Hong Kong is bracing for more demonstrations this weekend, with protesters threatening to disrupt transport links to the airport, after embattled leader Carrie Lam’s withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill
According to a statement issued by Chief City Police Office Abbas Ihsan’s office, the young boy Shahzeb committed suicide in the lock-up after he was arrested following a clash with a shopkeeper in Liaqat Bazaar and pointing weapon at him.
Thousands of Colombians protested on Monday against police brutality and government policies, 11 days after the death of a man at the hands of police sparked demonstrations.
Scott, 26, arrested after a March 14 disturbance at an outlet mall, was acting in an erratic manner and police were concerned for his safety because of the possible ingestion of drugs, they said at the time.
Last summer, millions of ordinary Americans took to the streets to protest racism, police violence and the killing of George Floyd. In the year since, many transformed their energy and anger to action. Across the country, civilians on task forces and elected officials
Racism is a hydra-headed monster which has gone unchecked. The conflict between the keepers of the law and people of colour in America is never-ending. The sorrow, hate and disgust over George Floyd’s death is still fresh in people’s minds. Now another
The child had reportedly been disruptive during school hours and walked out of the building while the headteacher was speaking to her.
Many in the Arab world were moved to rally in support and justly so. Social-media timelines were blacked out and the hashtag Black Lives Matter saw great contributions by enraged Arabs.
The authorities in the United States need to initiate tough and serious action to stop such mindless killings and ensure that justice is done when they do occur.
Beyonce made an impassioned appeal for justice Monday in the case of Breonna Taylor, the African American woman shot dead by plainclothes police as she slept at home, calling for criminal charges against the officers involved.