Issued on: 12/02/2021 – 20:34
It’s a video testimony before the U.S. Senate that put an unsung hero in the spotlight. Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman, who on Jan. 6 dismissed the rioters from lawmakers and in one case saved Republican Senator Mitt Roney from the anger of the crowd.
Union Day in Myanmar this Friday, a national holiday marked by the largest turnout to date after seven days of growing protests against last week’s coup. Protesters who oppose martial law and the rubber bullets. The junta marked Union Day with the release of prisoners, but it was clearly not enough to dissuade citizens from marching, nor was it a warning to officials from the night before.
Another tangible win for women’s rights was the conditional release of Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul. She had invoked the right to exercise.
Why is Bitcoin’s value suddenly soaring? And why did Elon Musk, in this speculative frenzy, announce that you can buy his cars with the cryptocurrency. In an official disclosure, the Tesla founder announced a massive bet on Bitcoin.
Produced by Alessandro Xenos, Juliette Laurain and Laura Burloux.