3RD AJB DOC FILM FESTIVAL: 10 DOCUMENTARIES TO VIE AT BOSNIAN FESTIVAL

Wed 09 September 2020: Viewers to be able to watch documentaries free of charge, without registration SARAJEVO – The 3rd Al Jazeera Balkans International Documentary Film Festival (AJB DOC) will take place online between Sept. 11-15 due to novel coronavirus. The festival, of which Anadolu Agency is the global communication partner, is preparing to gather […]

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WATCH | 5 DEATHS IN 10,000 CASES, EPIDEMIC IS ON ITS WAY OUT, SAYS OXFORD EXPERT

Sat 30 May 2020: COVID-19 has a death rate of only 0.05 percent, and the coronavirus pandemic is “on its way out” of the UK, according to a leading epidemiologist at the University of Oxford in an interview with UnHerd’s Lockdown TV. Professor Sunetra Gupta’s estimation is far lower than some other prominent epidemiologists who have put the number at […]

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WATCH I IS SYRIA’S PRESIDENT BASHAR AL-ASSAD TURNING ON HIS CRONIES?

Tue 26 May 2020: The inner circle of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has always been tight, and any disputes within the ruling family were kept strictly behind closed doors. Until recently. There is a rift between the president’s cousin Rami Makhlouf and the Syrian government, and it is very public. Makhlouf has long been considered […]

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WATCH | FROM SUPER SPREADERS TO SUPER SAVIOURS: TABLIGHI JAMAAT MEMBERS DONATE PLASMA

Tue 28 April 2020: Tablighi Jamaat chief, Maulana Saad Kandhavli, who was booked for culpable homicide after thousands of attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi’s Nizamuddin tested positive for COVID-19, appealed to COVID-19 survivors from the Muslim community to donate blood plasma for the treatment of other patients. Courtesy: The Wire Think your […]

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CAN AFRICA’S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM COPE WITH CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC?

Tue 21 April 2020: How will sub-Saharan Africa handle the fallout of COVID-19? Plus, oil prices and Germany’s opposition to ‘coronabonds’. Sub-Saharan Africa could be plunged into its first recession in 25 years as the global health crisis brought on by the novel coronavirus wreaks havoc in the region. Many countries, like Nigeria, Angola and South Africa, […]

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COVID-19 IN BRITAIN: THE DEATH TOLL AND THE MEDIA DEFERENCE

Sat 18 April 2020: From ‘herd immunity’ to lack of testing, Britain’s coronavirus response. Plus, Israeli surveillance during COVID-19. On The Listening Post this week: From “herd immunity” to lack of testing, Britain’s coronavirus response has needed more media scrutiny. Plus, Israeli surveillance under cover of COVID-19. COVID-19 in Britain: The death toll and the media deference […]

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MYANMAR: ON TRIAL

Thu 16 April 2020: Exclusive, secretly filmed video smuggled out of Myanmar appears to show continued persecution of Rohingya people. Myanmar’s government is on trial in the International Court of Justice, accused of orchestrating a campaign of destruction against the Rohingya people. 101 East has now obtained secretly filmed footage of killings that took place […]

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IS THIS THE END OF CAPITALISM? – MOLLY CRABAPPLE AND PAUL MASON

Wed 08 April 2020: What is the role of art and technology in repression and resistance, and how can community combat social breakdown? On this episode of Studio B: Unscripted, award-winning illustrator and writer Molly Crabapple is in conversation with best-selling author and journalist Paul Mason. Molly Crabapple has chronicled the stories of the marginalised while […]

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