Daily Archives: March 29, 2021

2021-03-29: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-03-29). Pope Francis Conveys a Message To Julian Assange. telesurenglish.net Pope Francis sent a personal message to Julian Assange, his partner Stella Moris revealed on Monday as the press freedom activist remains in a maximum-security prison in the U.K. trying to avoid extradition to the U.S. | RELATED: | "After a hard night, Julian woke up this morning to a kind, personal message from Pope Francis delivered to his cell door by the prison priest," Morris said via Twitter. | After a hard…

teleSUR (2021-03-29). Argentina: Buenos Aires Province Fights for Debt Restructuring. telesurenglish.net Buenos Aires' Governor Axel Kicillof extended the deadline to negotiate a US$7 billion debt with private creditors who sued his government for late payment. | RELATED: | On March 23, an Ad Hoc committee of creditors represented by White & Case LLP filed two lawsuits in New York against Buenos Aires province for the non-payment of debt interest bonuses. | The subnational government's Finance Minister Pablo Lopez described as "

Andrew Emett (2021-03-29). Body cam video shows officers threatening and handcuffing 5-year-old. nationofchange.org The child's mother subsequently filed a civil lawsuit accusing the officers of assault, false arrest, and emotional distress.

George Chidi (2021-03-29). Jim Crow Tactics on Full Display in Georgia. zcomm.org "This is clear voter suppression, clear racism, a clear manifestation of white supremacy. Georgia is going backwards instead of forwards."

MEE staff (2021-03-29). Saudi company requests US court freeze ex-spy chief's $29m real estate assets. middleeasteye.net Saudi company requests US court freeze ex-spy chief's $29m real estate assets | Former-intelligence official Saad al-Jabri says new complaint is part of 'violent campaign' by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to silence him | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 20: 16 | Last year, Saad al-Jabri filed a lawsuit against MBS, claiming a 50 person hit squad was dispatched to kill him in Canada (AFP) | A Saudi state-run company has r…

MEE staff (2021-03-29). US offers $10m for information on Hezbollah operative convicted in Hariri killing. middleeasteye.net US offers $10m for information on Hezbollah operative convicted in Hariri killing | A UN-backed tribunal had sentenced Salim Ayyash in absentia to life in prison over the assassination of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri | Mon, 03/29/2021 – 19: 11 | Photos of Salim Ayyash released by the US State Department (Rewards for Justice) | The US State Department is offering up to $10m for information on Salim Ayyash, a…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2021-03-29). Georgia Hit With Pair of Lawsuits Over Sweeping Voter Suppression Law. commondreams.org "The Georgia NAACP will continue to fight until every voter is able to freely and confidently participate in democracy," vowed the state president. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-12316017161.jpg