Europe, Africa cut off travel in desperate attempt to slow COVID-19; Cramped conditions heighten risk for prisoners, immigrant detainees; What does a pandemic do for the environment?
Europe is shuttering external — and internal — borders in a response to the pandemic, threatening the model of European solidarity. And, cramped conditions in detention facilities put detainees around the world at heightened risk for coronavirus. Iran has furloughed thousands. In the US, ICE is being sued to release immigrant detainees. Also, in Asia, the widespread use of face masks has given rise to a black market for them.