Stories about English from April, 2020
"The COVID-19 pandemic is not an excuse for human rights violations. Excessive force and brutality are unacceptable from any of our enforcement or security forces."
A language reclamation activist confronts linguistic imperialism and the dehumanisation of two South African first languages through digital inclusion advocacy.
The decline of this species, whose life expectancy can at least reach 15 years, could be linked to two interconnected phenomena: competition and hybridisation.
There are still people who are brave enough to speak up, and we value these people and try our best to spread their messages.
In a career that spanned five decades — in his words, “play and performance in space, street, stage and screen” — nothing Hall ever worked on was short of original...
"During the global pandemic, we need to stop the war and internet shutdown to fight COVID-19 in Rakhine."
Despite the global outcry against animal sacrifice in Nepal, the tradition persists.
They yelled out from their windows “fake, fake, it is all formalist performance”. This is not the first time the people in Wuhan express their resentment.
‘Clean city-state’ image of Singapore shows double-standards in its treatment of migrants in times of COVID-19
"....even if you do most things right, if you're not considering or proactively looking out for the most vulnerable and marginalised in society, you're not going to effectively fight #COVID19."
In Serbia, the government first ignored COVID-19 and even made fun of it.
I want to go to the park to take a stroll after the lockdown is lifted...
Jamaican netizens explored the connections between COVID-19 and climate change and the response has been so strong that Earth Day has turned into Earth Week.
The spread of COVID-19 in India leads to economic and geographical displacement of migrant workers.
"We're trying to keep the topics upbeat in order to keep people focused, and steer everyone's mental state in a positive direction while practising social distancing."
After three decades of research, the RTS,S malaria vaccine backed by the WHO is getting piloted at a health centre in Kenya for the first time.
Nepali cartoonists use satire and comedy to depict the country under lockdown.
Over a span of just five days, the city saw its legislature, judiciary, legal system and civil society come under threat.
Despite a message and movement solidarity in the fight against COVID-19 in Liberia, President George Weah still faces critique over a tanking economy and restricted media.
Domestic violence is emerging in the pandemic and volunteers are keeping records of their stories.
Domestic daily wage labourers and migrant workers are among those hardest hit by the COVID-19 restrictions imposed in Nepal.