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‘When Does It Stop?’: Red Daily Newswire June 16

With news from the Black Lives Matter movement, Australia, Canada and elsewhere.


International left news from June 15.


Black Lives Matter:


Rayshard Brooks family call for murder charges after police killing


‘When Does It Stop?’ Family of Atlanta Police Killing Victim Rayshard Brooks Makes Tearful Plea for Justice


‘It’s time to fight back’: Rayshard Brooks’ death prompts calls for overhaul of Atlanta’s police department


Angela Davis: ‘We knew that the role of the police was to protect white supremacy’


UN to Hold Hearing Over 'Systemic' US Racism, Police Brutality


Albuquerque will use social workers to respond to certain 911 calls instead of police


Protester In Albuquerque Wounded During Shooting At Rally Over Removal Of Statue


California City Residents Demand Answers After Black Man Found Hanging From Tree


NYPD to disband plainclothes anti-crime units


“He Wanted to Hurt Me”: New York Protester Hospitalized After NY Officer Shoved Her to the Ground


‘You Can Call Me a Snitch’: Worried 911 Dispatcher Called Supervisor During George Floyd’s Arrest


Montreal has turned 'blind eye' to systemic racism: OCPM report


Taking down statue of James McGill is only one step in fighting systemic racism, students say


Australia:


Tony Abbott incorrectly claims 'no evidence' Indigenous Australians face justice system discrimination


Brazil:


Brazil faces the coronavirus disaster almost everyone saw coming


Canada:


Witness video captures violent takedown of elderly Black couple at GTA hospital


Alberta purges judicial vetting committee for former Tory cabinet ministers, political supporters


Transit Police officer still employed 9 years after brutal beating caught on camera


DPRK:


North Korea blows up joint liaison office with South in Kaesong


France:


Under police pressure, France backs off ban on chokeholds


India:


Communist Party of India wants BMC to take over Mukesh Ambani’s Antilia and turn it into coronavirus treatment facility


Ireland:


Ireland: 3 Parties Will Rule, Left-Wing Sinn Fein Pushed Aside


United Kingdom:


UK billionaires see personal wealth grow by £25bn during pandemic lockdown


United States:


Pence Misleadingly Blames Coronavirus Spikes on Rise in Testing


Trump dismisses uptick in US coronavirus cases and suggests a 'stop' to testing


Coronavirus recommendations ignored as case numbers rise


Venezuela:


Bank of England Infringes Human Rights: Venezuelan Central Bank


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