Population Youth / Week 13

Week 13

Freddi Gray Officers Finally Charged

On April 19th, Freddie Gray, an African American was arrested and died in police custody. He suffered severe spinal injuries while in custody which lead to his death. As a result protests broke out all over the country, and got violent in Baltimore. On Thursday Baltimore State Attorney decided to charge the six officers involved…

86% of Indonesians Support Execution of Foreign Drug Smugglers

Historically, Indonesia has had a severe problem with drug smuggling and drug addiction. To curb this problem, Indonesia has very strict laws regarding drugs, including the death penalty. Recently the government of Indonesia, despite protest from foreign countries, executed seven foreign drug smugglers from countries such as Australia, Nigeria and Brazil. While this received international…

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