World in brief: 13 June 2018

UNITED STATES: Poor People’s Campaign leader the Rev William Barber was arrested in Washington DC on Monday as he led hundreds of protesters demanding improved conditions for the nation’s poor.

Organisers say about 2,000 people have been arrested in the past five weeks as they use “direct action” to push the plight of the country’s poor to the top of the political agenda.

The campaign was relaunched earlier this year, following in the footsteps of the original...
source: Morning Star Online

2018-06-13 17:53
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