In today’s episode, we bring you stories of protests in Lebanon demanding justice for blast victims, the indictment of those responsible for Breonna Taylor’s killing, a Mexico-Bolivia treaty, and workers’ agitations in India
A key highlight of these elections has been the emergence of parties like Towards Change which claim to represent the protesters who took to the streets in 2019. They seat count may be in the double digits, giving them a key role in government formation
Many opposition groups that took to the streets in October 2019 demanding systemic political changes have formed joint lists seeking the popular mandate
Today we look at an investigation into racism in the Minneapolis Police Department (US), protests against the Capital Control law in Lebanon, and more
The law introduced in the Lebanese parliament by the caretaker government after it signed a deal with the IMF for fresh loans seeks to remove protections for individual deposits in Lebanese banks
The striking workers blocked several major highways and roads demanding the government to reinstate past subsidies on fuel and other commodities in the face of spiraling inflation
On October 14, seven people, including a woman, were killed and dozens were wounded when gunmen attacked a protest in Beirut’s Tayouneh area. A video of an soldier shooting at protesters has gone viral on social media
While a new government was formed in Lebanon this month, the country has gained no respite from the ongoing economic crisis. The new prime minister is seen as part of the existing political system, viewed as corrupt and inefficient
Today we look at a court ruling in Canada to provide compensation for Indigenous children affected by the foster system, the dropping of all charges against 3 leaders of Abahlali baseMjondolo in South Africa, and more
Hundreds of Lebanese citizens took to the streets against the suspension of the investigation into the Beirut port blast. The protests were led by the families of the victims of the blast.
Thousands of people in the Lebanese capital Beirut took to the streets to mark one year of the blast at the city’s port.
The blast at a warehouse in the Beirut port last year killed more than 218 people, injured over 7,500 others, and rendered thousands homeless at a time when Lebanon was going through a severe economic and political crisis and a COVID-19 outbreak