PODCAST: ‘Entrepreneurs of intolerance’ compound COVID-19 racist backlash

17 April 2020

In this special edition of our Lid Is On podcast, from UN News, we hear from independent UN human rights expert, Tendayi Achiume, who warns that apart from the coronavirus that’s destroying so many lives and transforming societies around the world, a virulent xenophobia and tide of racial hatred has also been unleashed, aided by what she calls “entrepreneurs of intolerance”.

Music credit: Ketsa: “Within the Earth”, and “Awaiting Her Return”

Audio Credit:
Siwen Qian and Matt Wells, UN News
Audio Duration:
19'45"

 

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