‘It was more than a pub’ – the story of five boozers forced to call last orders

The smoking area takes over the whole pavement. Inside everyone shouts and screams along to the karaoke, clinging to each other on the dancefloor. Every inch of the bar at the Lillie Langtry pub in Kilburn, north London, is crowded with fresh drinks as the last-orders bell rings, for the final time, around 11pm. “There … Read more

‘Freedom Convoy’ forced kids’ chemo delays, rescheduling for 13 families: CHEO – National | Globalnews.ca

Thirteen families with children fighting cancer had their chemotherapy appointments either delayed or rescheduled as a direct result of the so-called “Freedom Convoy” protests in Ottawa, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has confirmed to Global News. The demonstrations clogged the streets of downtown Ottawa for three weeks in late January and February of … Read more

EU to ban products made using forced labour, risking China anger | The Citizen

The European Union said Wednesday it will ban products made from forced labour as China faces rising criticism that the Uyghur people in the Xinjiang region are being forced into slave labour. The plan by Brussels does not specifically mention China, but will instead focus on all products made from forced labour — including those … Read more

50 million trapped in modern slavery and forced marriages – report | The Citizen

At least fifty million people around the world are trapped in forced labour or forced marriages. This was revealed in a new study by the United Nations (UN) agencies for labour and migration along with the Walk Free Foundation. The study also found that at the end of last year, 28 million people were in … Read more

Jewher Ilham Is Dismantling The Politics Of Fashion And Forced Labor

I am doing everything I can to follow in my father’s footsteps and fight for the freedom of my people. I also love to shop and take my time getting ready every morning. During my career, I have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, met with Secretaries of State, been invited to the Oval Office, … Read more

Some Quebec overnight camps are being forced to close following COVID-19 outbreaks | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 5, 2022 2:17 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An association representing Quebec summer camps says at least three overnight camps have temporarily shut down following COVID-19 outbreaks, mostly among counsellors. Association des camps du Québec executive director Eric … Read more