Why New Mexico’s 1680 Pueblo Revolt Is Echoing in 2020 Protests

Indigenous groups in the Southwest are imbuing their activism this year with commemorations of the 340-year-old Pueblo Revolt, one of Spain’s bloodiest defeats in its colonial empire.

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California Driver Charged After Striking Two Protesters, Police Say

The woman was charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon on Saturday, the authorities said.

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Portland Protests Get Underway as Proud Boys Gather for Rally

The Oregon governor declared an emergency in advance of the event hosted by a right-wing group with a history of violence at protests. Local Black activists planned an event nearby.

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Police, Protests and Violence: How Times Video Experts Examine a Scene

In analyzing footage involving fatalities or accusations of brutality, the Visual Investigations unit pursues the truth, frame by frame.

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Trump Attacked Rochester Protesters. Not All Local Republicans Agree.

In Western New York, the president’s vilification of Black Lives Matter protests has forced candidates to decide whether to line up behind him.

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Portland Prepares for Violent Showdowns, Proud Boys and Tear Gas

The nation’s divisive political scene has increasingly spilled from social media into public rallies. Portland is bracing for possible violent clashes between far-right and left-wing activists.

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Barr’s Approach Closes Gap Between Justice Dept. and White House

The attorney general has brought the department closer to the White House than it has been in a half-century, historians said.

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Videos Show Gunman Firing at Police During Louisville Protest

One man among hundreds of peaceful protesters fired a handgun at police officers in Louisville, Ky. Witnesses caught him on camera.

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Israel Tightens Holiday Lockdown, Restricting Prayers and Protests

Israel now has one of the world’s worst outbreaks of the coronavirus, but the government’s response has gotten mired in political and cultural wars.

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Live Breonna Taylor News Tracker: Suspect Charged in Shooting of 2 Officers

Angry protesters took to the streets across the country after a Kentucky grand jury did not charge any officers with killing Ms. Taylor in her apartment.

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Young Women Take a Frontline Role in Thailand’s Protests

Women, many of them students, are speaking out against a patriarchy that controls the military, the monarchy and the Buddhist monkhood, Thailand’s most powerful institutions.

#bangkok-thailand, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #thailand, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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‘There are Breonnas everywhere’: Protests for Breonna Taylor in Pictures

The New York Times has photographers on the ground following protests across the country.

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Breonna Taylor, Louisville Live Video Updates: 2 Officers Shot in Protests

Angry protesters took to the streets across the country after a Kentucky grand jury did not charge any officers with killing Ms. Taylor in her apartment.

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Hong Kong Police Arrest Activist for Violating 2019 Mask Ban

Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong’s most visible pro-democracy activists, suggested that the authorities had political motives for charging him, at a time when the coronavirus has made mask-wearing ubiquitous.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #hong-kong, #hong-kong-protests-2019, #masks, #wong-joshua-1996

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It Hurts to Keep Hoping for Justice

No police officer will have to answer for Breonna Taylor’s death. This never gets easier.

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China Has a New Plan to Tame Tibet

It failed to coax cultural assimilation with economic incentives. Now it’s going for coerced labor and micromanaging people’s very lifestyles.

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Trump Turns Attack on MSNBC Journalist Into Rally Fodder

At multiple campaign stops, the president has gotten laughs by inaccurately recounting Ali Velshi’s being hit by a rubber bullet while covering a protest.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #msnbc, #news-and-news-media, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #velshi-ali

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An Indigenous Canadian Journalist Was Covering a Protest. Then He Got Arrested.

He is one of four reporters arrested while covering Indigenous affairs in a country that has been trying to make amends for its colonial past.

#aboriginal-peoples-television-network, #canada, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #dockstader-karl, #freedom-of-the-press, #indigenous-people, #news-and-news-media, #ontario-canada

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In Secret Ceremony, Embattled Belarus Strongman Is Sworn In as President

Despite weeks of mass demonstrations against his re-election, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko declared victory over protesters as he began a sixth term.

#belarus, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #inaugurations, #lukashenko-aleksandr-g

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American Suburbs Are Tilting for Biden. But Not Milwaukee’s.

