Daily Archives: May 2, 2020

2020-05-02: News Headlines

teleSUR (2020-05-01). Police Brutality Marks Workers' Day in Chile. telesurenglish.net On the morning of the International Workers' Day, Chileans attempted to carry out peaceful protests in various public places in their country's main cities. | RELATED: | Although they initially followed COVID-19 physical distancing prevention measures, the military police violently lashed out at citizens in unsuccessful attempts to dissuade them from protesting against President Sebastian Piñera. The pretext for the police atta…

splcenter (2020-04-15). CROWN Act movement seeks to protect Black people from racial discrimination based on hairstyles. splcenter.org Jordan Winder did not apply to the high school of his choice, because the dreadlocks he's been growing nearly half his life are not allowed there.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-05-01). Cuba denounces attack on diplomatic mission in the US. peoplesdispatch.org On April 30, in the early hours of the morning, a terrorist attack was perpetrated against the embassy of the Republic of Cuba to the United States in Washington. According to the statement by the Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez, an unknown man shot several times at the embassy's building using an assault rifle. | At the moment of the attack, ten Cuban officials and diplomats were inside the building. Fortunately, none of the diplomatic officials or any other staff members were injured. The aggressor was arrested by local authorities and is currently in their custody. | Cuba's foreign minister…

Rachel Janik (2020-04-21). Augustus Invictus Arrested in Florida for Stalking, Violating Bond. splcenter.org Invictus' father, John Gillespie, was arrested days earlier and charged with human trafficking of children under 18 years old.

Suzanne O'Keeffe (2019-07-24). MPP National Director Nick Brana arrested with XR. peoplesparty.org with Extinction Rebellion climate activists | MPP National Director Nick Brana arrested with Extinction Rebellion climate activists after supergluing themselves to Congress in mass civil disobedience: | Washington, D.C. — Movement for a People's Party National Director Nick Brana was arrested during a protest to block Congress and demand that they join the countries of the UK and Canada and declare a climate emergency. | Brana and 15 people affiliated with the climate action group Extinction Rebellion (XR) glued themselves to three underground tunnel entrances leading to the Capitol, blocking access…

sputniknews (2020-05-02). Young Indian Boy Booked on Murder Charges for Dragging Police Official on Car Bonnet in Punjab. sputniknews.com New Delhi (Sputnik): India has been under a strict lockdown since 25 March as a way to tackle the further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amid the lockdown, Indian cops have been on their toes, trying to maintain order across the country.

2020-05-02: Social Media Postees

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CROWN Act movement seeks to protect Black people from racial discrimination based on hairstyles
splcenter.org | 2020-04-15
Jordan Winder did not apply to the high school of his choice, because the dreadlocks he's been growing nearly half his life are not allowed there.
splcenter.org/news/2020/04/15/crown-act-movement-seeks-protect-black-people-racial-discrimination-based-hairstyles

Cuba denounces attack on diplomatic mission in the US
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-05-01
On April 30, in the early hours of the morning, a terrorist attack was perpetrated against the embassy of the Republic of Cuba to the United States in Washington. According to the statement by the Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez, an unknown man shot several times at the embassy's building using an assault rifle. | At the moment of the attack, ten Cuban officials and diplomats were inside the building. Fortunately, none of the diplomatic officials or any other staff members were injured. The aggressor was arrested by local authorities and is currently in their custody. | Cuba's foreign minister…
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/05/01/cuba-denounces-attack-on-diplomatic-mission-in-the-us/

Augustus Invictus Arrested in Florida for Stalking, Violating Bond
Rachel Janik | splcenter.org | 2020-04-21
Invictus' father, John Gillespie, was arrested days earlier and charged with human trafficking of children under 18 years old.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2020/04/21/augustus-invictus-arrested-florida-stalking-violating-bond

Young Indian Boy Booked on Murder Charges for Dragging Police Official on Car Bonnet in Punjab
sputniknews.com | 2020-05-02
New Delhi (Sputnik): India has been under a strict lockdown since 25 March as a way to tackle the further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amid the lockdown, Indian cops have been on their toes, trying to maintain order across the country.
sputniknews.com/india/202005021079171039–young-indian-boy-booked-on-murder-charges-for-dragging-police-official-on-car-bonnet-in-punjab/