Mass famine looms in Ethiopia’s Tigray region as civil war spreads and other stories

Today we look at the humanitarian crisis in Tigray as the civil war re-escalates, protests for vaccine equity during Angela Merkel’s visit to the US, and more

July 16, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the re-escalation of fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region amid a severe humanitarian crisis, protests held to demand patent waivers for vaccines during German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the US, the resignation of Lebanon’s Prime Minister designate Saad Hariri as economic conditions worsen in the country, and 1 year since the historic strike by app delivery workers in Brazil.