Police arrest Indian minister’s son in killing of farmers

Indian police on Saturday arrested the son of a junior minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government as a suspect days after nine people were killed in a deadly escalation of yearlong demonstrations by tens of thousands of farmers against contentious agriculture laws in northern India, a police officer said. Four farmers died Sunday whenContinue reading “Police arrest Indian minister’s son in killing of farmers”

Indian minister’s car ploughs into protesting farmers – TRT World

At least eight people were killed in India’s Uttar Pradesh after a BJP minister’s vehicle ploughed into farmers gathered for a protest against the government.

Why We Must Never Forget Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer – NowThis

‘Heather had no idea how much her small act of walking with her friends that day would make on the world.’ Heather Heyer’s tragic death inspired a wave of unity and love that spread beyond Charlottesville. The Unite the Right rally occurred in the Virginia town on August 11 and 12 in 2017. It includedContinue reading “Why We Must Never Forget Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer – NowThis”

Extremist groups ‘actively recruiting’ military and police, Canadian intelligence report warns

Far-right extremist groups are “actively recruiting” past and present members of the military and police, according to a declassified Canadian intelligence report obtained by Global News. The report cited 17 examples in Canada, the U.S., U.K., Germany and New Zealand which “illustrate the intersections and relationships between ideologically motivated violent extremism and uniformed personnel.” Six of theContinue reading “Extremist groups ‘actively recruiting’ military and police, Canadian intelligence report warns”

Teachers in England encouraged to tackle ‘incel’ movement in the classroom

New curriculum will give teachers flexibility to explore topics such as relationships and hatred of women Teachers can help counteract the rise of the “incel” movement and the dangers of misogyny with school lessons on respect for women and healthy relationships, ministers believe. A government source said that Gavin Williamson, the education secretary, expects teachersContinue reading “Teachers in England encouraged to tackle ‘incel’ movement in the classroom”

A woman who ran over a demonstrator during a George Floyd protest in Denver last summer is found not guilty of assault by jury

Video of a car hitting a demonstrator during protests over the death of George Floyd protests last May went viral. A jury found that the woman driving the car was not guilty of assault. A lawyer for Jennifer Watson said she was scared for her safety. A woman accused of hitting a person with herContinue reading “A woman who ran over a demonstrator during a George Floyd protest in Denver last summer is found not guilty of assault by jury”

Wendy Davis, others sue law enforcement and Trump supporters over “Trump Train” harassing Biden bus in Texas

The plaintiffs argue the Trump supporters engaged in political intimidation when they surrounded the Biden campaign bus in October, in violation of the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871, and that police “turned a blind eye to the attack.” Former state Sen. Wendy Davis and others who were traveling on a campaign bus for PresidentContinue reading “Wendy Davis, others sue law enforcement and Trump supporters over “Trump Train” harassing Biden bus in Texas”

Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch two congressmen

Kenneth Hubert pleaded guilty to two counts of threatening to lynch a Black representative and a Jewish representative. Hubert, from Missouri, faces a maximum penalty of six years in prison and a $250,000 fine per count. Hubert admitted to calling the offices of Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and Steve Cohen and threatening the lawmakers in conversationsContinue reading “Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch two congressmen”

Charges dismissed against trucker who drove into George Floyd protest

Charges have been dismissed against a trucker who drove into a crowd of protesters in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd last year. In an online court session on Friday, Bogdan Vechirko entered into a “continuance without prosecution” agreement with prosecutors, according to the Star Tribune. Under the agreement, he has to remain law-abiding for the nextContinue reading “Charges dismissed against trucker who drove into George Floyd protest”

Driver accused of driving into protesters in Minneapolis charged with murder

 Nicholas Kraus, 35, was allegedly drunk at the time  Deona Knajdek, 31, was killed and two other protesters injured A St Paul man accused of speeding up and driving into a group of protesters in Minneapolis while he was drunk, killing one person, will appear in court on Thursday after being charged late on Wednesday withContinue reading “Driver accused of driving into protesters in Minneapolis charged with murder”

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