Humanitarian Crisis

Apr 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Call to Protect Indigenous People

Indigenous peoples often live in remote regions in which health standards were not met before the spread of the coronavirus. As a consequence, they experience higher rates of health risks, and their displacement contributes to the worsening of the situation. Concerns are raised about the aggravation of their situation and the high possibility that they will face scarcity of fundamental resources such...

Apr 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Call to Protect Indigenous Peopl...

Indigenous peoples often live in remote regions in which health standards were not met before the spread of the coronavirus. As a consequence, they experience higher rates of health risks, and their displacement...

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Apr 17, 2020

Coronavirus: 3 Confirmed Cases in Abkhazia

As of 17 April 2020, there have been 3 reported cases of coronavirus in Abkhazia, one of whom is a 95 year-old man currently in self-isolation and is in a positve condition. The other two are at the...

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Apr 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Moscow Abkhaz Diaspora Sends Home...

The Abkhaz diaspora in Moscow have played a large role in helping Abkhazia combat the virus, having funded the transport of a load of medical supplies from Moscow to Abkhazia, including medical and protective...

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Apr 15, 2020

Coronavirus: Sindh Lockdown Sabotaged?

A group of civil society activists from the Sindh province of Pakistan are criticising the federal government for sabotaging the provincial lockdown policy, posing serious risks to the health, lives and...

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Apr 15, 2020

Coronavirus: Food crisis in Chittagong Hill T...

Indigenous peoples from different corners of Bangladesh are suffering from severe starvation due to the coronavirus pandemic. Engaged in low-income occupations and working at family houses, as house guards...

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Apr 15, 2020

Coronavirus: Iran Punishes Kurdish Doctors

The Iranian authorites are punishing medical staff in the Kurdistan province of Iran for suggesting the real figures behind the Coronavirus could be much higher than officially reported. In response, the...

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Apr 15, 2020

Newsletter: West Balochistan

In the latest newsletter of the Balochistan Human Rights Group, human rights abuses against the Baloch people by the Iranian authorities are brought to light. Cases of persecution of Baloch people continue,...

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Apr 14, 2020

Coronavirus: Taiwan exclusion from WHO

Taiwan took the first containment measures as soon as it began suspecting about human-to-human transmission of the virus. The World Health Organization (WHO) never replied to its concerns and endorsed...

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