China’s Camps Have Forced Labor And Growing US Market

The Chinese government in Xinjiang surveils people so thoroughly and monitors interviews so closely that it is nearly impossible to independently assess if any one factory relies on forced labor. This is especially true given that economic programs, designed to move people out of poverty by moving rural farmworkers into factory jobs, effectively give cover …

Greece Government Abandoning Migrants at Sea – The New York Times

  Many Greeks have grown frustrated as tens of thousands of asylum seekers languished on Greek islands. Now, evidence shows, a new conservative government has a new method of keeping them out. RHODES, Greece — The Greek government has secretly expelled more than 1,000 refugees from Europe’s borders in recent months, sailing many of them …

Floods in Bangladesh affect over 1.3 million people

SUNAMGANJ, Bangladesh, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Floods in parts of Bangladesh including northeastern Sunamganj district, 296 km away of capital Dhaka, have affected over 1.3 million people and displaced tens of thousands of families, official data revealed Sunday. The floods have caused widespread damage to habitation, crops, roads and highways across vast swathes of the …

The hunger crisis linked to coronavirus could kill more people than the disease itself – CNN

(CNN)The coronavirus pandemic has already claimed over half a million lives across the world, with case numbers continuing to rise. A new report by Oxfam now warns that the hunger crisis worsened by the pandemic could potentially kill more people each day than the infection itself.An estimated 12,000 people per day could die from hunger …