Former officials who were responsible for security at the US Capitol testified at the first congressional hearing about the failure to prevent the riot, admitting some failures but also deflecting blame to other security agencies. Here are five takeaways.
Further articles on the same subject
"𝙃𝙤𝙬 𝙢𝙪𝙘𝙝 𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙘𝙖𝙣 𝙬𝙚 𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙤𝙬 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙈𝙮𝙖𝙣𝙢𝙖𝙧 𝙢𝙞𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙖𝙧𝙮 𝙩𝙤 𝙜𝙚𝙩 𝙖𝙬𝙖𝙮 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝?" @UN Special Envoy@SchranerBurgen1 urges the UN Security Council to take action to stop the violence and restore democracy in #Myanmar .
Targeted sanctions that would harm the Myanmar military, not the people: >Restricting dealings with military-dominated conglomerates. >Preventing the junta from accessing vital oil and gas revenues paid into and held in banks outside the country.
The future is better with women at the table. Women leaders have been underrepresented, undervalued and undermined for far too long. This #InternationalWomensDay , claim your space: #GenerationEquality #IWD2021
Happy #InternationalWomensDay ! Today is the day to make a commitment to women everywhere to stand up for human rights and join the fight for an equal future. Where will you stand? #GenerationEquality #IWD2021
A loss that Beijing is undoubtedly applauding: "Two political rights groups advocating democracy have quietly quit Hong Kong and moved overseas, unnerved by a national security law that has fanned fears over the erosion of freedoms under China’s rule."
Racism, suicidal thoughts, tears: What we learned from Meghan and Harry's interview