Chris Kaba’s family back call for UN to examine police shooting

The charity Inquest has submitted details of death of unarmed black man in London to the human rights commissioner

The UN has been asked to consider the death of Chris Kaba in its global investigation into “police brutality” and racism.

In a move supported by his family, the charity Inquest has submitted detailed concerns over the police shooting of Kaba, an unarmed black man, to the UN human rights office.

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Time is running out on the Murray-Darling plan. Should Tanya Plibersek reach for the big guns?

NSW and Victoria have dragged their heels and now risk the federal government taking over Australia’s most important river system

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State governments which have dragged their heels on delivering on their commitments under the Murray-Darling Basin plan are now risking a federal government takeover of water policy after June 2024.

They must judge whether the federal water minister, Tanya Plibersek,...

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Riverdale actor Ryan Grantham receives life sentence for killing his mother

Canadian actor had pleaded guilty to second-degree murder over shooting near Vancouver

The actor Ryan Grantham – featured in the CW show Riverdale and the movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid – has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his mother in their home in Canada.

Grantham, 24, was sentenced on Wednesday after pleading guilty earlier this year to second-degree murder, which carries an automatic sentence of life in prison, reported the New York Times.

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Unanimous decision making is essential for preserving the Supreme Court’s legitimacy

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Why Iranian women are burning hijabs

Iran has been rocked by protests over the past week following the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody who was detained after allegedly not wearing a hijab properly. 

The country’s morality police, which is responsible for enforcing what is deemed proper religious observance in public, arrested Mahsa Amini earlier this month for violating the state dress code. She collapsed the day she was arrested and died a few days later from what Iranian authorities have sai...

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Ukrainian governor says bodies exhumed from mass grave show signs of torture

Oblast Oleh Synyehubov, governor of the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, announced on Friday that some of the bodies exhumed from a mass grave in Izyum, part of the Kharkiv region, showed signs of torture.

“There are bodies with ropes around their necks, with their hands tied, with broken limbs and gunshot wounds. Several men have amputated genitalia,” wrote Synyehubov on Telegram.

The 30 bodies found to “have traces of torture” include those of military members and civilian...

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UN panel reports Ukrainian children have been raped, tortured by Russian forces

The United Nations offered a chilling update Friday about an investigation opened into possible war crimes committed in Ukraine amid its war with Russia.

The Independent International Commission of Inquiry into Ukraine reported instances of rape, torture and unlawful confinement, according to findings published to the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights website.

"Investigating cases related to sexual and gender-based violence present specific chal...

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Health Care — Moderna seeks green light for kids’ omicron booster

D.C. soccer fanatics can now legally drink nearly all day during the FIFA World Cup after the D.C. Council passed a new bill this week. 

Today in health, Moderna has asked the FDA to authorize its omicron-specific booster shot for children as young as 6. The shot is currently authorized for adults only. 

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Health Care — Moderna seeks green light for kids’ omicron booster

D.C. soccer fanatics can now legally drink nearly all day during the FIFA World Cup after the D.C. Council passed a new bill this week. 

Today in health, Moderna has asked the FDA to authorize its omicron-specific booster shot for children as young as 6. The shot is currently authorized for adults only. 

Welcome to Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. For The Hill,...

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