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33 bacteria alone accounted for 7.7 million deaths in 2019, finds study

An analysis published in the Lancet found that infections caused by these 33 bacteria were the second highest cause of death in 2019 after coronary heart disease

Daily Round-up | Ahmad Manasra’s solitary confinement extended & other stories

In this episode, we bring you stories of the extension of the solitary confinement of Ahmed Manasra, strikes by Amazon workers and British education workers, and Argentina’s farewell to Hebe de Bonafini

Violence continues in Bolivia’s Santa Cruz department

Despite achieving key agreement on the date of the census, right-wing groups continue protests and violence in Santa Cruz

Tanzania farmers Tanzanian farmers mobilize for agroecology, food sovereignty and Pan-Africanism

On November 17-18, over 400 smallholder farmers gathered for the 27th annual meeting of MVIWATA or the National Network of Small-Scale Farmers Groups in Tanzania. Peoples Dispatch spoke to them about their struggle for dignity and justice

Egypt healthcare Better health in Egypt will not be achieved through technical improvements alone

A recent World Bank report on social protection in Egypt and North Africa focused on technical solutions for improving health indicators, failing to consider the broader political context

Ahmed Manasra Israeli court extends Ahmed Manasra’s solitary confinement for four more months

Manasra (20) has spent over seven years in prison and has been in solitary confinement for over a year now. It is feared that his mental health is likely to deteriorate further after Thursday’s verdict 

Global health education in Greece threatened by commodification

Professors and postgraduate students of tuition-free Master’s Programs in Public Health and Health Policy, and Primary Health Care find themselves locked out of the Medical School classrooms in Thessaloniki

Daily Round-up | Court orders compensation for Afghans killed in Dutch airstrike & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a verdict by a Dutch court on a military operation in Afghanistan, the announcement of a ceasefire in the DRC, continued right-wing violence in Bolivia, and more atrocities by Israeli occupation forces in Palestine

Haitian women to mobilize on November 25 against political violence

Amid an increase in political violence and human rights violations, Haitian women will denounce the governments of Ariel Henry and his Dominican counterpart Luis Abinader

Putin invokes Castro’s legacy

The inauguration of the statue of Fidel Castro takes places during the 60 anniversary year of the Cuban missile crisis. The discord then was eerily similar to the one now — over US attempts to push strategic deployments in Russia’s immediate neighborhood

Daily Round-up | 800,000 workers stage massive strike in South Africa & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a strike by South African public sector employees, a court dismissing charges against Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, Iran resuming uranium enrichment, and a strike by nurses in Portugal

Dutch airstrikes in Afghanistan Dutch court finds 2007 airstrike in Afghanistan that killed 20 civilians unlawful, orders compensation

The court ruled that the early morning airstrikes carried out by the Dutch military on June 17, 2007 on civilian houses were a violation of international humanitarian law. Dutch forces were part of the US-led international coalition that invaded Afghanistan in 2001