News Roundup 6/22/20

by | Jun 22, 2020

News Roundup 6/22/20

by | Jun 22, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • San Francisco police ordered officers to turn off body cameras before raiding a journalist’s home. [Link]
  • California police murdered an 18-year-old boy working as a security guard. [Link]
  • One of three officers who fired their weapon at Breonna Taylor will be fired. [Link]
  • The Navy announces it will not reinstateBrett Crozier as captain of the USS T Roosevelt. Cozier was fired after a letter he wrote warning of a Covid outbreak on his ship was leaked. [Link]

UK

  • A terrorist in the UK killed three people and injured 12. The Libyan man used a knife in the attack. [Link]

China

  • China likely lost 40 soldiers in clashes with India last week. [Link]
  • In a blow to the protest movement, students and unions failed to gain enough support from Hong Kongers to have a strike in response to China’s security law in Hong Kong. [Link]

Afghanistan 

  • The UN reports that healthcare workers are being targeted in Afghanistan. The UN counted 12 attacked from mid-March to May. [Link]

Middle East

  • Israel destroyed 70 Palestinian homes in the first weeks of June. [Link]
  • The US carried out airstrikes against alleged IS targets in northern Iraq. [Link]
  • Southern separatists in Yemen seized the Yemeni Island Socotra from the Saudi backed-Yemeni government. [Link]
  • Two bombings in Somalia killed seven people. [Link]
  • Egyptian Dictator al-Sisi says his country has a right to intervene in Libya and ordered his army to prepare for war. [Link]

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