Posts Tagged “George Floyd”

United States: UN experts condemn crackdown on peaceful protests and highlight calls to overhaul policing    

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United States: UN experts condemn crackdown on peaceful protests and highlight calls to overhaul policing    

United States: UN experts condemn crackdown on peaceful protests and highlight calls to overhaul policing     UN independent human rights experts* today condemned the violent crackdown on widespread peaceful protests after police in Minneapolis killed African American George Floyd. They also urged the implementation of strong measures to eradicate racial discrimination and radically reform US policing…

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Racist social media posts force one of Minneapolis’ largest Arab groceries to close

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Racist social media posts force one of Minneapolis’ largest Arab groceries to close

Racist social media posts force one of Minneapolis’ largest Arab groceries to close Social posts denounced as “racist” posted years ago by the daughter of a major Minneapolis Arab Grocery store have been cited in the aftermath of the George Floyd killing to force the closure of that store. Majdi Wadi published a passioned explanation…

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George Floyd Reaffirms our Humanity

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George Floyd Reaffirms our Humanity

George Floyd Reaffirms our Humanity Racism is a universal challenge. There is no society on earth that is free from racism. While the US and other countries have made progress to be less racist, racism still exists. The death of George Floyd has resulted in avalanche of condemnation and massive protests. This reaction to Mr….

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Minneapolis racial firestorm began at Arab American-owned store

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Minneapolis racial firestorm began at Arab American-owned store

Minneapolis racial firestorm began at Arab American-owned store The tragedy that resulted in the death of George Floyd and sparked a national wave of riots, arson, looting and violence began at the counter of an Arab American grocery store in Minneapolis where Floyd allegedly tried to purchase items using a counterfeit 20 dollar bill. The…

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