Protests about police brutality are met with wave of police brutality across US.
The International Crisis Group, which monitors unrest around the world, said the police had used “excessive force”.
Numerous incidents of police violence have been exposed in disturbing videos and press accounts in recent days, with little sign that police are adjusting their tactics.
On Saturday 30 May, officers in a police SUV drove at a crowd of protesters in Brooklyn, knocking several to the ground.
A day earlier, a police officer was caught on camera violently shoving a woman to the ground during a demonstration.
Minneapolis police have also used teargas, flash-bangs and rubber bullets on a peaceful protests in the city.
“Across the country, law enforcement armed with military weaponry are responding with violence to people who are protesting police brutality,” said the ACLU’s Ben Wizner. »