“Obstruct” in the news

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Malay Mail
· Health Ministry warns action against concessionaires if cleaning services disrupted at public hospitals  
During the protest, the five individuals were arrested for obstructing public servants from carrying out their duties and was charged today at the Magistrate Court in Ipoh for defying the CMCO by gathering at an infected area.
Malay Mail
· Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck, Lili Reinhart and other celebrities take to streets with crowds protesting against George Floyd’s death (VIDEO)  
Blessed to have @BenAffleck express awareness and concern for the local Historic Black Community in #VeniceBeach that has been long ignored and obstructed by local politicians, LAPD, and commerce bullies.
Malay Mail
· After picketers arrested outside Ipoh hospital, UEM Edgenta claims alleged union-busting was part of ‘insourcing’ deal  
What was a minor picket by five hospital cleaners protesting alleged the union-busting and mistreatment on Tuesday drew national attention after they were arrested for allegedly obstructing a public official in the execution of his duty.
Malay Mail
· Fire Dept reminds shopping malls to ensure emergency exits remain accessible during CMCO  
Bomba officials from both states found emergency exits at both malls obstructed and informed the management of these malls of the potential hazards and recommended changes.
The New York Times
· A Timeline of the George Floyd Protests  
In Dallas, protesters were arrested and charged with obstructing a highway by marching on the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.
The New York Times
· Tom Cotton: Send In the Military  
Orval Faubus, a racist Democrat, mobilized our National Guard in 1957 to obstruct desegregation at Little Rock Central High School.
Malay Mail
· PSM: Release five arrested outside Ipoh hospital for peaceful protest since remand denied  
During the protest, the five individuals were arrested for obstructing public servants from carrying out their duties.
Malay Mail
· After Ipoh hospital cleaners’ protests, employer says has implemented safety measures, to resolve matter internally  
During the protest, five individuals were also arrested for obstructing public servants from carrying out their duties.
The New York Times
· What Is the Insurrection Act? Trump Threatened to Use it to Deploy the Military  
And there is some leeway in the president’s discretion, such as whether the commander in chief considers that the unrest is obstructing laws of the United States.