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'This Is How I Will Die': Police Testify At Congressional Hearing On Capitol Riot

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Defying a number of Republicans openly opposed to scrutinising the attack blamed on supporters of former president Donald Trump, the witnesses described being punched, kicked, pepper sprayed, threatened with dying and branded traitors by a rampaging mob intent on blocking certification of Joe Biden's election victory. It was "one thing from a medieval battle," Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell, an immigrant US Military Iraq fight veteran, instructed the panel, as he wiped away tears. "I recall pondering to myself, this is how I will die, defending this entrance," stated Gonell, who expressed shock and anger at continuing efforts to "whitewash the details." Metropolitan Police Division officer Daniel Hodges described how "terrorists pushed by way of the line and engaged us in hand-to-hand fight," with a minimum of one rioter attempting to gouge out the policeman's eyes. The gripping accounts served as opening testimony in a landm

¿Migración Como Arma Política?

Muchos migrantes, en su mayoría iraquíes, iraníes y sirios, aunque también hay afganos y africanos, parten desde sus países tanto por tierra como en avión hacia Turquía. Su punto de llegada es Estambul, la metrópolis es un punto clave para definir qué ruta tomar para llegar a la Unión Europea a través de Grecia, Los Balcanes o Belarús. Aquellos que llegan a Belarús intentan entrar a Polonia, que es la frontera más extensa, también procuran cruzar a Lituania o Letonia, los tres son Estados de la Unión Europea. Si bien algunos pretenden quedarse en esos países y comenzar una nueva vida, la gran mayoría tienen como destino ultimate Alemania. La crisis migratoria ya ha sido calificada por algunos sectores como “un nuevo frente de guerra” desatado por Belarús con la ayuda de Rusia, que busca responder a la presión que la Unión Europea ha ejercido sobre la exrepública soviética, luego de las últimas elecciones presidenciales de agosto del 2020, en las que Lukashenko fue reelecto para un co

Exodus: Refugees Remember Fleeing 1940 German Invasion

Born on February 27, 1923. I used to be born and raised in Douai, within the north of France close to the Belgian border. From the second the Germans began their offensive on May 10, 1940, Douai and the encompassing area had been bombed heavily, as a result of the city had a train depot and fairly a few industrial plants. The subsequent day 1000's of Belgians, Dutch and Luxembourgers arrived, fleeing the German advance. We finally hit the road on Might 13. At the time there weren’t many automobiles on the roads; only the wealthy had them. The remainder of us used horse-drawn carriages or, in our case, a handcart. So we left on foot in the direction of Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise, a bit additional away from the Belgian border. We slept on straw in a barn. There have been lots of of evacuees. At around 4am, we woke up to the sound of bombs. We instantly received back on our cart and onto the road. In two days, we travelled 70 kilometres on foot. Occasionally we put our grandmother in a

’s Administrator Stated On Tuesday

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En Mendoza, La Oposición A Alberto Fernández Busca Ratificar Su Victoria En Las Primarias

En Mendoza se elegirán tres senadores nacionales (será una de las ocho que elegirá senadores, cámara donde está en juego el quórum del oficialismo), y cinco diputados nacionales. También se renovará la mitad de las cámaras de la Legislatura native, al igual que los concejos deliberantes de los 18 departamentos. Esta provincia se ha caracterizado históricamente por ser uno de los territorios más opositores al peronismo, partido que es mayoría en el Frente de Todos, la coalición a la que pertenecen el presidente Alberto Fernández y la vicepresidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. En Mendoza hay 1.439.463 ciudadanos habilitados para votar, un 4,2% del padrón nacional. Si bien en porcentajes está lejos de la populosa provincia de Buenos Aires (37%), analistas sostienen que es una de las jurisdicciones que más aporta al escenario político nacional en términos cualitativos , teniendo en cuenta que es una de las cuatro gobernadas por la oposición (junto con Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires,

Macron Pays Tribute To Last French Resistance Fighter On Armistice Day

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Hubert Germain, who was the last surviving Resistance fighter honoured by late Free France chief Charles de Gaulle, died aged one hundred and one in October. His coffin, draped in the French flag, was carried up the Champs-Élysées on an armoured vehicle to the Arc de Triomphe, where Macron and visiting US Vice President Kamala Harris paid their respects. Germain, the son of a general in France's colonial military, was in his late teenagers when he fled to Britain after France's capitulation the place he joined up with de Gaulle who was organising resistance to the German occupation. He went on to struggle in key battles at Bir-Hakeim in Libya, at El Alamein in Egypt and in Tunisia, as well as within the invasion of German-occupied France in 1944 which liberated the nation. The Paris-born fighter was considered one of 1,038 people decorated with the Order of the Liberation for their heroism by de Gaulle, who would go on to become president of France and is the founder of the

African Girls Protest Towards Discrimination, Poor Circumstances In Lithuanian Migrant Camp

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We're living in containers. Single ladies, single men and households live in separate blocks. As a single woman, I stay with other single African ladies, but additionally with Iraqi women. So we stay collectively on daily basis with the Iraqi women and issues generally go nicely. Nevertheless, many African ladies have accused the Lithuanian police of creating tensions with the Iraqi ladies by favouring them over us. A lot of the Africans complain the the Iraqis have regular visits from their family members, while Africans' requests for visits are rarely granted. Through the evening of October 26, one in every of the women was complaining that she wasn't allowed to see her father who had come to go to her. The guards solely allowed him to depart a package for his daughter. When Iraqi girls have relatives go to, the guards let them into the containers. They will touch. Kiss each other. This inevitably creates frustration among the others who have not seen their liked ones.