Protests spread amid severe shortages and soaring prices in Lebanon and other stories

Today we look at the crisis in Lebanon as the state cuts subsidies, the trial ordered against digital rights activist Ola Bini in Ecuador, and more

June 30, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the severe economic crisis in Lebanon as the state announces cuts to subsidies and increases fuel prices, the call to trial issued for Swedish digital rights activist Ola Bini in Ecuador despite several irregularities in his case, the ongoing strike by workers at a Volvo Trucks plant in the US state of Virginia, and the pro-democracy protests in Swaziland amid a rising crackdown by state forces.

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