Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021


Is it too late to save our planet?

UN scientific panel issues the strongest warning yet on our warming planet.

Published on: 11 August, 2021

World Hunger

More than three-quarters of a billion people went hungry last year.

Published on: 13 July, 2021

Will COVID-19 vaccines divide rich and poor nations?

African Union criticises EU for its slow vaccine delivery and failing to recognise Indian-made AstraZeneca shots.

Published on: 4 July, 2021

A UN report set out a four-point plan of action to tackle systemic racism

Systemic racism needs a systemic response.

Published on: 29 June, 2021

Why has Spain released Catalan separatist leaders from jail?

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez pardons politicians and activists jailed for the 2017 secession referendum.

Published on: 24 June, 2021

Could ICC hold Duterte accountable for the Philippines’ war on drugs?

Guests: Lian Buan – Justice reporter for Rappler Richard Heydarian – Political scientist and author of ‘The Rise of Duterte: A Populist Revolt against Elite ..

Published on: 16 June, 2021

Can governments give up using fossil fuels to save the climate?

The world’s leading energy agency warned global carbon dioxide emissions are expected to rise at their second-fastest pace ever this year. Among them is a ..

Published on: 20 May, 2021

World Press Freedom Day/ Inside Story

Attacks on journalists are on the rise and becoming more obvious around the world. The International Press Institute (IPI) has recorded 635 violations globally and ..

Published on: 4 May, 2021

Will Israel be held accountable for ‘apartheid’ policies?

Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of committing apartheid to ‘dominate’ Palestinians in occupied territories.

Published on: 28 April, 2021

Will internet shutdowns become the norm?

Rights groups criticise increasing use of online disruptions to suppress dissent. Internet shutdowns are not new, but rights activists say governments are using the tactic ..

Published on: 17 February, 2021

The Other Face of Europe

In European cities, young people of Arab descent often see themselves as socially, economically, and culturally excluded from their immediate environment. In some cases, they ..

Published on: 16 December, 2020

More Than 300 Nigerian Schoolboys Are Still Missing

More than 300 schoolboys are still missing in Nigeria’s Katsina state after gunmen attacked their school on Friday.

Published on: 15 December, 2020