We talk to Kambale Musavuli, a Congolese human rights’ activist, on the current situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
We talk about Bernie Sanders’ withdrawal from the Democratic race, and the efforts by the party establishment to target him.
Thousands of migrant Sri Lankan workers and casual employees were stranded in boarding houses after the government imposed a curfew. They are being sent home through the intervention of the Free Trade Zone and General Services Employees Union
With the hasty imposition of the world’s largest 21-day-lockdown by the Indian government led by Narendra Modi, fear, anxiety and desperation has gripped the entire country. The abrupt decision has been especially hard on the poor and daily wage earners
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at how China handled the outbreak of COVID-19 and the measures that worked.
In response to Bolsonaro’s callousness towards dealing with the crisis, fresh cacerolazos took place in many cities. Talks of his impeachment have also begun to gain strength.
In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the situation in prisons across the globe as states turn a blind eye to their plight.
There is a growing demand for releasing prisoners worldwide as prison facilities in most countries are overcrowded and lack basic hygienic conditions, jeopardizing the implementation of preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19
The two individuals who tested positive in Gaza had recently traveled to Pakistan and have been placed in quarantine since their return. The United Nations had stated earlier that the spread of the deadly disease to the Gaza strip would be catastrophic
The imperialist bloc led by the United States continues to impose and implement debilitating sanctions on countries such as Iran, Venezuela, and Cuba. This is only worsening the Covid-19 pandemic.
The lack of raw materials from China has already caused the closure of 16 factories in Myanmar, resulting in at least 7,000 layoffs. Unions in the country fear large-scale job losses if the crisis situation continues