In 2007 mercenaries from the notorious Blackwater terrorist company (now Constellis Holdings following its fourth name change) murdered a total of 14 unarmed Iraqis and left another 17 wounded in the Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad. They were sentenced in 2014. But early last month a federal appeals court threw out the lengthy prison sentences of
CW: descriptions of violence Queer activist and performer Zak Kostopoulos was beaten to death, allegedly following their attempted robbery of a jewellery store at Glastonos Street near Omonia Square in the centre of Athens.
Freedom US correspondent Louis Further reports on the lesser- known happenings in the United States.
One person has been confirmed dead during police operation to evict the Hambach Forest protest camp.
When the Great War broke out in 1914 most anarchists took their customary anti-militarist position, but the conflict also led to two of its heaviest hitters, Errico Malatesta and Peter Kropotkin, throwing down in the pages of anarchist journal Freedom.
As I write, there have been more murders in London than New York so far this year, and the Home Secretary has just denied that cuts to police numbers have anything to do with the increase in young people dying.