European refugee crisis
Court reduces sentence of Italian ex-mayor for pro-refugee policies

Domenico Lucano was internationally lauded for his exemplary initiatives to resettle refugees coming to his commune in Italy. However, in 2018, Italian authorities charged him with multiple accusations of abetting illegal migration to the country.

Tunisia-EU migrant deal Is the EU bribing and blackmailing Tunisia to crack down on migrants?

The Workers’ Party of Tunisia and human rights groups have condemned an agreement between the government and European countries which seeks to end “irregular migration.” They say Tunisia will become a policeman for Europe and crack down on migrants

Daily Round-up | Israel to deport Palestinian-French rights activist Salah Hammouri & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the planned deportation of Palestinian activist Salah Hammouri, the bid to suppress strike by US rail workers, another impeachment motion against Pedro Castillo, and a complaint on the European refugee crisis

Daily Round-up | International news outlets call for end to persecution of Assange & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at international news organizations demanding an end to the persecution of Julian Assange, a strike by Austrian rail workers, South Korea truck drivers defying government’s work order, and cases of diphtheria among migrants in the UK

Daily Round-up | Ukraine conflict, economy key issues as G20 summit begins & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the first day of the G20 summit, a strike by California student-workers, the killing of a minor by Israeli soldiers in Palestine, and rights groups condemning a UK-France deal on migrants

Daily Round-up | 21 dead, dozens missing in multiple migrant boat tragedies & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the death of migrants in the Aegean Sea, Canadian education workers planning a strike, the right-wing mobilizing in Bolivia, and the Arab League meeting

Daily Round-up | Filipino lawmakers demand probe on Marcos-era whitewashing and more stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a bid to whitewash the Marcos dictatorship, the legalization of same-sex marriages in a Mexican state, US rail workers rejecting a deal, and a report on the number of migrant deaths in Europe

UK health workers take a stand against plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda

Health workers Lianna Reynolds and Sepeedeh Saleh talk about what prompted them to launch a campaign against the British government’s policy of deporting asylum seekers to Rwanda

Daily Round-up | Massive protests in France against inflation, climate inaction & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of protests in France against the cost of living crisis, a tussle between Greece and Turkey over refugees, and the latest debate between Lula and Jair Bolsonaro in the Brazilian presidential elections

Under Suella Braverman, UK set for an ever harsher policy towards refugees

Suella Braverman is considering banning people crossing the English Channel from claiming asylum in the UK. She added that it was her “dream” and “obsession” to have asylum seekers deported to Rwanda.

Daily Round-up | US president pardons federal convictions for marijuana possession & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at US President Joe Biden’s pardon for those convicted of marijuana possession, another migrant boat tragedy off the Greek coast, the plight of children in flood-hit Pakistan, and the UN expressing concern over prison violence in Ecuador

Daily Round-up | 15,000 US nurses begin largest private sector strike & other stories

In today’s episode, we look at a strike by US nurses, another migrant tragedy in Europe, the plight of Alaa Abdel Fattah, and the latest from the Brazilian elections