In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the situation in prisons across the globe as states turn a blind eye to their plight.
We look at global responses from the left and progressive organisations to the social issues that are arising from this pandemic.
We also take a look at the order for the release of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning and Israel’s approval of an apartheid road in occupied Palestine.
We also take a look at the protests in France and Algeria.
We also report on the “March of Anger’ protest in Belgium, and Young India march in New Delhi.
We also bring you stories from Ghana and Palestine
We also report on the social protests in Chile against the neoliberal government of President Sebastián Piñera.
We also take a look at the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements in Palestine, and the general strike in Greece.
We will also report on the anti-femicide protests in Mexico, and the protests by indigenous peoples in Ecuador.
We also report on the arrest of Patrick George Zaki, an Egyptian human rights activist as well as the ongoing protests in Lebanon that have rejected the new cabinet of prime minister Hasan Diab and his economic reforms.
We also report on the victory for dismissed workers of Toyota factory in South Africa, and killing of a Palestinian youth by Israeli occupation forces.
We also report on the Belgium national strike in defense of social security, and march in Cuba to commemorate the birth anniversary of revolutionary poet José Martí.