Floyd, whose death sparked violent protests in Minneapolis and led to a national reckoning on racial justice, was declared dead on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a former officer who is white, pressed his knee against his neck for about nine minutes.
Amnesty International in France has questioned the "credibility" of a court case against a French journalist accused by the state of "rebellion" and "contempt."
Although the proposal "Yes to a ban on full facial coverings" does not mention the burqa or the niqab — there is no doubt what the debate concerns amid a campaign by some of the country's politicians to assign labels for Islam and its followers.
Almost 200 academics step forward to defend Professor David Miller’s academic freedoms after critique of Zionism triggers calls for his sacking.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises said it worked with a panel of experts, including educators, to review its catalog and made the decision last year to end publication and licensing of six titles.
In June, US football's board of directors voted to repeal the no-kneeling policy, which was put in place after Megan Rapinoe kneeled in 2016. That board vote required confirmation by the wider US Soccer governing body, which it received this week.
Reporting on the new head of the WTO and former World Bank official is condemned for downplaying her qualifications and focusing on her Nigerian background.
Some Western European countries have fared better at integrating Syrian refugees, while others failed amid rising far-right nationalism.
Although membership would not constitute a crime, the designation means the group may have assets seized and face harsher terrorism-related criminal penalties. Sending money to the organisation or buying their paraphernalia is now also illegal.
The changes also expand allowances for earrings, hair highlights and dyes and will allow greater flexibility for braids, twists, cornrows and other styles more natural for their hair
The US is mired in a period of fitna — a term used in the Islamic tradition to describe eras of socio-political tumult. It began before Trump took office. And it will outlive him.
Two days out from the inauguration, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris took breaks from their prep to honour the civil rights hero.
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