Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Obama%3A+US+Police+Shootings+Of+Black+Men+%27Should+Concern+All%27
Friday, 08 July 2016 - 10:33
Obama: US Police Shootings Of Black Men 'Should Concern All'
35

Shares
4,264

Views

US President Barack Obama has said all Americans should be concerned about the frequent police killings of black men.

His comments, as he arrived in Poland for a Nato summit, came after two more black men died in such incidents.

Philando Castile was shot dead during a traffic stop in Minnesota on Wednesday, while Alton Sterling was shot dead by police in Louisiana a day before.

On Thursday night, protests were held across the US over the police use of lethal force against African Americans.

Demonstrations took place in several cities including, Dallas, New York, Chicago, Washington and the two cities that features in the latest incidents, Baton Rouge in Louisiana and St Paul in Minnesota.

Shots were fired at the protest in Dallas, local media report, with two police officers reported injured by gun fire.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,342 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,392 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,261 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
21,265 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
893 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
53,060 Views
Top