Covid-19 lockdown in Thailand, migrant cemetery in Tunisia, nightlife in Lebanon

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Covid-19 lockdown in Thailand, migrant cemetery in Tunisia, nightlife in Lebanon” – below is their description. In our show “Correspondence”, we explore how the world is coping with the twists and turns of 2021, amid the consequences of Covid-19 and beyond. FRANCE 24 brings you a selection of … Read more Covid-19 lockdown in Thailand, migrant cemetery in Tunisia, nightlife in Lebanon

Tunisians want end to police brutality – Eye on Africa

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Tunisians want end to police brutality – Eye on Africa” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed says regional elections will be peaceful but the main opposition parties are boycotting the election.  In Tunisia, the death of a young man in a working class … Read more Tunisians want end to police brutality – Eye on Africa

My.Kali: Challenging gender norms across the Arab World

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “My.Kali: Challenging gender norms across the Arab World” – below is their description. Traditional gender norms dominate societies across the Middle East and North Africa, but young people who don’t easily fit into well-established identities are increasingly speaking out. From #Iraq to #Tunisia, #non-binary voices are demanding a … Read more My.Kali: Challenging gender norms across the Arab World

French PM’s two-day visit aims to help Tunisia amid economic crisis

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “French PM’s two-day visit aims to help Tunisia amid economic crisis” – below is their description. French Prime Minister Jean #Castex started a trip to #Tunisia on Wednesday, accompanied by six #ministers. The two-day visit aims at strengthening relations with the North #African country, which is facing … Read more French PM’s two-day visit aims to help Tunisia amid economic crisis

Volcano eruption evacuees receive emergency aid in DRC and Rwanda

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Volcano eruption evacuees receive emergency aid in DRC and Rwanda” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition, the Nyiragongo volcano in DR Congo has been spewing ash for almost a fortnight forcing hundreds of thousands to flee the city of Goma. Mali has been suspended from the … Read more Volcano eruption evacuees receive emergency aid in DRC and Rwanda

Songs from North Africa | Al Jazeera World

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Songs from North Africa | Al Jazeera World” – below is their description. Music offers insights into the songwriter, the performers, the audience and their cultures. In this film, we delve into the stories of four songs from Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Sudan. From Morocco comes an … Read more Songs from North Africa | Al Jazeera World

Tunisia’s forgotten victims of jihadist landmines

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Tunisia’s forgotten victims of jihadist landmines” – below is their description. In recent years, #Tunisia’s centre-west Kasserine region has become the target of #terrorist attacks. Locals living in the mountains that surround the region are sometimes #victims of homemade mines, likely scattered by insurgents across the mountain chain. Armed groups in … Read more Tunisia’s forgotten victims of jihadist landmines

Deadly Games: Algeria and Tunisia’s ultra football fans | Al Jazeera World

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Deadly Games: Algeria and Tunisia’s ultra football fans | Al Jazeera World” – below is their description. “Somebody said that football’s a matter of life and death to you. I said, listen, it’s more important than that.” When the legendary Liverpool football manager Bill Shankly came out … Read more Deadly Games: Algeria and Tunisia’s ultra football fans | Al Jazeera World

Pro-Palestinian rallies held around the world as Israel-Gaza conflict continues

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Pro-Palestinian rallies held around the world as Israel-Gaza conflict continues” – below is their description. The United States, Canada, Tunisia, Chile and Jordan are amongst the countries to have hosted pro-Palestinian rallies in recent days. The conflict between Israel and Hamas has claimed many lives and caused numerous … Read more Pro-Palestinian rallies held around the world as Israel-Gaza conflict continues

Israel-Palestine: US blocks UN statement for third time in a week

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Israel-Palestine: US blocks UN statement for third time in a week” – below is their description. Palestine’s ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour says the international community has an “immediate responsibility” to bring about a ceasefire with Israel. The United States, a close ally of Israel, … Read more Israel-Palestine: US blocks UN statement for third time in a week

Dramatic migrant rescue as UN warns of rising deaths in Mediterranean and North Atlantic – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Dramatic migrant rescue as UN warns of rising deaths in Mediterranean and North Atlantic – BBC News” – below is their description. The United Nations Refugee Agency is warning of a big rise in the number of deaths of people trying to reach Europe by sea. Warmer weather … Read more Dramatic migrant rescue as UN warns of rising deaths in Mediterranean and North Atlantic – BBC News

Illegal waste shipments from Italy still rotting in Tunisia

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Illegal waste shipments from Italy still rotting in Tunisia” – below is their description. In #Tunisia, containers full of Italian household waste have been languishing for months and local NGOs are pushing for authorities to send the #waste back to #Italy. In May and June 2020, an Italian … Read more Illegal waste shipments from Italy still rotting in Tunisia

Tanzania’s president ready to amend media laws – Eye on Africa

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Tanzania’s president ready to amend media laws – Eye on Africa” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: #Tanzania says that it want’s to work on media freedoms to develop the industry. The position is in stark contrast to that of the administration of the late president … Read more Tanzania’s president ready to amend media laws – Eye on Africa

Coronavirus pandemic in Tunisia: Health system on brink of collapse

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus pandemic in Tunisia: Health system on brink of collapse” – below is their description. Last week one of the government’s scientific advisers warned the #Tunisian #healthSystem was on the brink of collapse, with between 90-110 new patients in need of hospitalisation each day. Tunisia has only … Read more Coronavirus pandemic in Tunisia: Health system on brink of collapse

France will ‘never give in to Islamist terrorism,’ says Macron after policewoman’s killing

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “France will ‘never give in to Islamist terrorism,’ says Macron after policewoman’s killing” – below is their description. French prosecutors opened a terror inquiry Friday after a police employee was stabbed to death at a station southwest of Paris by a suspected Islamist extremist from Tunisia who … Read more France will ‘never give in to Islamist terrorism,’ says Macron after policewoman’s killing