Video: COVID-19 and the Global South

As the devastation from the COVID-19 virus continues, how are countries from the Global South coping? Are measures to stop the virus spreading also aimed at limiting people’s rights and freedoms? What are front-line socialists advocating in the pandemic?

This video is a livestream recording of the online forum on COVID-19 and the Global South hosted by Socialist Alliance and Green Left on April 11.

This forum featured socialist activists from neighbouring countries.

Speakers:
Reihana Mohideen from the Party of Labouring Masses (Phillipines).
Kumar Jeyakumar, the ‘red’ medical doctor, Malaysian Socialist Party (PSM).
Kavita Krishnan, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation (CPI-ML) and All India Progressive Women's Association.
Hawzhin Azeez is a Kurdish academic and feminist who specialises in gender and Middle Eastern studies and is currently teaching in the American University in Iraq.

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