Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The Battle for Covid-19 Vaccines: the Rich Prevail Over the Poor

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 20 (IPS) - The 164-member World Trade Organization (WTO) has implicitly rubber-stamped a widely-condemned policy of “vaccine apartheid” which has...

Jade felt ‘extremely violated’ after passing through a new body scanner...

Travellers have expressed their uncomfortable experiences passing through full-body scanners that are being rolled out across Australian airports.

Protesters call for a ban on guns in remote Indigenous communities

First Nations people have rallied across the country in a national Day of Action, demanding police stop carrying guns in remote communities. The protest...

Taliban: The Return of Misogynistic Gynophobes in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI, India, Jun 17 (IPS) - Gynophobia is defined as an intense and irrational fear of women or hatred of women, it...

Countering Hate Speech Through Media: A Young Caribbean Womans Perspective

MONA, Jamaica, Jun 17 (IPS) - On Monday June 20, there will be an informal high-level UN meeting to mark the commemoration of...

Two U.S. veterans volunteering in Ukraine reported missing

Two U.S. veterans who volunteered to join the fight against Russia in Ukraine have been reported missing by their families.

Living in Violence

In some communities, shootings are a daily occurrence.

Congos Oil Ministry Accused of Greenwashing

KINSHASA, Jun 16 (IPS) - Nine of the 16 oil blocks to be auctioned in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) next month...

Death Sentences in Myanmar

BRUSSELS, Jun 15 (IPS) - "The illegal military junta provides further evidence to the international community of its disregard for human rights as...

Tyler Perry says Will Smith slapping Chris Rock was ‘wrong in...

During a storyteller conversation with Gayle King at Tribeca Film Festival, Tyler Perry spoke publicly for the first time about the moments after Will Smith

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