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COVID-19 border closure cuts off Idlib cancer patients from treatment

Restrictions intended to contain the pandemic have closed off a rare lifeline for Syrians with serious illnesses in the country’s northwest. Source link

In the news: US restricts Afghanistan airstrike data

Redacted figures, including drone strikes, are the latest military data to be restricted in a conflict that killed or injured 10,000 civilians in...

In the news: Syria attacks constitute ‘war crimes’, says Amnesty

The new report – based on interviews, satellite imagery, and intercepted communications – details 18 different attacks over less than 10 months. Source link...

In the news: Grenade blast leaves two dead ahead of Burundi polls

Clashes have been reported across the country as presidential elections loom. Source link

Syrian refugee women face new COVID-19 battleground

Lockdown restrictions cast more uncertainty for women trying to access courts for divorces, child custody, and protection from abusive partners. Source link

Q&A: The paths into and out of ‘fragility’

The Fragile States Index has measured the impact of war, economic collapse, revolutions, and natural disasters. But COVID-19 is truly unprecedented. Source link

In the news: Afghanistan hospital attack a ‘war crime’, rights groups say

Attacks on healthcare continue even as the country faces a surging coronavirus pandemic. Source link

Tipping Points 2020: The Ups and Downs of Fragility

For the second year, The New Humanitarian has partnered with the Fragile States Index to consider how state fragility can both cause and...

Tipping Points 2020: The Ups and Downs of Fragility

For the second year, The New Humanitarian has partnered with the Fragile States Index to consider how state fragility can both cause and...

In the news: Afghanistan hospital attack a ‘war crime’, rights groups say

Attacks on healthcare continue even as the country faces a surging coronavirus pandemic. Source link

In the news: Grenade blast leaves two dead ahead of Burundi polls

Clashes have been reported across the country as presidential elections loom. Source link

Q&A: The paths into and out of ‘fragility’

The Fragile States Index has measured the impact of war, economic collapse, revolutions, and natural disasters. But COVID-19 is truly unprecedented. Source link

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Life and WhatsApp blend seamlessly in new spot from AlmapBBDO

Behind-the-scenes footage shows how the idea was concepted and shot remotely and while social-distancing. Source link

George Floyd: Curfews extended as US protests spread – Live

Thousands expected to protest for another night as outrage over police brutality spreads across US, and worldwide. Source link

How divisive is politics in the United States?

The protests over the death of George Floyd have opened a divisive political debate between Democrats and Republicans. Source link

Trump says US will designate Antifa 'terrorist organisation'

Legal experts say such a move would raise serious First Amendment and due process concerns. Source link

Protesters, footballers worldwide show solidarity, demand justice for George Floyd

Protesters took the streets in a number of cities, including London and Copenhagen, while footballers in Germany displayed their solidarity with anti-racism demonstrations...