Black estate agent handcuffed by armed police while showing clients a house

Support us and go ad-free On 1 August, a Black estate agent was showing a house to a Black man and his teenage son when police officers arrived at the property with their guns drawn. Footage shows the armed officers handcuffing the three when they left the house. Police later said racial profiling was not …
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As U.S. Troops Withdraw from Afghanistan, Gov’t Turns to Armed Volunteers to Fight Taliban

Taliban fighters are escalating their offensive across much of Afghanistan, attacking major cities and seizing more territory as the U.S. military withdrawal from the country nears completion after nearly 20 years of war. The Taliban now reportedly control a third of all 421 districts and district centers in Afghanistan. Taliban representatives met with the Afghan …
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Armed security forces stamp out planned peaceful protest in Nigeria

Armed security forces have suppressed a planned peaceful protest in Lagos, Nigeria. End SARS protesters planned to occupy Lekki toll gate, where state-sponsored armed security forces shot and killed 12 peaceful protesters in October 2020. Organisers intended to protest against the government’s plan to reopen the toll gate while covering up its involvement with the …
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Armed raids, strip searches and torture: this is life for Turkey’s students

Turkey’s disgusting human rights record has come under the spotlight yet again as students continue to protest in Istanbul and other major Turkish cities. Since early January, thousands of students, academics and graduates of Istanbul’s Boğaziçi university have been protesting the appointment of Melih Bulu as rector. Appointed by president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Bulu is …
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COVID Scientist Rebekah Jones Condemns Armed Police Raid on Her Home & Florida’s Pandemic Response

As Florida sets new records for daily coronavirus cases, we speak with a whistleblower who was fired in May from the Florida Department of Health after she refused to censor information about the state’s COVID-19 outbreak. Rebekah Jones is a data scientist who helped build Florida’s coronavirus tracking dashboard, and she says her termination came …
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Two armed men arrested near Philadelphia voting centre

Two men armed with handguns have been arrested near the Philadelphia convention centre where an ongoing vote count could decide the presidential election. Tip off The men, aged 42 and 61, travelled to the city from the Virginia Beach area in a Hummer and did not have permits to carry the weapons in Pennsylvania, police …
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Alex Jones joins armed protest in US amid Donald Trump’s ‘stolen election’ claim

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones addressed a crowd of hundreds in the US, many of whom were armed, as Donald Trump supporters continue to protest over what the incumbent president has claimed is a “stolen” election. “Count the votes” Jones could be seen leading a crowd in the battleground state of Arizona with chants of “count …
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Alicia Garza on Being Targeted in Armed White Supremacist Plot as Trump Stokes Fires of Racism

This election season, Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza says President Trump is “stoking fires he has no intention of controlling” and inciting far-right extremists. She was recently approached by the FBI after agents found her name on a list in the home of a white supremacist in Idaho who was arrested on weapons charges. …
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Alicia Garza on Being Targeted in Armed White Supremacist Plot as Trump Stokes Fires of Racism

This election season, Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza says President Trump is “stoking fires he has no intention of controlling” and inciting far-right extremists. She was recently approached by the FBI after agents found her name on a list in the home of a white supremacist in Idaho who was arrested on weapons charges. …
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