UACN Property Development Plc (UACPR.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2017 abridged results.For more information about UACN Property Development Plc (UACPR.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the UACN Property Development Plc (UACPR.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: UACN Property Development Plc (UACPR.ng) 2017 abridged results.Company ProfileUACN Property Development Plc is a property investment company in Nigeria that buys, develops, sells, leases and manages commercial and residential accommodation and retail space. The company offers accommodation options in the luxury, premium and classic sectors of the real estate market. UACN Property Development Plc also owns and operates a hotel in Lagos which includes conferencing and banquet facilities. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. UACN Property Development Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
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photographs: Nacasa & PartnersPhotographs: Courtesy of Nacasa & PartnersSave this picture!© Nacasa & PartnersRecommended ProductsSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – Ridgelight 25-40°WoodBlumer LehmannCNC Production for Wood ProjectsDoorsJansenFire Doors – Janisol 2 EI30Text description provided by the architects. Location of the house is near Mt. Bizan in Tokushima city. The site is one of five compartmental areas where we can see beautiful view of the mountain toward southeast. We designed the house for client family of four (couple and their children) who newly move to there.Save this picture!© Nacasa & PartnersWe designed the “big wall” which is used for exterior wall and fence. The wall cut the undesirable view of neighboring houses in the other compartment and 8-story building of prefectural condominium. We set the big wall to cover all over the client’s site, so that we can utilize area of the site with keeping the client family’s privacy not only in inside the house but also the outside garden.Save this picture!Floor PlanWe set the ridge which popes over head of the big wall at center of the site. It is used for living room where the client family members enjoy. Wall of inside of the living room is Japanese cedar board, whilst outside the wall is corrugated panels.Save this picture!© Nacasa & PartnersThe living room is like a stage for play because it is enclosed by cedar and it is organic and warm style. On the other hand the other rooms such as bed room, entrance, plumbing area and garden are like a backstage for play because it is enclosed by corrugating panels and it is inorganic and cool style.Save this picture!© Nacasa & PartnersThis “backstage” area is collective entity of some spaces where various “roles” are mixed. And each space links to the “stage” that is living room.Save this picture!IsometricWe hope that relationship of the client family who will live in this house goes well. Each family member will support each other though each member has several roles.Project gallerySee allShow lessOrandajima House Community Centre / Martin van der Linden + Ayumu Ota + Yuko KawakitaSelected ProjectsBOX 298 Building / Andrade Morettin Arquitetos AssociadosSelected Projects Share Projects “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/539421/house-of-a-backstage-_-y-m-y-m Clipboard CopyAbout this officey+M design officeOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTokushimaHousesJapanPublished on August 22, 2014Cite: “House of a Backstage / y+M” 22 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
“COPY” Projects Apartments Ryuichi Sasaki (Sasaki Architecture), Rieko Okumura (YTRO DESIGN INSTITUTE) Year: ArchDaily Contractor: CopyApartments•Shinjuku City, Japan Modelia Brut Kagurazaka Building / Ryuichi Sasaki / Sasaki Architecture + Rieko Okumura / YTRO DESIGN INSTITUTE Design Team:Ryuichi Sasaki, Rieko Okumura, Gen Sakaguchi, Anna Kwapien, Yuriko Ogura, Marion Foulet, Anthony HellerProducer:Modelia Co.Ltd., Hidetaka GonaiLight Design:Lighting Sou, Natsuha KameokaBuilding Management:Alpha Management & Partners Co.LtdClient:Shukou Kensetsu Co.Ltd., Nobumitsu OhashiSite Area:169.30 m2City:Shinjuku CityCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Bauhaus NeoRecommended ProductsWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreText description provided by the architects. This building is located in a residential area in the heart of Tokyo amid a mixture of old temples and modern houses. Kagurazaka slope, the area’s main market street, is known for its centuries-long cultural history. Roji, narrow alleys with a lot of hidden charm, branch from the main street. We attempted to determine what design of collective housing would fit into the area’s rich context. The gently stepped approach to the building is full of nuances that remind us of how the symbolic slope looked in the old days.Save this picture!© Takumi OtaSave this picture!