Three years later, corporations have reneged on promises made during the height of the anti-police brutality movement in the United States. Atlanta activists have not forgotten that. Natalia Marques of Peoples Dispatch reports on the Stop Cop City movement.
Police recently shot a 26-year-old Cop City protester, Manuel Teran, known as "Tort," according to activists. They said police in Atlanta, Georgia, are lying that they did not kill Tort and that a protester shot an officer. Cop City is what activists dub the largest U.S. police training facility that is due to be constructed in an 85-acre forest. BreakThrough News reports.
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Unrest continues in Peru, where 17 people were killed January 9 in the city of Juliaca, in a southern province. This comes after days of a national strike against the parliamentary coup that ousted President Pedro Castillo. Kawsachun News and Clau O'Brien Moscoso report from the ground.
Márquez said her security team found a highly destructive explosive device near her family home during a security check before her visit. Peoples Dispatch reports.
On Dec. 14, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams and other armed police officers from eight different federal, state, county, and city police agencies conducted a raid on those camping out in the Atlanta forest in hopes of preventing the construction of the largest U.S. police training facility that opponents have dubbed “Cop City.”