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New York governor unveils ‘comprehensive’ plan to fight domestic terror and gun violence

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New York’s governor, Kathy Hochul, has unveiled what she called a “comprehensive plan to combat domestic terrorism and prevent gun violence”, days after a white supremacist allegedly killed 10 Black shoppers and staff...

‘Jurisdictional maze’ hinders investigation of sexual violence against Native women, verslag sê

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Amnesty International has called on the US government to fully restore tribal jurisdiction over crimes on Native lands in the face of staggeringly high rates of sexual violence against Native women, according to a rep...

‘It’s harmful and humiliating’: how Amber Heard’s haters undermine the victims of domestic violence

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A young woman sits on the stairs, hair scraped back, lower lip trembling. She starts to talk about being slapped in the face, and something about the words is instantly familiar. They’re taken from the actor Amber Hea...

The Buffalo mass shooting comes amid rise in racial violence in US

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The story is, teen hierdie tyd, nauseatingly familiar. From Charleston to El Paso, from Pittsburgh to San Diego, and from Christchurch, Nieu-Seeland, to the latest scene of horror in Buffalo, New York, each of these mass shootin...

Wrestling ‘death match’ in Durham investigated over strimmer violence

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A “death match” wrestling contest in which a bloodied performer attacked his rival with a garden strimmer in front of children is being investigated by health and safety officers. Police in Durham said they were worki...

Queensland police union drops fierce opposition to domestic violence inquiry

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The Queensland police union has dropped its fierce opposition to a commission of inquiry into police “cultural issues” related to the investigation of domestic violence, but says it will use the process to pursue its ...

Footage of racist violence traumatises black children, says author

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Footage of violent racist incidents such as the murder of George Floyd is traumatising black children, according to the author Claudia Rankine, who believes it could be one of the factors contributing to a rise in chi...

‘Femicide nation’: murder of young woman casts spotlight on Mexico’s gender violence crisis

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“Don’t take risks – stay with us,” says one of the slogans at the Nueva Castilla motel, a $37.85 (£30) per night roadside inn in the Mexican city of Monterrey. But the horrifying discovery of a dead teenager in the lo...

Gun violence becomes leading cause of death among US youth, data shows

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Gun violence overtook car accidents as the leading cause of death among children and adolescents in the US in 2020, according to a report from the University of Michigan. The finding was published in the New England J...

The new wave of female film-makers confronting Mexico’s violence against women

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When young Ana is forced to have her hair cut in Tatiana Huezo’s film Prayers for the Stolen, her tears indicate the heartbreak of lost youth. It’s a protective measure taken by her mother who is desperate to prevent ...

Why America overlooks those most hurt by gun violence: ‘Black people are seen as expendable’

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In the first year of the pandemic, homicides throughout the US increased by 30%, the most dramatic one-year rise since the FBI began keeping crime data. The increase was driven by a significant rise in gun violence, w ...

‘Hatred, bigotry and untruth’: communal violence grips India

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The procession had begun peacefully. Marching through the streets of Delhi’s Jahangirpuri district on Saturday, the devotees had gathered to celebrate the Hindu festival of Hanuman Jayanti. But the peace did not last ...

Palestinian lawyer and teen killed as Israel raids West Bank amid escalating violence

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A Palestinian lawyer and a teenager have been killed on the fifth day of Israeli raids in the West Bank following deadly attacks in the Jewish state, amid heightened tensions after a religious site was vandalised. Isr...

‘Doubly erased’: artwork recording names of domestic violence victims removed from Melbourne museum

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An artwork recognising almost 1,000 women and children killed by men in Australia has been removed from a Melbourne museum, partly on the grounds it could traumatise some visitors. Melbourne artist Dans Bain was asked...

Queensland domestic violence offences increased 17% during pandemic, data shows

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Queensland has experienced a 17% increase in domestic violence offences and soaring rates of other violent crime during the Covid-19 pandemic. While there was some correlation between Covid restrictions and a fall in ...

Queensland child protection system failing Indigenous domestic violence victims, verslag vind

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Queensland’s child protection system is failing First Nations children exposed to domestic and family violence, with some victims going through their entire childhood without receiving therapy or specialist support de...

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