South Korean workers strike for secure employment and public services and other stories

Today we look at the strike for secure work and public services in South Korea, the TPLF’s advances in Ethiopia and airstrikes by the government, and more

October 20, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the general strike observed by tens of thousands of workers in South Korea to demand labour protections and the socialization of public services; airstrikes conducted by the Ethiopian federal government in the Tigray region as the Tigray People’s Liberation Front continues it attacks and advances; a warning issued by UN experts on the impact of over-compliance to U.S. sanctions by third parties on the right to health of people in Iran; and the lawsuit filed by Indigenous peoples against the Ecuadorian government to stop the expansion of oil production and mining activists in the Amazon. 

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