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Demonstrators Burn US Flag in LA to Protest Death of Black Man by Police (+Video)

Demonstrators Burn US Flag in LA to Protest Death of Black Man by Police (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Demonstrators burned the US flag in Los Angeles as part of a protest in response to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed in police custody in Minneapolis earlier this week. - World news - Footage of the moment that has racked up more than 330,000 views on Twitter in the past day shows a protester holding the upside-down flag on a stick...

Unrest Mounts across Multiple US Cities over the Death of George Floyd (+Video)

Unrest Mounts across Multiple US Cities over the Death of George Floyd (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Pain and anger over the death of George Floyd spilled over into multiple cities across the US hours after the former Minneapolis officer seen in video with his knee on Floyd's neck was arrested and charged with murder. - World news - Demonstrators funneled their anguish in cities like Atlanta, New York and Washington, DC, into chants, signs and outbreaks of...

Yemen’s Aden Leads World with Highest COVID-19 Mortality Rate: UN

Yemen’s Aden Leads World with Highest COVID-19 Mortality Rate: UN

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The city of Aden in south Yemen has the world's highest mortality rate from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with 70 percent of its infected residents dying, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters on Thursday. - World news - "In Aden, we have the highest mortality rates in the world of COVID-19 - 70 percent of those that have the disease are...

Massive Denver Solidarity Demonstration for George Floyd Marred with Gunshots (+Video)

Massive Denver Solidarity Demonstration for George Floyd Marred with Gunshots (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A volley of gunshots was heard as protesters gathered outside the Colorado State Capitol in Denver to express their outrage over the death of an unarmed black man by police in Minnesota. - World news - Multiple shots were fired just outside the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, on Thursday evening. Footage that surfaced on social media shows people being caught...

Officer Who Led to George Floyd’s Death ‘Tried to Kill’ Black People Before

Officer Who Led to George Floyd’s Death ‘Tried to Kill’ Black People Before

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The white police officer who knelt on unarmed George Floyd's neck before he died has been accused of trying to kill another black man in 2008. - Other Media news - The Minneapolis police officer seen kneeling on the neck of an unarmed black man heard saying "I can't breathe" multiple times before he died was a 19-year department veteran who was the subject of at least a...

UN Condemns Killing of Black Man by US Police

UN Condemns Killing of Black Man by US Police

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The United Nations has condemned the killing of George Floyd during an encounter with the Minneapolis Police Department and called for urgent measures to stop US authorities from slaying other unarmed black people. - Other Media news - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet issued the appeal Thursday, saying she was "dismayed to have to add George...

Black CNN Reporter Arrested Live on Air as He Covers George Floyd Protests (+Video)

Black CNN Reporter Arrested Live on Air as He Covers George Floyd Protests (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – CNN’s black journalist Omar Jimenez has been taken into police custody during a live broadcast at the site of the protests over death of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis. - World news - A CNN crew was arrested on live TV by a riot squad while covering the protests over the police death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Incredible footage shows armed officers from...

Twitter Flags Trump’s Tweet for ‘Glorifying Violence’

Twitter Flags Trump’s Tweet for ‘Glorifying Violence’

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Twitter has flagged a tweet from US President Donald Trump early Friday morning, saying it violated its rules about "glorifying violence". - World news - Twitter has, for the first time, flagged and hidden a tweet by United States President Donald Trump, saying he violated Twitter's rules about glorifying violence, Al Jazeera reported. Trump took to Twitter on...

US Driver Rams Car through Anti-Racism Protesters in Denver (+Video)

US Driver Rams Car through Anti-Racism Protesters in Denver (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A racist car driver was filmed ramming his car towards crowds protesting death of George Floyd in Denver, Colorado. - World news - A car ploughed through protesters who had gathered in response to the death of George Floyd - as unrest on the streets of America continues into its third night. The protests are in reaction to horrifying footage that showed George...

Over 40 Arrested in NYC as Nationwide Protests over Black Man’s Death Becomes Violent (+Video)

Over 40 Arrested in NYC as Nationwide Protests over Black Man’s Death Becomes Violent (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – More than 40 protesters were arrested in New York City after clashing with police over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier this week. - World news - The Justice for George Floyd protests started Thursday evening, with crowds of people gathering in Manhattan's Union Square chanting different refrains against police violence, including "I can't breathe" —...