Hong Kong: China draconian ‘Anti-protest’ law kicks in as city marks handover

As the city marks 23 years since British rule ended, critics say the new law is "the end of Hong Kong".Source: Hong Kong: 'Anti-protest' law kicks in as city marks handover - BBC News Hong Kong is marking 23 years since British rule ended as a new "anti-protest" law, imposed by Beijing, comes into effect. …

Atlanta officer charged in the killing of Rayshard Brooks goes free | FOX6Now.com

ATLANTA — A Fulton County judge said she would grant bond to a former Atlanta police officer charged in the deadly shooting of Rayshard Brooks.In a hearing Tuesday afternoon, Fulton County judge Jane Barwick issued a $500,000 bond for ex-officer Garrett Rolfe.Judge Barwick also stated that Rolfe would be required to wear an ankle monitor, …

Government cuts internet off in Ethiopia after death of singer-activist – CNN

Internet access was cut across Ethiopia on Tuesday amid national protests over the shooting death of singer and activist Hachalu Hundessa.Hachalu, a prominent figure in the Oromo ethnic group, was shot Monday night at the Gelan Condominiums area of the capital Addis Ababa, according to state broadcaster EBC citing the Addis Ababa police commissioner, Getu …

Thousands of U.S. judges who broke laws or oaths remained on the bench – Reuters

In the past dozen years, state and local judges have repeatedly escaped public accountability for misdeeds that have victimized thousands. Nine of 10 kept their jobs, a Reuters investigation found – including an Alabama judge who unlawfully jailed hundreds of poor people, many of them Black, over traffic fines.Source: Thousands of U.S. judges who broke …