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Protests erupt after police shoot Black driver near Minneapolis

Police fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop near Minneapolis Sunday, sparking protests and unrest that lasted into the night. Between the lines: The shooting in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Center, in Hennepin County, has further heightened tensions between police and the local community…
bubmag
April 12, 2021
Hongkong

Countries will pay for harbouring ‘criminals’: govt

The Hong Kong government said on Friday that it opposes any country harbouring criminals, blasting those that do for their "barbaric interference" and warning they will pay a price for their actions. No countries or "criminals" were named in the government's statement, but the comments echoed those made by a…
bubmag
April 9, 2021
Hongkong

Britain slams ‘bullying’ Myanmar over London embassy standoff

Britain on Thursday condemned "bullying" by the Myanmar junta after the country's ambassador to London was ousted in an extraordinary diplomatic coup having called for the release of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Diplomats loyal to the Myanmar military authorities seized control of the embassy on Wednesday, leaving ambassador…
bubmag
April 9, 2021
Hongkong

Journalists on Trial for Covering Myanmar Coup

Preliminary hearings were held Tuesday for three journalists detained in Yangon on Feb. 27 while covering protests of the military coup. The journalists -- Aung Ye Ko, of the 7 Day Media -- Hein Pyae Zaw of Zee-Gwet or "Owl" Media -- and freelancer Banyar Oo -- appeared in a prison court…
bubmag
April 9, 2021
Hongkong

Climate protests damage Barclays London HQ, seven arrested

Author of the article: Reuters Guy Faulconbridge LONDON — Police arrested seven people outside the London headquarters of Barclays on Wednesday after climate change activists broke windows to protest the role of the financial sector in climate change. The activists from the Extinction Rebellion group used hammers to break the…
bubmag
April 7, 2021