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2017 / ISSUE 100 5 NEWS On July the 6th, 2016, St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez stopped Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, with his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds, and her young daughter in the car. 49 seconds later Officer Yanez fired seven shots into the vehicle. After the shooting Yanez told state investigators that he shot Castile because he smelt marijuana, and feared for his life, according to the transcripts released by the Ramsey County Attorney's Office. However, the officer failed to tell investigators that Castile had said he was " not reaching" before he was told not to. As the recent Dash camera footage released shows Castile telling the officer "I do have a firearm on me." The 32-year-old was licensed to carry a gun. Yanez then orders him to not reach for it, and Castile replies: "I'm not pulling it out." Despite his honest admission, Castile was still shot. The Minnesota police officer was charged with second-degree manslaughter but on the 16th a jury acquitted Yanez. Once again another police officer will not see justice, because it is assumed that Yanez had a right to be 'fearful' for his life, in what was essentially a no-risk situation. Yanez could have defused the situation by asking Castile, whether he carried a permit for his gun or even where he had the gun stored. The NRA has also been suspiciously silent, and as Trevor Noah points out, "It's interesting how the people who define themselves by one fundamental American right — the right to bear arms — show that once race is involved, the only right that they believe in is their right to remain silent. " Last year saw a steady stream of black people being murdered by police and it seems justice is a long way off because, on the 16th of June, a police officer was acquitted for the wrongful slaying of Philando Castile. SHOT DEAD BECAUSE THE CAR SMELT LIKE POT: POLICEMAN ACQUITTED OVER CLUMSY STOP AND SEARCH WORLD NEWS The world's first museum of happiness is opening in London. To counter depression, one of the "leading causes of disability worldwide." Reports claim that President Mugabe's party ZANU-PF are using strong arm tactics like death threats, to force citizens to attend rallies for the leader. The 'Sandra Bland Act' will allow detainees with mental health to make bond easier, and police officers will now be given de-escalation training. Since the general election, the UK now has the most diverse parliament in history! 10 new MPs are from ethnic backgrounds, additionally 17 women were elected as MPs. A man died in hospital on the 21st June, six days after his arrest by Met police. His family has demanded answers after the extent of his injuries where revealed. LONDON ZIMBABWE SANDRA BLAND ACT UK #JUSTICE4EDSON ON POINT ON POINT ON POINT OFF KEY OFF KEY WHO'S ON OR OFF KEY THIS MONTH? @Guestlistdotnet GOOD NEWS More Dutch prisons to close as crime rate falls drastically In 2013 19 prisons in the Neth- erlands were closed down and now 5 more are getting shut down too! According to a Telegraaf report this is due to the country's investment in "re- habilitation centers, relaxed drug laws and the use of electronic ankle tags" for minor crimes. Renewable Energy employs 9.8 million people world wide A report published by the In- ternational Renewable Agency (IRENA) shows that there is nearly 10 million people working in the renewable energy sector. The figure is expected to reach 24 million by 2030, this further proves that renewable energy isn't just good for the planet it is also beneficial for the worldwide workforce. Brazilian supermarket accepts recyclables as payment TrocTroc a supermarket located in Acre, in northwestern Brazil, has become the nation's first store to allow customers to buy food with recyclables. Buyers can exchange plastic bottles & aluminum for any product sold in the shop. Plus if the recyclables are "clean and compact," shoppers are given a 20% bonus! @guestlistdotnet

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