In the six months since the coronavirus began its global spread, more than 15 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and more than 600,000 have perished. Governments around the world have instituted lockdowns and shut down businesses.
From forced displacement to conflict over resources, the coronavirus pandemic has created a “perfect storm” for land rights abuses - and the situation is likely to worsen, researchers and activists warned on Thursday.
Since the coronavirus pandemic battered China's economy, tens of millions of urban and factory jobs have evaporated.
Some workers and business owners have banded together to pressure companies or local governments for subsidies and payouts.