Funerals begin in Dallas for cops shot by sniper during rally

Jul 14, 2016

Funerals begin in Dallas for cops shot by sniper during rally

Funerals were held Wednesday for two of the five officers killed in last week’s sniper shooting in Dallas, one day after President Barack Obama addressed a public memorial service honoring the slain police. Onlookers paused to pay their respects to Lorne Ahrens of the ...

Jul 13, 2016

Spike in Egypt disappearances: Amnesty International

Egypt’s police have been implicated in an “unprecedented spike” in enforced disappearances since early 2015 aimed at quashing dissent, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday. “Enforced disappearance has become a key instrument of state policy in Egypt. Anyone who dares to speak out ...

Dallas ambush leaves police rethinking soft tactics at protest rallies

Jul 11, 2016

Dallas ambush leaves police rethinking soft tactics at protest rallies

In the wake of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, where authorities were criticized for what some called heavy-handed tactics against demonstrators, many departments took a more restrained approach. Now, after the shooting deaths of five officers at a Dallas protest decrying last week’s police killings ...