No polls in war-hit Tigray as Ethiopia holds parliamentary elections & other stories

Today’s episode looks at parliamentary elections in Ethiopia, protests in Palestine and cuts to unemployment benefits in the US

June 21, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the parliamentary elections in Ethiopia against the backdrop of the crisis in the Tigray region, the ongoing violence against Palestinians protesting illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied West Bank, the cuts to additional federal unemployment benefits announced by several state governments in the US, and the indefinite strike launched by community health or ASHA workers in India to demand fair compensation and safe working conditions.