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In the United States, the trial over the murder of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a police officer Derek Chauvin for more than nine minutes on his knees, began last year. Ofsted, the state agency responsible for education and children’s services, was called for an “immediate investigation” after a large number of students in the UK were allegedly sexually assaulted in schools. Despite regional restrictions in France, the government has been called upon to re-introduce national quarantine measures as a result of rising coronavirus cases and a resumption of hospital overcrowding.
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The Guardian | Complaints of sexual harassment have increased in schools in the UK; police took action
Ofsted, the state agency responsible for education and children’s services, has been called for an “immediate investigation” after a large number of students in the UK were allegedly sexually assaulted in schools. Maria Miller of the Conservative Party said she had prepared a report on the issue in 2016, but was concerned that “a terrible culture is being tolerated in schools.” A website where everyone is invited, sexually assaulted and raped can be shared anonymously was launched last year.
More than 6,000 articles have been posted on the site since its launch. British police took action to investigate the complaints.
Independent | George Floyd and his struggle for justice
The trial of Derek Chauvin, a police officer who killed a black citizen, George Floyd, by hitting him on the knee with his knee while being arrested in Minneapolis, USA, in May last year, has begun. Floyd’s family and the family’s lawyer, Ben Crump, knelt in front of the courtroom. “This case is a test of US justice,” said Attorney Crump.
New York Times | As Floyd’s murder trial begins, both sides focus on a 9-minute video
In the United States, a trial began last year over the murder of George Floyd, a black man who was stabbed in the throat by police officer Derek Chauvin for more than nine minutes. Chauvin’s lawyers said the incident lasted more than nine minutes that day. Lawyers claimed that drug use also played a role in Floyd’s death. Prosecutors, judges; “You can believe your eyes, this is a murder,” he said. Prosecutors had a video of Floyd’s death in the courtroom.
Washington Post | Signs of an epidemic are growing
U.S. President Joe Biden and his group asked the public to continue to be patient with the epidemic. According to the Washington Post, the number of patients in the United States is growing again, and young people are beginning to replace the elderly in hospitals. Biden asked the provinces to suspend their opening plans and reorganize the areas that lift the mask ban.
Moscow Times | Navalny said he was facing a “reminiscent of torture” prison sentence.
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is being held in a Russian prison, has been given several official reprimands and said he could be placed in solitary confinement “on conditions reminiscent of torture.”
Navalny, 44, said he had received six official reprimands in two weeks.
Navalny said there had been more than 20 official reprimands so far, some of which were justified for “getting up 10 minutes before waking up” and “wearing a shirt at a lawyer’s hearing.”
The Russian opposition leader said he could be imprisoned “under conditions close to torture.”
Navalny’s lawyer said the official reprimands meant that the opposition leader could no longer be released on parole.
Le Monde | Close calls to Macron
Despite regional restrictions in France, the government was called upon to re-introduce national quarantine measures as a result of rising coronavirus cases and the resumption of overcrowding in hospitals. Speaking to Le Monde, health officials said the government needed to update its strategy against the third wave. French President Emmanuel Macron said he had not paid attention to the national quarantine option since January.
Al Jazeera | The United Nations is asking Syria for $ 10 billion because the coronavirus poses a new problem for asylum seekers
The United Nations (UN) has said it wants $ 10 billion in aid to Syria. A UN statement said civilians in Syria were struggling with hunger and poverty and were being attacked. It was stressed that the coronavirus epidemic has increased the “disaster and despair” that has lasted for 10 years. The $ 10 billion needed by the United Nations includes $ 4.2 billion for domestic humanitarian aid to Syria and $ 5.8 billion for asylum seekers and asylum seekers in the Middle East. The United Nations says at least 24 million Syrians need help today.