Saturday, June 22, 2024

Topic: Obama

If a US president meets with Modi, “protection of Muslim minority in majority-Hindu India” is worth mentioning: Barack Obama

India may start “pulling apart” if the government does not protect the rights of its ethnic minorities, former United States President Barack Obama said on Friday.

Biden joins other presidents to undercount civilians killed in US wars

Human rights defenders on Wednesday accused the Biden administration of joining its predecessors in undercounting the number of civilians killed during U.S. wars, as the...

This should not be the normal in America, Obama on Floyd’s killing

Floyd died on Monday after Derek Chauvin, a white policeman, knelt on his neck for several minutes as Floyd moaned and yelled: “I can’t breathe.” A video of the incident shows Floyd pleading with police and eventually appearing motionless as the policeman’s knee remained on his neck.

Pandemic spotlights underlying inequalities in black communities: Obama

Former United States President Barack Obama on Saturday criticized American leaders over the handling of the coronavirus response, telling college graduates in an online commencement address that the pandemic shows many officials "aren't even pretending to be in charge".