US conditional aid to UN agency violates Palestinian right of return and other stories

Today we look at protests in Gaza against a funding agreement between the U.S. and the UNRWA, a U.S. court ordering Indigenous people in Ecuador to pay the Chevron corporation’s legal fees, and more

October 06, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up, we take a look at protests in Gaza against the Framework for Cooperation agreement signed between the U.S. and the UNRWA and its impact on Palestinian rights; a ruling by a U.S. Judge ordering Indigenous peoples in Ecuador to pay the legal fees of the Chevron corporation following the decades-long toxic waste case; the Venezuelan government’s decision to reopen the border with Colombia two years after the U.S.-backed coup attempt; and the growing opposition by Filipino social movements to the presidential bid announced by the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

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