Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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Dominic Raab says taking knee is ‘subjugation’

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab sparked mockery and dismay by suggesting the anti-racism protest of taking the knee was a symbol of “subjugation” that originated with “Game of Thrones”. Premier League footballers took a knee on Wednesday evening in solidarity with demonstrations across the world sparked by the killing of ...

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George Floyd’s brother urges UN to probe

GENEVA: The brother of George Floyd made a heartfelt plea to the U.N.’s top human rights body, urging it to launch intense international scrutiny of systemic racism, the killing of black people by police and violence against peaceful protesters in the United States. Philonese Floyd, in a video message to ...

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George Floyd, whose death led to change, laid to rest

George Floyd, the 46 year-old black man whose fatal arrest prompted international protests and renewed calls for a major overhaul to the US criminal justice system, was eulogized Tuesday. Hundreds of mourners attended Floyd’s funeral at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, Texas, paying their final respects to the ...

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Bail set for former police officer in George Floyd case at $1.25mn

MINNEAPOLIS: Bail for the white former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering African American George Floyd, whose death ignited two weeks of protests, has been raised by $250,000 to $1.25 million, the Minnesota-based Star Tribune said on Monday. The new bail terms were decided at a court hearing for Derek ...

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