More African prisoners released over humanitarian consideration

At least 22 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to its Ministry of Health Eritrean-American Ciham Ali Ahmed turns 23  and once again she is spending her birthday behind bars. This year she faces the additional and potentially deadly risk of contracting COVID-19 in some prison in Eritrea. She is a prisoner of conscience, jailed simply for trying to exercise her human rights to leave the country. As of 2 April, Eritrea, a country notorious for arbitrarily arresting and detaining or forcibly disappearing people simply for speaking their minds, had at least 22…

TikTok Encourages Global Community to Support Earth Hour

Leading short-form mobile video platform invites users to its #EarthHour challenge to spark conversations and actions that benefit the planet Local celebrities and creators join in to inspire and encourage positive environmental impact TikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile video, is supporting Earth Hour globally to raise awareness about environmental issues by encouraging TikTok users around the world to take part in Earth Hour and turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour on 28 March at 8:30 pm local time, as a symbol of commitment to the planet.…