2023-01-26: News Headlines

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Protest of Ohio cop hitting women in face. fightbacknews.org Butler Township, OH – On Saturday January 21, a few dozen people gathered in protest outside a local McDonald's, chanting "Black lives matter," "Women's lives matter," "No justice, no peace, no racist police" and "Boycott McDonald's." The event was hosted by Black Lives Matter-Dayton with the intention of bringing community awareness to an incident of police excessive use of force that had occurred earlier that week. | Latinka Hancock was struck in the face and head three times by Sergeant Todd Stanley while Officer Tim Zellers had a stun gun aimed at her. After receiving an incorrect order at the McDonald's in B…

WSWS (2023-01-25). Five officers involved in death of Tyre Nichols fired, body camera footage shows "nonstop beating" of a "human piñata" say attorneys. wsws.org Body camera footage of the incident has not been released publicly, but attorneys for Nichols' family say he was beaten by the officers like a "human piñata" for three minutes straight.

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-25). Tyre Nichols Funeral Plans Revealed As Memphis Cops Avoid Criminal Charges. newsone.com Activists hold signs showing Tyre Nichols as attorney Ben Crump is seen speaking on a monitor during a press conference at Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church addressing video footage of the violent police encounter that led to Nichols' death in Memphis, Tennessee, on January 23, 2023. | Source: The Washington Post / Getty | The funeral plans have been announced for a young Black man who died from injuries sustained during a violent encounter with police officers during a traffic stop earlier this month in Memphis, Tennessee. |

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Charges dropped against organizers who confronted Philippines President Marco, Jr. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – Charges against the Makibeki NYC 3 have or will be dismissed, defeating legal attacks that came after the protests against the president of the Philippines this past fall. | That's when pro-democracy organizers held a week of demonstrations against Philippines President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr., who was visiting the United Nations. Marcos' father, Ferdinand Marcos Sr., declared martial law in the Philippines years ago, and reigned over a 20-year dictatorship. Now his son, Marcos Jr., is presiding over a period of rampant human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrests and detention of po…

WSWS (2023-01-25). French police assault students protesting Macron's pension cuts, arresting 20. wsws.org A student from the university where the protest took place spoke to the WSWS, denouncing police violence and the role of the union bureaucracies in the pension struggle.

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