Relatives said goodbye Monday to the 18-year-old unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a police officer, remembering him as a “gentle soul” with a deep and growing faith in Christianity and ambitions that one day “the world would know his name.”
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines have started to march their way to Rizal Park to join the anti-pork protest.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Twenty percent of the entire Metro Manila police force will be tasked to secure the protest against the pork barrel system at Rizal Park on Monday, a Philippine National Police (PNP) official said.
Governor Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ago.
Twin protests demanding the Pakistani government step down have wreaked havoc in the capital, Islamabad, where commuters must circumvent shipping containers and barbed wire to get to work, protesters knock on people’s doors to use the bathroom, and garbage is piling up.