Jair Bolsonaro faces 9 charges in senate inquiry report on COVID-19 and other stories

Today we look at Brazil’s senate inquiry report on the state’s pandemic response, growing threats of climate-induced distress migration, and more

October 27, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the final report approved by Brazil’s Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry recommending 9 charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over his mishandling of the pandemic; the growing threat of distress migration caused by the climate crisis as the U.N. warns of a 2.7 degree Celsius temperature rise by 2100; the denial of the bail petition of U.S. rights lawyer Steven Donziger pending an appeal against his 6 month imprisonment following a decade of persecution after his landmark victory against Chevron; and the motion approved by Turkey’s parliament to extend the deployment of troops in Iraq and Syria.