Ahmed Kabeer fled his homeland of Sudan where he was tortured and traveled thousands of miles to find himself in a new hell: The ominous jungle that straddles Colombia and Panama.
Far from the Mediterranean: African migrants cross the Americas
At least 331 human rights defenders promoting social, environmental, racial and gender justice in 25 countries were murdered in 2020, with scores more beaten, detained and criminalized because of their work, analysis has found.
At least 331 human rights defenders were murdered in 2020: Report
"I'd shout it from the street — please have your vaccinations, you don't know what we're going through."
BAME communities urged to have coronavirus vaccine
The United Nations stands ready, if necessary, to contribute to ongoing rescue and assistance efforts, following a glacier burst and subsequent flash flooding in northern India, Secretary-General António Guterres said.
UN stands ready to support relief, in aftermath of deadly India flash floods
If group chats give us solace and connection in a crisis, why do some of us feel burnt out and overwhelmed by them?
How texting makes stress worse?
Children studying for exams and those from disadvantaged families are the most likely to have suffered severe disruption to their learning and motivation during the pandemic, according to the largest published study of its impact on pupils in England.
COVID hits exam-taking and poorer pupils worst in UK, study finds
Every day, more and more reports of starvation trickle out of the Tigray region of Ethiopia that has been hit by conflict.
From Ethiopia's Tigray region to Yemen, the dilemma of declaring a famine
French patrol boat rescued 36 migrants aboard two boats "in difficulty" in the Channel, seeking to cross to Britain, maritime authorities said on Saturday.
French boats rescue 36 migrants 'in difficulty' in Channel
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has called on authorities and protesters in India to “exercise maximum restraint” amidst ongoing protests by farmers.
UN rights office urges ‘maximum restraint’ in ongoing protests in India
The school leaders’ union has dismissed plans to lengthen the school day to help children catch up after the unprecedented disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic as “superficially attractive” but unhelpful.
Union rejects plans to extend school day to make up for COVID closures in UK

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