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Mali's European allies and regional partners are anxious, given the country's poverty, ethnic mix, and strategic location at the heart of the Sahel
Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita orders an investigation into the unrest
They warn that with human rights violations already rampant even before the measure’s signing into law, the anti-terrorism law's implementation will result in more abuses
(UPDATED) 'Under the vicious national security law, many people worried if such participation would risk violating the law but many people still came out,' says organizer and legal scholar Benny Tai
According to the transcript, Floyd says, 'Momma, I love you. Tell my kids I love them. I'm dead.' He called for his mother and children several more times.
Fredericks 'was executed on April 29 for the crime of throwing a sandwich,' says the lawyer for Fredericks's family
The woman is often referred to as a 'Karen,' a term popular online to describe an entitled white woman
'We will defend, protect, and preserve the American way of life, which began in 1492 when Columbus discovered America,' Trump says
Groups stress the possible ramifications of the Anti-Terrorism Law on mass mobilizations in light of the violent arrest of Cabuyao 11. Three minors from the protest have been released to their guardians, while 8 are still detained.
In an indignation protest held on Saturday, July 4 at the University of the Philippines Diliman, protesters express their strong condemnation against the law
'The law aims to end terrorism, it says, yet it is the state forces that perpetrate fear and violence on the people,' says former human rights commissioner Loretta Ann Rosales in an online protest joined by other sectoral leaders
Despite assurances from Beijing that political freedoms would not be hindered, many Hong Kongers delete digital references of their opposition to China's ruling Communist Party
'We believe that all Filipinos who must stand for democracy against this bill that edges us closer and closer towards tyranny – in any way, shape, or form that is possible in spite of the pandemic,' says the #JunkTerrorBill group
'I have already left Hong Kong and continue the advocacy work on the international level,' Law says in a short English message to journalists, declining to say which country he has gone to
Thousands of protesters defy restrictions and take to the streets, even under Hong Kong's newly passed national security law
The group says offenses 'are capable of being applied in a manner that is arbitrary, and that disproportionately interferes with fundamental rights, including the freedom of conscience, expression and assembly'
Hong Kong police say they arrested at least 180 people on Wednesday, July 1 – including 7 under a new national security law – as thousands of protesters defy a ban to rally on the anniversary of the city's handover to China
'This court does not feel this amount is excessive,' Judge Jane Barwick says
(UPDATED) 'Expect that we will file countercharges against the Manila police,' says Bahaghari's Rey Valmores-Salinas
'In the picture of how racial supremacy and environmental decay are put together, violence is front and center'
Trump retweets without comment the video of the white couple pointing a semi-automatic rifle and a handgun at the protesters, the majority of whom were black
Racism has been a central feature of the way the United States has waged its wars
'In the name of history, whether you're black or white, rich or poor, Democrat or Republican, I ask you today to stand in the name of history,' Democratic senator Derrick T Simmons urges his colleagues before the vote
The Communist Party leadership says the national security law is needed to end political unrest after the city was rocked by months of pro-democracy protests last year,
Bernardo says the protesters asked for his legal advice prior to the short gathering and during its planning
Using the hashtag #FreePride20, netizens express disbelief over the arrest of 20 protesters on Friday, June 26
(UPDATED) 'Nasa batas iyan na bawal iyan,' police tell the protesters, who observed physical distancing and wore face masks
Elijah McClain, 23, died last August in Aurora, near Denver, 3 days after he was put in a chokehold by police, injected with ketamine to sedate him, and suffered cardiac arrest
The vote comes as China presses forward with a security law that would enforce punishment over subversion and other perceived threats in Hong Kong
'Now they are looking at Jesus Christ, they are looking at George Washington, they are looking at Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson,' Trump alleges
9 counts, including murder, aggravated assault, and false imprisonment are laid against the 3 men
After years of coups, violent crackdowns and short-lived civilian governments, Thailand remains a country sharply divided
Ridicule of the powerful is ingrained in Hong Kong's culture, aided by Cantonese, a language often riotously colorful in its insults. But that is something Hong Kongers believe Beijing is determined to stamp out.
'If you are performatively hashtagging about the murders of Michael, Breonna, and Trayvon, you cannot congratulate the murders of Kian, Jefferson, Carl, and over 20,000 other Filipinos'
The new, aggressive stand by Twitter on rule-breaking by the president stands in contrast with Facebook, which has maintained a largely hands-off policy
'How come Filipino postcolonial sensitivities side with the white colonizers rather than with the formerly colonized (such as ourselves) and enslaved peoples?'
Several hundred protestors are pushed back by at least 100 security force personnel after they had thrown ropes around the statue of Andrew Jackson
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen says she had warned the Chinese leaders that Hong Kong owes its economic success to its autonomy from Beijing
Fortnite's virtual world previously contained police cars, but those could no longer be seen in the latest version of the game
Disinformation experts say campaigns from far-right white supremacist conspiracy groups threaten US anti-racism protests
Police say another man is seriously wounded with 'life-threatening injuries'
Chinese state media Xinhua says the eventual law would criminalize 'secession, subversion of state power, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces' that endanger security.
Around 140 people – including 80 in Minsk – are detained, the Vyasna rights group says
Keedron Bryant's viral a cappella gospel song 'I Just Wanna Live' is about his fears growing up as a black man in the US
The Washington Post says, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs, submits her resignation
US Senator Amy Klobuchar says the protests that erupted in the aftermath of a brutal police killing of a black man in her state of Minnesota helped her realize the need for greater diversity in the presidential contest
Research finds that nearly 100 clergymen and 6 governors plus 4 directors of the bank benefitted from slavery
Juneteenth is most often celebrated with backyard cookouts and prayer services but some cities hold parades and other events
The American Civil Liberties Union warns countries that 'partial or half-baked measures of accountability won't remedy structural racism'
Tsai's government will cover 'necessary expenses' for those who come to Taiwan because their freedom and safety are under threat, says Chen Ming-tong, chairman of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council