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The shooting of Jacob Blake was just one of the incidents that put American law enforcement under the spotlight in 2020. Lois Beckett reports for us on data that shows that police are three times as likely to use force against leftwing protesters than against other protests:

In the past 10 months, US law enforcement agencies have used teargas, pepper spray, rubber bullets, and beatings at a much higher percentage at Black Lives Matter demonstrations than at pro-Trump or other rightwing protests.

Law enforcement officers were also more likely to use force against leftwing demonstrators, whether the protests remained peaceful or not.

The statistics, based on law enforcement responses to more than 13,000 protests across the United States…



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