2020 was a year of tremendous suffering, but in adversity, people across the globe rose up to fight for the most vulnerable and to demand change
According to the new regulations, schools and non-essential shops will remain closed across Germany from December 16 till January 10. As of December 14, around 1,348,851 COVID-19 cases had been reported in Germany, with 22,607 deaths
Vijay Prashad writes about the deep impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on children who are suffering disproportionately amid the pandemic with limited access to education and higher levels of violence
The cabinet has called on all state governments to implement Violence against Persons Prohibition Act (VAPPA), 2015, a key demand of protesters. The parliament’s upper house also pushed legislation for protection of victims from stigma.
The Indian railway ministry has claimed that in most cases pre-existing medical ailments have led to the deaths of the migrant workers. However, numerous reports have pointed to the severe shortage of food and water aboard the government-run special trains
Interview with Anais Fley, National Secretary of the Union of Communist Students (UEC)
Nelson Teich, who assumed the position after Luiz Henrique Mandetta was fired, stepped down after less than a month
The country recorded over hundred fresh cases within three days this week. It had recorded zero new cases last week, which had led the government to relax lockdown norms imposed since March 15
Serbian housing rights collective Združena Akcija Krov nad Glavom (Joint Action Roof Over Your Head) has initiated a relief campaign for the distribution of food and other essentials to people in distress
In the absence of strong support measures by governments across the world, the estimated loss of mostly informal jobs would result in rising poverty, starvation and inequality, an ILO report says
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha takes stock of the current COVID-19 numbers. He discusses the global plans to lift lockdowns and restrictions and talks about how ready we are for such a step.