US anti-fascist shot dead by police following raid regarding Portland violence

Antifascist activist Michael Reinoehl, 48, has been shot dead in Lacey, Washington, after a warrant was issued for his arrest regarding his admission of shooting one Aaron Danielson, a supporter of the hard right Patriot Prayer group. Demonstrators in Portland have been on the streets since the killing of George Floyd in May. It has […]

Canadian YCL Congress held last weekend

The YCL-LJC held its Extraordinary Convention under the sign of combativeness and unity on August 22 and 23. The COVID19 pandemic had forced the YCL-LJC to postpone the 28th Central Convention initially scheduled for June 2019. However, the evolution and worsening of the crisis triggered by the COVID19 pandemic and the need to integrate a […]

USA shamed by police violence amid George Floyd protests

In Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, New York and other US cities, protesters have been attacked by police forces amid demonstrations over the murder of George Floyd. Protests over the murder of the African-American man, George Floyd, continued in at least 30 cities in the United States on Saturday, with Minneapolis as the epicentre, where […]

Black man, George Floyd, murdered by US police in Minneapolis

Late Monday on night (25 May 2020) footage emerged from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, showing the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed 46 yr old black year but US police.

The footage shows Floyd handcuffed and pinned to the ground with one police officer’s knee pressing against his neck, while Floyd protested that he could not breathe. This went on for five minutes, all on camera, until Floyd eventually passed out. He died in hospital a short while later.