Global development

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Budapest Pride goes ahead in solidarity against Hungary’s anti-LBGTQ+ laws
As oppressive legislation passed by Viktor Orbán’s government, activists plan procession to ‘show LGBT people they are not alone’

Lizzy Davies

18, Jun, 2021 @5:25 AM

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‘Disability is possibility’: a mission to bust myths in India – photo essay
Photographer Vicky Roy has been travelling the country documenting people with disabilities through the Everyone is Good at Something project

Jo Griffin

17, Jun, 2021 @10:35 AM

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‘Where should we go?’: thousands left homeless as Karachi clears waterways
As Pakistan’s supreme court backs bulldozing of homes blamed for floods, critics say government has no proper plans for residents

Shah Meer Baloch in Karachi

16, Jun, 2021 @9:12 AM

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High in the Himalayas, villagers hit by Covid are left to fend for themselves
In India’s remote peaks, the pandemic’s toll is worsened by lack of medical facilities, roads and information

Cheena Kapoor in Nijmola

16, Jun, 2021 @4:45 AM

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From packed streets to silence: documenting the fall of Hong Kong
Two years ago photojournalist Laurel Chor covered mass protests against the extradition bill. She looks back at how the city has changed in their wake

Laurel Chor

16, Jun, 2021 @4:20 AM

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UN put Rohingya ‘at risk’ by sharing data without consent, says rights group
Refugees tell Human Rights Watch they fear forced repatriation and persecution after personal details passed on to Myanmar

Kate Hodal

15, Jun, 2021 @11:41 AM

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Protests over police violence spread through Tunisian capital
Demonstrators angry over footage showing officers stripping and beating man and death of another in custody

Simon Speakman Cordall in Tunis

15, Jun, 2021 @10:41 AM

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South Korea says consensual sex act between male soldiers ‘bordered on rape’
Activists decry discrimination as court finds men guilty of indecency and hands down a six-month suspended sentence

Raphael Rashid in Seoul

15, Jun, 2021 @9:03 AM

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Nicaragua rounds up president’s critics in sweeping pre-election crackdown
Arrests of opposition figures, including revered former guerrillas, represent ‘last gamble of a dictator’s family’

Wilfredo Miranda in Managua

15, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Eradicating polio is finally within reach. Why is the UK taking its foot off the pedal? | Anne Wafula Strike
Instead of cutting the aid budget – including 95% from the plan to stamp out the disease – Britain should take a global lead

Anne Wafula Strike

15, Jun, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Blood brother: the Kashmiri man who is India’s biggest donor
The ‘blood man’ of conflict-racked Kashmir has donated 174 pints of blood since 1980 but feels ‘crushed’ by his poverty

Shoaib Shafi in Srinagar

15, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Vaccines and oxygen run out as third wave of Covid hits Uganda
Vaccine thefts reported and hospitals unable to admit patients as cases leap 2,800% in a month

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

15, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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