Protesters in New York again stayed on the streets past 8pm in defiance of the citywide curfew as protests sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police continue across the US.
President Trump has strongly condemned protests, describing demonstrators as “lowlifes”. But a lot of other Americans, including powerful Republicans, disagree with him.
From Dublin to Wellington, Rotterdam to Paris, thousands gathered for protests this week in solidarity with the US demonstrations.
Technical challenges related to sharing information are becoming frequent across online platforms.
Instagram and Twitter accounts, from top record label to everyday people, were full of black squares posted in response to the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.
Novel coronavirus has infected more than 6.4 million people around the world. Here are pandemic-related updates for June 2:
In June 2017, Saudi Arabia led its Gulf allies the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, along with Egypt, to cut all ties with Qatar, accusing it of backing radical movements and Iran – a charge denied by Doha.
Some Facebook employees put out word of a "virtual walkout" to take place Monday to protest, according to tweeted messages.
In light of its new policy of marking hateful content, the company does little to stop PKK-linked accounts, which glorify violence against the Turkish state.
The executive order signed by US President Trump was proposed after Twitter tagged his tweets about unsubstantiated claims of fraud in mail-in voting with a warning prompting readers to fact-check the posts.
The move raises questions on free speech and corporate power in the digital age.
The man's death Monday night after he struggled with officers was under investigation by the FBI and state law enforcement authorities.
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