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MSF reports civilians killed by Ethiopian soldiers in Tigray and other stories

Today we take a look at recent reports of the killing of civilians in the Tigray region, custodial deaths of Indigenous people in Australia, police repression against a protest in Jordan, and the key lessons learned as India marks 1 year of the Covid-19 lockdown

Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor files lawsuit to disband pro-Kurdish HDP and other stories

Today we take a look at the indictment filed by Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor seeking to disband Peoples Democratic Party (HDP), mobilizations by student workers across the US, the launch of electoral campaigns in Ecuador, protests by Moroccan farmers, and student protests in South Africa

Protests against increasing police violence continue in Greece and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the protests against police violence in Greece, a report by the WHO on violence against women, the custodial deaths of National League for Democracy officials in Myanmar, the assassinations of leaders in Colombia, and the protests in solidarity with women farmers on International Women’s Day in India

ATW_Rodrigues Island_Palestine_Peru Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 39

In this episode, we report on protests in Rodrigues Island, the demolition of a Palestinian village by Israel, and the struggle in Peru against a mining project.

tuticorin-massacre One year of Thoothukudi massacre

Despite the protest, Vedanta continue to deepen its roots by obtaining permission for hydro carbon extraction in the delta district.

Thousands of Argentine workers march to denounce Macri’s austerity measures

In order to reduce the fiscal deficit as demanded by the IMF, the administration of the ruling right-wing party Cambiemos announced new increases in the tariffs of public transport, electricity, water and residential gas.

Russia responds to largest ever NATO military drill off Norwegian border

Russia has launched its own military exercises in response to the NATO exercises which involve over 50,000 troops and have been met with protests across Europe

Unions in Trinidad and Tobago unite in support of refinery workers

Nearly 3,500 workers are at risk of losing their jobs after the board of directors of the state-owned Petrotrin oil refining company decided to shut down the sole refinery in the country

Basra’s protests hold larger significance for the region

The demonstrations over deteriorating infrastructure and contamination of water have also acquired a larger significance with Iranian officials accusing Saudi Arabia of involvement in the burning down of the former’s consulate in the city

60 protesters injured after police kill two militants in Kashmir

As many as six civilians are believed to have had their eyesight damaged after they were injured by pellet shotguns

What is behind the unceasing waves of protest in Romania?

Repeated attempts by the government to amend laws, ostensibly to protect those accused in corruption cases, has infuriated residents who have taken to the streets on numerous occasions

Honduran court denies victimhood to COPINH in Berta Cáceres assassination case

The authorities and the judicial system have focused on prosecuting those immediately responsible as opposed to the institutions that were behind the assassination

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