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Day June 2, 2021

Doctors protest against Ramdev’s ‘yoga-beats-COVID’ remarks

Thousands of doctors across India donned black armbands to demand the arrest of a popular guru who claims yoga can prevent COVID. Thousands of doctors across India are putting on black armbands and calling for the arrest of a hugely… Continue Reading →

Why Investing in Women Is Key to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

By Kaveh Zahedi BANGKOK, Thailand, Jun 1 2021 (IPS) – Last year, the Asia-Pacific region recorded its worst economic performance in decades. With the pandemic far from over, the region’s recovery is slow, fragile and highly uneven both across and within countries…. Continue Reading →

India’s Lakshadweep island residents resent gov’t’s new moves

Anger and fear in the Arabian Sea islands with 97 percent Muslims, whose administrator plans slew of measures that threaten livelihood and ecology. By AP Muhammed Afsal28 May 2021 A series of regulations proposed by an administrator belonging to India’s governing… Continue Reading →

As Indian journalists’ death toll reaches 474, more voices call for COVID-19 protection

Labelled “presstitutes” and “unpatriotic”, reporters are dying with little to no support from their newsrooms or their government REUTERS/Danish Ismail Rachel Chitra Wednesday 2 June 2021 Journalist Pradeep Kumar, 28, helped many COVID-19 patients in Chennai access healthcare with his… Continue Reading →

Reporter, Truth-Seeker, Family Man: The Siddique Kappan You Don’t Know

For 235 days, Malayalam journalist Siddique Kappan has been in a UP prison, charged with sedition and conspiracy to incite violence. The UP Police claim he is not a journalist, only posed as one while raising funds for terror. But… Continue Reading →

Joint statement of solidarity with Palestinian people and call to end the Israeli occupation #FreePalestine

#GazaUnderAttack #PalestineUnderAttack Human Rights Council 30th Special Session on the grave human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem Statement by Action Canada for Population and Development This statement is made on behalf of 8 women’s rights… Continue Reading →

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