In response to the allegations, Christos Manouras, press spokesman for the Hellenic police, said: "There was no use of force by police officers against anyone in GADA. The Greek police examine and investigate in depth every single report regarding the use of violence by police officers; if there are any responsibilities arising, the police take the imposed disciplinary action against the officers responsible. There is no doubt that the Greek police always respect human rights and don't use violence." … [Read more...] about Greek anti-fascist protesters ‘tortured by police’ after Golden Dawn clash
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TikTok censoring videos with LGBT hashtags in certain languages Last year documents leaked to the Guardian showed that TikTok’s attempts to moderate content in accordance with local laws meant a lot of pro-LGBT content (including innocuous videos of same-sex couples holding hands) got censored – even in countries where homosexuality has never been illegal. Looks like little has changed since then. A new report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) found that the platform is censoring videos with LGBTQ+ hashtags in up to nine languages, including Russian and Arabic. … [Read more...] about Gender reveal parties are harmful in so many ways – why do we treat them as quirky?
During their performance the group also illustrated the death of Floyd, who lost his life after police officer Derek Chauvin put his knee on his neck for nearly nine minutes during an arrest in Minneapolis on May 25 for nearly nine minutes. … [Read more...] about ‘They can kiss my black a**’: Alesha Dixon stands by her fellow BGT judge Ashley Banjo after Ofcom receive over 10,000 complaints about Diversity’s BLM-inspired performance
It has been claimed Revie told his players to ease off in the second half so as not to inflict a hurtful scoreline on a clearly outclassed Southampton, though the visitors ended up humiliated anyway. Exhibition stuff like this was untypical of Leeds, who normally cared little for entertainment or adornment, but it did make a powerful statement about which stadium was now the most daunting in the country to visit. “We were at our peak at that time,” Peter Lorimer said. “We knew we could slam most teams at home.” … [Read more...] about Humbling Southampton and an Arsenal FA Cup epic: five classic Leeds clashes