Opinions on the coronavirus in Yemen are as divided as the country itself. While the south is awaiting the first vaccines, the north claims to have no need for immunization. What the two sides have in common is a health sector in shambles and a striking love for conspiracy theories.
Donya Altaieb – Salem Al-Rayes – Mohamad Abu Doun – Asmaa Azaizeh
Daraj and Raseef22 collaborated in assessing the vaccine rollout in Palestine and Yemen in light of the challenges these two countries face: administrative shortcomings and corrupt systems. This is the first report from Palestine.
Survivors of Syrian prisons and families of those still detained or missing launched the Truth and Justice charter. Their message is simple: stop the torture and reveal the fate of the tens of thousands people missing. Aim is to ensure the detainees and missing are not lost in the negotiations over a resolution to the war. Only then the Syrian conflict can ever be truly ended.
While the government has opted for gradually lifting the lockdown, research shows that several Covid-19 variants have become commonplace, including the British mutant which spreads 50% more rapidly than others.
The Syrian revolution against the regime has turned into a war against a foreign occupation, which pretends to defend Syrians by extending “a helping hand”. In reality, however, the hand is only extended to loot the Syrians’ money and increase their poverty.