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#CoronaCapitalism: Riots, resistance and releases – the Coronavirus and the prison industrial complex 0

The Coronavirus is creating huge ruptures in the prison industrial complex, leading to the first instances of major corona-related social unrest and urgent calls for prisoner solidarity and prison abolition

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Homicides against human rights defenders increased by 88 percent in 2020 0

Homicides against human rights defenders increased by 88 percent in 2020

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Interview with Hawzhin Azeez about Kurdish responses to COVID-19 in Rojava and Rojhelat 0

Dr. Jeff Miley interviews Dr. Hawzhim Azeez of the Center for Gender and Development Studies at the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani about Kurdish responses to COVID-19 in the Kurdish region of Syria as well as the Kurdish region of Iran

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Estados Unidos anuncia su retiro de la Organización Mundial de la Salud 0

Este 29 de mayo, Estados Unidos oficializó su retiro de la máxima entidad internacional en materia de salud, la Organización Mundial de la Salud

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Conditions worsening in Turkey’s prisons due to COVID-19

Feleknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy, co-spokespersons of the HDP Foreign Affairs Commission, have released a statement on the worsening conditions in Turkey’s prisons due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Prisoners in Colombia and Brazil face coronavirus pandemic alone

There are 1,297 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and four deaths in Colombian prisons (on 27 May). In Brazil 755 cases of coronavirus and 29 deaths in prisons across the country

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Turkish government’s onslaught on the HDP continues amid the fight against the coronavirus 0

Between March 11 and May 10, the police intervened in 8 events organized to protest the government’s measures on the Covid-19 and 42 people were detained. In addition, an investigation was launched against two members of parliament for their critical statements on Covid-19 measures

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The Choctaws – A Debt Repaid 0

The Irish proverb: “Is ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine.” translates as: “We all live in each other’s shadow.” In other words we are all interlinked

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Estados Unidos y el coronavirus: más de 4500 muertes en tan solo 24 horas

Este 16 de abril, Estados Unidos registró 4591 muertes debido al COVID-19 en tan solo 24 horas

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MEPs label law on prisoners in Turkey “a great disappointment”

Turkish ruling parties have decided to “deliberately expose the lives of those whom they consider political opponents to the risk of the deadly COVID 19”, warn MEPs

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