The predominantly white neighborhoods outside Wisconsin’s largest city, among the nation’s most racially segregated suburbs, could be a key part of President Trump’s narrowing path to re-election.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #democratic-party, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #milwaukee-wis, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #segregation-and-desegregation, #suburbs, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters, #whites, #wisconsin

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Belarus Needs New Elections, Says Opposition Leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya

My husband was jailed for daring to run against our president. So I ran in his place.

#belarus, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #elections, #europe, #european-parliament, #lithuania, #lukashenko-aleksandr-g, #minsk-belarus, #politics-and-government

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Breonna Taylor’s Death: What To Know

Fury over the killing of Ms. Taylor by the police has fueled tense demonstrations in Louisville, Ky., and elsewhere. A decision on whether to charge the officers involved may come soon.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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Mali Appoints New President After Military Coup

Regional leaders have insisted the West African country return to civilian rule. The new interim president is a retired colonel and former defense minister who served under the ousted president.

#africa, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #bamako-mali, #coups-detat-and-attempted-coups-detat, #defense-and-military-forces, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #keita-ibrahim-boubacar, #mali, #politics-and-government, #sahel-africa

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‘Coloured Lives Matter’: A South African Police Shooting Like No Other

He was a young man from the projects gunned down by officers near his home. But race is complicated in South Africa, and so is his story.

#apartheid-policy, #black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #race-and-ethnicity, #south-africa, #soweto-south-africa

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Protests Shake Bangkok, Challenging Old Guard’s Grip on Thailand

The weekend rally heightened the focus on a once taboo issue: a rich and powerful monarchy that has rarely been challenged or criticized.

#bangkok-thailand, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #national-council-for-peace-and-order-thailand, #prayuth-chan-ocha, #royal-families, #thailand, #thammasat-university, #vajiralongkorn-1952

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Trump Supporters Disrupt Early Voting in Virginia

A group waving Trump flags and chanting “four more years” created a commotion at a polling location in Fairfax, Va. A county official said some voters and staff members felt intimidated.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #fairfax-county-va, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #virginia, #voting-and-voters

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From Bike Blockers to Street Medics: The Anatomy of an N.Y.C. Protest

Some demonstrators in New York have taken on informal but crucial roles over a summer of marches. Here’s how to spot them.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #new-york-city

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Top Justice Dept. Official Embraces Use of Sedition Charges for Protest Violence

The deputy attorney general, Jeffrey A. Rosen, emphasized that the sedition statute covered a variety of crimes and the push to consider it was proper.

#attorneys-general, #barr-william-p, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #justice-department, #rosen-jeffrey-adam-1958, #treason-and-sedition, #united-states-attorneys, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Inside One N.F.L. Team’s Attempt to Turn Protest Into Action

The Falcons, who play in the home city of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., are making voting rights a priority this season.

#allen-ricardo-1991, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-falcons, #black-people, #blank-arthur-1942, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #football, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #national-football-league, #ryan-matt-1985, #voting-and-voters

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Why French Politicians Can’t Stop Talking About Crime

Statistics show a steady decline in major crimes. But what has intensified are the challenges to France’s traditional national identity, and the jockeying in the race to be the next president.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #crime-and-criminals, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #elections, #france, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #immigration-and-emigration, #le-pen-marine, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #national-rally-france, #politics-and-government, #race-and-ethnicity

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Military Police Considered Using Heat Ray on D.C. Protesters, Whistle-Blower Says

A National Guard officer called in to enforce the June crackdown on protesters testified that a top official sought out heat rays and sound cannons hours before a clash.

#barr-william-p, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #homeland-security-department, #national-guard, #nielsen-kirstjen, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Barr Told Prosecutors to Consider Sedition Charges for Protest Violence

The extraordinary suggestion came as Attorney General William P. Barr has emerged as a messenger for President Trump’s re-election campaign.

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Miami Herald Editor Apologizes for ‘Racist and Anti-Semitic’ Insert

Libre, a Spanish-language supplement included in El Nuevo Herald, a sibling to The Miami Herald, published a column comparing Black Lives Matter activists to “Nazi thugs.”

