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Macron Surrounded by Anti Government Protesters Chanting ‘Resign’

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte were at the center of an astonishing security scare when furious anti-government swarmed towards them in a Paris park. “Macron Resign” was the chant as the 42-year-old head of state and the first lady, who is 67, were approached in the Tuileries Garden, close to […]

This is How the Murder Charge on Derek Chauvin Must be Upgraded

Update: On the 3rd of June charges against Derek Chauvin were upgraded to include second degree murder. Judging from the video (enlarged screenshot, above), Derek Chauvin enjoyed the act of killing George Floyd, hands in his pockets, nonchalant, rocking his knee pinning Floyd’s neck to the pavement with near full force of his body weight. […]

Delhi Violence Warns of Indian Polarization on Communal Lines

By Azhar Azam – Shaheen Bagh, in the neighborhood of Indian capital New Delhi, has been the epicenter of protests by mostly women, with some of them toddlers in their tows. They were expressing their gripes over the discriminatory Indian Citizenship Amendment ACT (CAA), which fast-tracks naturalization for some religious minorities excluding Muslims. Violence sparked in the northeast […]

Paris Streets Fill Up with Trash as Pension Strikes Hit Waste Collection

PARIS – France’s trains may be running again but the whiff of discontent over the government’s pension reforms still hangs thick in the air as a waste disposal strike begins to bite. Sidewalks in several parts of Paris have become obstacle courses of overflowing wheelie bins after 10 days of blockades at the city’s incineration […]