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SUNS # 9790 Friday 26 May 2023

UN : Armed conflict continues to exact a massive human toll, says report (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
"Throughout 2022, armed conflict exacted a massive human toll, eroding resilience and straining what remained of essen tial infrastructure and services," according to a United Nations report.

Europe : Sells to Africa & Asia 90% of its used clothes, textiles waste (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Once the money-making businesses have turned Asia and Africa into their low-cost factories, to produce and market at higher prices their clothes and footwear, they obtain more profits by selli ng to these two continents around 90% of all their used clothes and textiles wast e.

Rights : How Wagner Group, mercenaries impact civil society (PRIV)
(IPS, Johannesburg)
The Wagner Group, a shadowy mercenary group that has been operating for many years in African countries such as Sudan, Mali, the Central African Republic, and other mainly Francophone countries, has again been thrust into the limelight due to its involvement in the Ukraine war on behalf of Russia.

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