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Injunctions, RCMP deployment “classic pacification”: Professor

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Nalcor’s use of court injunctions and the government’s approval of RCMP deployment to quell resistance to Muskrat Falls are common tactics used to remove Indigenous people from their lands and facilitate resource development, says Shiri Pasternak.

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Policing the RNC

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A police services board could help address challenges facing the RNC and should be given serious consideration.

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Police officers do not make Pride safe

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Including police in the Pride March is not a sign of progress.

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Cop behind violent Muskrat Falls arrest named “Officer of the Year”

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“I’ll never ever forget his face,” says Rigolet resident Emily Wolfrey, shocked by news that RCMP Cpl. Troy Bennett was named “Officer of the Year” by Crime Stoppers NL on Friday.

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Songwriter protests Dunphy investigation delays with new song

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Colleen Power says the public needs to continue demanding answers and accountability.

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Pride, visibility, and the blue uniform

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The controversy over police presence at the St. John’s Pride parade has revealed more about the politics of solidarity than some of us wanted to know.

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The Indy’s Top 15 of 2015

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See which articles and topics Independent readers cast an eye over most in 2015.

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Local spoken word artist takes on police brutality in new video

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Timo Sargent of TNT Creation says “Bruised & Bloodied Sirens” was inspired by “that sickly feeling we get while seeing injustice, and the subsequent furious desire we have to see oppressive behaviour stopped”.

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Stop the killing: Fatal police shootings in Canada

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Too many people are killed by police in Canada. Here is what we should do to change that.

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Officer’s letter in Don Dunphy killing inflames controversy

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The contents of a leaked letter allegedly written by the RNC officer who shot and killed Mitchell’s Brook resident Don Dunphy earlier this month reveals a disturbing and troubled attitude about the role of police in our communities, and policing culture more broadly

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RNC have lost the plot

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Who are the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary trying to recruit with their new video? How well do they understand the community?

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Beyond Istanbul

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Turkey’s protest movement is sweeping other cities and towns across the country. The international media’s just not there to capture most of it.

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