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EU Regulator Endorses AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine While Warning of 'Possible' Blood Clot Risk

The European Medicines Agency assessment came the same day as the U.K. restricted use of the vaccine to people over age 30.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Families and Indigenous Youth Vow to 'Not Give Up' After Top EU Court Dismisses 'People's Climate Case'

"We will keep fighting for justice and for the protection of fundamental rights that are threatened by the unequal and diverse impacts of climate change."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


More EU Nations Suspend Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine Over Blood-Clotting Concerns

While the WHO maintains the vaccine is safe, Germany's health minister said Monday the halt "is a purely precautionary measure."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


Reporters Without Borders Files Unprecedented Suit Against Saudis for Khashoggi Murder, Other 'Crimes Against Humanity'

"No one should be above international law, especially when crimes against humanity are at stake. The urgent need for justice is long overdue."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


'Is Our Blood Worth Less?' Afghan Anguish After European Court Sides With Germany Over Airstrike That Killed 90 Civilians

"I wanted the court to provide justice, to have mercy on us," the lead plaintiff in the case said following the ruling.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


7 Ways Women of Colour Resisted Racism This Year

Women are leading anti-racist activism around the world, from Black Brazilians running for election to Germany’s migrant rights movement. #12DaysofResistance

Sophia Seawell ·


Activists and Parliamentarians Join Together to Prevent Armed Drones in Germany

"People are saying they cannot think of any peace movement struggle in recent years that has won such a striking victory. This brings hope to the whole peace movement."

Elsa Rassbach ·


'Without Decency and Without Dignity': German Newsweekly Der Spiegel Names Trump 'Loser of the Year'

"The country is more divided than ever since the times of the Civil War. This is not a by-product of Trump's politics, it is their goal."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


'We Need a #PeoplesVaccine': After Hopeful Findings From Pfizer, Campaigners Demand Suspension of Patents

"This is a race against time and we cannot allow the pursuit of profit to triumph over human need," said Heidi Chow of Global Justice Now.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'A Farce': Trump Critics, European Allies Challenge Pompeo Claim About Snapback of UN Sanctions on Iran

"With a track record of failure on Iran, the Trump administration's spin machine appears to be going into overdrive heading into November."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·