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A Confederate statue is coming down today in the Virginia city of deadly ‘Unite the Right’ geweld

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The statue of a Confederate soldier, flanked by a cannon and ammunition, has stood at the county courthouse in Charlottesville, Virginia, sedert 1909, meer as 40 years after the Civil War. It was christened "At Rea...

US places travel restrictions on Nigerians involved in violence and rigging during elections

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The US government has placed travel restrictions on Nigerians who undermine "democratic process or organize election-related violence" during elections. This latest move follows a decision in January 2019 to deny v...

The coronavirus is making it harder for domestic violence victims to find a place to live, a study shows

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As states across the country rush to curb the surge in coronavirus cases, once again the safest place for anyone to be is home. But for victims of domestic violence, homes is far from a safe haven. The coronavirus h...

Treaties alone can’t protect women from violence

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Rahila Gupta is an author and journalist. She has written several books, insluitend "Don't Wake Me: The Ballad of Nihal Armstrong" en "Enslaved: The New British Slavery." Volg haar op Twitter: @RahilaG. The opinions...

Sam Burgess steps down from coaching position with South Sydney Rabbitohs amid allegations of domestic violence and drug use

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Sam Burgess has stepped down from his coaching role with the South Sydney Rabbitohs following what the club calls "very concerning" allegations against the team's former star player. The newspaper The Australian pub...

A Wisconsin County cut funding to a domestic violence shelter that showed support for Black Lives Matter

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When Embrace, a Wisconsin-based domestic violence shelter, put up Black Lives Matter signs in its offices earlier this summer, employees expected it would prompt tough conversations from people in the community. Die...

Die Universiteit van Utah kom met die gesin van die vermoorde student Lauren McCluskey in aanraking en hernoem sy sentrum vir die voorkoming van geweld

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Die Universiteit van Utah het twee regsgedinge met die ouers van Lauren McCluskey afgehandel, 'n 21-jarige student wat vermoor is deur 'n ekskêrel waaroor sy meer as die polisie gekla het 20 keer. McCluskey se lyk met ...

Op hierdie dag 100 jare terug, 'n wit gepeupel het die dodelikste verkiesingsdaggeweld in die Amerikaanse geskiedenis ontketen

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Dit was al 100 jare sedert die slagting in Ocoee, 'n donker hoofstuk wat dikwels oor die hoof gesien word in die Amerikaanse geskiedenis. Op November 2, 1920, Afro-Amerikaanse inwoners van Ocoee, Florida, het uitgegaan om hul stemme in die presidensie te gee ...

Fury over brutal beating in Brazil amid pattern of ‘daily’ geweld, activists say

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Sao Paulo Brazilians outraged by the death of a Black man after being beaten by supermarket security guards have been protesting in major cities across the country, chanting a phrase familiar to Americans: "I can't b...

Amerika se topgeneraal vergader met Taliban, vra vir 'n vermindering in geweld

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Washington Amerika se voorste militêre offisier, Voorsitter van die gesamentlike stafhoofgenl. Mark Milley, het tydens 'n onaangekondigde reis hierdie week deur die Midde-Ooste met verteenwoordigers van die Taliban in Katar vergader. Mille ...

Drie Franse polisiebeamptes is doodgeskiet nadat hulle op 'n huishoudelike geweldvoorval gereageer het

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Parys Drie polisiebeamptes is doodgeskiet en 'n vierde is beseer na 'n gesinsgeweldvoorval in sentraal-Frankryk, het plaaslike aanklaers aan CNN-filiaal BFM TV gesê. Die beamptes van die Gendarmerie N ...

Biden to take train to Washington for inauguration, moving forward to ‘not be deterredby violence or virus

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Joe Biden will begin his new journey as the 46th President of the United States in a familiar way: riding Amtrak from Wilmington to Washington. A day before he is sworn into office, Biden is planning to make his way...

Defiant Trump denounces violence but takes no responsibility for inciting deadly riot

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A defiant President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday his speech inciting the riot at the US Capitol was "totally appropriate" while at the same time calling for "no violence" in his first public remarks to reporters af...

Dante Barksdale, who worked for more than a decade to keep Baltimore’s streets safe from gun violence, is shot and killed

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Dante Barksdale spent the past decade and a half helping to keep Baltimore's neighborhoods safe from gun violence. Op Sondag, Barksdale -- who has been described as the "heart and soul" of the city's Safe Streets pr...

Puerto Rico declares a state of emergency due to gender-based violence

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Puerto Rico is declaring a state of emergency over gender-based violence, delivering on a demand made by activists in recent years after a wave of killings targeting women and transgender people. Goewerneur. Pedro Pierluis...

A Disney World ticket booker alerted police to a domestic violence victim after taking their call

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A Walt Disney World employee who took a call from a woman in Pennsylvania inquiring about booking tickets to the Florida resort on January 9 alerted police in central Pennsylvania that the woman may be dealing with ...

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