2022-08-06: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-08-05). Officers involved in murder of Breonna Taylor arrested on federal charges. wsws.org On Thursday, the US Department of Justice charged with federal offenses and arrested four officers involved in the brutal murder two and a half years ago in Louisville, Kentucky.

WSWS (2022-08-05). Sri Lankan government widens its arrests and police-state measures. wsws.org The Wickremesinghe regime has over the past two days arrested trade union leaders, extended essential services orders banning strikes in the health, electricity and fuel distribution sectors, and threatened a new wave of arrests against Galle Face protestors.

Dylan Lovan (2022-08-05). Feds charge 4 police officers in fatal Breonna Taylor raid. peoplesworld.org LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The federal government filed civil rights charges Thursday against four Louisville police officers over the drug raid that led to the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman whose fatal shooting helped fuel the racial justice protests that rocked the nation in 2020. The charges — most of which stem from the …

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