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #el-nuevo-herald, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #jews-and-judaism, #luque-escalona-roberto, #miami-fla, #miami-herald, #newspapers

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Venezuela Ordered Killings and Torture of Critics, U.N. Investigators Say

President Nicolás Maduro and other high-ranking officials were accused of being behind the detention of government critics and assaults by state security services.

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Whose America Is It?

“Apocalyptic terms” have taken over the 2020 election, with potentially dangerous implications.

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A Civil War Political Movement Reawakens — Complete With Capes

In 1860, the Wide Awakes mobilized against slavery and for Abraham Lincoln. A new collective is tapping into their spirit today.

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Breonna Taylor’s Family Receives $12 Million Settlement From Louisville

In the aftermath of the botched police raid in which Ms. Taylor was killed, the city also agreed to institute changes in policing.

#black-people, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #louisville-ky, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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Trump’s Perverse Campaign Strategy

If the president’s allies are talking about the moment “shooting will begin” and “martial law,” it’s not by accident.

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Trump’s Shredding of Civil Liberties Won’t Stop With Antifa

An American was killed by federal agents and the president called it “retribution.” We are so far gone.

#antifa-movement-us, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #danielson-aaron-j-d-2020, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #murphy-brian-j, #portland-ore, #reinoehl-michael-1972-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Trump Health Aide Pushes Bizarre Conspiracies and Warns of Armed Revolt

Michael R. Caputo told a Facebook audience without evidence that left-wing hit squads were being trained for insurrection and accused C.D.C. scientists of “sedition.”

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Embattled Belarus Strongman Travels to Russia to Seek Help From Putin

President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko broke into a sweat after the Russian president suggested new elections.

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How New York City’s Police Unions Embraced Trump

The unions’ leadership is mostly white, suburban and Republican, setting it apart from an increasingly diverse police force and the city itself.

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When Good People Don’t Act, Evil Reigns

Stop thinking that the horrors of the world will simply work themselves out.

#china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #institute-for-health-metrics-and-evaluation, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity

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Embattled Belarus Leader Beset by More Protests Before Putin Summit

President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko has for weeks tried to quell protests against his re-election claim. A day before meeting President Vladimir V. Putin, his main backer, he continued to crack down on the opposition.

#belarus, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #lukashenko-aleksandr-g, #minsk-belarus, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #putin-vladimir-v, #russia

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Feminists Paper Paris With Stark Posters Decrying Domestic Abuse

A widespread but illegal campaign by a group calling itself “the Gluers” uses posters to denounce violence against women. It has become an effective — and ubiquitous — tool to raise awareness.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #domestic-violence, #france, #paris-france, #posters, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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50 Years Ago, They Did Something Rare in Gospel: Tied Music to Protest

The Voices of East Harlem went from community stages to the Isle of Wight Festival, blending the soul-cleansing power of Christian songs with R&B, funk and rock on “Right On Be Free.”

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Confederate Statue Near Site of White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville Is Removed

The 111-year-old monument, “At Ready,” includes two cannons and cannonballs. It was near the site of a violent white supremacist rally in 2017 that killed one and injured dozens more.

#albemarle-county-va, #at-ready-statue, #charlottesville-va, #charlottesville-va-violence-august-2017, #civil-war-us-1861-65, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #lee-robert-e, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right

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Trump Onslaught Against Biden Falls Short of a Breakthrough

President Trump has leveled scathing law-and-order attacks on Joseph Biden for weeks. But a new poll shows Mr. Biden ahead in three states Mr. Trump hopes to pick up, and maintaining a lead in Wisconsin.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #minnesota, #nevada, #new-hampshire, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #states-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters, #wisconsin

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As Both Sides Dig In, What’s the Endgame for Belarus?

President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko seems set on relentless repression, while protesters think peaceful defiance will win in the end.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #european-union, #kolesnikova-maria, #lukashenko-aleksandr-g, #minsk-belarus, #moscow-russia, #putin-vladimir-v, #tikhanovskaya-svetlana, #united-nations

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Veterans Fortify the Ranks of Militias Aligned With Trump’s Views

The vast majority of veterans do not join militias, but some fast-growing militias have many veterans among their ranks.

#antifa-movement-us, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #federal-state-relations-us, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #neo-nazi-groups, #oath-keepers, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-politics-and-government, #veterans, #whites

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