“Accuse” in the news

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The Economist
· Viral marketing: Indonesia’s president has a new rival  
Ahok, who is Christian, had been leading in the polls but was accused of blasphemy after he cited the Koran in one of his stump speeches.
The Independent
· The 15 best podcasts to listen to in lockdown  
This dark and disquieting take on true crime investigates the mysterious suicide of a successful young porn star, August Ames, who had been dealing with a controlling boyfriend and bad friends, and accused of online homophobia.
The Independent
· David Oyelowo says Oscar voters prevented Selma from winning due to Eric Garner protest  
Cast of ‘Selma’ were accused of ‘stirring s***’ by wearing ‘I can’t breathe’ t-shirts to film’s premiere
The Guardian
· With a vegan barbecue and loungers on order, I have gone full garden tosser  
Hopefully, no one will accuse me of forgetting my roots.
· Rubber bullets and flash-bangs don't just tear through crowds — they jeopardize years of police reform  
That includes clashes in which officers may have violated protesters’ — and journalists’ — constitutional rights; Amnesty International USA has accused police of using excessive force against some protesters, endangering their lives and restricting free speech.
Malay Mail
· China slams Facebook’s state media rules  
But China’s foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang accused Facebook of selective enforcement and said he hoped the company would “abandon its ideological prejudice”.
The Independent
· Kerala elephant death: One arrested over killing of pregnant animal that sparked outcry across India  
Kerala’s left wing chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday rejected the claims, and accused right-wing politicians of using the elephant’s death to “unleash a hate campaign” and “import bigotry” into his state.
The Independent
· 'Disorderly' no-deal Brexit will strain food supply chain even more than coronavirus, MPs warned  
His intervention came as the fourth round of talks between London and Brussels concluded, with the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier accusing Boris Johnson of “backtracking” on commitments he made during the Brexit process.
· Is summer camp during the pandemic worth it?  
President Jair Bolsonaro has been accused of minimizing the effects of the crisis.