After 12 years of agitation, the citizens of Argentina are finally watching the Cabinet ministers in command of police who shot and killed demonstrators on trial for manslaughter.
The proximate cause of the nationwide revulsion at the President of the Ukraine was the shooting, shown here, of over a hundred demonstrators by as-yet-unidentified snipers.
Here in Portland, the federal judge who listened to more than a day of citizen complaints against the police is no longer prepared, apparently, to approve the proposed settlement of the Department of Justice suit against the Portland Police Bureau for its yearslong violation of citizens’ rights. Instead of approving the settlement, Judge Simon has asked the City and the Department of Justice to explain why the settlement, in light of those citizen charges, is fair, adequate, and reasonable.
Here is Mark Seibold’s video of my statement, saying just that, at last Thursday’s meeting.