Are all coronavirus cases being reported? I Inside Story

The number of people infected by covid-19 is more than 700,000 globally. The number who’ve died, over 34,000 Those are the estimates by Johns Hopkins university, but do those figures accurately reflect reality? If we are talking pure mathematics, curves usually indicate how severe cases are in a country and show its ability to control … Read more Are all coronavirus cases being reported? I Inside Story

COVID-19 update & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 March 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – COVID19/Secretary-General – COVID-19/Peace – COVID-19/Timor Leste – COVID-19/School Meals – COVID-19/Shipping of Vital Supplies – COVID-19/Women and Girls – COVID-19/Thailand – COVID-19/Journalists – COVID-19/UN – Myanmar – Human Rights – Financial Contributions COVID-19/SECRETARY-GENERAL This morning, in a historic virtual briefing, the Secretary-General briefed Member … Read more COVID-19 update & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 March 2020)

Could the coronavirus pandemic provide an opportunity for relief in Yemen? | Inside Story

Much of the world’s focus is on the growing coronavirus pandemic. And as the war on the disease is stepped up, the United Nations is calling for a ceasefire in other wars – such as in Syria and Yemen – saying people should be fighting the outbreak, not each other. The warring sides in Yemen … Read more Could the coronavirus pandemic provide an opportunity for relief in Yemen? | Inside Story

UN urges prisoner releases to stem spread of coronavirus

Countries must protect people in detention from the COVID-19 pandemic by releasing vulnerable prisoners, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Wednesday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: … Read more UN urges prisoner releases to stem spread of coronavirus

Human Rights Watch: Children in Egypt tortured in detention

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is accusing Egypt of arresting and torturing children as young as 12. A report from the international rights group says abuses by security forces took place against 20 children – with the majority being tortured in pretrial detention. HRW says the criminal justice system – under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi – … Read more Human Rights Watch: Children in Egypt tortured in detention

Eniola Aluko and Afua Hirsch | Studio B: Unscripted

Launching the second series of Al Jazeera’s Studio B: Unscripted, writer/broadcaster and professor Afua Hirsch and former footballer/author Eniola Aluko discuss how they have navigated racism and gender discrimination as outliers in their professions. As a striker, Eniola played 102 caps for the England national team as well as for several clubs in Europe and … Read more Eniola Aluko and Afua Hirsch | Studio B: Unscripted

America – Reality Check: Human rights under U.S. military intervention

Domestic policies aside, America has often billed itself as a promoter of freedom globally. But what’s its foreign policy record like in recent years? Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn … Read more America – Reality Check: Human rights under U.S. military intervention

‘Who’s Trump to say anything?’ | Palestinians living in Jerusalem designated ‘Non-Israelis’

In the east of Jerusalem, there’s fury among Palestinians living there at how Washington refers to them in a new human rights report. They’re described as ‘Arab residents’ or ‘non-Israeli citizens’. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter … Read more ‘Who’s Trump to say anything?’ | Palestinians living in Jerusalem designated ‘Non-Israelis’

Controlling the coronavirus narrative: China’s propaganda push | The Listening Post (Full)

On The Listening Post this week: As COVID-19 goes global, China’s propaganda plan is to turn the tide of negative press in their favour. Plus, the B-scheme movie of apartheid South Africa. Controlling the coronavirus narrative: China’s propaganda push The coronavirus story took a turn last week when a government spokesman in Beijing told journalists … Read more Controlling the coronavirus narrative: China’s propaganda push | The Listening Post (Full)

Congo activists urge action over government corruption

Members of the Republic of the Congo’s first family are facing growing calls to be prosecuted for corruption. They have been accused by human rights activists of looting Congolese public funds to buy luxurious properties abroad. Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports from the capital, Brazzaville. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on … Read more Congo activists urge action over government corruption