New Zealand to Apologize for “Discriminatory” Raids against Pacific Islanders

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Monday said that she will deliver a formal apology to New Zealand’s Pacific population for what they called “demeaning” police raids in the 1970s. According to Ardern, police and immigration authorities carried out …

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Irish Police to Be Given Authority over Device Passwords and Internet Accounts

New legislation in Ireland has given the nation’s police the authority to demand passwords for electronic devices for serving search warrants. The amendments are part of the Garda Sochána Bill, which was issued on Monday by Heather Humphreys, Ireland’s justice …

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Nicaragua Arrests Five More Opposition Figures

Police in Nicaragua arrested five more prominent opposition figures over the weekend, in what critics describe as a crackdown on opponents of President Daniel Ortega. On June 13, police arrested former Sandinista Health Minister Dora Maria Tellez, opposition leader Ana …

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Frankfurt Police to Disbanded Special Task Force Over Far-Right Activities

Frankfurt police authorities have decided to disband their Special Task Force (SEK) after discovering that the group’s members were spreading far-right content online. At least 19 police officers belonging to the SEK were dismissed while one was suspended after they …

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Nicaraguan Police Arrest Third Potential Presidential Opponent to Daniel Ortega

Nicaraguan police on June 8 arrested a third potential opponent to President Daniel Ortega in the presidential elections later this year. Police arrested Felix Maradiaga after being summoned to the public prosecutor’s office. According to Maradiaga’s campaign, police stopped him …

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