Colombia holds key presidential primaries and legislative elections and other stories

Today we look at the results of Colombia’s primaries and legislative elections, a report on the crackdown on news media in Jammu and Kashmir, and more

March 14, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the initial results of the presidential primaries and legislative elections held in Colombia; the report of the Fact Finding Committee appointed by the Press Council of India to examine the crackdown on journalists in Jammu and Kashmir; the arrest and arbitrary detention of prominent Palestinian human rights lawyer Salah Hammouri after years of harassment by the Israeli occupation authorities; and the missile attack by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps against Israeli bases in Erbil, Iraq in retaliation to an Israeli airstrike on Syria which killed 2 IRGC members.