© Takumi OtaThe approach is finished with Japanese roof tiles and the walls are lined with board-formed concrete. At night, the alley is filled with tranquil lights filtering through square wooden frames within the wall. The facade finished with fine exposed concrete, is given characteristic shade using square openings. The openings are recessed slightly from the surface and are bordered with wooden textures. The arrangement of the opening is shifted slightly to avoid direct views while taking light, air, and view. With this arrangement of openings, we also attempted to reduce the massive weight of the concrete. The interior shows a vivid but exquisitely simple contrast of materials. Walls are either plain white or finished with exposed concrete.Save this picture!© Takumi OtaSave this picture!Floor PlansSave this picture!© Takumi OtaThere are also walnut accents: baseboards made from offcuts from walnut furniture, shoe boxes have a chic texture and kitchens feature a balanced contrast of walnut and stainless steel. Each room’s space takes on unexpectedly diverse shapes with different atmospheres reflecting the town’s intricate depth. The interiors were consciously designed to stimulate the residents’ ideas for living. For example, open storage spaces can also be used as compact dens. By this minimalistic design of collective housing with materials and space at play, we suggest a life not reliant on products, and wealth without possession. Minimalism is in direct connection with the way of living. Save this picture!© Takumi OtaSave this picture!Perspective SectionSave this picture!© Takumi OtaProject gallerySee allShow lessF-Coffee / WangstudioSelected ProjectsLe Pine House / SAOTASelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:4 Chome Shimoochiai, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 161-0033, JapanLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share 2018 Photographs “COPY” Area: 428 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Structure: Nakamuraya KK Lead Architects: Photographs: Bauhaus Neo, Takumi Ota ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/925648/modelia-brut-kagurazaka-building-sasaki-architecture-plus-ytro-design-institute Clipboard 5 Stories CopyAbout this officeRyuichi Sasaki / Sasaki ArchitectureOfficeFollowRieko Okumura / YTRO DESIGN INSTITUTEOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsOn FacebookShinjuku CityJapanPublished on September 30, 2019Cite: “Modelia Brut Kagurazaka Building / Ryuichi Sasaki / Sasaki Architecture + Rieko Okumura / YTRO DESIGN INSTITUTE” 30 Sep 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
Photographs: Felipe Araujo Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/951730/comigo-house-julian-risso-arquitetura Clipboard Projects Architects: Juliana Risso Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture project 2019 Houses CopyHouses, House Interiors•Ribeirão Preto, Brazil “COPY” Comigo House / Juliana Risso ArquiteturaSave this projectSaveComigo House / Juliana Risso Arquitetura “COPY” Brazil Photographs Year: ArchDaily Manufacturers: Arte Rochas, Blue Sol energia, Coberpool, Hipervidros, Neomix concreto, Permetal, Schuco, elevadores Belgo, kitchensArchitect In Charge :Juliana RissoProject Year:Marcelo PanicoConstrutor:Rocha ConstrutoraLandscape:Alex HanazakiLighting:LuceneraStructure:Mario Alberto Ferriani e Hugo FerrianiAC:3D ar condicionadoInterior Project:Juliana RissoCity:Ribeirão PretoCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Felipe AraujoRecommended ProductsPartitionsLonghiScreen – RotaryPartitionsdormakabaSliding Wall Systems- HSW/FSWWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedText description provided by the architects. I think flexibility in architecture goes beyond aesthetically functional patterns. The contemporary interior is defined by the mutation capacity of the domestic and in response to such premises, the house is conceived as a holder of multiple overlapping scenarios, which allow the adaptability of use over time to be maximum. An essential house is imagined, in which the service elements are reduced to a minimum in favor of free, open, and flexible spaces. Definitely, the objective is that the house maximizes the opportunities of use so that its inhabitants live as they want and not as the residence imposes.Save this picture!© Felipe AraujoSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Felipe AraujoLocated in an urban plot of 1000m2, the project consists of a set of volumes that overlap in order to create maximum integration between the environments and the amplitude of the spaces. Garage, storage, and technical areas are located in the underground area, under the projection of the construction, in order to guarantee the maximum permitted occupation for the lot. The house fits into the land and at the same time rises in relation to it, allowing to release the ground floor and middle floor, at the middle level of the land.Save this picture!