Behind concertina wire and trucks blockading a major highway into India's capital, tens of thousands of farmers are camping out in the bitter winter cold as they protest against agriculture reforms they fear could destroy their livelihood.
Hay beds, highway kitchens: Indian farmers dig in for reform protests
Ali Abu Alia had just turned 15 on Friday when Israeli forces shot and killed him using live ammunition at a protest in al-Mughayyir village in the occupied West Bank.
‘May God give us patience’: Palestinians mourning child killed
Before the pandemic closed her middle school and US immigration agents deported her father to El Salvador, Kimberly Orellana did not fear going hungry.
Pandemic sends hunger rising in US, and children bear the brunt
Ethiopia’s month-long war in its northern Tigray region has severely hampered efforts to fight one of Africa’s worst coronavirus outbreaks, as the fighting has displaced almost 1 million people and strained local humanitarian services to the breaking point.
Ethiopia’s conflict stokes humanitarian, virus crisis
UN experts have urged France to completely revise a proposed new security law, deeming it “incompatible” with international law and human rights.
France security law incompatible with human rights, say UN experts
A US judge ordered the Trump administration to fully reinstate a program that protects from deportation immigrants who came to the country illegally as children.
US judge orders Trump administration to restore 'Dreamers' immigration program
Critical decisions made now to address the COVID-19 pandemic will lead to a life of dignity for all people, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said, addressing the second and final day of the General Assembly’s special session devoted to the crisis.
Right decisions on COVID-19 now will secure a life of dignity for all: UN
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a $6.4 billion emergency funding appeal to reach more than 190 million children affected by humanitarian crises amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Amid ‘unprecedented’ needs, UNICEF asks for $6.4b to help 190m children
Millions of people in low-income countries have been forced to go without health care or have had to pay for it during the coronavirus pandemic, despite billions of pounds in emergency World Bank funding, research has found.
World Bank ‘missed vital opportunities’ to support COVID response: Oxfam
Famine-like conditions have reappeared in parts of Yemen and almost half the population is experiencing high levels of food insecurity, new United Nations data showed, with aid agencies warning time is running out to prevent mass starvation.
Almost half of Yemenis in acute food insecurity, UN data shows

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