Rolling, global protests reflect rising anger over police treatment of ethnic minorities, sparked by George Floyd's killing in Minneapolis after a police officer detaining him knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes as fellow officers stood by.
American civil society, undermined deliberately or unwittingly by both parties for short-term political gain or ideological satisfaction, is weaker than at any time since 1860.
The May 25 death of George Floyd - who had been accused of trying to buy cigarettes with a counterfeit bill - has ignited protests across the United States over systemic racism and police brutality.
The warning comes a day after a UN appeal for countries to fund emergency aid in the Arab world’s poorest nation fell a billion dollars short of what agencies need to cover essential activities from June to December.
Curfew and police force didn’t stop thousands of defiant demonstrators from marching through the streets of the US throughout the night, though some of the rampant destruction seen over the past few nights was quelled.
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City and state officials deployed thousands of National Guard troops, enacted strict curfews and shut down mass transit systems to slow protest movements, but demonstrators pushed on in many cities.
The Palestinians' official news agency Wafa identified the dead man as Eyad Hallak, a resident of the Wadi Joz neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem with special needs.
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US special envoy for Syria, Jim Jeffrey, said the Libyan conflict could even get more complicated, adding "the Russians are working with Assad to transfer militia fighters, possibly third country, possibly Syrian, to Libya, as well as equipment."
India has tightened the chokehold on Kashmiri journalists by deploying methods such as questioning at counterinsurgency centres, arbitrary arrests and invoking of anti-terror law.
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