Senate probe seeks to charge Jair Bolsonaro as COVID deaths cross 600k and other stories

Today we look at an upcoming senate report on the Brazilian government’s COVID-19 response, the trial of Egyptian officers in the murder of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, and more

October 14, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up, we take a look at the upcoming report by the Brazilian senate’s Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry into President Jair Bolsonaro’s pandemic response; the initiation of a trial of 4 Egyptian security officers for the abduction and killing of 28-year-old Italian researcher Giulio Regeni; the open-ended, mass hunger strike launched by over 400 Palestinian prisoners to protest brutal conditions in Israeli prisons; and reports of casualties in the latest round of unprovoked airstrikes by Israeli in Syria.