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Less Lethal than Firearms, But Only if Used Appropriately

The excessive use of force by U.S. police forces in responding to the wave of demonstrations that have taken place throughout the country in the wake of the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Rayshard Brooks has rightly been widely condemned. In particular, events in the United States in recent weeks have highlighted the reality that far too often police use of force has a distinct racial bias.

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COVID-19 Jurisprudence on the right of peaceful assembly and police use of force

ICLA is preparing summaries of COVID-19-related jurisprudence around the world on the right of peaceful assembly and police use of force. 

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Call for Papers: Assessing the implications of COVID-19 pandemic regulations on human rights and the rule of law in Africa 

ICLA and the CHR in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung’s Rule of Law Program for SubSaharan Africa - Nairobi, Kenya, is planning a webinar on the theme “Assessing the implications of Covid-19 pandemic regulations on human rights and the rule of law in Africa,” for 11-12 August 2020.

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