What do Covid-19 vaccine skeptics have in common? What are the underlying values that exist at the heart of people's resistance? Dr. Saad B. Omer, director at the Global Health Institute at Yale spoke to Christos Gavalas this week and told him it's about beliefs and a set of psychological traits, not knowledge. He also put in plain words ways through which health officials can convince the sizable minority to get vaccinated, while going into detail about why getting the second dose is also critical for eliminating chances of death.
Rebecca Hamilton: Too early to say if Russians carry out a genocide in Ukraine
Evidence of russian atrocities in Ukrainian towns such as Bucha, combined with the Kremiln rhetoric in Russian media suggesting the need for “de-Ukrainization”, have spurred the discussion around whether Russia is carrying out #genocide in Ukraine. Rebecca Hamilton, Associate Professor of Law at the American University Washington College of Law who has served as a lawyer in the prosecutorial division of the International Criminal Court, speaks to CNN Greece's Christos Gavalas and offers an in depth analysis of why determining the russian acts as genocide will take time and is going to have limited efficacy, when it comes to putting a quick end to people’s suffering.
International Chamber of Shipping Secretary General, Guy Platten discusses with CNN Greece's Christos Gavalas the impact of the Suez Canal stall. He explained this kind of incident has to be put in context, and that it is a relief to see that no crew were injured and there has been no pollution. But above all, Suez shows, he said, just how much global supply chains rely on shipping.
In the first Taliban news conference after the group regained control of the Afghan capital, Kabul, their spokesperson sought to reassure women, saying they are going to have the same rights. But Afghan women know the Taliban’s history all too well, said Lina AbiRafeh, executive director of the The Arab Institute for Women (AiW) at the Lebanese American University. Watch the interview segment with journalist Christos Gavalas on CNN Greece.