China’s Surveillance State Is Growing Bigger and More Invasive. These Documents Reveal How.

A Times investigation analyzing over 100,000 government bidding documents found that China’s ambition to collect digital and biological data from its citizens is more expansive and invasive than previously known.

#china, #surveillance-of-citizens-by-government, #your-feed-visual-investigations

How the Proud Boys Breached the Capitol on Jan. 6: Rile Up the Normies

A Times investigation of court documents, text messages and hundreds of videos shows how the Proud Boys coordinated to instigate multiple breaches of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

#presidential-election-of-2020, #proud-boys, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #your-feed-visual-investigations

New Evidence Shows How Russian Soldiers Executed Men in Bucha

Witness testimony and videos obtained by The New York Times show how Russian paratroopers executed at least eight Ukrainian men in a Kyiv suburb on March 4, a potential war crime.

#defense-and-military-forces, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity, #your-feed-visual-investigations

Russian Soldiers Took Their City, Then Their Homes

As Russian forces pushed toward Kyiv, they stormed an apartment complex in a nearby suburb and held residents hostage. Some of it was caught on camera.

#defense-and-military-forces, #hostomel-ukraine, #kyiv-ukraine, #putin-vladimir-v, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine, #your-feed-visual-investigations

Documents Reveal Flaws in Pentagon Dismissals of Civilian Casualty Claims in Iraq and Syria

A Times investigation found inconsistent approaches to assessing claims of civilians killed by coalition forces — including failures to conduct simple internet searches.

#amaq-news-agency, #arabic-language, #civilian-casualties, #classified-information-and-state-secrets, #defense-department, #freedom-of-information-act, #google-maps, #iraq, #islamic-state-in-iraq-and-syria-isis, #mosul-iraq, #new-york-times, #raqqa-syria, #syria, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #your-feed-visual-investigations

The U.S. Military Said It Was an ISIS Safe House. We Found an Afghan Family Home.

Even as the military apologized for killing 10 civilians by mistake in a drone strike in Kabul, it insisted its target had stopped by an ISIS “safe house.” The New York Times found that the building was actually a family home.

#afghanistan-war-2001, #ahmadi-zemari-d-2021, #defense-department, #kabul-afghanistan, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #your-feed-visual-investigations

How the C.I.A. Exited Its Base in Kabul

A compound outside Kabul was one of the most secretive — and notorious — in Afghanistan. Our visual analysis shows how the spy agency shut down its operations there — and how the Taliban then entered the site.

#afghanistan-war-2001, #central-intelligence-agency, #espionage-and-intelligence-services, #kabul-afghanistan, #your-feed-visual-investigations

Inside the Capitol Riot: An Exclusive Video Investigation

The Times analyzed thousands of videos from the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol Building to understand how it happened — and why. Here are some of the key findings.

#oath-keepers, #proud-boys, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-capitol-police, #your-feed-visual-investigations

Gaza’s Deadly Night: How Israeli Airstrikes Killed 44 People

On May 16, Israeli airstrikes destroyed three apartment buildings, decimating several families. We visited the scene, interviewed survivors and analyzed videos, photos and satellite images to find out what happened.

#gaza-strip, #hamas, #israel, #middle-east, #netanyahu-benjamin, #your-feed-visual-investigations

Militants Attacked a Key Town in Mozambique. Where Was the Government?

Insurgents who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State attacked the strategic town of Palma in March. We interviewed survivors and used videos, satellite imagery and ship-tracking data to show how Mozambique’s government failed to protect its civilians — leaving thousands to fend for themselves.

#defense-and-military-forces, #islamic-state-in-iraq-and-syria-isis, #mozambique, #palma-mozambique, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #terrorism, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #your-feed-visual-investigations

A Chase and a Fatal Split-Second Decision: How an Officer Killed Adam Toledo

In just under one second, the 13-year-old from Chicago appeared to toss away a handgun and turn with his hands raised before being shot.

#chicago-ill, #police, #police-department-chicago-ill, #stillman-eric-e-chicago-ill-police-officer, #toledo-adam-d-2021, #your-feed-visual-investigations

How Illicit Oil Is Smuggled Into North Korea With China’s Help

New satellite images obtained by The New York Times show that China has allowed tankers to use its infrastructure and territorial waters to deliver oil to North Korea.

#china, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #north-korea, #oil-petroleum-and-gasoline, #satellites, #security-council-un, #ships-and-shipping, #smuggling, #united-nations, #united-states, #your-feed-visual-investigations

Videos Show Extent of Myanmar Military’s Bloody Crackdown

A trove of visual evidence reveals how soldiers and the police used rifles and other lethal weapons against anti-coup protests across the country.

#coups-detat-and-attempted-coups-detat, #defense-and-military-forces, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #myanmar, #politics-and-government, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #yangon-myanmar, #your-feed-visual-investigations

How Officers Killed Breonna Taylor: New Details Reveal Fatal Mistakes

None of the police officers who raided Breonna Taylor’s home wore body cameras, impeding the public from a full understanding of what happened. The Times’s visual investigation team built a 3-D model of the scene and pieced together critical sequences of events to show how poor planning and shoddy police work led to a fatal outcome.

#george-floyd-protests-2020, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #your-feed-visual-investigations

Ahmaud Arbery’s Final Minutes: What Videos and 911 Calls Show

Using security footage, cellphone video, 911 calls and police reports, The Times has reconstructed the 12 minutes before Ahmaud Arbery was shot dead in Georgia on Feb. 23.

#arbery-ahmaud-1994-2020, #black-people, #brunswick-ga, #georgia, #mcmichael-gregory-1955, #mcmichael-travis-1986, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #racial-profiling, #your-feed-visual-investigations