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Protesters sue Kenosha claiming arrests, curfew violate US Constitution

09 September, 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am

WISCONSIN (Reuters) – Four people arrested for curfew violations while protesting the shooting of a Black man by a white policeman in Kenosha, Wisconsin sued the city and county governments on Tuesday, claiming they were denied free speech rights guaranteed by the US Constitution. The plaintiffs argue that more than 150 people protesting the shooting … Read More

Trump defends accused Kenosha gunman, saying his life was likely in danger

09 September, 2020 8:50 am 8:50 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday sided with a 17-year old charged with killing two people during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, saying the accused gunman was trying to get away and would have been killed by demonstrators if he had not opened fire. Trump on Tuesday will visit Kenosha, the site of protests … Read More

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Democrats oppose Trump Wisconsin visit, president says ‘strength̵...

08 August, 2020 10:52 am 10:52 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats said Donald Trump should not visit the Wisconsin city where protests erupted last week after a Black man was shot in the back by a white police officer, while the Republican president said “strength” was the only way to deal with unrest. The Aug. 22 shooting of Jacob Blake in front … Read More

Teenage suspect arrested in shooting deaths at Wisconsin protests

08 August, 2020 11:50 pm 11:50 pm

KENOSHA, Wisconsin (Reuters) – A teenager identified as Kyle Rittenhouse was arrested and charged with homicide on Wednesday after gunfire killed two people and wounded a third during protests over the police shooting of a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin, court officials said. The lakeside city been rocked by civil unrest since Sunday, when police … Read More

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Kashmir in security lockdown on anniversary of abrogation of privileges

08 August, 2020 9:54 am 9:54 am

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) – India corralled politicians in their homes and bolstered security on the streets of Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar on Wednesday to prevent violent protests on the anniversary of the government’s revocation of the Himalayan region’s autonomy. Police have been told to ensure that no political leader be allowed to leave their … Read More

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Protest held in Peshawar after man tortured by police

06 June, 2020 3:09 pm 3:09 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Hundreds of men came out on the streets of Peshawar and staged a protests at Assembly Chowk against the police for torturing a man who posted against them on social media. According to the details garnered, the protesters demanded that the four policemen accused of the crime should be brought to … Read More

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Johnson condemns ‘thuggery’ after far-right protests in London

06 June, 2020 1:31 pm 1:31 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned “racist thuggery” after far-right protesters clashed in London with anti-racist demonstrators and police trying to keep the two sides apart. Fights broke out between groups outside Waterloo station, with fireworks thrown before police cordoned off areas. On a nearby bridge, stones were lobbed at police. Sporadic … Read More

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Thousands attend Black Lives Matter protests across Australia

06 June, 2020 3:49 pm 3:49 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of people across Australia attended Black Lives Matter protests on Saturday wearing masks and practising social distancing amid warnings from state leaders to call off the events on fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections. The rallies, dominated by a heavy police presence, were mostly peaceful. Protesters marched on the … Read More

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Indian troops martyr five Kashmiris as protests erupt against attack on shr...

06 June, 2020 6:47 pm 6:47 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred five Kashmiris in Zainapora area of Shopian district on Sunday. The youths were killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation in Reban village of the district. The operation was jointly launched by Indian Army, Central Reserve … Read More

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New charges against Minneapolis policemen as protests continue

06 June, 2020 8:30 am 8:30 am

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Prosecutors leveled new criminal charges against four Minneapolis policemen implicated in the death of a black man pinned by his neck to the street during an arrest that sparked more than a week of nationwide protest and civil strife. The added murder charge filed against one officer already in custody and the … Read More

US defense chief opposes deploying troops to quell protests, despite Trump ...

06 June, 2020 11:25 pm 11:25 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday he does not support invoking the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty forces to quell civil unrest for now, despite President Donald Trump’s threats to militarize America’s response to mass protests. Trump said this week he could use military forces in states that fail to … Read More

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FIFA adds voice to protests over Floyd’s death

06 June, 2020 10:01 am 10:01 am

BERN (Reuters) – World soccer’s governing body FIFA has joined sports leagues, teams and players around the globe to express solidarity amid outrage over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in police custody in the United States. The National Football League, National Hockey League and National Basketball Association have put out … Read More

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#BlackOutTuesday sweeps social media as US street protests escalate

06 June, 2020 9:55 am 9:55 am

(Reuters) – The hashtag #BlackOutTuesday became the top trending item on Twitter as hundreds of thousands of businesses and individuals, including TV channels and celebrities, posted black screen shots to signal support for racial justice as street protests over the police killing of George Floyd entered a second week. Many companies paused normal work and … Read More

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Protesters clash with police in New York City in latest demonstrations

06 June, 2020 9:25 am 9:25 am

WASHINGTON/MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of US cities for an eighth consecutive night of protests over the death of a black man in police custody, clashing with police and looting stores in New York City. Large marches and rallies also took place in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Atlanta and … Read More


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06 June, 2020 9:25 am 9:25 am

WASHINGTON/MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to use the US military to halt protests over the death of a black man in police custody, before law enforcement officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas to clear demonstrators and allow the president to walk to a church and pose for pictures. As darkness … Read More