Day: April 9, 2020

Fury in Kenya Over Police Brutality Amid Coronavirus Curfew

The fight against coronavirus has turned violent in Kenya as police officers enforcing a new curfew brutalize citizens. Nationwide fury was especially high in response to the death of a 13-year-old boy who, according to police, was hit by a stray bullet. Videos and testimonies have spread throughout social media

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25 Malian Soldiers Killed In Bamba Military Base Attack

At least twenty-five Malian soldiers are dead after an attack on a military base in Bamba, a small town located in the north of Mali. According to Al Jazeera, twelve of the assailants were “‘neutralized’ during the ‘terrorist’ attack early on Monday morning, the government said in a statement, without

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European Governments Urged To Ensure And Safeguard Access To Abortion

On April 8th, 100 NGOs signed a joint statement urging European governments to “ensure safe and timely access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic.” The statement highlighted the “significant restrictions” women and girls face in safely accessing reproductive health services during the pandemic, including limitations on travel abroad for

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Far-Right Activities During COVID-19

It is currently a time of significant change and upheaval for many individuals and families around the world. In the span of a few weeks, millions have lost their jobs and filed for unemployment whilst others struggle to keep up with online education and remote work. The world as a

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US Blocks Masks To Canada

On Monday, April 6th, it was reported that the United States had decided to block the transport of three million N95 face masks into Canada. With demand at an all-time high in the U.S., U.S. President Donald Trump pressured the manufacturing giant 3M to halt supply exports into Canada. Last

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