Discrimination
Milei government shuts down institute against discrimination, xenophobia and racism: “It serves no purpose”

The Milei government spokesman also questioned the ‘trustworthiness’ of those who lead certain government institutes

255 anti-Muslim hate speech gatherings recorded in India within 181 days, says report

A report by the research group Hindutva Watch found that 80% of the recorded anti-Muslim hate speech gatherings or rallies took place in States ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party which is also in power in the Center

PayPal discrimination against Palestinians Several US Congress members sign letter criticizing Paypal for discriminating against Palestinians

The letter addressed to Paypal CEO Dan Schulman claimed that the company was discriminating against Palestinians by banning them from using its services, while allowing illegal Israeli settlers in the West Bank to use their digital payments platform

Transgender bill revoked Pakistan Activists to appeal Pakistani Shariat Court’s scrapping of sections of 2018 transgender law

The ruling stated that a person cannot alter their gender based on their “innermost feeling” or “self-perceived identity” and must comply with the biological sex assigned to them at birth

87% of service workers in the US South were injured on the job last year

Southern service workers allege that South Carolina’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration discriminates against Black workers

Russia-Ukraine talks face crisis, Thai dissident indicted and other stories

Today we look at the latest on the talks amid the war in Ukraine, the indictment of a dissident in Thailand, and more

Report: poor and marginalized especially hit by US COVID-19 death toll and other stories

Today we look at a report on COVID-19’s impact on existing disparities in the US, a hunger strike by imprisoned Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah, and more

Ukrainian refugees Are European countries having second thoughts on Ukrainian refugees?

Enthusiasm towards Ukrainian refugees shown in the early days of the war has started waning with some countries raising the sustainability issue and seeking wider international sharing of responsibilities    

Enforced disappearance Pakistan Baloch students boycott classes to protest enforced disappearances in Pakistan

For over a month, civil society groups, students unions and activists have been seeking information on the whereabouts of researcher Hafeez Baloch who was abducted from the city of Khuzdar in February

Report: UK counterterrorism policy Islamaphobic, violates child rights and other stories

Today we look at the People’s Review of Prevent-UK’s “counter terrorism” strategy, the US DEA’s targeting of Bolivia’s coca growers’ movement, and more

General strike across the Occupied West Bank after fatal Nablus raid and other stories

Today we look at the extrajudicial killing of 3 Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank; targeting and harassment of Muslim students in Karnataka, India; and more