Police stand trial in ‘Switzerland’s George Floyd’ case
14 June 2023 | 7:21 am
Six Swiss police officers have appeared in court accused of homicide in the case of a 2018 death of a Black man from a heart attack as he was being arrested.
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Lawyers for former Donald Trump had argued that they would need until 2026 to read through all the documents in the case. Trump is running to be the Republican candidate in the 2024 election.
Police sought help identifying 22 women murdered in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands whose names remain a mystery.
Among those hurt were 30 police officers and three protesters hit by police fire.
Venice plans to charge day-trippers €5 to enter the lagoon city. The goal is not to make money, but to manage tourist flows, officials say.
Lagos State police command parades a fake Commissioner of Police, a phony lawyer, and 11 others involved in hard drug sales, defilement, cultism and robbery.
Over the next 10 weeks, federal lawyers and state attorneys general will try to prove Google rigged the market in its favour, in violation of the Sherman Act, by locking its search engine in as the default choice in a plethora of places and devices.
The US Justice Department has indicted five former Memphis police officers on federal charges over the death of Tyre Nichols. The five have already pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges at the state level.
Far-right Alternative for Germany politician Björn Höcke is to stand trial for allegedly using a banned Nazi slogan in a speech.
Children in the favelas of Brazil are coming under police fire. According to the Instituto Fogo Cruzado, nearly 300 minors have been killed by stray bullets during police operations in recent years. The bereaved families are demanding that more be done to prevent a repeat of these tragedies. The Brazilian police force says it is operating in extremely difficult conditions, and has pledged to improve.
Former US President Donald Trump has surrendered to face criminal charges in Atlanta. The arrest represents the fourth time he has been indicted since leaving office, but it's the first time police have taken a mugshot for official records.
Men convicted for the deadly 2016 Brussels airport and subway bombings have been sentenced. The Islamist attacks killed 32 people and injured hundreds more.
The morality police are back in the streets and the surveillance has increased. The regime is also set to bring in new laws for the wearing of hijbs. Under these proposals, the punishment as well as associated costs of violations have been included, such as ban on internet usage and ban on travel.
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