George Floyd: Police dispatcher was alarmed watching live video of arrest and called supervisor

Adrian Ovalle

A police dispatcher who was watching George Floyd’s arrest in real time ended up being so alarmed that she called a supervisor, according to a recording of the call. The unnamed woman dispatcher is heard stating: “I do not understand, you can call me a snitch if you wish to, however we have the electronic […]

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U.N. Rights Chief Alarmed at Asia-Pacific Crackdown on Freedom of Expression Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Sandra Loyd

UN Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet voiced alarm Wednesday that curbs on freedom of expression had elevated in 12 Asia-Pacific countries throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, with dictatorships and democracies alike stifling public debate within the title of preventing faux information. “Arrests for expressing discontent or allegedly spreading false information through the press and social […]

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Top editors alarmed by media cuts in EU and beyond

Sallie Anderson

The pandemic downturn is strangling quality journalism, however that matches some federal governments, leading European and international editors have actually stated. “The situation is very difficult. We’re in major cost-saving measures,” Tammy Tam, editor-in- chief of the South China Early Morning Post, an independent Hong Kong-based paper, stated on Tuesday (19 May). “Everyone is having […]

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