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|WASHINGTON nike air force 1 nere saldi , March 20 (Xinhua) -- A bloody arrest of a black University student has provoked public anger and shouting allegations of racism in the U.S., while the student's roommate said on Friday that he believes the use of force was likely race- related.
Martese Johnson, 20, a third-year student at the University of Virginia nike air force 1 bianche saldi , was restrained on the ground and left bloody on the face by agents of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) on Wednesday in Charlottesville.
The move was made by ABC agents after they turned Johnson away from a bar during St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The agency said the agents decided to "further detain the individual based on their observations and further questioning." The arrest warrant describes Johnson as "agitated and belligerent." He was allegedly detained for public intoxication and obstruction of justice.
Johnson's attorney said that the agents questioned Johnson about being in possession of a fake ID. "I am aware that Martese does not won a fake ID," Johnson's roommate Joshua Kinlaw told ABC news, "There is nothing he could've said or done that could provoke an officer or the law to assault him in such a manner."
"I trust that the scars on my face and head will one day heal, but the trauma from what the ABC officers did yesterday will stay with me forever nike cortez uomo saldi ," Johnson, who needed 10 stitches to close a gash on his head, said in a statement read by his attorney Thursday.
The bloody arrest was captured in photos and videos and widely spread on social media. Many said it was the latest example of excessive force by officers against a black man.
An estimated 1,000 University of Virginia students assembled on Wednesday night to protest the bloody arrest.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has ordered the Virginia State Police to investigate the incident. State police said that an " administrative review" will be conducted along with a criminal investigation requested by the Charlottesville prosecutor.
NAIROBI nike cortez classic saldi , Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), a Kenya-based conservation NGO, has on Wednesday called on the world to totally ban sport hunting of Africa's lions until the decline in lion populations is reversed.
AWF Senior Director of Conservation Science, Philip Muruthi nike air presto uncaged saldi , said lions are extinct in North Africa, severely depleted across West and Central Africa, and now losing ground in their strongholds of East and Southern Africa.
""For those sport hunters and hunting outfitters in the United States and in Africa's lion range states that have always adhered to the letter of the law, we fully recognize the sacrifice we are asking them to make nike air presto woven saldi ,"" Muruthi said in a statement issued in Nairobi. ""Still, we cannot afford to sacrifice the future of Africa's lions for the sake of a few trophies,"" he said, warning that the absence of lions has profound and long-lasting repercussions on Africa's ecosystems.
""Lions are top predators. If they disappear nike air presto ultra flyknit saldi , the entire predator–prey equilibrium is disrupted,"" Muruthi warned.
The continental population of African lions is estimated at no more than 23,000, with the actual population likely within the range of 16 nike air presto qs saldi ,500 to 30,000.
""Africa's total lion population has declined by 30 percent over the past two decades. The threat of extinction is very real for African lions,"" Muruthi said.
The largest lion populations remain in eastern and southern Africa. In South Africa, more than 350 lions have been reintroduced in more than 20 small nike air presto nere saldi , isolated reserves.
According to AWF, while the primary threats to lions are habitat loss, conflict with people and a shrinking prey base, the cumulative effect of these in driving down lion numbers means all steps to reduce human-induced lion mortalities must be taken nike air presto bianche saldi , including a ban on sport hunting.
NAIROBI， Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's hopes of landing former New Zealand Sevens coach Gordon Tietjens may not materialize after he ruled out coming to Nairobi for talks on Saturday.
Richard Omwela， the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Chairman had hinted of landing high priced coach coming Saturday， but media reports from Auckland have quashed any hopes the 60-year-old will be taking the flight to Nairobi to put pen to paper on Saturday as had been agreed.
""He is our priority. We made contacts with him (Tietjens) and he said he is available. We would be glad to have him. But he also said he is not ready for full time job in his retirement，"" Omwela said Wednesday in Nairobi.
Benjamin Ayimba， who has had two stints as head coach of the Kenya Sevens team and also captained the side during his playing days， will take charge when they play in the Africa Cup in Nairobi next week.
But he too has put in his papers hoping to retain the job he took over a year ago from South African Paul Treu.
Tietjens， who led the All Blacks at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games， said he had talks with KRU， but there was no definite agreement， which made him rule out coming in the country to sign a contract soon.
There are several coaches， who are keen to take up the challenge of guiding Kenya ahead of the World Series starting in October.
Tietjens ended his 22-year reign at the helm of New Zealand after the failed Rio Olympics campaign. Omwela said even though they are yet to get into details with Tietjens.
Tietjens will be Kenya's third foreign coach in the last four years after Mike Friday (England)， who handled the team for the 2012 and 2013 season and South African Paul Treu， who was in charge in the 2013 and 2014 seasons.
Former Fiji coach Ben Ryan is also a possible candidate. Ryan led Fiji to gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games.
Kenya advertised the new job for a head coach to take over from Benjamin Ayimba two weeks ago. Ayimba will be in charge of the Kenya team during the Safaricom Sevens.
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