A new report by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Israeli forces have killed eight Palestinians and injured 140 others, including 20 children, in the occupied Palestinian territories in a span of two weeks.
Three former Minneapolis police officers were convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights, as a federal jury rejected their arguments that inexperience, improper training or the distraction of shouting bystanders excused them from failing to prevent Mr. Floyd’s killing.
Iranian Foreign Minister’s Senior Adviser in Political Affairs Ali Asghar Khaji asked the United Nations and the international community to take immediate action to stop the killings of defenseless Yemeni people.
Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh strongly condemned the fatal shooting of Palestinian teen Mohammad Da’das, 13, by the Israeli occupation forces on Friday in Nablus, describing the tragic incident as “organized state terrorism”.
The shooting of two young black girls – who had between them enjoyed fewer than 11 years of life – has sparked outrage in Brazil and intensified the debate over police violence and structural racism in a country still grappling with the legacy of slavery.
Protests flared late into the night in many cities in the United States over the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died this week after being pinned down by the neck by a white police officer in Minneapolis.
A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport skidded off the end of the wet runway and broke into three pieces after landing on Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 179 others, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.
The Trump administration on Friday justified its killing of a top Iranian general as an act of self-defense, trying to deflect accusations that it violated international law and concerns raised by legal experts and a senior UN rights investigator.
A Saudi court sentenced five people to death for the gruesome murder of government critic Jamal Khashoggi, a killing that strained relations with key allies, but exonerated two top officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.