Masks and Batons, the first of four webinars in the AFSC Under the Mask series, considered police brutality during the COVID-19 pandemic. The convening was attended by more than 70 participants from around the globe, receiving simultaneous interpretation from English to Bahasa Indonesian, Spanish, Arabic, and French.
Presentations were made by:
Ruki Fernando, INFORM - Human Rights Documentation Centre, Sri Lanka.
Bainito Wamalwa, Friends World Committee for Consultation, Kenya.
Yuni Chang, War Resisters League, United States.
Andrew Lane, Quaker Council for European Affairs, Belgium.
View the complete report (PDF) for a summary of the presentations and the small group discussions that followed.