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SUNS # 9657 Friday  30 September 2022


UN: COVID-19 having profound impact on right to development (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to have profound impacts on enjoyment of all human rights including the right to development, exposing and exacerbating the pre-existing and systematic inequalities within and between countries, according to a report by the United Nations Secretary-General and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

UN: Tell the hungry that their food is being thrown in the garbage (PRIV)
(IPS, Madrid)
These are facts, not guesses: about 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted and lost... every single year, the equivalent of one ton per each of the one billion hungry people, many of them are those who produced the food.

Zimbabwe: Aged persons haunted by abuse (PRIV)
(IPS, Harare)
At his house in Mabvuku, a high-density suburb in Harare, the Zimbabwean capital, 86-year-old Tinago Murape claims his grandchildren starve him.

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