France to send special forces to Guadeloupe after looting, arson – Al Jazeera

France has sent special police officers to its overseas territory of Guadeloupe. There have been nightly disturbances there, alongside a strike to protest against compulsory COVID-19 passes. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba has more.

Georgia judge denies defense motion for mistrial in Ahmaud Arbery case

A Georgia judge denied a motion for a mistrial on Friday in the Ahmaud Arbery murder case from a defense lawyer who claimed that Black pastors outside the courthouse were a “woke left mob” that influenced the jury in the trial of three white men. More than 200 pastors gathered on Thursday outside the GlynnContinue reading “Georgia judge denies defense motion for mistrial in Ahmaud Arbery case”

Let’s talk about Ahmaud Arbery and intimidation – Beau of the Fifth Column

Fox News’ Gutfeld: Kyle Rittenhouse ‘Did the Right Thing’ in Shooting

Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld spoke out in defense of Kyle Rittenhouse on Thursday, saying the 18-year-old “did the right thing” when he shot two people at a racial justice protest last year in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Rittenhouse is currently on trial, charged with murder. Gutfeld said, “People say that Rittenhouse never should have gone to Kenosha. The deadContinue reading “Fox News’ Gutfeld: Kyle Rittenhouse ‘Did the Right Thing’ in Shooting”

In the Trial Over Ahmaud Arbery’s Killing, a Nearly All-White Jury Is Selected

After a grueling selection process, opening statements in the case against three white men accused of chasing down and killing Mr. Arbery are expected to begin on Friday. After a grueling process that lasted two and a half weeks, a jury was selected on Wednesday in the trial of the three white men accused ofContinue reading “In the Trial Over Ahmaud Arbery’s Killing, a Nearly All-White Jury Is Selected”

Soldier admits role in 1987 murder of Burkina Faso’s revolutionary leader Sankara

A former army private admitted at a trial on Tuesday that he had helped transport a hit squad to assassinate Burkina Faso’s revolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara, 34 years ago. The trial unfolding at a military court in Ouagadougou is being closely followed by the Burkinabe public, many of whom hope it will shed light onContinue reading “Soldier admits role in 1987 murder of Burkina Faso’s revolutionary leader Sankara”

DA ‘Nearly Certain’ Officers Returning Gunfire Killed Girl During H.S. Game

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer revealed the update in a statement on Monday.  Investigators have concluded with “near certainty” that bullets fired by Sharon Hill police officers who were shooting back at gunmen during a high school football game last month struck and killed 8-year-old Fanta Bility and injured three others.  Delaware County District AttorneyContinue reading “DA ‘Nearly Certain’ Officers Returning Gunfire Killed Girl During H.S. Game”

Germany: Gas station employee killed over a face mask

A 20-year-old clerk was shot after asking a customer to wear a face mask in Germany. The suspected shooter said he was stressed out by coronavirus measures. A gas station worker in the town of Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, lost his life after a dispute with a customer over COVID-19 measures, police said Monday. According to the police report,Continue reading “Germany: Gas station employee killed over a face mask”

Record number of environmental activists murdered

A record number of activists working to protect the environment and land rights were murdered last year, according to a report by a campaign group. 227 people were killed around the world in 2020, the highest number recorded for a second consecutive year, the report from Global Witness said. Almost a third of the murdersContinue reading “Record number of environmental activists murdered”

Ex-Prosecutor Charged In Ahmaud Arbery Case Booked At Jail

Former Brunswick Judicial Circuit District Attorney Jackie Johnson turned herself into county jail. She was later released without having to pay a cash bond. The former prosecutor charged with misconduct for her handling of the Ahmaud Arbery case was booked at a Georgia jail on Wednesday and released. Former Brunswick Judicial Circuit District Attorney JackieContinue reading “Ex-Prosecutor Charged In Ahmaud Arbery Case Booked At Jail”

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