What do Israelis think of recent protests – survey – The Jerusalem Post

As protests continue to reign across Israel, the most recent of which have become violent, an Israel Hayom survey set to find out what Israelis really think of the demonstrations.  This week’s survey, held against the backdrop of a number of violent incidents occurring in a number of demonstrations, asked respondents their opinion of various topics regarding the protests,…

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Interview: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Discusses Breonna Taylor Investigation, Protests

It’s been more than four months since Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police in her home while executing a no-knock warrant. City officials turned the investigation into Taylor’s death over to the state Attorney General’s Office in May.  The FBI is also independently investigating the case. WFPL’s Ryan Van Velzer spoke with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer…

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Watch: Rep. Jim Jordan Puts to Rest the Notion that Riots Are ‘Peaceful Protests’ Once and For All – Daily Headlines

Watch as Rep. Jim Jordan puts to rest the idea that riots are “peaceful protests” once and for all: JORDAN: “Are peaceful protests violent, Mr. Attorney General?” BARR: “No.” JORDAN: “Do peaceful protests destroy businesses?” BARR: “No.” JORDAN: “Do peaceful protests injure officers?” BARR: “No.” JORDAN: “Do peaceful protests attack civilians?” BARR: “No.” JORDAN: “Do peaceful protests burn down…

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Portland protesters no longer being banned from attending protests to win release from jail | Salon.com

Federal defenders and prosecutors in Portland, Oregon, have teamed up to try to end a court practice of releasing arrested protesters only after they have agreed not to attend protests — a restriction that legal experts called a clear violation of the constitutional right to free assembly. There are early signs that the effort is working. After the joint…

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Black trans woman released from police custody following protests

Celebrations arose from protesters outside Toronto police’s 55 Division after a Black trans woman arrested for assault was released from police custody following a bail hearing Friday. Protests began Thursday night at 14 Division after Moka Dawkins, 30, was charged with one count each of assault, uttering threats causing bodily harm and failure to comply with probation. She was…

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APD sets protocol for enforcement of gun ban during protests

Copyright © 2020 Albuquerque Journal A sign in Civic Plaza prohibits carrying deadly weapons. (City Of Albuquerque) The Albuquerque Police Department says it now has a protocol in place to “more consistently” enforce the ban on deadly weapons on city property – particularly during protests. “In an effort to assure people that the ban is enforced consistently, APD and…

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Protests Continue in Khabarovsk, Russia, Against Arrest and Replacement of Popular Regional Governor

Protesters took to the streets of the Russian city of Khabarovsk for the fourth straight weekend on Saturday, angered by the arrest of the region’s popular governor. Sergey Furgal was arrested by federal law enforcement in early July on charges related to multiple murders in 2004 and 2005, before he became governor. He was flown to Moscow where he…

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Portland, Oregon, Protests Relatively Calm After US Drawdown – NBC Bay Area

Leaders in Portland, Oregon, caught their breath and moved forward with cautious optimism Friday after the first nightly protest in weeks ended without any major confrontations, violence or arrests. The dramatic change in tone outside a federal courthouse that’s become ground zero in clashes between demonstrators and federal agents came after the U.S. government began drawing down its forces…

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Can Portland’s Hot Housing Market Survive the Pandemic and the Protests?

Sean Pavone/Getty Images Over the past few years, Portland, OR, has emerged as an epicenter of hipster cool and one of the nation’s hottest housing markets. Lower home prices and a thriving startup scene lured cost-conscious residents from pricier Seattle as well as San Francisco and other California cities. More recently, Portland has been in the news for something else…

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