Fairtrade’s She Deserves campaign aims to tackle the startling pay inequality faced by female cocoa farmers.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has lost its legal challenge against the Australian Federal Police (AFP) over the police raids of its headquarters last June. These searches were in relation to reports which contained allegations of unlawful killings by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan.
Former Nissan chief executive, Carlos Ghosn, has fled to Lebanon in an attempt to escape the “rigged Japanese justice system”. The Brazilian-born business tycoon was smuggled out of his home in Japan, in breach of his bail conditions. He has sought refuge in Lebanon due to his Lebanese citizenship and his widespread popularity in the country. Reporters are unsure how he was able to flee the country as his three passports remain in Japan.
Towards the end of November political shockwaves rocked Hong Kong: from district council elections turning the city from blue to yellow, the emergency mask ban ruled ‘unconstitutional’ and Beijing and Washington firing shots at each other in the form of a US Bill and returning sanctions.