Officials from the Biden administration have made statements in the press on reviewing former Secreatry Pompeo’s designation of the Uyghur Genocide.
Africa is in danger of being left behind in the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines as countries in other regions strike bilateral deals, thus driving up prices, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Thursday.
Published in 1968, A Day in the Life of Maya of Mohenjo-Daro by Mulk Raj Anand was the first ever children’s story, and the second work of Indus Valley fiction after Murdon ka Teela written by Rangeya Raghava twenty years earlier. Anand was one of the first Indian fiction writers in English to appeal to international readership. That makes one wonder why he did not set a full-scale English novel in the ancient culture, which did not happen for almost forty years thereafter.
While the pandemic rages and continues to take lives, the measures to control it have starkly highlighted the various inequalities existing in the country, says the Communalisation of Covid-19 report published by Bebaak Collective, an umbrella body of various women’s groups.
The Canadian federal government has finally designated January 29th as a Day of Action Against Islamophobia, four years after the Quebec City Most Massacre in Canada. On Jan. 29, 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette entered a mosque in Quebec City and opened fire on dozens of Muslim-Canadian while praying.
The FBI is warning about another possible attack in Washington D.C. and in all 50 states in the lead-up to the January 20 inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
The Tibetan Policy and Support Act (TPSA) was passed by the US Congress and Senate as an amendment to the $1.4 trillion government-spending bill and the $900 billion coronavirus relief package.
Anti-racism activists are taking inspiration from the effect that Pink Shirt Day has had in schools to open up discussion about bullying and are proposing the creation of Black Shirt Day to promote the discussion of Black history.
“They are burning Muslim bodies of those who died of Covid-19 and even those who tested negative. 70% of the total dead due to COVID-19 in Sri Lanka are Muslims, despite being only 10 percent of the population,” says Muhammad Mujahid from the Justice for All Sri Lanka Task Force.
The COVID-19 crisis has led to high levels of psychological distress and a significant impact on mental and emotional health. Such distress is accompanied by alterations in immune function, including an increased risk of viral respiratory tract infections.