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Colombia to ‘modernise’ police after protest violence criticism

Security forces in Colombia have been accused of using excessive force during nationwide anti-government protests.Colombian President Ivan Duque has announced plans to “modernise” the country’s police force, including providing human rights training and increased oversight for officers, as his government faces criticism over the use of force against protesters. Anti-government demonstrations have taken place across…

Al Jazeera denounces Israeli assault and arrest of its journalist

Media network condemns Givara Budeiri’s arrest, says ‘systematic targeting’ of its journalists violates ‘all international conventions’.Al Jazeera News Channel’s journalist Givara Budeiri was arrested in a brutal manner by Israeli occupation forces while covering demonstrations in the occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Al Jazeera holds the Israeli government responsible for her welfare and…

What to expect from Iran’s presidential election?

From: Inside StoryHardline judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi is favourite among seven candidates to win Iran’s June 18 presidential election.By Inside Story and Inside StoryRelatedFrom threatening prosecution to exchanging allegations, aspirants do not hold back any punches in their first debate.The periodic rise of voting in Iran does not point to an affirmation of the ruling regime’s legitimacy.Moderates protest…