VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – December 15, 2014

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Turkish police raid media outlets critical of President Erdogan, International Criminal Court suspends war crimes investigation in Sudan’s Darfur region, Syrian activists show support for U.S. protests against police violence, and first-ever commercial drone expo promotes non-military applications of the technology.

TURKEY
Police Raid Media Outlets Supportive of Erdogan Opponent
Two dozen people were arrested on Sunday as the government steps up a crackdown on supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah G├╝len.

SUDAN
International Criminal Court Halts Probe Into Darfur War Crimes
The prosecutor said resources needed to be shifted to other crises in the region because the UN Security Council had done little to bring those implicated to justice.

SYRIA
Activists Rally in Solidarity With U.S. Protests Against Police Brutality
Residents of Kafr Nabl showed their support as tens of thousands gathered in several American cities to protest against recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers involved in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

U.S.A.
Commercial Drone Expo Attracts Thousands in Los Angeles
Companies promoted non-military uses such as delivery of medication to remote areas.

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