Beyond the blade: the truth about knife crime in Britain

Teenage knife crime is a tabloid obsession, blamed on feral youth running riot in our cities. But the reality is much more complex and we cannot save lives if we do not understand it On Monday 24 January, shortly after 3pm, the regular din of children turning out of the Capital Academy secondary school in … Read more

How did Rio’s police become known as the most violent in the world?

Once in decline, killings by police in Rio de Janeiro are on the rise as the Olympic games approach Are Rio de Janeiros military and civil police really the worlds most violent? That is the conclusion of separate studies released by Human Rights Watch earlier this year. They are accusing Rio de Janeiros police forces … Read more

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