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Rangers overpower eight criminals

Home » Karachi By KARACHI: Paramilitary Force Rangers on Thursday claimed to have arrested eight criminals, including members of banned outfits in the city.According to Rangers spokesman, on a tip-off, rangers personnel conducted a targeted raid at the ... [Published Pakistan Press International - 5 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

You Can Now View the Military Gear Acquired by Your Local Police Department

If you are curious to know what kind of military gear your local police department has received through the government’s 1033 program, you can check out  this spreadsheet  over on GitHub which contains:county-level data showing military equipment given ... [Published Disinformation - 17 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

When the right to know is assaulted

advertisementFerguson, Mo., is 800 miles from Southern Maryland, but the hardline tactics of law enforcement there should concern every community in the country.The Aug. 9 fatal shooting by police of an unarmed black teenager sparked days and nights of ... [Published SoMdNews.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

With receding monsoon, Centre plans major Maoist offensive

When the monsoon-induced foliage cover start to wither away in the tribal land of Central India by the fag-end of September, the BJP-led NDA government will likely give a go ahead to a major operation against Maoists.Six Israeli Herons will start tracking ... [Published DNA India - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Find Solution to Border Disputes in Northeast

The Northeast seems to be waiting to explode. A little spark is all that is necessary to ignite violence. The tension along the Assam-Nagaland border is so serious that the central government had to send additional paramilitary forces to contain the situation. ... [Published New Indian Express - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Allowing wounds to fester

Assam crisis needs firm but sensitive approachThe situation in Assam's Golaghat district, located in the State's disputed border area with Nagaland, would not have escalated in this manner had only the authorities taken prompt measures to nip it in the ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Brisk voting in Madhya Pradesh by-election (Second Lead)

Brisk polling was recorded in three assembly by-elections in Madhya Pradesh Thursday, with one constituency recording a 41.02 percent in the first six-and-a-half hours.Voters were seen queuing up to exercise their franchise at 7 a.m. in Vijayraghavgarh, ... [Published ProKerala.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

SHC calls notification that allowed licensed weapons seizure

Home » Karachi By KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday directed rangers personnel to place on record the notification that allowed paramilitary forces to confiscate the licensed weapons during search operation in the city.The direction came ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 6 reports

Centre, state launch blame game over border row

Guwahati: The Centre and the state government have locked horns over the Assam-Nagaland border violence, each trying to put the blame on the other.Union home minister Rajnath Singh called up chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday to take stock of the ... [Published Times of India - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Meghalaya seeks more forces and funds

Raju DasSHILLONG, Aug 20 – Meghalaya Government has asked for 15 companies of additional paramilitary forces, including Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA), and also additional funds to tackle the militancy problem in Garo Hills.There are presently ... [Published Assam Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Pakistan protesters attempt to blockade Parliament with PM inside

ISLAMABAD — Thousands of protesters in Pakistan’s capital yesterday tried to blockade Parliament while Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was inside, after an anti-government cleric told them not to allow anyone in or out, but the lawmakers left by a back e ... [Published Today Online - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ford India Celebrates Independence Day with Special Offers for Armed & Paramilitary Forces

NEW DELHI, India, 14 August, 2014 - Celebrating the spirit of Independence Day, Ford India today announced a special offer on Ford Figo and Ford Classic for armed and paramilitary forces.Saluting their commitment to serve the nation, the special offer ... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]

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...As far back as 1996 Sheriff Rick Fullmer of Marquette County in Wisconsin disbanded his SWAT team, telling Newsweek: "Quite frankly, [the officers] get excited about dressing up in black and doing that kind of thing." )
...He has already drawn ire for including a controversial figure in his power transition team. Hadiz said, "There are a lot of liberal actors who have been appalled at the appointment of General Abdullah Mahmud Hendropriyono , who has been accused of being involved in a massacre in 1980s in Lampung, and implicated in the case of activist Munir Said Thalib]."
"Sharmila re-arrested on charges of attempt to commit suicide. She was arrested by the police after she refused to undergo medical check-up or be force fed following her release from hospital prison Wednesday" additional director general of Manipur police Santosh Macherla told reporters
The secret report had warned that "the new state is likely to be soft towards them initially. By the time they (new state) realise the Maoists menace, it may be too late to handle them with a bifurcated police force, contributing to a weaker response to the problem."

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Source: International Crisis GroupCountry: Pakistan A little over a year ago, Pakistan entered an unprecedented second phase of democratic transition, with one elected government handing power to another by peaceful, constitutional means. This fragile ...
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Steven Cohen is the editor of Colombia Reports, an independent English-language news site. A riot police officer runs to get more tear gas during a confrontation CREDIT: AP Photo/Fernando Vergara Neither the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed ...
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The Revolutionary Document That Is The UK's 184... [Published Techdirt - Aug 20 2014]
Jason Kottke of the always informative and entertaining kottke.org just posted a very interesting look at the genesis of UK law enforcement . In 1829, the UK government shifted policing from a paramilitary force comprised mainly of volunteers to ...
Policing by consent [Published Kottke.org Blog - Aug 19 2014]
In light of the ongoing policing situation in Ferguson, Missouri in the wake of the shooting of an unarmed man by a police officer and how the response to the community protests is highlighting the militarization of US police departments since 9/11 ...
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