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A Princeton-linked professor is using remains of a Black child killed by a Philadelphia police bombing for forensics classes without family's permission, reports @guardian . Police bombed a Black neighborhood in 1985 targeting liberation group MOVE — killing 11, incl. 5 children.
India reported over 332,000 cases of #COVID19 in one day, a world record. Hospitals are facing major oxygen shortages: at least 25 patients in New Delhi died, reportedly due to "low pressure oxygen." Another hospital tweeted: "SOS — less than an hour's oxygen supplies."
Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny ended his 20+ day hunger strike, after protesting lack of medical care in the penal colony he is being held in. He says he is losing feeling in his limbs. He was poisoned by a nerve agent in 2020, which the Kremlin denies carrying out.
Israel occupied East Jerusalem in 1967. Rights groups say it is systematically driving Palestinians out by: ▪️ Expanding illegal settlements ▪️ Refusing Palestinian building permits ▪️ Revoking thousands of residency permits ▪️ 900+ Palestinians currently facing eviction (UN)
A missing Indonesian submarine with 53 people inside will run out of oxygen by early Saturday morning, say officials. The submarine went missing on Wednesday near Bali. The navy is investigating reports it lost power and descended over 2,200 feet — far below survivable depths.
BREAKING: The police officer who shot and killed #RayshardBrooks has been charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. He faces a possible sentence of life without parole for murder.
BREAKING: The three men accused of killing #Ahmaud Arbery have been indicted by a grand jury in Georgia and formally charged with 9 counts each, including malice murder and felony murder. Arbery died after being shot while jogging in February.
Over 400 people have been killed in Syria in the last five days. 150 of them were children.
Police have arrested at least 1,669 people across the U.S. during protests over police brutality, according to an @AP tally. They have not arrested: 3 of the 4 officers involved in the killing of #GeorgeFloyd . Any officers involved in the killing of #BreonnaTaylor .