“Protester” in the news

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NBCNews.com
· USDA issues $545 million in COVID-19 assistance for food producers  
Dr. Wen, who has been a leading voice in public health and a frequent commentator about coronavirus, recently spoke to Know Your Value founder and “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski, about safety measures protesters should keep in mind as they make their voices heard.
NBCNews.com
· Barr defends White House use of force, claims protesters were violent  
Attorney General William Barr defended the decision to forcibly remove protesters from Lafayette Square on Monday, downplaying the use of force and claiming that the administration's decision was provoked by increasing violence.
The Independent
· Hong Kong police fire pepper spray as thousands defy ban on attending Tiananmen Square vigil  
Authorities arrest several protesters as crowds gather in memory of deadly crackdown
The New York Times
· Criticism of Trump’s Threat to Use Military Force  
In the months and weeks leading up to the massacre, there were many instances of the People’s Liberation Army standing down in the face of the protesters.
The Guardian
· Thousands in Hong Kong defy ban to hold Tiananmen Square vigil – video  
Protesters in Hong Kong have defied a police ban to mark the anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown with a vigil, as the city’s legislature passed a law criminalising the mocking of China’s national anthem.
NBCNews.com
· Barr defends White House use of force, claims protesters were violent  
WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr defended the decision to forcibly remove protesters from Lafayette Square on Monday, downplaying the use of force and claiming that the administration's decision was provoked by increasing violence.
The New York Times
· Why Some Democrats Worry About the Whiteness of Biden’s Inner Circle  
Mr. Trump has regularly been accused of racism, including his recent threats to quell the unrest with vicious dogs and calling the protesters “thugs.” He has a long history of taking positions that demonized and denigrated minorities, including his false attacks on the Central Park Five, his birther lie against former President Barack Obama and his fear-mongering about the migrant caravan in 2018.
The New York Times
· This Time, Hardly Anyone Followed Trump’s Lead on Virus Drugs  
While many political leaders affirmed the right of protesters to express themselves, they urged the demonstrators to wear face masks and maintain social distancing, both to protect themselves and to prevent further community spread of the virus.