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Ahead of appeals hearing, rights groups reiterate demand for Assange’s release

During the appeals hearing, the US will challenge the decision of a lower court to deny the extradition of Julian Assange. Rights groups have called the prosecution of Assange an attack on press freedom

Protestors demand civilian-led democratic transition in Sudan and other stories

Today we look at mass protests in Sudan to demand a civilian-led democratic transition, the blocking of medical supplies to Venezuela by Portuguese bank Novo Banco, and more

Thousands hit the streets across the US to defend voting rights

Around 20,000 people were estimated to have participated in the Make Good Trouble Rally, with dozens of other cities witnessing rallies and demonstrations

First Nations people find 751 unmarked graves at residential school and other stories

Today we look at the discovery of graves at a former residential school in Canada, the custodial killing of Palestinian activist Nizar Banat, and more

FBI violations US Multiple privacy violations by FBI raise concern in US

Despite finding multiple “widespread violations” through backdoor searches by the FBI, the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has certified the agency’s surveillance program

Protests against racist violence erupt again in US after police shoot Daunte Wright

Massive protests have broken out in Minneapolis, Minnesota and other cities in the US following the police killing of a 20 year old Black man Daunte Wright on April 11.

Daunte Wright shooting US Outrage and protest in Minneapolis after police shooting leads to death of Black man

The shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright comes at a time when the city of Minneapolis is following the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd less than a year ago

Philadelphia residents file lawsuits against city for police violence on protests

The lawsuit is the latest in a wave of class action taken against police departments across the US, as the George Floyd protests continue to grow

US lawsuit against Trump White House protests Black Lives Matter, rights groups sue US president for violence against protesters

Civil rights groups in the US have filed a lawsuit against the US president and others in his administration over violence perpetrated against protesters in Washington D.C. when federal troops cleared the way for a photo-op for Trump on June 1

US migrant detention centers ICE officer at detention facility test positive in the US, activists demand release of immigrants

The first case of infection among the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials was reported on Thursday after a health worker at a private detention facility tested positive for coronavirus

Iranian student deported from US US deports Iranian student amid protests

The case of Iranian student Hossein Abadi marks the tenth such deportation in less than a year. The news of his deportation led to a protest at the international terminal of the Logan airport in Boston

US government sues Edward Snowden over publication of his memoirs

The US government has demanded the proceeds from the sale of Edward Snowden’s memoir, Permanent Record, claiming that he violated non-disclosure agreements