Archiv: funerals

09.06.2020 - 23:06 [ ABC13 Houston / Youtube ]

WATCH: George Floyd private funeral in Houston

Today, a final, private farewell will be held for George Floyd. The ceremony at the Fountain of Praise Church is expected to last several hours.

01.06.2020 - 09:06 [ ]

Hundreds attend funeral of Palestinian shot by Israeli police

Palestinian officials said the 32-year-old man, Iyad Khayri, suffered mental health issues and decried his killing.

In comments at Israel’s Sunday cabinet meeting, Defense Minister Benny Gantz said: “We are really sorry about the incident in which Iyad Khayri was shot to death and we share in the family’s sorrow – but I am certain this matter will be investigated swiftly and conclusions will be drawn.”

12.10.2019 - 22:23 [ teleSUR ]

Ecuador’s Conaie Releases Policemen After Leader’s Funeral

The group released the officers on Thursday evening after the funeral of leader Inocencio Tucumbi, who was killed on Wednesday during protests.

The Conaie leaders made the four officers carry the coffin because, according to the Indigenous justice system, they represented the violent repression that forced Tucumbi to become a victim of the week’s protests.

The officers were handed over to representatives of the United Nations in Ecuador.

08.04.2018 - 00:07 [ The Guardian ]

Hundreds attend funeral of Palestinian journalist shot in Gaza

One of the first journalists to use camera drones in Gaza, Murtaja founded Ain Media, a TV production company that has done work for foreign clients including the BBC and Al Jazeera English. Under a drone image of the Gaza port that he posted on Facebook, he wrote: “I wished I could take this photo from the sky, not from land. My name is Yasser Murtaja, I am 30 years old. I live in Gaza City. I have never travelled.”