US jury indicts police and medics in the killing of Elijah McClain and other stories

Today we look at the indictment of police and paramedics in the killing of Elijah McClain, the new abortion law enforced in the US state of Texas, and more

September 02, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the indictment of 3 police officers and 2 paramedics for the custodial killing of a 23 year old Black man, Elijah McClain, in the US; the law enforced in the US state of Texas banning abortions once a heartbeat is detected in the embryo and the rejection of an emergency appeal by the Supreme Court; the revelation made by the Mexico Air Force regarding an attack on the plane carrying former Bolivian president Evo Morales after the coup in 2019; the situation of the healthcare system in Afghanistan amid the suspension of aid funding after the Taliban’s take over; and the arrest of South Korean trade union leader Yang Kyung-soo. 

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