The VICE News Capsule is a daily roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: the Ukrainian government arrests scores of pro-Russia activists, ‘American jihadist’ is found dead in Arizona, bail refused for Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt and a Franco-era policeman in Spain faces extradition to Argentina.
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Government Arrests Scores of Pro-Russia Activists
Ukrainian special forces have arrested around 70 pro-Russia activists who had been occupying a government building in the eastern city of Kharkiv.
‘American Jihadist’ Found Dead in Arizona
A US Army vet who became known as the “American Jihadist” after fighting with syrian rebels has been found dead.
Bail Refused for Al Jazeera Journalists in Egypt
Three Al Jazeera journalists remain jailed in Egypt after a judge once again refused their request for bail.
Franco-Era Policeman Faces Possible Extradition to Argentina
A Franco-era police officer accused of torture during Spain’s brutal dictatorship is now facing extradition to Argentina.
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