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18 June 2020

Stories from 18 June 2020

No medicine, no healing: Sudan’s pharmaceutical crisis

Since 2016, medicine prices in Sudan have risen exponentially. To make matters worse, the government’s central bank lacks the foreign currency necessary to import essential drugs from abroad.

Americans, your fantasies about Canada enable Canadians’ complacent sense of white superiority

When it comes to racism, the United States is far more advanced than Canada. At least Americans can talk about race. Canadians can't.

Serbian parliamentary vote campaign taps Greek beaches, Chinese robots

"I love Serbia. Considering the fact that I am a kind of smart technology, it is obvious why I choose to be in Serbia."

Philippines media faces ‘eternal threat of punishment’ after cyber libel convictions

"If we can’t hold power to account, we can’t do anything," Rappler CEO Maria Ressa said after her conviction.

Taking Hong Kong's temperature: What future for the protest movement?

From last year's two million protest to today's "yellow economic circle", local resistance has taken many shapes.

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