A Virginia prosecutor said Monday she is investigating whether hate crimes charges are appropriate against an “admitted” Ku Klux Klan leader who authorities say revved his vehicle’s engine and drove through peaceful protesters occupying a Richmond-area roadway.
The Bakersfield City School District has spoken out regarding an incident on Friday in which one of their employees verbally attacked a protester and her child.
The nationwide anti-police brutality protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd in the US have been marked by widespread incidents of police violence, including punching, kicking, gassing, pepper-spraying and driving vehicles at often peaceful protesters in states across the country.
An independent autopsy, in calling George Floyd’s death a homicide, determined he died of “asphyxiation from sustained pressure” — a finding that is at odds with the medical examiner.
The inquiry, stemming from the death of George Floyd, will be designed to root out “systemic racism that is generations deep,” Gov. Tim Walz told reporters.
A new documentary about Rep. John Lewis traces the life of the legendary civil rights activist and congressman through interviews and rare archival footage.
Albertina Martínez found dead two days after covering a protest in Santiago amid speculation she was targeted because of her job.
NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday urged party leaders to meet the families of those killed and injured during anti-CAA protests and provide them all assistance.
Gandhi, who met families of two such victims on Saturday in Assam, said many people have been wounded and killed while protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
In Iran, the security services have opened fire on unarmed people demonstrating against the country’s brutal and corrupt regime, writes Struan Stevenson.
The prisoner, Eddy Montes, was a U.S. citizen, his cousin Paola Montenegro told Reuters, after Nicaraguan media published photos of what appeared to be his U.S. passport. The U.S. embassy in Nicaragua condemned the use of lethal force against Montes, calling him a political prisoner in a post on social media. The Nicaraguan interior ministry had said in an earlier statement Montes had family who were of foreign nationality but gave no further detail.