The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: pro-democracy march held in Hong Kong, UN warns of food shortages for refugees in Chad, Amnesty International slams Lebanon over ‘discriminatory’ policy toward Palestinian refugees, and study reveals rapid acceleration of Indonesia’s deforestation.
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Activists Organize Massive Pro-Democracy Rally
Hundreds of thousands turn out days after an unofficial referendum on voting rights.
UN Warns of Significant Food Shortages for Displaced
Agencies blame a lack of funding and security and logistical challenges.
Report Details Leaked Refugee Policy
Amnesty International cites a ‘blatantly discriminatory’ restrictions on Palestinians trying to enter from Syria.
Moratorium Hasn’t Curbed Deforestation
Between 2000 and 2012, the country lost a forest area nearly the size of Ireland.
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