The apex court declared that all women are entitled to safe and legal abortion up to 24 weeks. It also other made critical interventions including the recognition of marital rape and the centrality of dignity and autonomy when it comes to abortion access
1,833 people have died in police custody or following police contact in the UK since 1990. The recent killing of Chris Kaba has led to renewed calls for justice as Black people continue to be disproportionately targeted by police violence
Zambia is heading toward critical negotiations to restructure its mounting debts. The IMF has approved a $1.3 billion bailout plan for the country, which will impose cruel austerity measures on the Zambian people
Indigenous women and girls in Canada continue to face disproportionate levels of violence and insecurity rooted in colonialism.
A South African court has revoked an exploration right granted to Shell to conduct seismic surveys off the Wild Coast. The court sided with the affected communities who were not consulted prior to the project
Khalil Awawdeh was on hunger strike for over 170 days in protest against his unjust imprisonment. By the end of his fast, he weighed a mere 38 kg and his lawyers warned he could “die at any moment”
The application sought to have the union’s 11th National Congress be declared null and void and called for the arrest and imprisonment of NUMSA national leaders, Irvin Jim and Andrew Chirwa
On the morning of August 18, occupation forces raided the offices of seven leading Palestinian civil society groups, six of which had been declared “terrorist organizations” and banned by the Israeli government in 2021
In 2021, the US froze $7 billion in Afghanistan’s reserves after the Taliban seized control, precipitating the “world’s largest humanitarian crisis”
A 5-year-old Syrian girl has reportedly died as a group of 39 asylum seekers remained stranded on an islet on the Evros River this week. Some members of the group have been stranded for weeks after being pushed back and forth by the Turkish and Greek authorities
Three oil storage tanks at the Matanzas Supertanker Base have collapsed after a fire broke out at the site on August 5. Thousands have been evacuated as emergency efforts continue with critical on-ground help from Mexico and Venezuela.
Workers across at least 4 Amazon warehouses in the UK have staged walkouts to protest pay offers that would raise wages by only 0.35-0.50 per hour. This will amount to a real-terms pay cut as the UK’s inflation is on track to hit 13%.