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French Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting That Set Off Riots

NANTES, France — A police officer who fatally shot a younger man in western France this week, setting off three nights of rioting, has been charged with manslaughter, his lawyer mentioned on Friday. The officer had initially claimed that he acted in self-defense whereas attempting to arrest a 22-year-old man in Nantes on Tuesday, however […]

Protester Climbs Base of Statue of Liberty, Forcing Shutdown of Landmark

Protester Climbs Base of Statue of Liberty, Forcing Shutdown of Landmark

Jay W. Walker, one of many group’s organizers, stated that Ms. Okoumou, who is understood to different members as Patricia, had been concerned with Rise and Resist for a number of months. He described her as lively, frequently participating within the group’s occasions. But on Wednesday, he stated, different members weren’t conscious of her plans […]

In France, Police Killing Unleashes Familiar Riots and Recrimination

In France, Police Killing Unleashes Familiar Riots and Recrimination

PARIS — An evening of rioting touched off by a police killing set off a well-known replay of grim media photos on Wednesday morning in France, the place regulation enforcement techniques in immigrant neighborhoods are a daily supply of friction. French tv replayed a seemingly countless loop of photos from the western metropolis of Nantes […]

Challenging Poland’s Leaders, Top Supreme Court Justice Takes a Defiant Stand

Challenging Poland’s Leaders, Top Supreme Court Justice Takes a Defiant Stand

WARSAW — Surrounded by a whole lot of cheering supporters, Poland’s prime Supreme Court justice took a defiant stand on the courthouse steps right here Wednesday morning and vowed to maintain combating to guard the Constitution and the independence of the nation’s courts. “We emphasize our attachment to the rules of a democratic state,” the […]

Poland Purges Supreme Court, and Protesters Take to Streets

Poland Purges Supreme Court, and Protesters Take to Streets

“In essence, this is the end,” Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki stated on Thursday after assembly with European leaders. “We do not intend to withdraw from this reform.” Mr. Kaczynski, the governing occasion’s chief, has not hidden his intentions. “In a democracy, the sovereign is the people, their representative in Parliament and, in the Polish case, […]

Opinion

Opinion

The most well-known abolitionist July four protest came about in 1854, when Garrison mounted a platform adorned with an upside-down, black-bordered American flag and burned a duplicate of the Constitution. From the identical stage that day, Henry David Thoreau declared that the ethical failure of the United States affected even his capacity to benefit from […]

Man Who Waved Gun and Yelled ‘Womp Womp’ Arrested at Immigration Rally

Man Who Waved Gun and Yelled ‘Womp Womp’ Arrested at Immigration Rally

An Alabama man who yelled “womp womp” and waved a gun at individuals protesting the separation of migrant households appeared in courtroom on Monday on costs of reckless endangerment and menacing, officers stated. The man, Shane Ryan Sealy, 34, pleaded not responsible to the misdemeanors in Huntsville Municipal Court, and a trial date was set […]

Thousands Protest in Hong Kong on Anniversary of Handover to China

Thousands Protest in Hong Kong on Anniversary of Handover to China

HONG KONG — Thousands of Hong Kong residents marched on Sunday to watch the 21st anniversary of the territory’s return to China from Britain, a public demonstration of their dissatisfaction with the native authorities and their fears in regards to the Chinese Communist Party’s rising affect within the territory. Previously a British colony, Hong Kong […]

Opinion

Opinion

Recent disruptive protests — from diners at Mexican eating places within the capital calling the White House adviser Stephen Miller a fascist to protesters in Pittsburgh blocking rush-hour traffic after a police taking pictures of an unarmed teen — have provoked bipartisan alarm. The CNN commentator David Gergen compared the anti-Trump resistance unfavorably to 1960s […]

As Cameroon English Speakers Fight to Break Away, Violence Mounts

As Cameroon English Speakers Fight to Break Away, Violence Mounts

Anglophone separatists have been preventing for recognition of Ambazonia — named after Ambas Bay in southern Cameroon, an 1800s-era settlement for freed slaves — for many years. But requires secession have amplified considerably in latest months. So far Cameroon’s authorities has refused to have interaction in significant dialogue with separatists, largely as a result of […]