Protests over violence against people of color have continued around the world. The protests have focused attention on racism in a way that has rarely been seen, and are leading to real changes in laws and rules.
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On Friday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the country was making assault weapons against the law. The new ban on guns designed to kill many people quickly comes just weeks after Canada's worst shooting ever.
On Friday, an attack ordered by US President Donald Trump killed Iran's top general, Qassem Soleimani. The killing greatly raises tensions between the US and Iran at a time when tensions are already very high.
After clearing it with US President Donald Trump last week, Turkey attacked an army that worked with the US for years in Syria. Turkey's attack could have serious long-term effects on peace and safety in the world.
Yesterday marked 70 years since the Chinese Communist Party took control of China. The day was celebrated with parades in China, but brought serious violence in Hong Kong, as protesters met heavily armed police.
Americans are shocked and stunned following two shootings that have killed nearly 30 people in less than a day. The tragedies are sure to cause more discussion of the high cost of Americans' love for guns.
Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since the Chinese government ordered its army to attack thousands of peaceful student protesters in Beijing, killing many of them. China has spent 30 years hiding this event from its people.
In 2017, over 700,000 Rohingya people left Myanmar, chased out by violence. The Rohingya ran to Bangladesh for safety. Now, they are crowded in camps, trying to prepare for the coming rainy season.
On Friday afternoon, an Australian man went into two Islamic religious buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand and began shooting people with powerful weapons. He killed 49 people and hurt 48 others.