Twenty people have died and another 26 were injured this Saturday when a man opened fire at a shopping center in El Paso (Texas). The alleged perpetrator is under police custody while the FBI is treating the attack as a case of “domestic terrorism”. The author could face a death penalty.
It happened during the operation to free the last great enclave that was in the hands of the terrorists, according to a major investigation on-the-ground and with satellite images that lasted almost two years. Amnesty International calls on the US, UK and France to evaluate their mistakes in the Syrian city of Raqqa so that they do not commit them again.
Farid Ahmed survived the Christchurch terror attacks on two mosques, but he lost his wife while she tried to save him, as he is bound by a wheelchair.
The attacks on two mosques in Christchurch (New Zealand) on March 15 left 49 dead and more than 40 people injured. In recent years there have been several attacks on mosques in the West, but these temples are also a usual target of terrorist groups like ISIS in Muslim-majority countries.
The police are holding three suspects of what has already been officially classified as a terrorist attack. One of them, 28, has been arrested under the charge of murder and two others are also in police custody. The main suspect acquired fire arms legally since December 2017.
Mail bomber Cesar Sayoc has not been charged with terrorism. Robert Bowers anti-semitic attack against a sinagogue in Pittsburgh has been defined as a hate crime. Is that right?
The Antidefamation League (ADL) has asked authorities to investigate the sinagogue shooting in Pittsburgh as a hate crime. Georgetown professor Bruce Hoffman says it is more than that.
The main media ally of Donald Trump has defended one of his enemies, the billionaire and activist for minorities, George Soros. Fox News has denied several conspiracies about Soros after the alleged attack attempt against him on Monday. It says he has been “vilified on the right”.
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Do not give them any advice, hug them. This is one of the main tips that the psychologist Sara Bosch, with 25 years of experience attending victims of terrorism, has shared with Salam Plan. Perhaps you can also contribute to make each day more bearable for the victims of a terrorist attack. Or maybe you are a victim yourself and you do not even know it.