@UNHumanRights Chief@mbachelet on #Myanmar : "There are clear echoes of Syria in 2011. There too, we saw peaceful protests met with unnecessary and clearly disproportionate force. Statements of condemnation, and limited targeted sanctions, are clearly not enough."
Oh man. So many tears falling here. #GeorgeFloyd ’s family meets #DaunteWright ’s family for the first time. Watching this in person is a whole lot. The families pain is searing. You can feel it. Deleted initial tweet for my crap spelling. Apologies.
All places of worship, schools and colleges, private coaching classes, barbershops, spas, salons and beauty parlous will remain closed from tomorrow till 7am on 1st May: Maharashtra Government
BREAKING: Egypt says it has "seized" the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal and is demanding almost $1 billion in compensation. The Ever Given paused global trade in the canal for almost a week, holding up almost $10B of cargo per day.
Maharashtra COVID19 guidelines: All establishments, public places, activities to remain closed. Essential services exempted, their operations to be unrestricted. Restrictions to be in effect from 8pm, 14th April till 7am, 1st May
Most of the world is distancing itself from the brutal Myanmar military as it shoots hundreds of pro-democracy protesters. The Russian government is rushing to sell it arms.
Viral video of Boris Johnson ‘lying to parliament’ approaches 10 million views
Japan plans to release over 1 million tonnes of contaminated Fukushima water into sea. Its government pledges to make water safe using a several years-long process despite likely concerns from nearby countries and environmentalists
We’ve been led to believe cops are willing to put their lives on the line for us. But the Brooklyn Center PD put up a blue-line flag today. The message, at least to black residents, was clear: one of us may have killed one of you. But our lives mean more.
Minnesota police fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop. Family say police stopped him for having an air freshener in his rearview mirror. #DaunteWright was 20. Police shot him as he reentered his car, claiming he had an outstanding warrant, and he crashed blocks away.
BREAKING: DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)" and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and “What!” as an ad-lib, has died. He was 50.
BREAKING: Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 99.
A U.S. Army officer filed a federal civil lawsuit against police officers who pepper-sprayed and assaulted him. Lt. Caron Nazario, of Latinx and African American descent, alleges that his constitutional rights were violated and race played a role.
The Myanmar junta's arrest of Paing Takhon, an actor with millions of fans across Southeast Asia, illustrates the generals' attempt to silence prominent figures who openly back the Myanmar people's quest for democracy.
When setting RachelPowell’s conditions of release, Chief U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell said Powell “must wear a mask whenever she leaves her residence.” So Powell, who was an anti-masker before she stormed the Capitol, is wearing a mesh mask to her workplace. #bullhornlady