Justice for Ahmaud Arbery, a black man killed during a pursuit by a white American man and his son in Georgia, isn’t just prison time for his killers — it’s changes in a local justice system that never charged them with a crime, rallygoers said Saturday.
Hundreds demand justice for Arbery at Georgia rally
The last time Víctor Calderón saw his son, Miguel, alive was on the eve of Venezuela’s coronavirus shutdown in mid-March.
Latin America's prisons reel from COVID-19
As countries around the world close their borders to contain the spread of COVID-19, Amnesty International is calling on Canada to set an example of humane treatment of refugees and open its borders to asylum seekers from the US.
Amnesty International calls on Canada to open border to refugees from US
At least 24 migrant workers trying to return home during a nationwide lockdown were killed in a crash between two lorries in northern India.
Road accident kills 24 migrant workers in India
Dr. Dina Abdel-Salam watched in terror last month as scores of strangers gathered under the balcony of her aunt’s empty apartment in the Egyptian city of Ismailia, where she’d temporarily sheltered after leaving her elderly parents at home to protect them from exposure to the coronavirus.
Medics around the world face hostility over virus stigma
The first coronavirus case was confirmed in the crowded camps for Rohingya refugees in southern Bangladesh, where more than one million are taking shelter.
First COVID-19 case detected in Rohingya camps in Bangladesh
The suicide rate in Japan fell by 20 percent in April compared with the same time last year, the biggest drop in five years, despite fears the coronavirus pandemic would cause increased stress and many prevention helplines were either not operating or short-staffed.
Japan suicides decline as virus causes shift in stress factors
More and more migrants are crossing, Europe is closing its ports and no humanitarian ships are carrying out rescues. As the coronavirus pandemic dominates headlines, activists fear the Mediterranean is the scene of an overlooked "tragedy".
Fears mount over migrants dying 'out of sight' in Mediterranean
When plans were leaked last week to move dozens of asylum seekers from an island camp to a hotel in the northern Greek village of Arnissa, there was a swift and violent response.
Greek migrant hotel ransacked in latest tensions over relocations
An overhaul of the world’s food and health systems is needed to tackle malnutrition, a “threat multiplier” that is now the leading cause of ill health and deaths globally, according to new analysis.
Malnutrition leading cause of death, ill health worldwide: Report

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