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Police “Compliance Weapon” Blinds Targets

“Retinal obfuscation” gun a new tool for militarized law enforcement A firm that provides non-lethal equipment to law enforcement is set to release a new “compliance weapon” that temporarily blinds targets for up to 15 minutes, amidst a national conversation about the militarization of police in the aftermath of unrest …

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Muslim Lawyer Sues NYPD After Being Arrested for ‘Blocking the Sidewalk’ During Pro-Palestinian Rally

Her detention is “characteristic of a pattern and practice of the NYPD in aggressive over policing of people of color and persons lawfully exercising their First Amendment rights.” A Muslim woman, and human rights lawyer has taken her accusations of NYPD’s abuse and racism to court, following her violent detention …

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