Arsonists set buildings ablaze and torched much of the Black business district in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a second night of unrest sparked by the wounding of a Black man shot in the back by police as his three young sons looked on. Kenosha County Board of Supervisors member Zach Rodriguez said the board would hold… Read More Unrest erupts in Wisconsin following police shooting of Black man
A Belarusian court ordered an opposition leader jailed for 10 days on Tuesday as the government pursued a crackdown on the few figures still at large, with more mass demonstrations planned against President Alexander Lukashenko. Despite most major opposition figures being in jail or in exile, Lukashenko has so far failed to put down protests… Read More Belarusian court orders opposition leader Siarhei Dyleuski jailed for 10 days
The Belarusian Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal lodged by opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya to annul the results of the disputed August 9 presidential election, the TASS news agency reported. Veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko declared a landslide win at the vote, sparking mass protests and allegations of election rigging.
Police in Thailand said they had arrested human rights lawyer Anon Nampa for a third time this month on Tuesday, to charge him for sedition over his role in a political rally where calls were made for reforms to the country’s powerful monarchy. “The police brought Anon to the station to read him the charges… Read More Thai police arrest activist Anon Nampa over demand for monarchy reform
Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic returned to a United Nations court on Tuesday to appeal his 2017 conviction for genocide and crimes against humanity during the Yugoslav Wars. Mladic is serving a life sentence after being found guilty of overseeing the slaughter of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica in 1995 and attacking… Read More Former Bosnia Serb commander Ratko Mladic appeals war crimes conviction