problem. It is not something that is confined to a particular group, community, country or society. It happens in every country where Europeans are the dominant group.
Go here to watch our recent Global Peace Summit, where we screened Injustice, the film the police tried to ban, and held a discussion with the director, Ken Fero.And go here for my conversation with Ken Fero. He has made films about the same issue in many European country.
As I often say, and have posted many times as part of the Blogging Carnival for Nonviolence, we need to find solutions to this ongoing problem. And I believe NVC (Nonviolent Communication) is one such solution.
What do you think will resolve this ongoing issue? Please leave your comments below and please share this with your networks. Thanks.