Hundreds Of Abandoned Animals Found Dead At Pakistan Pet Markets

Hundreds Of Abandoned Animals Found Dead At Pakistan Pet Markets

Abandoned when Pakistan’s largest cities went into lockdown, hundreds of caged cats, dogs and rabbits have been found dead inside pet markets hurriedly shuttered as the coronavirus spread. Animals still alive in the corner of Karachi’s sprawling Empress Market were rescued only after activists appealed to the authorities for access. Two weeks into the shutdown, […]

Life under lockdown: Coronavirus sparks fears for UK prisons

Life under lockdown: Coronavirus sparks fears for UK prisons

London, United Kingdom – Prisoners across England and Wales are being confined to their cells for almost 24 hours a day, with some doubled-up in cells built for one person, as institutions try to halt the spread of coronavirus. For those behind bars, the reality of life under lockdown is bringing “unprecedented” risks. Social distancing is impossible […]

Japan to announce state of emergency

Japan to announce state of emergency

Japan is expected to announce a state of emergency later on Tuesday amid a spike in coronavirus cases, as Singapore began a partial lockdown and other countries extended stay-at-home orders to curb the spread of the disease. In the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was diagnosed with coronavirus late last month, was moved to […]

Coronavirus: Second Greek migrant facility quarantined

Coronavirus: Second Greek migrant facility quarantined

A second migrant facility in Greece has entered quarantine after a resident tested positive for coronavirus. It comes three days after a similar facility, where 23 asylum seekers were found to be infected, was put under quarantine. In the latest case, a 53-year-old Afghan man staying at Malakasa camp along with hundreds of other people […]

COVID-19 Turns ‘Enemy’, Remote Jharkhand Village Sends American Social Workers Scurrying For Life

COVID-19 Turns ‘Enemy’, Remote Jharkhand Village Sends American Social Workers Scurrying For Life

As the threat from coronavirus stalks the world, making the fight against it a truly global war, it has spawned malodorous, manmade offshoots—taboos and discrimination, all underpinned by suspicion and unreason. A young American couple who were using football as a tool for social transformation in a remote village in Jharkhand was suddenly set upon […]

Indigenous in Canada turn to the land to survive coronavirus

Indigenous in Canada turn to the land to survive coronavirus

Paul Petrin, an Indigenous man of Cree/Iroquois and French descent, is used to spending weeks in the wilderness in Canada’s north. For more than two decades, he has cultivated a comfortable life in a cabin near the banks of the Mackenzie River approximately three hours west of Inuvik, Northwest Territories. It is a remote area […]

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