Daily Archives: January 26, 2022

2022-01-26: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-01-25). Jury hears opening statements in federal trial of three former cops involved in the murder of George Floyd. wsws.org The federal civil rights trial began on Monday of the three officers who assisted Derek Chauvin as he killed George Floyd in front of bystanders in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Sinhala chauvinist JVP promotes itself as alternative Sri Lankan government. wsws.org JVP leader Dissanayake offers a government of technocrats, as if new faces will solve Sri Lanka's profound economic problems that are rooted in the worsening crisis of global capitalism.

Elliott Wallace (2022-01-25). Federal trial begins for three former cops involved in death of George Floyd. america.cgtn.com The three other former police officers involved in Floyd's death began with opening statements.

_____ (2022-01-25). Police Arrest Seven Pro-Palestine Protestors In Washington D.C. popularresistance.org West Bank – The U.S. police in Washington D.C. arrested on Monday seven pro-Palestine protestors from organizations and associations supporting the Palestinian right during a peaceful demonstration in front of the Israeli occupation's embassy in Washington rejecting Israeli ethnic cleansing in occupied Jerusalem and Anaqab "Negev". | During the demonstration, a sit-in was held at the entrance to the embassy, with the participation of dozens of activists and people in solidarity with Palestine, as well as members of the U.S. Palestinian community. | The protestors gathered peacefully outside the Israeli Embassy to…

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