South African court halts Shell’s oil exploration, seismic blasting and other stories

Today we look at an interdict order against Shell’s seismic surveys in South Africa, the months-long hunger strike by Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash, and more

December 29, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the interdict order issued by a South African court blocking oil exploration by Shell along the Wild Coast; the ongoing, over 135-day hunger strike by Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawwash to protest his arbitrary administrative detention; a report on the killings of women and rising femicides in Mexico; and a protest by women in Kabul, Afghanistan against the restrictions on education, employment, and movement imposed by the Taliban.