UN Security Council holds session on Ukraine, Poland pledges arms and other stories

Today we look at the UN Security Council special session on Ukraine, a major oil spill spreading to Ecuador’s Amazon region, and more

February 01, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the special session convened by the UN Security Council to discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine; a major oil spill spreading to Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest area and the Coca river following the rupture of an OCP Ecuador crude oil pipeline; renewed calls in the U.S. for the release of 77 year old Indigenous activist and political prisoner Leonard Peltier after news that he tested positive for COVID-19; and a Fortify Rights report on the involuntary and coerced transfers of Rohingya refugees from mainland camps to the remote Bhasan Char island in Bangladesh.