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Driver tramples targeting Muslim family, four killed: Canadian Police

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Ontario, June 8 : It is alleged that the driver targeted the family for being Muslim. The incident happened on Sunday evening. Police in Ontario said the victims included a 74-year-old woman, a 46-year-old man, a 44-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl. A nine-year-old child is hospitalized in critical condition. The family has requested not to be named. The accused has been arrested in this regard and a case of murder of four people has been registered against him.

Police said the suspect, Nathaniel Veltman (20), is a resident of London in Ontario and did not know the victims. Police said that the vehicle trampled the victims at a turn. Police said the suspect was arrested from the parking area of ​​a nearby mall. Also read: Odisha: 3 arrested including brown sugar worth one crore in Cuttack, police confiscated a car, a motorcycle and 4 mobile phones

London Police Chief Stephen Williams said: “We believe the victims were targeted because they are Muslims. If any community is targeted with the spirit of hatred, fear and panic can arise among the community especially Muslims.

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Hong Kong: Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chou released from prison

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Hong Kong, June 12 : 24-year-old Chou was greeted by a group of journalists after leaving the Tai Lam Center for Women. She got out of the jail van without commenting and went to sit in a private car. A small group of supporters were present at the spot, clearly demonstrating the impact of the government’s threats of imprisonment.

Beijing imposed a tough national security law in the region last year, after which the government has warned of jailing those found violating the law. This law was brought to suppress the voices of dissent in the formerly British colony after demonstrations in favor of anti-government and democracy in Hong Kong. Also read: Two killed, several others injured in SUV car-bus collision in Indiana

The new law led to the arrest of prominent activists of democracy, including Joshua Wong and Jimmy Lai, who are serving prison sentences. Others have taken refuge abroad. Critics say China is now routinely violating its commitments to preserve its independence for 50 years since Hong Kong was handed over to Chinese rule in 1997.

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Two killed, several others injured in SUV car-bus collision in Indiana

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Two killed, several others injured in SUV car-bus collision in Indiana

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Indiana, June 12: Police said that in this incident that happened on Friday, the driver of the SUV lost control of the vehicle. After this he hit a bus. He said that two people in the car died. Their names have not been disclosed yet.

Police said, “Many passengers of the bus have been taken to several nearby hospitals and they have not suffered any life-threatening injuries. At least 50 people have been injured in the incident. Also read: America: Willing To Work With India And Internet Companies: US Officials

The accident happened around 12.40 pm in White County, 129 kilometers northwest of Indianapolis.

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America: Willing to work with India and internet companies: US official

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Washington, June 12 : The Joe Biden administration of America is keen to work with the Indian government and Internet provider companies and ensure that freedom of expression is not violated while curbing misinformation. A senior official gave this information to the MPs. Scott Busby, Acting Deputy Assistant on Democracy, Human Rights and Labor in the Foreign Ministry, said during a hearing Wednesday in the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, Pacific, Central Asia and Non-Proliferation that the US believes that it is wrong. Correct information is the best answer to information.

“Many lives have been lost in India due to misinformation and lack of access to unbiased information. There have been many such incidents before the global pandemic, where after getting information on social media people lynched people on the suspicion of harming the cow progeny. ”He said that during the onset of the global pandemic in India. Some people used social media to hold Muslims responsible for spreading the infection. Also read: America: Helping India in times of need like it did last year during Kovid: US official

The official said freedoms such as freedom of expression and cooperation have been curtailed across South Asia. “In India, officials are asking American businesses to block social media content, including articles on public health, and incriminating or arresting journalists, even at such times,” he said. When the cases of infection are increasing in the country and the latest information is needed the most.

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