© Felipe AraujoSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!© Felipe AraujoThe social and leisure areas are located on the ground floor, which opens completely to the garden and the pool, integrating harmoniously with the living and dining areas, bar, and library. The volume brings in its roof the green roof, which efficiently integrates the house into the landscape and works as a sustainable solution for thermal balance.Save this picture!© Felipe AraujoThe upper floor, constructed in exposed concrete, accommodates the master suite, the office, and the children’s suites. This private and intimate area has balconies with a view and access to the green roof of the intermediate floor. Thus, the residence makes the best possible advantage of the view of vegetation. This floor stands out from the rest of the house when projecting in a swing-like shape.Save this picture!© Felipe AraujoSave this picture!First floor planSave this picture!© Felipe AraujoFrom the technical process, it is highlighted the complex details and execution of the engineers in relation to the reinforced concrete structure and of the carpenters involved in the wooden molds for the process of concreting the upper floor.Save this picture!© Felipe AraujoProject gallerySee allShow lessCasernes House / CAVAA ArquitectesSelected ProjectsEdison Lite Apartment Building / Manuelle Gautrand ArchitectureSelected Projects Share Comigo House / Juliana Risso Arquitetura Area: 2019 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Felipe Araujo+ 32Curated by Matheus Pereira Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/951730/comigo-house-julian-risso-arquitetura Clipboard CopyAbout this officeJuliana Risso ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsRibeirão PretoConcrete HousesConcrete InteriorsBrazilPublished on November 20, 2020Cite: “Comigo House / Juliana Risso Arquitetura” [Casa Comigo / Juliana Risso Arquitetura] 20 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
Receive email alerts News RSF begins research into mechanisms for protecting journalists in Latin America Alarm after two journalists murdered in Brazil Tension between the government and opposition journalists has risen after Alberto Cantalice, the vice-president of the ruling Workers’ Party (PT), accused nine journalists and TV humourists by name of acting as “media pitbulls” and stirring up hatred against the government.A total of 18 cases of harassment or violence against journalists have meanwhile been registered since the FIFA World Cup began in Brazil on 12 June.In an article posted on the PT website on 16 June, Cantalice named journalists Reinaldo Azevedo, Arnaldo Jabor, Demétrio Magnoli, Guilherme Fiúza, Augusto Nunes, Diogo Mainardi and Lobão, and humourists Danilo Gentili and Marcelo Madureira.He said their hatred for the progressive measures of the Lula and Rousseff administrations had become more overt since the start of the World Cup, and accused them of hoping the tournament would be a failure.Those branded “enemies of the motherland” were not slow to respond. Describing the article as a “slanderous” piece of PT propaganda, Magnoli said in a piece published in Globo that he was alarmed to see an official calling for opposition journalists to be “chased (…) in the street.” Azevedo, who works for the magazine Veja, said be would file a libel suit.“We are worried by such grave accusations against journalists coming directly from a high level of the PT,” said Camille Soulier, the head of the Reporters Without Borders Americas desk. “We are aware that media polarization may be exaggerating the widespread discontent, but the difficulties PT is experiencing are no excuse for this state propaganda-style lapse.”The accusations have been made at a time of social unrest and street protests against government spending on the World Cup. Journalists have often been targeted when the police disperse demonstrators.According to the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalists (ABRAJI), there have been 17 cases of the rights of journalists being violated since the start of the World Cup. The victims have included reporters with international media such as CNN, Reuters and the Associated Press, as well as journalists working for local media or freelancers.One of the worst cases was that of Karinny de Magalhães, a journalist and activist with the Midia NINJA online news collective, who was beaten unconscious by military police while covering a protest in Belo Horizonte on 12 June.In addition to the 17 cases reported by ABRAJI, Vera Araújo of the daily newspaper O Globo was arrested arbitrarily on 15 June while filming the detention of an Argentine journalist. Proceedings have been initiated against the policeman who arrested her.Brazil is ranked 111th out of 180 countries in the Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. Reporters Without Borders is using the World Cup as a peg for a campaign to inform the public about respect for freedom of information in the participating countries. Follow RWB’s match fact files. BrazilAmericas June 20, 2014 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Ruling party’s deputy leader brands journalists as “pitbulls” April 27, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Brazil to go further BrazilAmericas 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies RSF_en Reports April 15, 2021 Find out more News May 13, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information Organisation News
