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  • Malaysian authorities round up thousands of migrant workers and refugees using COVID-19 pretext
    by Susan Price on June 5, 2020 at 2:32 am

    HealthcareRefugees & migrantsPeter BoyleIssue 1268MalaysiaCOVID-19Rohingya refugeesJune 5, 2020More than 2000 people have been rounded up by Malaysian authorities since May 1, in a series of sweeps through communities with high undocumented migrant worker and refugee populations, under the pretext of combatting COVID-19. However, the consequent overcrowding of immigration detention centres has caused COVID-19 infections to flare up within these […]

  • How to abolish the police: Lessons from Rojava
    by Susan Price on June 4, 2020 at 8:19 am

    DemocracyNational liberationHawzhin AzeezIssue 1268Northern SyriapolicingRojava revolutioncriminal justiceJune 4, 2020In the last few days we have seen another horrific case of police brutality emerge in the United States with the senseless murder of George Floyd. Following inadequate police response public outrage ensued. Mass riots and protests occurred across multiple cities and continue to occur. The common cry of the oppressed has revolved around the idea […]


  • Cinco de Mayo
    by Joe on May 5, 2020 at 6:26 pm

    TweetThe UCLA Chicano Network has a nice summary of the holiday Cinco de Mayo, which is celebrated in Mexican American communities (one such celebration in California a couple of years ago, pictured right, photo credit) … The post Cinco de Mayo appeared first on .

  • Sports, Racism & COVID-19
    by Anthony Weems on April 25, 2020 at 7:20 pm

    Tweet Throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, sports have been at the center of much public and private discussion in the United States (U.S.) and around the world. For example, the National Basketball Association … The post Sports, Racism & COVID-19 appeared first on .