Killer of Slovak Journalist Sentenced as Rights Groups Await further Convictions

Hundreds of thousands of people took part in protests across Slovakia in the weeks after journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova were killed, eventually forcing the resignation of the Prime Minister and Interior Minister. Credit: ...

The old normal is ending

By Saleemul HuqApr 8 2020 (IPS-Partners) The Covid-19 pandemic is still having severe impacts on many countries and it is not at all clear how long it will take to play out globally. However, the scale and rapidity of the crisis has already ...

What Journalists Should Know About Coronavirus Cellphone Tracking

Credit: CPJ By Avi Asher-SchapiroNEW YORK, Apr 8 2020 – Governments all over the world have been considering cellphone surveillance to help track and contain the spread of the coronavirus. In Italy, Germany and Austria, Reuters reports, ...

Asia-Pacific Response to COVID-19 and Climate Emergency Must Build a Resilient and Sustainable Future

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana is the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Apr 8 2020 – The unprecedented public health emergency triggered by the COVID -19 ...

The Future of Journalism

By Andrés CañizálezCARACAS, Apr 7 2020 – All over the world, journalism is going through an era of uncertainty. It is not yet clear what the business model for the news field will be, and this is happening precisely at a time when ...

**Correction**How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

A dated photo of a mother and her child from West Point, a low-income neighbourhood of Monrovia, Liberia. Advocates worry that there will be numerous kinds of impact on women’s access to sexual and reproductive health facilities around the ...

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

A dated photo of a mother and her child from West Point, a low-income neighbourhood of Monrovia, Liberia. Advocates worry that there will be numerous kinds of impact on women’s access to sexual and reproductive health facilities around the ...

NGOs Pivot to COVID-19 Prevention in Refugee Camps

By Linda Eckerbom ColeKAMPALA, Uganda, Apr 7 2020 – We are living in uncertain times. All of us are experiencing the Corona pandemic in various ways. For most it means quarantine and physical isolation. We worry about family members, ...

Women in Africa Most Vulnerable to COVID-19 Pandemic

By Linda Eckerbom ColeKAMPALA, Uganda, Apr 7 2020 – We are living in uncertain times. All of us are experiencing the Corona pandemic in various ways. For most it means quarantine and physical isolation. We worry about family members, ...

Green Counter-Revolution in Africa?

By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Apr 7 2020 – In 2006, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation jointly launched the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). The African Green Revolution ...