Jelle Bruinsma

Cop Watch: protecting neighborhoods from the police

by Jelle Bruinsma on August 29, 2015

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To protect their neighborhoods against police violence, Cop Watch groups in the U.S. patrol and document police activity, hoping to abate the harassment.

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Post image for In Napoli, a struggle for justice after police kill 16-year-old

Last September, Napoli police killed a 16-year-old kid from a poor neighborhood. Together with social movements, the family still fights for justice.

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While ISIS has been driven out of Kobanê, dangers of U.S. imperial prerogatives lurk around the corner for Kurdish ambitions for democratic autonomy.

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Trampling on a dead man’s grave, the international media are refusing to see how a 77-year-old’s act of despair is a direct consequence of political decisions.

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The Battle for Syntagma: an eyewitness report

by Jelle Bruinsma on July 6, 2011

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A very insightful personal report on the historic events surrounding the 48-hour strike and anti-austerity demonstrations in front of Greek parliament last week.

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