Black Lives Matter organizers in the US and UK compare and contrast the global movement

Black Lives Matter organizers in the US and UK compare and contrast the global movement The World's host Marco Werman speaks with Siana Bangura, an author, poet and organizer in London, and Miski Noor, an organizer and writer with Black Visions Collective in Minneapolis. They've …

North Korea destroyed the liaison office with the South; Beijing imposed coronavirus restrictions; France backs away from chokehold ban

North Korea destroyed the liaison office with the South; Beijing imposed coronavirus restrictions; France backs away from chokehold ban The World June 16, 2020 · 8:30 AM EDT By The World staff A smoke rises from Kaesong Industrial Complex in this picture taken from the …

Black Lives Matter protests renew parallel debates in Brazil, Colombia

Black Lives Matter protests renew parallel debates in Brazil, Colombia Across the Americas, police violence disproportionately targets young black men. The protests sparked by George Floyd's death in Minneapolis have shined a new light on police brutality in South America. The World June 15, 2020 …

Why many in public health support anti-racism protests — with some precautions amid coronavirus

Why many in public health support anti-racism protests — with some precautions amid coronavirus Many health care workers say the pandemic and systemic racism are intertwined. But they stress the need for people to take precautions as COVID-19 continues to spread. The World June 15, …

Trump administration proposes more hurdles for asylum-seekers; Amazon halts police use of facial recognition technology

Trump administration proposes more hurdles for asylum-seekers; Amazon halts police use of facial recognition technology The World June 11, 2020 · 10:00 AM EDT By The World staff Migrants are seen outside of tents at a migrant encampment where more than 2,000 people live while …

North Korea stops answering daily calls with South; Past epidemics underscore importance of mental health

North Korea stops answering daily calls with South; Past epidemics underscore importance of mental health The World June 09, 2020 · 10:00 AM EDT By The World staff Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un attends a wreath-laying ceremony in Hanoi, Vietnam, March …

Symbols of ‘racist past’ topple amid global BLM protests; New Zealand reports no active COVID-19 cases

Symbols of 'racist past' topple amid global BLM protests; New Zealand reports no active COVID-19 cases The World June 08, 2020 · 10:00 AM EDT By The World staff The area where the statue of Edward Colston stood is seen, after protesters pulled it down …

US may be violating international law in its response to protesters, UN expert says

US may be violating international law in its response to protesters, UN expert says International human rights advocates observing how the US is handling the protests have said the US may be violating international law. The World spoke to UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard on the …

Never before have threats to US democracy been so grave, says political scientist

Never before have threats to US democracy been so grave, says political scientist Innovation Hub June 05, 2020 · 2:30 PM EDT By Elizabeth Ross Player utilities Popout Share download Listen to the story. US President Donald Trump holds up a Bible as he stands in front of St. …

Former CIA analyst sees parallels between Trump protest response and social unrest abroad

Former CIA analyst sees parallels between Trump protest response and social unrest abroad The World June 05, 2020 · 11:30 AM EDT By The World staff Producer Ariel Oseran Player utilities Popout Share download Listen to the story. Police in riot gear keep protesters at …

Protests raise concerns of COVID-19 spread; Researchers retract hydroxycholorquine study

Protests raise concerns of COVID-19 spread; Researchers retract hydroxycholorquine study The World June 05, 2020 · 10:15 AM EDT By The World staff People protest in solidarity with those in the United States protesting police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George …