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COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access?

The first two COVID-19 vaccines authorised in Europe and the United States – made by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna – aren’t well-suited to lower-income countries. Availability ...

Afghanistan Threatened With Rising Violence Once Again

Humanitarians seek $1.3 billion to help millions in war-weary Afghanistan. Homes for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. January 2021. Credit: OCHA ...

“In Zimbabwe there is Freedom of Speech, but no Freedom After the Speech”

Working as a journalist in Zimbabwe has been particularly hazardous for investigative journalists in a country that makes regular appearances in global top rankings of corruption. ...

Welcome Recognition of Bangladeshi as First-Ever ‘Pollution’ Refugee

French court’s landmark decision is a new milestone in fighting environmental disasters By Kamal AhmedJan 19 2021 (IPS-Partners) The recent verdict by a French court stopping the ...

Imprisoned Saudi Activist and Other Rights Defenders Seek Justice in 2021

By Mandeep TiwanaNEW YORK, Jan 19 2021 – Two events generated significant interest and global solidarity in the final days of December 2020. A court in Saudi Arabia handed down ...

Capitol Hill ‘Insurrection’

Secretary-General António Guterres and Donald Trump, at a UN briefing. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias By Asoka BandarageCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Jan 19 2021 – According to the mainstream ...

Nothing to Learn from East Asia?

By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 19 2021 – Covid-19 infection and death rates in the Western world and many developing countries in Asia and Latin America have ...

Punch Like A Muslim Woman: An Egyptian-Danish Boxer Breaking Many Stereotypes

Nadia Helmy Ahmed By Sania FarooquiNEW DELHI, India, Jan 18 2021 – As a Muslim woman born and brought up in Denmark, Nadia Helmy Ahmed broke many stereotypes when she started ...

UPDATE** Conspicuous Silence as Ugandan President Wins Sixth Term against Bobi Wine

While the opposition leader Bobi Wine is under house arrest, analysts say Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni must make concessions to those who voted against him. Courtesy: UN Photo/Amanda ...

Conspicuous Silence as Ugandan President Wins Sixth Term against Bobi Wine

While the opposition leader Bobi Wine is under house arrest, analysts say Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni must make concessions to those who voted against him. Courtesy: UN Photo/Amanda ...
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