Snap removes account of U.S. President Donald Trump from curated promotional section

Snap Inc said it would no longer promote U.S. President Donald Trump’s account in Snapchat’s Discover section, saying his inflammatory comments last week made the account ineligible for the curated section where users explore new content. “We will not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice by giving them free promotion on Discover,” the… Read More Snap removes account of U.S. President Donald Trump from curated promotional section

Hacktivist group Anonymous resurge following global protests against police brutality

The amorphous internet activist movement known as Anonymous staged an online resurgence in the past week on the back of real-world protests against police brutality. Born from internet chat boards more than a dozen years ago, the collective was once known for organizing low-skill but effective denial-of-service attacks that temporarily shut down access to payment… Read More Hacktivist group Anonymous resurge following global protests against police brutality

Taiwan calls on China to apologise for 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown

Taiwan called on China on Wednesday to apologise for the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing, a call dismissed as “nonsense” by China’s foreign ministry. Thursday marks 31 years since Chinese troops opened fire to end the student-led unrest in and around the square. Chinese authorities ban any public commemoration of… Read More Taiwan calls on China to apologise for 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown

Minnesota to increase murder charge against former police officer Derek Chauvin, charge three other officers

Minnesota’s attorney general will increase the murder charge against a fired Minneapolis police officer in the death of an unarmed black man that has triggered nationwide protests and will level charges against three other sacked officers, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar said on Wednesday. George Floyd, 46, died after Derek Chauvin, a white policeman, knelt on… Read More Minnesota to increase murder charge against former police officer Derek Chauvin, charge three other officers

French court approves transfer of Rwanda genocide financier Felicien Kabuga to UN tribunal

A French court on Wednesday approved the transfer of Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga to a United Nations tribunal. Kabuga has been indicted by U.N. prosecutors for genocide and incitement to commit genocide. He is accused of financing and arming ethnic Hutu militias that massacred 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in 1994. Kabuga was arrested… Read More French court approves transfer of Rwanda genocide financier Felicien Kabuga to UN tribunal