Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem are protesting an Israeli court decision to forcibly displace families from their homes in #SheikhJarrah to make way for Israeli settlers. The UN has urged Israel to halt all forced evictions, saying they “may amount to war crimes.”
Paul & Marilyn Hueper of Alaska recently woke up to armed FBI agents claiming they had stolen Nancy Pelosi's laptop at the Jan. 6 Capitol riot (they argue it's a clear case of mistaken identity). Tonight, they join me with their story & the shocking LACK of evidence the FBI had.
Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is receiving protection after fielding multiple death threats amid the election audit in Maricopa County
A California bar owner was arrested on charges that he had sold fake Covid-19 vaccination cards. Undercover agents were able to buy the fraudulent cards for $20 each, the authorities said.
People are confused by Twitter thinking that Jimmy Carter's presidential legacy is one of joy and success
“The Post’s acting executive editor said: ‘We are deeply troubled by this use of government power to seek access to the communications of journalists. The Department of Justice should immediately make clear its reasons for this intrusion ‘“ @washingtonpost
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‘2021 was supposed to be the year that everything got back to normal, right?’ — A 22-ton rocket is hurling back towards Earth and scientists aren’t sure where it’s going to land
"The groundswell of opposition to the coup...was surely not in the [Myanmar] military’s game plan, making its crackdown all the riskier. Neither the outcome of the putsch nor the fate of the resistance is preordained."
#Colombia : We are deeply alarmed at developments in Cali overnight, where police opened fire on demonstrators, and a number of people were killed & injured. ⏩ States have a responsibility to protect #HumanRights and facilitate peaceful assembly. 👉
“No government should sell a single bullet to the junta" while the Myanmar generals uses them to shoot demonstrators, say 200 NGOs. But the Chinese government is blocking the UN Security Council from imposing the requested "global arms embargo" on Myanmar.
At least 19 people in Colombia were killed at protests over inequality, including teenagers. The UN condemned excessive force by police, who were filmed killing a 17-year-old. The mother of another killed protester condemned police and the "hate of the bullet that killed him."
Delhi | Four people from a restaurant-cum-bar in Lodhi Colony have been arrested in connection with black marketing of oxygen concentrators. Police recovered 419 oxygen concentrators, which were sold for over Rs 70,000. Case has been registered: DCP South
“We have parallel realities in India,” says @RanaAyyub : “A reality that’s shown by our domestic media, which is basically prostrating to Narendra Modi, and then there are journalists who work with international media, who have been speaking truth to power.”
West Bengal: BJP office and some shops in Ghoshpara road of Bhatpara were vandalized by unidentified people, earlier today. Bombs were also hurled in the area. "TMC miscreants looted my shop. At least 10 bombs were hurled here," says a local.