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George Floyd’s Death and Minneapolis Protests: Live Updates

George Floyd’s Death and Minneapolis Protests: Live Updates

Stores were set alight and officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets as a wave of protests erupted across South Minneapolis.
George Floyd’s Death and Minneapolis Protests: Live Updates

George Floyd’s Death and Minneapolis Protests: Live Updates

A wave of protests erupted overnight, with the police firing tear gas and rubber bullets as people set buildings on fire.
Minneapolis Police, Long Accused of Racism, Face Wrath of Wounded City

Minneapolis Police, Long Accused of Racism, Face Wrath of Wounded City

Protesters returned to the streets on Wednesday, a day after George Floyd’s death. The city’s Police Department has received many excessive force complaints, especially by black residents.
Tense Protests in Minneapolis and Los Angeles After Police Killing

Tense Protests in Minneapolis and Los Angeles After Police Killing

Protesters returned to the streets on Wednesday, a day after George Floyd’s death. The city’s Police Department has received many excessive force complaints, especially by black residents.
Hong Kong Protests China's Tightening Grip: An Explainer

Hong Kong Protests China's Tightening Grip: An Explainer

Increasingly, the demonstrations are a direct challenge to China’s ruling Communist Party rather than to the territory’s leadership.
Hong Kong Protests China's Tightening Grip: An Explainer

Hong Kong Protests China's Tightening Grip: An Explainer

Increasingly, the demonstrations are a direct challenge to China’s ruling Communist Party rather than to the territory’s leadership.
Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against China’s Tightening Grip

Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against China’s Tightening Grip

Many sought to oppose a bill that would threaten prison for disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, the latest expression of public anger at Beijing’s encroachment.
Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against China’s Tightening Grip

Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against China’s Tightening Grip

Many sought to oppose a bill that would threaten prison for disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, the latest expression of public anger at Beijing’s encroachment.
Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against China’s Tightening Grip

Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against China’s Tightening Grip

Many sought to oppose a bill that would threaten prison for disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, the latest expression of public anger at Beijing’s encroachment.
‘I Can’t Breathe’: 4 Minneapolis Officers Fired After Black Man Dies in Custody

‘I Can’t Breathe’: 4 Minneapolis Officers Fired After Black Man Dies in Custody

“Being black in America should not be a death sentence,” the city’s mayor said as video of the arrest was widely shared.
This Exhibition Was Brought to You by Guns and Big Oil

This Exhibition Was Brought to You by Guns and Big Oil

Companies cynically use art to build webs of influence and become further enmeshed in our lives.
‘I Can’t Breathe’: 4 Minneapolis Officers Fired After Black Man Dies in Custody

‘I Can’t Breathe’: 4 Minneapolis Officers Fired After Black Man Dies in Custody

“Being black in America should not be a death sentence,” the city’s mayor said as video of the arrest was widely shared.
China’s Military Vows to Defend the Country’s Interests in Hong Kong

China’s Military Vows to Defend the Country’s Interests in Hong Kong

The commander of the People’s Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong and the city’s leader defended Beijing’s push for new national security laws governing the territory.
China’s Military Vows to Defend the Country’s Interests in Hong Kong

China’s Military Vows to Defend the Country’s Interests in Hong Kong

The commander of the People’s Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong and the city’s leader defended Beijing’s push for new national security laws governing the territory.
China’s Military Vows to Defend the Country’s Interests in Hong Kong

China’s Military Vows to Defend the Country’s Interests in Hong Kong

The commander of the People’s Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong and the city’s leader defended Beijing’s push for new national security laws governing the territory.
Naming the Disappeared, Raising the Dead

Naming the Disappeared, Raising the Dead

Art can give witness to those who governments have tried to erase from history.
Despite Coronavirus, Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against China

Despite Coronavirus, Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against China

Marchers defied social distancing rules and a water cannon to demonstrate against Beijing’s plan for new security legislation in the territory.
Despite Coronavirus, Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against China

Despite Coronavirus, Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against China

Marchers defied social distancing rules and a water cannon to demonstrate against Beijing’s plan for new security legislation in the territory.
U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

Protesters have long said threats and abductions by militias were routine. United Nation investigators have begun to substantiate the claims.
U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

Protesters have long said threats and abductions by militias were routine. United Nations investigators have begun to substantiate the claims.