Tsunami causes ‘unprecedented disaster’ in Tonga, oil spill in Peru and other stories

Today we look at a major oil on Peru’s coast, the death of a Tunisian protestor injured in a violent police crackdown, and more

January 20, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at a major oil spill along Peru’s coast caused by waves triggered by the volcanic eruption in Tonga; the death of a Tunisian man who was injured during a violent police crackdown on protests on the 11th anniversary of the revolution; a report showing the hacking of the phones of Bahraini and Jordanian activists using the Israeli NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware; and the blocking of 2 key votes- one on the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act and another on filibuster rules- in the U.S. Senate. 

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