Nicaragua protest: Prisoners sew lips shut after alleged abuses

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nicaragua protest: Prisoners sew lips shut after alleged abuses” – below is their description. Some jailed opposition activists in Nicaragua have sewed their lips shut in protest against human rights violations. President Daniel Ortega, however, denies the accusations. The Organization of American States says there are at … Read more Nicaragua protest: Prisoners sew lips shut after alleged abuses

China, on behalf of 26 countries, criticizes U.S., other Western nations for human rights violations

CGTN published this video item, entitled “China, on behalf of 26 countries, criticizes U.S., other Western nations for human rights violations” – below is their description. A Chinese envoy on Monday made a joint statement on behalf of 26 countries at the General Debate of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly, criticizing the … Read more China, on behalf of 26 countries, criticizes U.S., other Western nations for human rights violations

Finnish cops pepper spray climate protesters

RT published this video item, entitled “Finnish cops pepper spray climate protesters” – below is their description. After Climate protestors blocked one of Helsinki’s busiest roads for five hours straight, #Finland’s police decided enough was enough and brought out the pepper spray. The cops were filmed spraying some protestors in the face, sparking claims of … Read more Finnish cops pepper spray climate protesters

Belarus and the EU: Europe mulls next steps after disputed election

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Belarus and the EU: Europe mulls next steps after disputed election” – below is their description. One of the pressing foreign policy issues facing the EU today involves one of its direct neighbours: Belarus. Belarusians are still protesting the disputed re-election of Alexander Lukashenko back in August – and reports of … Read more Belarus and the EU: Europe mulls next steps after disputed election

Beijing+25 & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 October 2020)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Beijing+25 & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 October 2020)” – below is their description. Daily Press Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General. – Beijing+25 – Education Plus Initiative – Central African Republic – UNIFIL – Sudan – COVID-19/India – Nansen Award – Guatemala … Read more Beijing+25 & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 October 2020)

Rio Tinto accused of environmental damage and human rights violations in Bougainville | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Rio Tinto accused of environmental damage and human rights violations in Bougainville | ABC News” – below is their description. Rio Tinto has been accused of causing environmental damage and human rights violations in Bougainville. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE The Human Rights Law Centre has lodged a complaint with … Read more Rio Tinto accused of environmental damage and human rights violations in Bougainville | ABC News

Trump tells Latino voters U.S. could become “the next Venezuela”

Global News published this video item, entitled “Trump tells Latino voters U.S. could become “the next Venezuela”” – below is their description. U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Latino voters on Friday in the battleground state of Florida, with hopes of securing votes ahead of the November presidential election. The Trump administration has ramped up … Read more Trump tells Latino voters U.S. could become “the next Venezuela”

FreeSpeech – Sleepless nights for autocrats, brought to you by DW

DW News published this video item, entitled “FreeSpeech – Sleepless nights for autocrats, brought to you by DW” – below is their description. What keeps autocrats up at night? We know. In a world where democracy is being challenged and freedom is under attack, it’s sources like DW that threaten autocrats with independent news and … Read more FreeSpeech – Sleepless nights for autocrats, brought to you by DW

UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus” – below is their description. A United Nations investigator of human rights violations in Belarus is warning of another “iron curtain” descending on Europe. And the UN’s human rights council wants an independent investigation into allegations of torture … Read more UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus

Belarus internet shutdown | US firm’s technology reportedly used to block the web during election

RT published this video item, entitled “Belarus internet shutdown | US firm’s technology reportedly used to block the web during election” – below is their description. US politicians are angry after it was revealed that an American company provided the technology used to shut down the Internet during the disputed presidential election in Belarus. The … Read more Belarus internet shutdown | US firm’s technology reportedly used to block the web during election

UN panel accuses Venezuelan government of crimes against humanity

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “UN panel accuses Venezuelan government of crimes against humanity” – below is their description. The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has committed systematic human rights violations including killings and torture amounting to crimes against humanity, UN investigators said in a report on Wednesday. Subscribe to France … Read more UN panel accuses Venezuelan government of crimes against humanity

How can violence against women be tackled? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “How can violence against women be tackled? | Inside Story” – below is their description. The abuse of women is one of the most widespread human rights violations. It has many forms including physical and sexual violence, female genital mutilation and child marriage. The long-term effects on … Read more How can violence against women be tackled? | Inside Story

Belarus protests: Anti-Lukashenko movement shows no sign of stopping | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Belarus protests: Anti-Lukashenko movement shows no sign of stopping | DW News” – below is their description. Thousands of people have turned out in Minsk for another day of protests against Belarus’s authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko. He claimed a landslide re-election victory in last month’s election, which the … Read more Belarus protests: Anti-Lukashenko movement shows no sign of stopping | DW News

Women and LGBTQ+ Groups March Against Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko

Bloomberg QuickTake News published this video item, entitled “Women and LGBTQ+ Groups March Against Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko” – below is their description. Women and LGBTQ+ groups are leading a march in Minsk, Belarus to call for the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko. Lukashenko extended his 26-year rule in August, in a vote the opposition saw … Read more Women and LGBTQ+ Groups March Against Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko

What China has been up to under the cover of coronavirus

Global power dynamics are changing, the world order re-shaping; the risk of escalation is everywhere, as further strategic and ideological confrontation looms. This is Xi Jinping’s assertive new nationalism happening. Gone, the “bide your time” deference of pre-superpower status. Welcome to China’s brave new world. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) If you’ve been a little distracted by the … Read more What China has been up to under the cover of coronavirus