Correspondents Report

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The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analysis of the week's major events.

Angela Onwuachi-Willig is Dean of the Boston University School of Law. As the first African-American to hold that position she grappled with how to speak to her students about the murder of George Floyd and the broader issue of racial inequality in the US.

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The story of former slave Henrietta Wood who successfully sued the man who abducted her and sold her into slavery has won the 2020 Pulitzer history prize.
The World Health Organisation is holding its annual assembly at a critical juncture in the COVID 19 pandemic and while facing sustained criticism over its response
Giving birth alone, without pain medication and forced separation from the baby is every pregnant woman’s worst nightmare. How the pandemic has changed birth practices
A charity in the Blue Mountains is feeding 18,000 people a week during the COVID 19 crisis.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced the ABC's Jakarta correspondent to evacuate.
The coronavirus has overshadowed an unprecedented political and legal crisis that has left Israel without a government and with an un-elected prime minister who is now ruling by decree.
Americans know how to prep and they've stocked up to bunker down as Coronavirus takes hold.
In Japan supplies of toilet paper and masks are returning to normal and many store shelves remain well stocked with food. But the government faces criticism over the lack of virus testing
In the USA the price you're quoted is never the price you have to pay
Tourists are avoiding Thailand due to Covid-19 fears and Bangkok, normally a popular destination for Aussie tourists, is bearing the brunt.
China correspondent Bill Birtles travels to South Korea and is struck by how people carried on as usual.
With more than 20 rolling news channels in India, even an Australian perspective on Trump's India visit is news.
In the last year the country has seen three extremist attacks, the Chancellor says they have been driven by racism.
Jakarta's construction and development are taking a never-ending toll on the environment.
Tok pisin is the language that is most widely spoken in PNG
Orthodox Fashion Feb. 22, 2020
Meet a group of Ultra-orthodox Jewish women in Israel in the wig-making business
Polite Tipping Feb. 22, 2020
Deciding how much and and when to tip in America can be confusing for Aussies. Here are some pointers.
Trapped on a cruise ship Feb. 15, 2020
Life for the 3,600 people trapped on board the Diamond Princess is increasingly challenging
Caucusing is a uniquely American way of voting, but many people in Australia wouldn't even know what the activity is.