US and Canada urge China not to harm zero-Covid protesters amid new clashes with police

The US and Canada have urged China not to harm or intimidate protesters opposing Covid-19 lockdowns as police clashed with demonstrators and the country’s top security body called for a crackdown on “hostile forces”. Protesters scuffled with police in the southern Chinese megacity of Guangzhou late on Tuesday night, according to witnesses and footage. Security … Read more

China: police crackdown on anti-lockdown protests – video

Police in major cities across China, including Beijing and Shanghai, have increased efforts to crackdown on zero-Covid protests. According to footage circulating on social media, police have made at least one arrest. Police are patrolling areas where protests began over the weekend, installing security barriers and checking personal phones for signs of civil disobedience. Widespread … Read more

Workers in running battles with police in protests at largest iPhone factory in China

Police in China have dealt out beatings to workers protesting over working conditions and pay at the biggest factory for iPhones, as the country tries to contain a surge in Covid-19 cases. Videos online showed thousands of people in masks facing rows of police in white protective suits with plastic riot shields. Police kicked and … Read more

‘Today was not their day’: Alleged business robbers shot, arrested by police [PICS] | The Citizen

Two alleged business robbers have been shot and killed, and eleven arrested after they tried to rob several businesses in Tulisa Park, Ekurhuleni on Thursday morning. Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant-General Elias Mawela said preliminary investigations suggested the group of men intended to rob different businesses in the area at the same time. “Unfortunately, today they … Read more

12 prisoners on the run in Mpumalanga after disarming police | The Citizen

Police are on high alert following the escape of 12 prisoners from Komatipoort police station holdings cells in Mpumalanga. This after they disarmed police officers in a scuffle on Saturday night. Task team investigating Two of the escapees, Reginaldo Fulaho, 27, and Narsisco Julius Mavalela, 27, were re-arrested hours later at the Libombo Boarder in … Read more

Gauteng police hunting suspect after officer shot at home | The Citizen

A 32-year-old man has been arrested after killing a police officer in Mabopane in Tshwane. Police spokesperson Colonel Athlenda Mathe said the police officer and his family were accosted by a group of criminals at their homestead in the early hours of Sunday morning. “Just after midnight in the early hours of Sunday morning, the … Read more

The hip hop community mourning rapper, Takeoff. Shot in Houston early Tuesday, according to police. | Music Assent

The Hip Hop community is mourning rapper, Kirshnik Khari Ball, known professionally as Takeoff. He was one third of the platinum-selling rap group, Migos. In the early hours of November 1st, Takeoff was shot after an altercation at a private Halloween party at Billiards & Bowling in Houston, TX. New video footage, shows just moments … Read more

Police discover more bodies of suspected illegal miners in Krugersdorp | The Citizen

Gauteng police have discovered two more bodies of alleged illegal miners at an active mine in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg. This now takes the total number of bodies recovered at the mine from 19 to 21. Officers made the grim discovery on Wednesday afternoon. Bodies moved According to Brigadier Brenda Muridili, preliminary investigations suggested that … Read more

Damning UK report slams police for inadequate vetting of officers | The Citizen

A culture of misogyny and predatory behaviour is “prevalent” in many police forces across England and Wales, and fuelled by lax vetting standards, according to a report published Wednesday after a high-profile murder. Former Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens was last year jailed for life for the kidnap, rape and murder of 33-year-old London woman … Read more

The Real Winner of the Midterms Will Be the Police

It’s been two years since kente-wearing Democrats took a knee in an effort to hijack the George Floyd uprisings for their own electoral benefit. Now, ahead of the 2022 midterms, those same Democrats are doing their darndest to distance themselves from the defund movement and the anti-police sentiment that took the streets in the summer … Read more