The Department of Homeland Security is launching an investigation into the treatment of Haitian migrants at the U.S. border after images and video surfaced showing inhumane treatment by Border Patrol Agents. The footage shows agents on horseback chasing migrants and uttering expletives in their direction. We talk with Jenn Budd, a former senior patrol agent with the US border patrol who is now an immigrant rights activist and Franciscka Lucien, executive director of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti.
Ethiopia is nearly a year into a conflict in the northern Tigray region that began last November between the Ethiopian government, forces from neighboring Eritrea, and opposing forces from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). There are reports of human rights abuses and sexual violence against civilians and refugees perpetrated by all parties involved in the conflict. Thousands of people have been killed, more than 2 million have been displaced, and for months the UN has been warning of the risk of a humanitarian crisis due to famine and starvation.
The Takeaway speaks to Dr. Miriam Laufer, pediatrics infectious disease specialist at the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health expert, about the importance of vaccinating children, the process of authorizing the vaccine, vaccine trials for even younger children, and more.
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