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Day: May 6, 2020

Health and safety issues to be addressed before schools reopen

Teacher unions in Burkina Faso are urging public authorities to ensure that adequate safety measures are in place for students and educators before the reopening of schools scheduled for 11 May. The unions recognise that remote teaching and learning is…

Combating Europe’s authoritarian virus: the case of Hungary

In the 10 years since the government of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his FIDESZ party have been in power, the European Commission has intervened directly with member states on hundreds of occasions to enforce cuts to health care,…

Bangladeshi government must protect workers from impacts of Covid-19

Rushing to contain the spread of Covid-19 in Bangladesh, the government declared a general holiday from 26 March to 4 April, which was then extended until 14 April. With some exceptions, the lockdown was further extended until 3 May. Confusion…