As It Happens: Thursday Edition
Black Police Officers
Policing while Black. After top brass shot down their requests to talk about racism on the job, four black officers in Ontario go public -- including one who tells us about being racially profiled by his own white colleagues.
A former New York Capitol staffer says allegations of sexual harassment against Governor Andrew Cuomo show not much has changed since she was working in state government more than 5 years ago.
Covid Dream Animation
An animator brings people's seriously weird pandemic dreams to life and hopes to shed light on the questions they raise, like: What's with all the lizards?
No Charges Rochester
No charges. A grand jury won't indict the Rochester police officers who pinned a Black man to the ground until he stopped breathing -- a decision that's left a community reeling and his family "outraged."
Amnesty International says it will no longer call Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny a "prisoner of conscience" -- and a journalist accuses the rights organization of "caving to a smear campaign."
Solitary Confinement Report
Nearly 2 years after Ottawa said it was ending solitary confinement, a professor hired to hold them to those words says the practice is still widespread in Canada's prisons and often fits the U-N definition of torture.
Syrian Torture Conviction
A Syrian human rights lawyer was in court in Germany this week to see a former Syrian intelligence officer convicted of complicity in crimes against humanity. He says justice is an unfamiliar feeling.