Human Rights
Is Israel practicing vaccine leadership or medical apartheid?

Beyond the headlines celebrating Israel’s vaccination rates, lies a story about health inequality with Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza bearing the brunt

Under the cover of the pandemic, states cracked down even harder

Despite promises to focus all efforts towards combating the pandemic, many states used the pretext of the lockdown to intensify repression of people’s movements and dissenting voices

Duterte’s war on drugs comes under scrutiny by ICC

The prosecutor’s office of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has found “reasonable basis to believe” that crimes against humanity have been committed by Rodrigo Duterte’s government in the Philippines

ICC’s report on the Philippines alleges crimes against humanity committed by Duterte regime

The ICC prosecutor’s report found “reasonable basis to believe” that the Philippines government committed crimes against humanity during its war on drugs

Will Biden ensure my family is reunited?

Trump’s cruel anti-immigrant agenda separated untold numbers of families, including mine. Will the new administration fix the mess?

How the privatization of medicine in India is accelerating its COVID-19 death toll

The COVID-19 crisis was an opportunity for the public systems to recapture their rightful position as the predominant health care providers in the country. But the public systems were unprepared for the task

Victims of nuclear bomb tests on US soil 75 years ago continue to seek justice

Before the United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it conducted tests that have caused serious health issues to generations of New Mexico residents—who remain uncompensated

Protests against police brutality continue in Chile

For the third consecutive day, Chileans took to the streets demanding the resignation of the director general of the Carabineros Mario Rozas

War crimes are being committed in Yemen, says report

A group of eminent experts has demanded that the UN security council refer the situation in Yemen to the International Criminal Court and expand the list of persons sanctioned

Argentina rejects Bolivian de-facto president’s statements at the UN assembly

Bolivian de-facto president, Jeanine Áñez, accused Argentine President of attacking Bolivian democracy by harboring ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales in his country

Multinationals and oil companies are imposing their greed on the people of Mozambique

Vijay Prashad explores the role of multinational companies in the deepening social, economic and political crisis in Mozambique

Colombia erupts in protests against police violence

Bogotá is in flames following the murder of 46-year-old Javier Ordóñez by police officers early on September 9, Colombian Human Rights Day

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