Daily Archives: May 21, 2020

Qatar Mandates Citizens To Install Intrusive Coronavirus Tracking App Amidst Rising Privacy And Surveillance Concerns

Following in the footsteps of China, Israel, Armenia, and Russia; Qatar has now resorted to a coronavirus tracking app to contain the virus though it is at the cost of its residents’ privacy rights. “All citizens and residents are obliged to install the Ehteraz app on smartphones when leaving the […]

Asylum Seekers Unjustly Transferred From The U.S. To Guatemala

An agreement between the U.S. and Guatemala allows for non-Guatemalan asylum seekers to be effectively deported to Guatemala without the possibility of lodging asylum claims in the U.S., a report has recently showed. The report was published on May 19th by Human Rights Watch and Refugees International. It shows that the […]

Trump To Permanently Defund WHO Unless ‘Major Substantive Improvements’ Are Made

Last month, Donald Trump shocked world leaders and health experts after announcing his intention to cut American funding to the World Health Organization (WHO). Speaking before reporters at a White House press briefing on April 14th, Trump accused the WHO of “severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of the […]

British Medical Staff COVID-19 Fatalities: 97% From BAME Backgrounds

New data has revealed that 97% of Britain’s medical staff who have died from COVID-19 were from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. According to a new report by Byline Times, 33 out of 34 coronavirus deaths among medical professionals were from BAME communities. The report added that 65% […]