Protests against racism, police brutality around the world Adelaide Crowds filled Victoria Square in Adelaide after receiving special permission for the event. The march through the southern Australian city was held after police Commissioner Grant Stevens approved the rally on Friday. "This is a unique and extraordinary event. There is a sentiment that suggests people should have a right to protest on significant matters,'' Stevens said. … [Read more...] about George Floyd reaction: Europe heeds call for fresh protests
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103-year-old Belgian oldest former general practitioner Alfons Leempoels poses next to a start line intending to walk the equivalent of a marathon in his garden to raise money for scientists researching the coronavirus disease in Rotselaar, Belgium. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters … [Read more...] about REWIND: The week gone by
Speakers at a National Assembly meeting on the socio-economic situation in the first half of the year held on Monday in Hanoi. — Photo courtesy of the National Assembly Speaking on Monday at a National Assembly meeting in Hanoi on the socio-economic situation in the first half, he said Vietnam has been able to contain the outbreak without any community infection for two months. … [Read more...] about HCM City Party chief calls for announcing ‘end’ of Vietnam pandemic, reviving economy
Many monuments were therefore destroyed following the fall of the Iron Curtain. Establishing parks to preserve monuments, such as the one in Budapest, was therefore an important measure: "At least some of the statues did not end up in the trash, but in a protected environment," says Bartetzky. And since the park is on the outskirts of the city, those who do not want to be confronted with their own past can easily avoid it. In fact, the Memento Park is primarily a tourist attraction. … [Read more...] about What should be done with controversial monuments?