‘I am a child!’ Pepper spray reflects policing of Black kids

[ad_1] The 9-year-old Black girl sat handcuffed in the backseat of a police car, distraught and crying for her father as the white officers grew increasingly impatient while they tried to wrangle her fully into the vehicle. “This is your last chance,” one officer warned. “Otherwise pepper spray is going in your eyeballs.” Less than … Read more

Metropolitan Vasilios Reflects on Peace Process in Cyprus

NEWS PROVIDED BYWorld Council of Churches July 30, 2020 GENEVE, July 30, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — It has been 46 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus led to the partitioning of the island, the northern third inhabited by Turkish Cypriots and the southern two-thirds by Greek Cypriots, whose government is internationally recognized. The August 1974 ceasefire … Read more

Metropolitan Vasilios Reflects on Peace Process in Cyprus

NEWS PROVIDED BYWorld Council of Churches July 30, 2020 GENEVE, July 30, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — It has been 46 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus led to the partitioning of the island, the northern third inhabited by Turkish Cypriots and the southern two-thirds by Greek Cypriots, whose government is internationally recognized. The August 1974 ceasefire … Read more