Covid-19 Pandemic Sparked Year of Rights Crises - Report

According to Human Rights Watch, the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic precipitated human rights crises around the world. The body released a 54-page report which documents how the Covid-19 pandemic laid bare systemic frailties in the protection of basic rights and spurred a cascade of human rights abuses.


The Central Sahel countries of Burkina Faso, Niger, and Mali are confronting unprecedented levels of conflict, displacement, and humanitarian needs exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. This complex humanitarian crisis has severely impacted education (file photo).

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