Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Statues celebrating 'icons' who helped create a racist system, perpetuate the racist system.
Anti-racism protests continue in the US as statues, monuments and buildings of US historical leaders who carried out policies viewed as racist are being removed, following last month's police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd.
Could his death in police custody be the trigger that brings on sweeping reforms and palpable change in race dynamics? For now, a look at some of the ways people and companies have responded to massive protests and outrage in the US and beyond.
Dalits are at the bottom of India's ancient caste hierarchy, whose membership was determined at birth, and have historically faced violence, segregation and been barred from even having their shadows touch those of people from higher castes.
“Israel has occupied Palestinian land for over 50 years and Europe has barely mustered more than a few terse statements in opposition”.
The US needs to re-examine its identity from scratch.
A long line of mourners, many from the city's Third Ward neighbourhood where George Floyd grew up, formed in the morning and grew over the course of the day outside the Fountain of Praise church in south Houston.
Iran's use of the George Floyd protests to hit back at American exceptionalism could reap dividends.
Curfew ends a day early on the eve of New York's "reopening" after more than two months of sheltering-at-home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Chinese, Russian and other organisations that are deemed ‘state-controlled’ will be labelled with immediate effect. What might this mean for credible journalism?
Even if George Floyd survived Covid-19, he couldn't survive police violence.
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