Daily Archives: June 15, 2020

“Threatened By A Kangaroo Court”: The Meaning Of U.S. Sanctions Against The ICC

In an incendiary move announced by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on June 11th, the U.S. has imposed economic and legal sanctions on International Criminal Court (ICC) officials. These officials are those who are part of an ICC investigation of war crimes committed in Afghanistan by Taliban, Afghan, and […]

French Police Protest New Anti-Racist And Anti-Violent Reforms

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd by American police officers and the subsequent widespread protests regarding police brutality across the United States and beyond, French law enforcement members are protesting their own government’s plans to change common policing practices and discipline racist officers. The country-wide protests—which included […]

Police Shooting Of African American Rayshard Brooks In Atlanta Results In Protest And Stepping Aside Of Police Chief

The Death of Rayshard Brooks 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by a police officer in a Wendy’s car-parking lot on Friday night. NY Times reports the police were called to investigate the restaurant after Mr. Brooks had fallen asleep in his car at the drive through. Mr. Brooks […]

Mexican President Denies Increase In Domestic Assault Cases Under Covid-19 Lockdown

In March, Mexico’s emergency call centres received their highest number of domestic violence reports since the national hotline’s inception. The rise in domestic assault allegations aligns with the introduction of Covid-19 quarantine measures in Mexico. As citizens began their isolation, the global economy started to suffer under the pandemic’s pressure, […]