Drivers demand debt relief for crushing taxi permit loans in the US and other stories

Today we look at the protest for debt relief by taxi drivers in New York City, the 19 year long wrongful imprisonment of Ahmed Rabbani by the U.S., and more

October 23, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the hunger strike and month-long protest by taxi drivers in New York City (U.S.) to demand debt relief for loans taken to purchase permits; the case of Ahmed Rabbani who was tortured and then detained by the U.S. for 19 years despite knowing that he had been mistaken for an Al Qaeda leader; the designation of 6 Palestinian civil society and rights groups as terrorist organizations by Israel; and the strike for improved salaries by teachers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.