'There must be investigations and prosecutions' into alleged police racial discrimination during lockdowns
As Amnesty publishes a report detailing allegations of police racial discrimination during coronavirus lockdowns, Spain’s former Justice Minister tells FRANCE 24 that the claims must be investigated, and if proven, prosecuted. Juan Fernando Lopez-Aguilar, chair of the EU Parliament’s Justice and Civil Liberties committee, also calls for abuses of civil liberties during EU states’ coronavirus responses, to be punished, if proven.
Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media, World Bank approves $346m for projects in Nigeria
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Niger-Delta Amnesty beneficiaries warn Nigerian govt: We may return to the creeks
Beneficiaries of Federal Government Amnesty Programme stormed the National Assembly in Abuja on Thursday June 21 to protest non-payment of their allowances by the Amnesty Office.