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June 4 Red Daily Newswire

With news from the Justice For George Floyd Protests, Sudan, Canada and elsewhere.


International left news from June 3.


Featured Article:


Yes, Canada Has a Racism Crisis and It’s Killing Black and Indigenous Peoples


Blatant denials that racism exists in Canada serve only those who benefit from it, but silence is also violence. Silence is complicity that allow police abuses to continue unabated and in the case of Black and Indigenous peoples, to get worse.


So, yes Canada, we have a racism crisis in this country and it is killing Black and Indigenous peoples. Let’s stop pointing fingers at the US and take steps to end the loss of life here in Canada.


Justice For George Floyd Protests:


Attorney General Keith Ellison upgraded charges against officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck; charged other 3 involved



Movement to defund police gains 'unprecedented' support across US


Some U.S. officials are blaming outside agitators for unrest. That tactic has a long history, experts say


Pentagon chief on shaky ground with White House after breaking with Trump over protest response


As Trump Threatens to Send Military Into Cities, Some GIs Refuse to Comply


Minneapolis Cops Sued for Shooting, Beating, and Gassing Over a Dozen Journalists


Police shove, make AP journalists stop covering protest


Police in Vallejo, Calif., fatally shoot man with a hammer kneeling outside a Walgreens


Family of Woman in Coma, Shot by ‘Less Lethal’ Projectile Wants Attempted Murder Charge for Officer


Armed, White Vigilantes Threatened BLM Protesters in Philly and Sent a Journalist to the Hospital


Frank Rizzo statue removed from steps of the Municipal Services Building overnight


Obituary for a racist symbol: Birmingham takes down Confederate monument after 115 years


Thousands of Portland Protesters Hold Die-In to Protest George Floyd’s Killing


Thousands rally against racism and police brutality at K-W solidarity march


DC Transit Union Says Labor Must Join the Movement in the Streets


Brazil:


'Death Is Everyone's Destiny', Brazil’s President Says


Bolivia:


COVID-19 Death Threat to Bolivian Amazon's Indigenous Peoples


Canada:


Alex Tyrrell ends campaign for Green Party leadership


Alton Gas ignores Supreme Court ruling, continues work without Indigenous consultation


Israel / Palestine:


US’ Kushner Tells Netanyahu to ‘Slow the Process’ of Annexation


Russia:


Putin orders state of emergency after huge fuel spill inside Arctic Circle


Sudan:


Justice Yet to Be Delivered in Sudan One Year After Massacre


United States:


Scientists alarmed as Trump embraces fringe views and extreme theories amid pandemic


Amazon drops $2 coronavirus pay rise for warehouse workers as CEO Jeff Bezos' fortune nears $150 billion


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