Archive for April 18th, 2020

18/04/2020

US Government Should Better Combat Anti-Asian Racism: Human Rights Watch

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18/04/2020

A Viral Fragility in Very Interesting Times

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By Arsenio Rodriguez*

When love dawns, then fragility becomes strength and we understand the real meaning of vulnerability

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When love dawns then fragility becomes strength | Image from Wall Street International.

April 2020 (Wall Street International)*  — Everything seems to be always in a process of mixing ingredients and the generation of an intermediate or perhaps final product. An evolution.

In the processes of synthesis, dilution, or amalgamation, two or several factors or elements combine and achieve a different state of being together, in accordance with the energies that each brings to the process. During the combination moment all is very unstable and unsettled.

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18/04/2020

UN Faces Financial and Liquidity Crisis as Global Pandemic Rages

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NEW YORK, Apr 17 2020 (IPS)* – The current financial crisis, triggered as a result of withholding or delaying payment of assessed contributions by Member States, is nothing new to the United Nations.

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Security Council Members Hold Open videoconference meeting in a locked down UN building. Credit: United Nations

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18/04/2020

Migrants Missing in Libya a Matter of ‘Gravest Concern’

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Geneva, 17 April 2020 (IOM)* – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) expresses grave concerns for the fate of hundreds of migrants returned to Libya by the coast guard this year who are now unaccounted for.

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IOM Libya staff last week provided food and water to hundreds of migrants returned to Tripoli by the coast guard. Photo: IOM/2020

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18/04/2020

UN Human Rights Office Calls for Compassion Following Rohingya Deaths at Sea

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17 April 2020 (UN News)*The UN human rights office (OHCHR), is calling for compassion for people desperately seeking shelter, after 30 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar died on a boat in the Bay of Bengal that had spent nearly two months at sea.

IOM/Mohammed | Rohingya refugees fleeing conflict and persecution in Myanmar (file photo).
18/04/2020

Indigenous People In Brazilian Amazon Face Covid-19 and Loggers

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COVID-19 cases are rising daily amid the dense vegetation of the world’s largest rainforest and triggering a growing sense of fear for survival.With their population now at around 900,000, the coronavirus has reawakened fears of extermination.With their population now at around 900,000, the coronavirus has reawakened fears of extermination. | Photo: EFE

17 April 2020 (teleSUR)* — Deforestation, fires, land invasions, and now the coronavirus – Indigenous people in the Brazilian Amazon are isolating themselves from the pandemic in remote jungle areas to dodge a health crisis that has already claimed its first lives in their communities.
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