XINJIANG — For several years now China has been building internment camps to detain Uighurs and people from other Muslim minorities. China describes these internment camps as vocational training and reeducation programs that aim
In recent months, the larger climate movement has started to embrace the fight against environmental racism. Environmental racism is the disproportionate impact environmental hazards have on people of color. Environmental justice is the movement’s
MANILA — According to its own statistics, the Philippines government's bloody "war on drugs" has worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. In August, the statistics show, that the police killed 46 people during anti-drug operations.
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Nairobi (ICRC)—Nearly 44,000 people across Africa are registered as missing with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) at a time when restrictions put in place to curb COVID-19 create new challenges in
On August 25, 2020, the Africa Regional Certification Commission certified the WHO African Region as wild polio-free after four years without a case. With this historic milestone, five of the six WHO regions —
It pleased Jesus Christ that St. Peter should leave all his things and follow him. They were a battered and leaky boat and a few tattered nets; and yet Peter left them all; and the Gospel praises him as though he had left a kingdom; for to a poor farmer his rough and humble croft is as precious as his capital is to a monarch. – St. Daniel Comboni