News UpdatesE-Filing: Delhi High Court Generates New Link For Purposes Of Filing Non-Urgent Matters During Lockdown Sanya Talwar8 May 2020 11:43 PMShare This – xThe Order of the Delhi High Court enunciating e-filing makes it clear that these non-urgent matters will be taken up after the lockdown is lifted.In an important step towards effectuating e-filing during Lockdown, the Delhi High Court has generated a new “link” for purposes of e-filing “non-urgent” cases in both fresh and pending matters.”Under advisement, Advocates and litigant(s) in person are informed that a new link (http://dhcefiling.nic.in:8080/DHC_NONURG/) has been created to enable non-urgent, i.e., ordinary filing, in this…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginIn an important step towards effectuating e-filing during Lockdown, the Delhi High Court has generated a new “link” for purposes of e-filing “non-urgent” cases in both fresh and pending matters.”Under advisement, Advocates and litigant(s) in person are informed that a new link (http://dhcefiling.nic.in:8080/DHC_NONURG/) has been created to enable non-urgent, i.e., ordinary filing, in this Court both in fresh as well as pending matters” – Registrar General Delhi HC.- e-filing WebpageThe order dates May 8 is signed under the hand of the Registrar General Manoj Jain, enunciates access to lawyers for filings during the Lockdown period. The order also makes it clear that the matters, though filed, shall be taken up after the lockdown is lifted, unless otherwise mentioned.Information regarding objections in filing(s) shall also be communicated to the litigant(s) and advocate(s), the order states.Additionally, recourse to filings can also be taken vis-à-vis designated e-filing counters at the district Courts of Delhi i.e, Tis Hazari, Patiala House, Karkardooma, Rohini, Dwarka, Saket and Rouse Avenue. Notably, the order further states that scanning facilities for the aforementioned purposes, shall also be made available “free of cost”.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Next Story
News UpdatesPetition In Delhi High Court Seeks Emergency Rations And Food Supply For People Without Ration Cards In view of Covid Nupur Thapliyal22 April 2021 3:11 AMShare This – xMigrant workers taking shelter under a bridge near Yamuna Bank (NDTV Image)Delhi Rozi-Roti Adhikar Abhiyan has approached the Delhi High Court seeking directions on the Delhi Government to resume its scheme of providing dry rations under the Mukhya Mantri Corona Sahayta Yojna (MMCSY) scheme, or any other scheme designed for the poor and needy persons ensure that they don’t go hungry in view of the covid 19 pandemic and fresh restrictions issued in the national capital.The Delhi Government had announced a complete lockdown in the Capital, starting Monday (April 19, 10 PM) night until Monday (April 26, 6 AM) morning. Advertisement The petition, filed by Advocate Prasanna S, highlights that in view of the second wave and fresh restrictions issued by the Delhi Government, the petitioner had written to the GNCTD urging the it provide free hot cooked meals through homeless shelters and relief centres to the needy and for universalising the PDS system by providing ration to all those in need of food security irrespective of whether they possess a ration card or not. Advertisement Furthermore, it was urged that the provisions of food security under the National Food Security Act, including Mid-Day Meal scheme (MDM), Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) and hot cooked meal for pregnant and lactating women through Anganwadis should continue without any disruption during this time of crisis. Highlighting that the Delhi Government imposed strict restrictions on 19th April, the petition states thus:Advertisement Advertisement “With tighter restrictions, lockdowns and curfews on the anvil, it has therefore become imperative that immediate and urgent directions are needed to alleviate the suffering both in the short term and in the medium term as the pandemic and the declaration of disaster under the provisions of the Disaster Management Act are nowhere close to its end.”The petition seeks the following prayers:- A direction to the Respondent No.2 to resume its scheme of providing dry rations under the Mukhya Mantri Corona Sahayta Yojna (MMCSY) scheme, or any other scheme designed for that purpose to all those who applied for e-coupons for availing rations under the said scheme and other poor and needy persons who require rations to ensure that they don’t go hungry until further orders of this Hon’ble Court.Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement – A direction to the Respondent No.2 to resume accepting E-coupon applications and resume operating kiosks and helpdesks facilitating such applications for the purpose of receiving benefits for all residents not already covered under the regular PDS scheme under the National Food Security Act, 2013, until further orders of this Hon’ble Court.- A direction to the Respondent No.2 to ensure resumption of hunger relief centers for providing free hot cooked meals to all those in need.- A direction that the C.M. Appln. 15238/2020 be heard finally on the date fixed earlier i.e. 26.04.2021 so as to ensure that the measures put in place in April – June 2020 and the measures being put in place now continue to be in place until further orders of this Court.TagsDelhi High Court COVID – 19 Lockdown restrictions Delhi curfew GNCTD Food Security Act Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story
ABC News (COSTA MESA, Calif.) — In police interrogation tapes obtained by ABC News, a California theater actress, who was later convicted of lying to police about two murders her then-fiancé had committed, is seen pleading with investigators that she knew nothing about these crimes.“The truth is, I did not know,” Rachel Buffett is heard telling police during the 2012 interrogation. “I was not involved, and that truth doesn’t change.”Buffett, who was 23 years old at the time, was accused of lying to investigators to help protect her then-fiancé Daniel Wozniak during a murder investigation.“I’m innocent,” Buffett told ABC News in a previous interview. “It was like the person I loved never really existed, and it was somebody pretending to be somebody they weren’t.”Wozniak, a community theater actor in Costa Mesa, California, was convicted in 2015 of two counts of first-degree murder for the gruesome killings of Sam Herr, an Army war veteran, and Julie Kibuishi, a 23-year-old college student and dancer, in May 2010.Prosecutors said Wozniak shot and killed Herr, his 26-year-old neighbor, in an attempt to steal the $62,000 Herr told him he had saved from his combat pay. At the time, authorities said Wozniak had no full-time job and no money, and was about to be evicted from his home. He was getting married to Buffett, and was in desperate need of money to pay for their honeymoon.When Wozniak was initially detained for suspicious ATM withdrawals on Herr’s bank account, he made a jailhouse phone call to Buffett in which he begged her not to tell police about incriminating evidence against him, including the murder weapon.Buffett reminded Wozniak that the conversation was being recorded and that she was calling detectives as soon as she got off the phone with him. Wozniak confessed to the murders shortly after.But then another witness named Chris Williams came forward and told police he had gone to Wozniak’s apartment on the day Herr disappeared. Williams said he was there to collect money on a loan he had given Wozniak and Buffett, and saw the two of them and Herr there together. Williams told police that at one point Wozniak and Herr left and he was with Buffett for three hours before Wozniak came back with $400, without Herr, and was acting very emotional and panicked.Police believe that by then, Wozniak had killed Herr and they claimed Buffett never told them Williams was in the apartment. Additionally, she echoed a story Wozniak had told police about seeing Herr leaving with an unidentified man wearing a black hat.When police brought Buffett in for questioning, a detective asked her why she didn’t mention Williams before. She is heard saying on the interrogation tape, “Because honestly I was afraid that if you knew that Chris had seen us that day, I don’t know who Chris knows, and I don’t know if he knows anybody bad.”“I’m sorry. I really don’t have any more information that I can think of to give you guys right now,” she continued.Police then gave her a voice stress analyzer test, which they said would measure whether the person was being truthful. She continued to deny all wrongdoing.“The entire testing process she was very soft-spoken,” said Michael Cohen, a now-retired Costa Mesa detective who performed the stress test.“Her answers were very mumbled and she wouldn’t give me a full ‘yes or no’ answer on the questions. … I felt that she was deceptive … and not telling us the truth.”Throughout the police interview, Buffett is heard denying over and over again any involvement or knowledge of the murders.“Her reason for not talking about Chris Williams was because she had some concern about the origin of the loan,” her attorney David Medina told 20/20. “Daniel lied to Rachel about everything. He lied to her about jobs that he had. He borrowed money from people without telling her. He was a master at the lie. He was psychopathic, as we know from his actions. He was a monster. … His entire life essentially was built around lying to people … that was the way he maintained the relationship with Rachel. He did not want to lose Rachel.”