Protesters rallied in a North Carolina city as a United States judge granted the release of police body-camera footage showing the aftermath of the killing of Jason Walker, an unarmed black man who was shot by an off-duty police officer.
The three white men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery had no cause to make a citizen’s arrest when they saw him in their neighborhood, and they pursued him solely “because he was a black man running down their street,” a prosecutor said in closing arguments.
US police have shot dead another black man, who they said had a handgun but had dropped it during a violent altercation in Los Angeles, triggering fresh outrage as tensions soar over racism and police brutality.
A police officer shot a black man in the back multiple times in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday, a bystander’s video appeared to show, prompting a night of unrest during which protesters hurled firebombs at law enforcement officers.
“That’s not what we do!”
Reuters photographer Dylan Martinez heard the words ring out during chaotic scenes in London on Saturday, when mostly peaceful anti-racist demonstrations turned into violent scuffles with counter-protesters in the area.
Five years after an African-American father of six died after being apparently held in an illegal police chokehold, a video of which triggered the Black Lives Matter Movement, a disciplinary trial of the policeman accused of killing him got underway on Monday in New York.