Tag: video from the new york times

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...

Serbia’s Democracy Is Being Threatened, Here’s Why | The Dispatch

An impressive reception to greet President Vladimir Putin. He came to Serbia this week to shore up one of his allies, President Aleksandar Vucic, who critics accuse of dismantling democracy at home. The ceremony played out at this historic church. We watched the lavish festivities which felt more like a coronation than a state visit. People attended from all corners...

Could a Far-Right Politician Be Brazil’s Next President? | NYT News

This is Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right candidate that may become Brazil’s next president. He’s been compared to President Trump and Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte for his highly controversial statements, including his embrace of the military dictatorship that ruled Brazil for 20 years. Bolsonaro is a retired military captain who has been in Congress since 1991. He’s been in the fringe...