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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

US begins mass deportations of thousands of Haitian migrants in Texas and other stories

Today we look at the deportation of thousands of Haitian migrants in the US, protests in Gaza as Israeli forces recapture all Gilboa escapees, and more

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike Over 1,300 Palestinian prisoners to go on hunger strike against Israeli repression

Prisoners across Israeli prisons and detention centers have been subjected to harsher treatment by the authorities as a form of collective punishment for the Gilboa prison break in the beginning of this month

Detained Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah ‘at risk of suicide’ and other stories

Today we look at the continued persecution of Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, a hunger strike announced by Palestinians imprisoned by Israel, and more

Indonesia parliament passes widely opposed Papua Special Autonomy law and other stories

Today we look at protests against Indonesia’s Special Autonomy law for Papua, an ongoing hunger strike by undocumented migrants in Belgium, and more

Palestinian man freed from Israeli custody after 65-day hunger strike and other stories

Today we look at the release of Ghadanfar Abu Atwan from Israeli custody after a 2 month hunger strike, 10,000 families in India’s Khori village facing home demolitions, and more

First Nations people find 751 unmarked graves at residential school and other stories

Today we look at the discovery of graves at a former residential school in Canada, the custodial killing of Palestinian activist Nizar Banat, and more

Colombia’s President withdraws tax proposal following mass protests and other stories

Today we look at the violence against protesters in Colombia, protests demanding the release of detained activists in Thailand, and more

Right-wing banker Guillermo Lasso wins Ecuador’s presidency and other stories

Today we look at Ecuador’s presidential election results, protests following the fatal police shooting of a Black man in the US, reports of Israel’s role in the blackout at an Iranian nuclear site, hunger strike by detained Hirak protesters in Algeria, and the ties between Israeli businessman Dan Gertler and the DRC

Police crackdown on communist activists amid unrest in Kenya and other stories

Today we take a look at the crackdown on communist activists in Kenya, ILO’s report on widespread job losses in the LAC region, a hunger strike by undocumented workers for pandemic aid in the US, Israel’s announcement that it will not cooperate with the ICC probe, and the withdrawal of felony charges against 3 organizers in the US.

US migrants hunger strike After 23-day hunger strike, undocumented workers in New York win USD 2.1 billion in assistance

The protests, organized by the Fund Excluded Workers campaign, sought to deliver benefits to undocumented workers who had lost their jobs due to the pandemic. The victory has been hailed but activist groups say more needs to be done

Greek political prisoner Dimitris Koufodinas struggles for his life

Koufodinas has been on a hunger strike for 56 days protesting the conditions of his incarceration after he was irregularly transferred to a max-security prison, which some believe was at the behest of the US embassy

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