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An Israeli parliamentarian has accused police of beating him up during a protest in East Jerusalem.

A suburb of Minneapolis was under curfew early Monday after US police fatally shot Daunte Wright, a young unarmed Black man, sparking protests.

Rights group slams 'racist and illegal' Israeli undercover unit

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Rights group slams 'racist and illegal' Israeli undercover unit

The new undercover police unit targeting Palestinian communities in Israel is "illegal" and must be disbanded, Adalah says.

Whitewashing state racism: 40 years after the Brixton uprising

Malia Bouattia

Whitewashing state racism: 40 years after the Brixton uprising

Comment: Today, just as in the 80s, communities of colour are being driven to protest, only to be met with a government that denies the ...

Lieutenant: Kneeling on Floyd's neck 'totally unnecessary’

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Lieutenant: Kneeling on Floyd's neck 'totally unnecessary’

The most senior officer to testify at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial has described the former officer’s actions as “totally unnecessary”.

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Iran condemns UK police's treatment of Bristol protesters

Iran's foreign ministry said it is time for UK authorities to show they cared about 'their own people and excessive police violence'.

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George Floyd's family demand justice as trial to begin

The trial of the police officer accused of killing 46-year-old George Floyd on May 25, 2020, is starting and Floyd's family is asking for ...

Malia Bouattia

Kill the bill: Resisting a UK police state

Comment: A repressive new policing bill has been postponed, but anger over Covid failures, BLM and the Everard demonstrations points to the ...

Keira Dignan

Frontex: The EU agency under fire for migrant pushbacks

In-depth: There are mounting allegations of illegal and violent practices by the EU agency Frontex, suggesting the EU's border system is ...

137 killed in Niger's deadliest suspected jihadist massacre

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137 killed in Niger's deadliest suspected jihadist massacre

More than 200 people have been killed in the Mali-Niger border region in just over a week.

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Floyd murder trial 'defining' chance for justice: UN

The trial of a US police officer facing charges for murdering George Floyd is a crucial and defining opportunity for justice, UN rights chief ...

Jordan sentences six to death for maiming teen

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Jordan sentences six to death for maiming teen

Six men have been sentenced to death for an attack that cost a young boy one of his eyes and both of his hands.

Kremlin critic Navalny says locked up in 'concentration camp'

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Kremlin critic Navalny says locked up in 'concentration camp'

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny called the penal colony where he is spending his jail time a "real concentration camp"

Syrian activists: No regrets on tenth anniversary of revolution

Amr Salahi

Syrian activists: No regrets on tenth anniversary of revolution

In-depth: A decade after Syria's revolution began, activists say that despite the great sadness they feel for their country, they have no ...

UK announces sanctions on Syrian figures

The New Arab Staff

UK announces sanctions on Syrian figures

The UK foreign office has announced sanctions against supports and allies of the Syrian regime, including the foreign minister.

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Myanmar declares martial law in Yangon townships

Martial law was imposed in two Yangon townships after Myanmar's junta repressed violently demonstrations, leading to the death of at least 18 protestors

William Christou

10 years on, Syrian activists remain resolute

In-depth: Syria's revolution created a groundswell of activism, enabling those living under Assad's brutal regime to finally speak. Despite the ...

Sam Hamad

How Syria's war defined a decade

Comment: A decade of war and displacement has left the root causes of Syria's revolution remain firmly in place, and its people no closer to ...

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Minneapolis reaches $27 million settlement with Floyd family

The figure is the largest pre-trial civil rights settlement in US history, lawyers for George Floyd's family said.

Of course the royal family is a racist institution

Siana Bangura

Of course the royal family is a racist institution

Comment: It's unsurprising Meghan experienced the racism she did, given Britain's long history of empire, colonialism and capitalism, writes ...

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After historic visit, Pope leaves Iraq for Rome

Pope Francis flew for Rome from Baghdad on Monday morning after a four-day historical papal visit in Iraq

Pope Francis visits Iraqi Christians who suffered under IS

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Pope Francis visits Iraqi Christians who suffered under IS

The heaviest deployment of security forces yet has been mobilised to protect the 84-year-old on what is perhaps his riskiest day in Iraq.

Amnesty slams Egypt's 'forced disappearance' of family with toddler

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Amnesty slams Egypt's 'forced disappearance' of family with toddler

Amnesty International has called for the release of an Egyptian couple who were detained with their infant son on terrorism charges and have not ...

Myanmar envoy makes appeal for UN action against coup

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Myanmar envoy makes appeal for UN action against coup

Myanmar's envoy to the UN asked the international community to take action to end the junta's rule in the country.

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