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December 6, 2018

December 06, 2018: Border agent indicted for capital murder in 4 Texas deaths

SITUATION A U.S. Border Patrol agent has confessed the murder of four sex workers. The investigators found out that he wanted to "clean up the streets" of his hometown in the border of Texas Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz said he will seek the death penalty for the September killings. He also said that evidence presented to the grand jury showed Juan David Ortiz killed the women in a cold manner. Ortiz's own words wanted to clean up the streets of Laredo by targeting this community with many sex workers who were perceived to be disposable. Ortiz, 35, believed...

 

December 6, 2018

December 6, 2018: Unidentified body found in a travel bag near Aberdeen coast

SITUATION An unidentified body of a man who had been repeatedly stabbed was found inside a travel bag dumped in the sea near Aberdeen coast, Hong Kong. Firefighters retrieved the body after a citizen spotted the bag with a human head sticking out of the bag. Hong Kong police spokeswoman said the identity of the man and perpetrator remains a mystery. She further mentioned the perpetrator brutally slaughtered the victim, aged between 50 and 70 as he had multiple knife wounds to his head and neck.  The gruesome discovery came less than a day after a suspected murder-suicide in the...

 

December 6, 2018

December 6,2018: Police arrest three over ‘Far-Right plot that suggested Prince Harry should be shot’

SITUATION A 17-year-old Londoner was arrested today over a suspected far-Right plot by a neo-Nazi group. This group has branded Prince Harry a “race traitor” who should be shot. Two others have been arrested. The group smeared Prince Harry for marrying a mixed race person. Also, the group expressed respect for the far-Right mass murderer Anders Breivik. It also posted an image of a woman hanging from a noose with a message that white females who date non-whites should be killed. It was found that the group has links with far-Right US extremists. The group shared messages stating that police...

 

December 5, 2018

December 05, 2018: Indonesia hunts rebels for killing 19 construction workers

SITUATION Indonesian soldiers searched for rebels suspected of a mass execution of killing construction workers in Papua. At least 19 people were killed. If confirmed, this would be the deadliest incident of violence in years to hit this region. The employees working for state-owned contractor Istaka Karya were building bridges and roads in the impoverished region. There is resentment towards Indonesia's building efforts. A dozen civilians who have been evacuated from the area so far. Three of them had suffered gunshot wounds. 50 rebels reportedly abducted many workers. Six of those who attempted to escape were recaptured and killed.  The...

 

December 5, 2018

December 05, 2018: Macedonia: Ex-secret police chief in custody over violence

SITUATION A former Macedonian secret police chief was arrested for a minimum of 30 days over the alleged involvement in violence in parliament during the election of the speaker last year. This violent event is also known as Bloody Thursday. Vladimir Atanasovski, 34, who headed the state security agency UBK from 2016 until June 2017, was taken into custody on Wednesday as a potential flight risk. He is accused of being an organizer of the parliament attack that occurred in April last year where more than 100 people got injured. Atanaskovski was named as one of the organisers by two brothers,...