Posts Tagged “riots”

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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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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From a Social Movement to an Urban Insurgency in France

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From a Social Movement to an Urban Insurgency in France

From a Social Movement to an Urban Insurgency in France   The anger is not about simple social demands for a decent and a better life, it has become for a large majority of the protesters a personal fight with President Macron. By Abdennour Toumi  The anger and determination of the “Yellow Vests” protests against rising…

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