In the spotlight: the United States in shock after the carnage in an elementary school in Texas

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Here is America plunged back into the endless nightmare of mass shootings in schools “, Write the washington postjust ten days after the racist carnage in Buffalo, yesterday’s shooting at Ulvade Elementary School is the ” Worst school massacre since Sandy Hook 10 years ago “, underlines for his part the New York Times which, like the rest of the American press, reports “ the emotion, anger and despair of Joe Biden “. “I have enough”hammered the American president just back from his Asian tour, “ For god’s sake, why are we willing to live with this carnage, when are we going to face the gun lobby? implored Joe Biden. An emotion and anger relayed by many elected Democrats “ who set fire to Republican opponents of gun control “, emphasizes the Post who also denounces this relentless repetition of the massacres “ in a country where for the 2nd time in 10 days – he writes ” an 18-year-old put on a bulletproof vest, broke into a public building, full of unsuspecting people, to bring terror, chaos and bloodshed “. It was a “ teenager feeling bad about himself “, explains his side USA Todaywho was shot dead by police after “ coldly massacred 19 children under 10 and 2 teachers “. It’s a tragedy, ” an obscene tragedy “, comments the British daily The Independent.

The firearms debate revived again, without real hope

The Democrats” yet acted very quickly, in the hours following this new shooting “, emphasizes the New York Timesto force a vote in the coming days on legislation that would tighten background checks on gun buyers “.

A law project “ already passed by Democrats, but still blocked in the Senate by Republicans “, reports the washington post which states ” that 10 Republican votes are still missing to reach an agreement “.

The emotion of America after this new massacre ” will it be able to push for a bipartisan consensus “, wonders again the Postwhile the New York Times underlines that the Republicans – while denouncing the horror of the massacre of Ulvade – “ have still not called for changes to the gun laws “. The Texas Attorney General even suggests ” to arm teachers “, “ The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. “explains one of the leaders of the NRA, the National Rifle Association which will hold its congress on Friday.

Documents Reveal Extent of Repression Against Uyghurs in China

A consortium of 13 media, including El País has published ” Xinjiang Police Records “which reveal” thousands of photographs and documents ” therefore hacked from the files of the Chinese police, and which give – tells us the Spanish daily – “ a face of horror in china “, new evidence “ the extent of the persecution of the Uyghur minority “. The documents ” show the brutality exercised against Uyghur prisoners, sometimes even children interned in re-education camps built by China “. ” In addition to mass detentions, researchers denounce torture, forced labor, as well as sterilizations and the destruction of Uyghur cultural heritage “, reports for his part the Guardian.

Revelations that impact Michelle Bachelet’s visit to Xinjiang

The revelation of these documents adds more pressure on Michelle Bachelet, 1st UN representative to visit Xinjiang in 17 years “, highlighted Die Welt. ” Michelle Bachelet, who continues her visit without journalists, will be eagerly awaited on Friday for her final press conference. », notes the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung who also considers that Germany can no longer continue to do business with China “, A country which – denounces you it “ is turning more and more clearly into a dictatorship that walks over corpses “. ” Germany cannot remain economically dependent on a China which, like Russia, could soon be ostracized from the West. “, warns the German daily.


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