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|'Pharma Bro' Martin Skreli seeks jail release to work on coronavirus cure: report|
Added: 07.04.2020 8:15 | 0 views | 0 comments
Infamous “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli claims to be working on a cure for the coronavirus — and he wants to be sprung from prison so he can conduct his research.
|[Interview] How EU diplomacy is helping a Philippine journalist|
Added: 07.04.2020 6:08 | 2 views | 0 comments
The threat of sanctions coupled with personal EU diplomacy can help in the global "battle for truth", award-wining Phillipine journalist Maria Ressa, who faces prison, has said.
|| 'The impossible has already happened': what coronavirus can teach us about hope|
Added: 07.04.2020 6:00 | 13 views | 0 comments
In the midst of fear and isolation, we are learning that profound, positive change is possible. By Rebecca Solnit
Disasters begin suddenly and never really end. The future will not, in crucial ways, be anything like the past, even the very recent past of a month or two ago. Our economy, our priorities, our perceptions will not be what they were at the outset of this year. The particulars are startling: companies such as GE and Ford retooling to make ventilators, the scramble for protective gear, once-bustling city streets becoming quiet and empty, the economy in freefall. Things that were supposed to be unstoppable stopped, and things that were supposed to be impossible – extending workers’ rights and benefits, freeing prisoners, moving a few trillion dollars around in the US – have already happened.
The word “crisis” means, in medical terms, the crossroads a patient reaches, the point at which she will either take the road to recovery or to death. The word “emergency” comes from “emergence” or “emerge”, as if you were ejected from the familiar and urgently need to reorient. The word “catastrophe” comes from a root meaning a sudden overturning.
|Taliban break off talks with Afghan government on prisoner exchange|
Added: 07.04.2020 5:05 | 13 views | 0 comments
The Taliban on Tuesday broke off talks with the Afghan government on a prisoner exchange, a main step in peace talks being brokered by the United States after it agreed on a troop withdrawal pact with the militants.
|Cardinal Pell to be released from prison after court overturns abuse convictions|
Added: 07.04.2020 1:49 | 31 views | 0 comments
Pell was the most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex abuse.
|ACLU suing for release of inmates at Louisiana facility where five prisoners have died|
Added: 06.04.2020 23:16 | 13 views | 0 comments
The ACLU sued the federal Bureau of Prisons on Monday, arguing that efforts to release inmates from a detention center in Oakdale, Louisiana, where five men have died from coronavirus, are moving too slowly.
|Slovak court sentences journalist's killer to 23 years in prison|
Added: 06.04.2020 21:16 | 11 views | 0 comments
A Slovak court on Monday sentenced former soldier Miroslav Marcek to 23 years in prison for shooting and killing investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova in February 2018.
|Florida couple relives nightmare on coronavirus-infected Costa Luminosa cruise ship|
Added: 06.04.2020 18:30 | 18 views | 0 comments
After being stuck on a coronavirus-infected ship and enduring a harrowing journey home, an elderly couple feels like "prisoners" in their home.
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