Corruption
Jair Bolsonaro faces 9 charges in senate inquiry report on COVID-19 and other stories

Today we look at Brazil’s senate inquiry report on the state’s pandemic response, growing threats of climate-induced distress migration, and more

Senate probe seeks to charge Jair Bolsonaro as COVID deaths cross 600k and other stories

Today we look at an upcoming senate report on the Brazilian government’s COVID-19 response, the trial of Egyptian officers in the murder of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, and more

Salvadorans hit the streets against recognition of Bitcoin as legal tender

The Bitcoin law was approved by the parliament, controlled by Bukele’s party and its allies, last June. Economists warned that the digital currency’s lack of transparency could attract increased criminal activity to the country and make El Salvador a haven of money laundering.

Dozens, including nine minors, arrested in Thailand in massive crackdown on protests

During a violent attempt to disperse protesters on Saturday, September 11, Thai police arrested 78 people, including nine minors and 20 who were not even protesters. 52 were detained over the weekend

Salvadorans reject the adoption of Bitcoin as national currency

Many fear that the volatility of the cryptocurrency will affect their income and purchasing power. They condemned that it is not suitable for small vendors and only benefits the big investors and transnational companies.

Thailand protests Thai capital hit by daily protests against pandemic mismanagement

Thailand has recently seen a massive surge in COVID-19 infections, with a seven-day average of 15,500 cases per day. The government is under fire from the opposition and protesters for its mishandling of the pandemic

Protestors launch Global Week of Action for Democracy in Swaziland and other stories

Today we look at renewed protests for democracy in Swaziland, the new government announced by the Taliban in Afghanistan, and more

Afghan crisis must end the US’ empire of war, corruption, and poverty

The United States spent $2.26 trillion on its war in Afghanistan and about $1.5 trillion, went to military spending to maintain the US military occupation

Thai government face no-confidence motion as protesters vow to intensify struggle

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and five other members of his cabinet face a no-confidence motion from the opposition over allegations of corruption and mismanagement of the pandemic

Protestors demand resignation of Guatemalan President Giammattei and other stories

Today we look at anti-government protests in Guatemala, the strike against contract labour by Rio Tinto workers in Canada, and more

Guatemalans take to streets demanding President Giammattei’s resignation

Since July 29, thousands of Guatemalans have been mobilizing in different parts of the country in rejection of the involvement of the government officials in corruption scandals and the mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic

Murder of Journalist - Malta Inquiry commission in Malta says state should shoulder responsibility for journalist’s murder 

Prominent Maltese investigative journalist and anti-corruption crusader Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bomb explosion on October 16, 2017, in Bidnija, Malta

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