In the Line of Fire: Human Rights and the US Gun Violence Crisis
This course is based on the report by Amnesty International: In the Line of Fire: Human Rights and the US Gun Violence Crisis. It will provide you with information, data, and personal stories to enable you to explain why gun violence is a crisis in the United States and equip you with resources to get involved in local and national efforts to end gun violence.
Throughout the course, you are invited to assess and reflect on your own knowledge, engage in learning and research, and take action.Start Course
Use of Force: Policing in the United StatesBy the end of this course you will be able to:
- Define the Use of Force and articulate under which circumstances authorities are allowed to use it
- Understand how racist and discriminatory ideology have shaped the history of policing in the USA
- Outline how U.S. police use excessive force and describe how it threatens human rights
- Take action by organizing and mobilizing your community to support systemic reform of USA policing to end racism and stop human rights violations