Shawn Carrié is an Istanbul-based Middle East correspondent with a focus on human rights and conflict. Since 2014, he has covered the war in Syria, Turkish politics, and more for the Intercept, Yahoo News, Vice, CJR, and Newsweek.
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Our courts cannot hold cops accountable for their racist actions.
On Mar 12, 2015 by Shawn Carrié
100,000 sign White House petition to put 47 senators on trial for treason in under a day.
On Mar 10, 2015 by Shawn Carrié
Internal data showed local police had only used police dogs on black citizens.
This is how a homeless black man became just another hashtag.
On Mar 4, 2015 by Shawn Carrié
Racists on Twitter are doing the group's recruitment work for them.
On Mar 2, 2015 by Shawn Carrié
Antonio Zambrano-Montes' death might remind us of Michael Brown, but there are key differences.
On Feb 20, 2015 by Shawn Carrié
Craig Stephen Hicks didn't act alone.
On Feb 17, 2015 by Shawn Carrié
This may be the worst one yet.
On Feb 16, 2015 by Shawn Carrié
On Feb 13, 2015 by Shawn Carrié
Ironically, the Charlie Hebdo attack means the country is cracking down on what citizens can say.
On Jan 23, 2015 by Shawn Carrié
Activists call foul on Obama's "all lives matter" sentiment.
On Jan 21, 2015 by Shawn Carrié
Witnesses say the police had no reason to pull the trigger. Police tell a different story.
On Dec 30, 2014 by Shawn Carrié
De Blasio can't catch a break from the boys in blue.
On Dec 29, 2014 by Shawn Carrié
"I’m from a cop family, and you need to take responsibility, m***erf**ker!"
On Dec 4, 2014 by Shawn Carrié
This year, Black Friday isn't just about shopping.
On Nov 28, 2014 by Shawn Carrié