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Hong Kong Police Shot a Protester at Point-Blank Range, Here’s What Happened | Visual Investigations

This is the moment a Hong Kong police officer shot an antigovernment protester. [gunshot] It marks a major escalation: The first time an officer fired a live round at a demonstrator since protests began almost four months ago. The scene was chaotic and captured on camera from various angles. We analyzed the footage to paint a comprehensive picture of what...

How Sisi’s Strongman Playbook Silenced Egyptian Protesters | NYT News

[protesters chanting] In September, Egyptians did something that no one really saw coming: They defied Egypt’s strongman, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, by going out in public and calling on him to step down. But the bold outburst was short-lived. [shooting] Police hit back with tear gas and rubber bullets, then random searches, road closings, and more than 2,000 arrests. It...

Impeachment, Ukraine and the Whistle-Blower’s Complaint: Meet the Key Players | NYT News

Congressman: “Sir, let me repeat my question: Did you ever speak to the president about this complaint?” Congress is investigating allegations that President Trump pushed a foreign government to dig up dirt on his Democratic rivals. “It’s just a Democrat witch hunt. Here we go again.” At the heart of an impeachment inquiry is a nine-page whistle-blower complaint that names...