“She got [Wozniak] to confess on a recorded phone call. …She contacted Costa Mesa PD voluntarily,” Medina continued. “If she wanted to protect Daniel Wozniak … why did she do all that?”In November 2018, a jury found Buffett guilty of being an accessory after the fact in connection to her being accused of lying to investigators to help protect Wozniak. She was sentenced to 32 months in jail.“I hope my silence has not been misinterpreted as callous,” Buffett said as she read a statement at her sentencing. “I wish I could have saved them. … I wish I’d never met Daniel Wozniak.”“My heart goes out to the Herr and Kibuishi families,” she continued. “They will always be in my thoughts and prayers.”A separate jury found Wozniak guilty of two counts of first-degree murder on Dec. 16, 2015. A California judge sentenced him to death at a September 2016 hearing, and Wozniak was placed on death row.However, California Gov. Gavin Newsom instituted a moratorium on the death penalty in his state this year, meaning the more than 700 inmates who are on death row, including Wozniak, are not facing execution at this point.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
Courtesy of the Arbery FamilyBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(ATLANTA) — Two men have been arrested and charged with murder and aggravated assault for the February shooting of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son, Travis McMichael, 34, were arrested on Thursday and will be booked into the Glynn County Jail.Cellphone video showing the moment has prompted national outrage since surfacing online this week, but his mother said she can’t bring herself to watch it.“I don’t think I’ll ever be in a mental state where I can actually watch the video. I had others that watched it that shared what they saw and that just was enough,” Wanda Cooper-Jones told ABC News in an interview that aired Thursday on “Good Morning America.”In the 28-second video, Arbery, who is black, can be seen jogging around a neighborhood just outside the port city of Brunswick on a sunny afternoon in late February. The footage ends with two loud gunshots.Gregory McMichael and Travis McMichael, who are both white, told police they grabbed their guns and hopped in their truck to pursue Arbery after seeing him running in their neighborhood, because they believed he was responsible for several recent burglaries. The father claimed his son got out of the truck holding a shotgun and was attacked by Arbery, according to a police report obtained by ABC News.The two men tussled over the firearm before Arbery was shot, as seen in the cellphone video, which was allegedly taken by a bystander.Arbery, who lived in Brunswick, one town over from where the McMichaels reside, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Glynn County coroner. No weapons were found on him, according to the police report.Nearly three months after the killing, no arrests have been made and no charges have been filed in the case.“I’m managing, it’s really hard,” Arbery’s mother told ABC News Thursday. “It’s really been hard.”Cooper-Jones said she believes authorities haven’t made any arrests because Gregory McMichael had a lengthy career as an investigator in the Brunswick district attorney’s office before recently retiring.“I think that they don’t feel like he was wrong because he was one of them,” she said.After the video circulated on social media Tuesday, a large crowd of protesters marched through the neighborhood where Arbery was killed. The Georgia Bureau of Investigations announced Wednesday that it was opening its own probe into the Feb. 23 incident.S. Lee Merritt, one of the attorneys representing Arbery’s family, said they are demanding answers and calling for the immediate arrests of Gregory and Travis McMichael.“Prosecutors will need a grand jury in order to formally indict these men, but that has nothing to do with actually going out and arresting the men seen on camera murdering a 25-year-old unarmed black man,” Merritt told ABC News in an interview that aired Thursday on “GMA.”“The prosecutors actually have the option, if they so chose to, to directly indictment and skip the entire grand jury process,” he added. “It’s something that happens all the time in our legal system, and this would certainly be an appropriate moment.”The McMichaels’ attorney did not immediately respond to ABC News’ request for comment Wednesday, and the McMichaels themselves did not return phone calls.Arbery would have turned 26 years old on Friday. Cooper-Jones described her late son as humble, kind, well-mannered and beloved by his family and peers.“Ahmaud didn’t deserve to go the way that he went,” she said.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.