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AHMAUD ARBERY’S KILLERS SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON

AHMAUD ARBERY’S KILLERS SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON

Father and son, sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, and neighbor who participated in hunting down Arbery and shot the video, is also sentenced to life in prison but will be eligible for parole after 30 years. The judge held a dramatic one-minute moment of silence for Arbery.

After a meandering path to justice, where the first prosecutor stalled for more than two months before arresting his killers, Ahmaud Arbery’s family finally found justice when a judge sentenced three Georgia men to life in prison for killing him. In a powerful moment rarely witnessed in a courtroom, Judge Timothy Walmsley stayed silent for...

Gay People in Kenya Live in Constant Fear of Attacks, Discrimination, and Lack Legal Protection

Gay People in Kenya Live in Constant Fear of Attacks, Discrimination, and Lack Legal Protection

On August 31, Erica Chandra Kitula, a transgender woman, was found dead under suspicious circumstances in Westlands, Nairobi. Kitula volunteered with Jinsiangu, an organization that describes itself as “a Nairobi-based social justice organization working to create awareness and respect of trans[gender], intersex, and gender non-conforming Kenyans.” Circumstances surrounding her death remain a mystery. The following...