Tag Archives: Race and gender

Rage in France over proposed limits on police filming

PARIS (AP) – French activists fear the proposed new security law would deprive them of a powerful weapon against police hostility – cellphone videos of police activity – threatening their efforts to document possible cases of police brutality, especially in poor colonial neighborhoods. The government of French President Emmanuel Macron …

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Tight security, many arrests for Ethiopian Erica festival

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, celebrated Erica’s annual Thanksgiving celebration on Saturday amid tight security and political tensions and significantly less crowds due to the Kovid-19 epidemic. Hundreds of people were arrested ahead of the festival, accused by some officials of plotting a terrorist attack and …

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