Daily Archives: May 13, 2023

2023-05-13: News Headlines

Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. (2023-05-13). The Murder Of Jordan Neely Abetted By Eric Adams. popularresistance.org On May 1, 2023, a Black man named Jordan Neely was murdered on a New York City subway. He was unhoused and struggled with mental illness. When Neely became agitated and pleaded for food or water, a white passenger named Daniel Penny responded by putting him in a chokehold for 15 minutes and killed him. After police arrived they questioned Penny and chose to let him go instead of putting him under arrest. Even though the murder can be seen on video, Penny remains free while the Black district attorney of Manhattan prepares to present the case to a grand jury. Penny will be tried if the grand jury decides to indict…

WSWS (2023-05-13). Ex-Pakistani PM Imran Khan released on bail amid mass protests; authorities vow to jail him again. wsws.org The government has responded to the Supreme Court's striking down of Kahn's arrest and his subsequent release on bail with great anger and threats, setting the stage for an intensification of the political crisis.

Ahmed Afzaal (2023-05-12). US-backed Military once again Targets Deposed Pakistani PM Imran Khan. dissidentvoice.org Imran Khan poses the greatest threat to Pakistan's military monopoly on political power. The arrest of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and leader of the Pakistan Movement for Justice (Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, or PTI) caused thousands of Pakistanis to take to the streets and protest. However, Pakistan's Supreme Court ordered on May 11 his release, …

a guest author (2023-05-12). Political prisoners? The U.S. emperor has no clothes. workers.org By Julia Wright Julia Wright A delegation from the UN Expert Mechanism to Advance Racial Justice and Equality in Law Enforcement (UN EMLER) visited the United States between April 24 and May 5, 2023, to review the status quo of law enforcement and police brutality in advance of the third . . . |

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