UN Confirms Guterres for a Second Term as Secretary-General

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “UN Confirms Guterres for a Second Term as Secretary-General” – below is their description. The United Nations General Assembly confirmed Antonio Guterres for a second term as secretary-general of the world body that’s coping with challenges including the deepening rift between the U.S. and China and the … Read more UN Confirms Guterres for a Second Term as Secretary-General

Turkish authorities ‘boasting’ about abducting political opponents | The World

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Turkish authorities ‘boasting’ about abducting political opponents | The World” – below is their description. Human rights groups say Turkish spies are abducting political opponents of its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from foreign countries. According to US-based democracy watchdog group “Freedom House”, Turkey has been involved in … Read more Turkish authorities ‘boasting’ about abducting political opponents | The World

South Korea’s spy camera epidemic has women fearful they are watched wherever they go | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “South Korea’s spy camera epidemic has women fearful they are watched wherever they go | ABC News” – below is their description. A new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) has found the widespread posting of sexual images of women and girls in South Korea is having … Read more South Korea’s spy camera epidemic has women fearful they are watched wherever they go | ABC News

Protesters in Budapest Denounce Law to Curb LGBTQ Rights in Hungary

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Protesters in Budapest Denounce Law to Curb LGBTQ Rights in Hungary” – below is their description. LGBTQ+ activists and others demonstrated in front of the Hungarian parliament on Monday, as they urged lawmakers to abandon draft laws banning content portraying or promoting homosexuality or sex reassignment to … Read more Protesters in Budapest Denounce Law to Curb LGBTQ Rights in Hungary

Bangladesh: Is Bhasan Char a ‘prison island’ for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Bangladesh: Is Bhasan Char a ‘prison island’ for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream” – below is their description. Concerns are mounting about the fate of some 20,000 Rohingya refugees who have been relocated to a remote island 60km (37.5 miles) off the coast of Bangladesh in recent … Read more Bangladesh: Is Bhasan Char a ‘prison island’ for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Could ICC hold Duterte accountable for Philippines’ War on Drugs? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Could ICC hold Duterte accountable for Philippines’ War on Drugs? | Inside Story” – below is their description. Supporters of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called ‘war on drugs’ say his tough stance delivers results. But international observers, including the UN, call it a brutal crackdown. With a … Read more Could ICC hold Duterte accountable for Philippines’ War on Drugs? | Inside Story

HRW says UN shared Rohingya data without their ‘informed consent’

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “HRW says UN shared Rohingya data without their ‘informed consent’” – below is their description. Human Rights Watch says the United Nations improperly collected and shared data from more than 800,000 Rohingya refugees with their host country Bangladesh, which passed it on to Myanmar, the country they … Read more HRW says UN shared Rohingya data without their ‘informed consent’

‘Egregious’ police abuse against Colombian protesters: Report

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “‘Egregious’ police abuse against Colombian protesters: Report” – below is their description. Demonstrations have been held in Colombia’s capital after protest leaders called on people to “Take Over Bogota”. What started as anger over proposed tax reform has turned into weeks of unrest against inequality. And a … Read more ‘Egregious’ police abuse against Colombian protesters: Report

Nicaraguan police raid home of opposition presidential hopeful

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nicaraguan police raid home of opposition presidential hopeful” – below is their description. Nicaraguan police have raided the home of opposition leader Cristiana Chamorro, placing her under house arrest. She was expected to run in presidential elections in November. Now, the Organization of American States and Human … Read more Nicaraguan police raid home of opposition presidential hopeful

Will China’s ‘three child policy’ reverse its population decline? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Will China’s ‘three child policy’ reverse its population decline? | Inside Story” – below is their description. Once known for its ‘one child policy’, China is again relaxing its restrictions as it tries to cope with an ageing population. In 2016, the policy was altered to allow … Read more Will China’s ‘three child policy’ reverse its population decline? | Inside Story

Schools in Ethiopia used as military bases: HRW

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Schools in Ethiopia used as military bases: HRW” – below is their description. The United Nations’ refugee agency is expressing growing concern about the crisis in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region. There are reports hundreds of refugees have been taken from displacement camps by soldiers. Schools have also … Read more Schools in Ethiopia used as military bases: HRW

Colombia’s Nationwide Protests Explained

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Colombia’s Nationwide Protests Explained” – below is their description. Colombia is facing a wave of criticism from foreign governments and human rights organizations over heavy-handed police tactics during recent protests. U.S. House Foreign Affairs chair Gregory Meeks, a Democrat, expressed concern over “excessive use of force”, and … Read more Colombia’s Nationwide Protests Explained

Thousands protest in Madrid against Colombian government, police violence

Global News published this video item, entitled “Thousands protest in Madrid against Colombian government, police violence” – below is their description. Thousands of Colombians residing in Madrid joined forces with locals to march through Spain’s capital on Saturday, protesting the government of President Ivan Duque and the police violence used to quell street protests in … Read more Thousands protest in Madrid against Colombian government, police violence

Deadly gang violence in Rio de Janeiro

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Deadly gang violence in Rio de Janeiro” – below is their description. Police in Rio de Janeiro have mounted an assault on suspected gang members, in the most deadly operation of its kind in recent history. According to Human Rights Watch, Rio police killed 453 people and at … Read more Deadly gang violence in Rio de Janeiro

Stranded in the epicenter | Australians coming home from India now could face jail

RT published this video item, entitled “Stranded in the epicenter | Australians coming home from India now could face jail” – below is their description. Australia has banned its citizens from returning home from COVID-hit India, leaving some 10,000 in limbo, and the government’s move has already been criticized by Human Rights Watch’s director in … Read more Stranded in the epicenter | Australians coming home from India now could face jail