Combing through my archives of Black Panther material I came across the image above from the artist Emory Douglas. I imagine that they had very specific ideas about the level of violence and respect for human rights across the categories of law enforcement. These are likely shared by others around the world. I wonder what animals fit into the last category in Egypt and Tunisia.
Christian Davenport's Caveat Civis - Citizen Beware
Given the elusive nature of state repression, it is crucial to be constantly aware of information as it becomes available. This is not always easy to do and with the different tactics, perpetrators, locations and victims of domestic spying, torture, arrest, detention, disappearances and mass killing, it is necessary to keep one's eyes open, along with one's mind - Citizen's Beware. The data is out there. We just need to find it and figure out what it means.