Protests in Colombia against the negligence of the government were repressed by security personnel. The protesters who are victims of internal displacement demanded that the state deliver on its promises.
We also look at the struggles and demands of the Peruvian people as they deal with the pandemic and the lifting of the lockdown in Wuhan.
Employers have bee firing workers, cutting salaries and exploiting them citing the COVID-19 crisis. In response, workers globally are waging a determined resistance.
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.