News Roundup 5/29/20

by | May 29, 2020

News Roundup 5/29/20

by | May 29, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • Trump signs an executive order condemning social media companies for choosing to censor some speech. [Link]
  • Twitter hid Trump’s tweet on the protests in Minneapolis for ‘glorifying violence.’ [Link]
  • The US limits the number of charter flights to Cuba. [Link]
  • The US is planning to send additional trainers to Colombia to help with cocoa eradication. [Link]
  • The US sailed a warship near islands in the South China Sea claimed by China. The maneuver added to mounting tensions between the US and China. [Link]
  • The State Department approved a $1.4 billion sale of Patriot Missiles to Kuwait. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan has expired, but violence is still down. The Taliban are still negotiating with the Afghan government on a prisoner release. [Link]

Africa

  • Militants in Somalia killed seven healthcare workers. [Link]
  • The family of a human trafficker in Libya killed 30 people because the trafficker was killed. [Link]
  • Armed men killed 27 people in Mali. [Link]
  • Amnesty International reports the Ethiopian military has executed at least 39 people. [Link]
  • A Sudanese military officer was killed in an attack by Etoipian militants. [Link]

 

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