Saada’s old city, which is among the world’s oldest human-carved landscapes, once consisted entirely of historic, centuries-old multi-story homes. Now, it has been wiped out, after Saudi Arabia declared it a military zone — even the city’s hand-carved wooden doors have been reduced to ashes.
The case of Freddie Gray, a black American, who died after a brutal arrest, has brought renewed attention to the Baltimore Police Department, but this incident is just one of many in the department’s corrupt history.
A protestor stands in front of riot Police Monday, April 27, 2015, following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. The mainstream media is consumed by Baltimore’s reaction to the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of severe spinal injuries after a violent arrest. While the TV networks highlight images of a burning CVS, less