Saturday, 28th January 2023

Fatal police shooting of autistic Palestinian sparks outrage

The uproar over the fatal shooting of an autistic Palestinian man by Israeli police has drawn parallels with anti-police brutality protests in the US. Israeli PM Netanyahu has broken his silence to say he's "sorry."


17 Jun 2017
A jury on Friday found the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot black motorist Philando Castile during a traffic stop last year not guilty of second-degree manslaughter.
2 Apr 2020
Kenya's strict coronavirus curfew is blamed for the death of a 13-year-old boy at the hands of police and South Africa sends testing teams into townships in a bid to contain the spread of the virus. Also, Ethiopia postpones its landmark August election due to the pandemic and Madagascar launches an emergency plan to help those forced to stop work.
24 May 2021
A Jerusalem holy site has been reopened for Jewish visitors, with Israeli police escorting them into the area which houses the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the remains of ancient Jewish temples.
8 Jun 2021
Israeli police inspect Jerusalem Shaare Zedek hospital parking lot, after a sinkhole opened wide, swallowing at least one car.
4 Oct 2021
President Lukashenko claimed that hundreds of people had been arrested. Rights groups spoke of roughly 100 arrests. The move came after a shootout that left an IT contractor and a KGB agent dead on Tuesday.