2021 sees drastic rise in migrant deaths, detentions off Libyan coast and other stories

Today we look at migrant deaths and detentions in the Mediterranean Sea, repression of Palestinian prisoners protesting Israeli violence, and more

December 23, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the rise in the deaths and detentions of migrants in the Mediterranean region amid rising pushbacks; escalating violence against Palestinians being held in Israeli jails following protests against the abuse of female Palestinian prisoners in the Damon prison; the general licenses issued by the U.S. and the resolution adopted by the UN Security Council to allow humanitarian aid into Afghanistan; and the ongoing strike by over a 100 bakery workers at the Rich Products-owned Jon Donaire plant in California against low pay and harmful working conditions.