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A local resident takes a selfie in front of a mural of George Floyd after the verdict in the trial o

Former Minneapolis police officer to be sentenced on federal charges

Former Minneapolis police officer, Thomas Lane, will be sentenced on Thursday on federal charges for his role in the death of George Floyd.

By REUTERS
21/07/2022

Video shows Ohio officers killed unarmed Black man in hail of bullets

25-year-old Jayland Walker was sprayed with some 60 bullets by eight police officers in Akron, Ohio, after fleeting a traffic stop. He was unarmed.

By REUTERS
04/07/2022
Protesters in Minneapolis demonstrate against the death in police custody of George Floyd, May 29, 2

Three Minneapolis ex-police officers guilty of violating George Floyd's rights

Three former Minneapolis police officers were found guilty on Thursday of depriving George Floyd of his rights by failing to give aid to the handcuffed Black man pinned beneath a colleague's knee.

By REUTERS
25/02/2022

Louisville Jewish politician ‘traumatized again’ by the release of his assailant

“Our criminal justice system is clearly broken. It is nearly impossible to believe that someone can attempt murder on Monday and walk out of jail on Wednesday,” the mayor said.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
18/02/2022

BLM activist charged in murder attempt of Jewish mayoral candidate

Quintez Brown, a local political activist, allegedly attempted a shooting attack on Craig Greenberg, a Jewish Democrat running for mayor in Louisville.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
15/02/2022

Three Georgia men sentenced to life in prison for Ahmaud Arbery murder

Arbery's anguished relatives addressed the court to argue that racial stereotyping led to the killing of the 25-year-old avid jogger.

By REUTERS
07/01/2022

Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty on all charges

Rittenhouse shot and killed Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, and fired a bullet that tore a chunk off the arm of Gaige Grosskreutz, 28.

By REUTERS
19/11/2021

What the wind blows in from the west - opinion

It seems that one of the latest imports from the US that made it across at lightning speed is their “Critical Race Theory” adapted into Israeli style by MK Miri Regev of the Likud Party.

How Black Lives Matter may fuel the demise of the JCPA

The civil rights protests that erupted after a police officer murdered George Floyd, an African-American, in Minneapolis in May 2020 exposed some divisions in the Jewish community.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA , ASAF SHALEV / JTA
24/06/2021
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