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Black Lives Matter
Opinion  /  Published 13.06.20

The glue of diversity

There are so many prisms through which to view the tectonic events taking place on America’s streets since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, but to my mind the most important is tha...
By Thomas L. Friedman in

World  /  Published 07.06.20

Slave trader statue in UK pulled down

Protesters in Bristol pulled down a statue of a 17th century slave trader, Edward Colston, from its plinth in College Green, in scenes that recalled the toppling of Saddam Hussein’s statue in Baghda...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 06.06.20

Trudeau takes a knee

Canadian protesters chanted “Stand up to Trump!” to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he joined thousands at an anti-racism rally on Friday and took a knee alongside protesters.Trudeau, wearing a b...
By Reuters in Ottawa

World  /  Published 14.06.20

Two statues, two statutes

Scotland Yard has announced more than 100 people were arrested during Saturday night’s violent demonstrations in central London when white people from far-Right groups attacked the police who were l...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 14.06.20

Atlanta police chief resigns after fatal shooting

Atlanta's police chief resigned on Saturday hours after a black man was fatally shot by an officer in a struggle following a field sobriety test. Authorities said the slain man had grabbed an officer'...
By Russ Bynum and Brynn Anderson in Atlanta

World  /  Published 12.06.20

Gandhi, Churchill statues boarded up

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi, defiled by “Black Lives Matter” activists who daubed the word “Racist” on the pedestal steps and flicked white paint on the bronze, has been boarded up ahead of f...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 11.06.20

Toppled UK statue taken to ‘secure location

The statue of the 17th century slave trader Edward Colston, which was toppled by “Black Lives Matter” protesters in Bristol last Sunday in images that have been flashed around the world, was secre...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 10.06.20

Houston farewell to George Floyd

George Floyd died at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis. A thousand miles to the south, in the Texas city where he was raised, two rows of police officers saluted as his coffin went past.Hour...
By New York Times News Service in Houston

World  /  Published 09.06.20

Barr in bunker blow to President

Attorney-general William P. Barr contradicted President Trump on Monday and confirmed that the president was taken to an underground bunker late last month not for an “inspection” but because of s...
By New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 11.06.20

Trump again threatens protesters

President Trump renewed his threat to take federal action against local protesters in a late-night tweet on Wednesday, telling government officials in Washington state that they needed to crack down o...
By Mike Baker in Seattle


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