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"Had a productive Virtual Summit with #Cambodian PM #HunSen. We reviewed our bilateral cooperation and also discussed global and regional issues. I congratulated Cambodia for assuming the Chairmanship of #ASEAN and assured India’s full support for its success," tweets PM Modi
#PMModi held a virtual meeting today with Cambodian PM Hun Sen. The leaders held discussions bilateral issues, including cooperation in the fields of trade & investment, human resource development, defence and security, post-pandemic economic recovery & people-to-people ties: MEA
PM Modi highlighted the historical & civilizational links between two countries and expressed his happiness at India’s involvement in restoration of Angkor Wat and Preah Vihear temples in #Cambodia, which depict the cultural and linguistic connect between the two countries: MEA
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@SarahAshtonLV @Anabel_Villeroy Just look at the facts of #Russian attacks on fully civilian areas of #Ukraine using a variety of munitions including #ClusterBombs

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@SarahAshtonLV @Anabel_Villeroy Yes, people need to just look at the facts of #Russian attacks on fully civilian areas of #Ukraine using a variety of munitions including #ClusterBombs

People need to follow this brave & intrepid journo reporter activist liberal Democrat

@westislandr @feamoralma @Dodo43628294
@SarahAshtonLV @Anabel_Villeroy @westislandr @feamoralma @Dodo43628294 Yes siree

Yes, people need to just look at the facts of #Russian attacks on fully civilian areas of #Ukraine using a variety of munitions including #ClusterBombs

People need to follow this brave & intrepid journo reporter activist liberal Democrat patriot
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Protais Mpiranya, the most-wanted war criminal in Africa, leader of #Rwanda's presidential guard during the genocide, has been found, buried in Zimbabwe under a false name. He has been there since 2006 courtesy of a tuberculosis-induced heart attack.…
Protais Mpiranya fled into Cameroon and then the Congo, where he fought against Kagame's Rwanda after it invaded in 1996 to uproot the genocidaire encampments like Goma, and fought under Mugabe's sponsorship during the African World War (1998-2003).
With Mpiranya's death confirmed, there are now five of #Rwanda's genocidaires who are wanted by the UN Tribunal, though their prosecutions would take place in Rwanda itself:

1) Fulgence Kayishema, a Judicial Police Inspector from Kibuye
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This is TOO EXCITING not to tweet.

#Germany started proceedings against #Italy at the #ICJ for alleged violations of its sovereign immunity.

It’s been a long time in the making. Many of us are probably not surprised. 🫢

It’s time for Germany v. Italy—Reloaded.

A thread 🪡
After the ICJ’s 2012 judgment in Germany v. Italy (link below), the Italian Parliament passed Law 5/2013. That law required Italian courts to decline jurisdiction in claims against Germany of the kind which had given rise to the ICJ litigation. 👩🏻‍💼…
Little did they know that the #ConstitutionalCourt would declare that law unconstitutional a year later, in the now-famous Sentenza 238/2014. 🙅🏻‍♂️

The Constitutional Court declared that the law was incompatible with the fundamental right…
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Thread: 23 March 2022: Day 28 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
#Poland is throwing out nearly fifty #Russian spies operating under diplomatic cover at the Embassy
"The evidence of Putin's chosen path was never concealed"
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#AndreWalker @AndreJPWalker @GBNews thinks #Putin's invasion is unprovoked

And that #JewishPresident can't be a #NeoNazi😮

Clearly he has yet to start his research😱

Start with these #JEWISH sources!🤦‍♂️

No one's saying #VlodomyrZelenskyy is a 1922 #Hitler's #NaziParty #Nazi
#AndreWalker @MrMarkDolan @GBNews thinks #Putin's invasion is unprovoked

And that #JewishPresident can't be a #NeoNazi😮

Clearly he has yet to start his research😱

Look at these on #VlodomyrZelenskyy

He is a 2022 #UkrainianNationaliist

Many #Ukrainian #NeoNazis #Jewish!😱🤦‍♂️
.@AndreJPWalker @GBNews @MrMarkDolan says #JewishPresident can't be #NeoNazi😮

No one's saying #VlodomyrZelenskyy is 1922 #Hitler's #NaziParty #Nazi

"#Liberals" say "#Democrats" no longer party of #Slavery #KKK & #JimCrow that's now #Republicans once party of #Emancipation😱🤦‍♂️
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#Somaliland and #Taiwan: The benefits


1/14. S/land and Taiwan have a lot in common such as both being a fully functioning democracies with volatile neighbours. Both are striving for international recognition and will not budge to threats or diplomatic pressure. Image
2/14. Somaliland brings a lot to the table. S/land’s strategic location in the Horn of Africa will give Taiwan a gateway into East Africa and beyond. Landlocked countries in Africa can benefit from this diplomatic move such as Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Uganda.
3/14. S/land will give Taiwan an important access to the Gulf of Berbera (Gulf Aden) where access to the Middle East, North Africa and the rest of the world can be established which will boost Taiwan’s export opportunities as well as a chance to make new friends in the region.
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It's World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day!
Chagas disease
River blindness
Sleeping sickness
& other neglected tropical diseases affect 1 BILLION people 🌍!
Neglected tropical diseases are:
1️⃣Responsible for thousands of preventable deaths
2️⃣Found in🌍's poorest regions
3️⃣Caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungi & toxins
4️⃣Associated with stigma & social exclusion
5️⃣43 countries eliminated at least 1 of these diseases

It's World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day! DYK:

🔺River blindness
🔺Intestinal worm infections

are treatable & preventable when detected early! Delay in seeking treatment & care can result in life-long disability & death. Let's #BeatNTDs!
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Nixon on Larry King Live 1990 via @YouTube
With all his faux pas and shortcomings.
#Nixon was a great statesman and a natural diplomat.
He understood the world better than most of his predecessors.
After him, the USA has not been able to mimic another leader like him in the Oval Office.
I am not being satirical.
#Nixon and his #Domino Theory in Former French Indochina turned out to be quite right.
After the Americans left the region, both #Laos and #Cambodia fell into Communists hands.
South #Vietnam fell as well.
The remarkable resemblance with Modern Day #Afghanistan.
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The #ASEAN disunity over AUKUS

The #ASEAN sees #aukus pact increases geopolitical risks in the region, as #aukus is aimed at countering rising Chinese belligerence.
The rise of partnerships in the region, which are not ASEAN-centric causes them concern.…
2/ How have various #ASEAN countries reacted to #aukus ?

They've not reacted in unison. Each member expressed its own views. The divergence in opinion was quite apparent.
Brunei did not speak about it.
Indonesia expressed caution with AUKUS.
Malaysia appears astonished. Image
3/ #Vietnam is more open to #aukus “All countries strive for the same goal of peace, stability, cooperation, and development” & nuclear power can be harnessed for development.

The #Philippines is more welcoming of the #aukus though President #Duterte sounded contradictory. Image
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This thread is a list of nations that have vaccinated at least 70% of their populations, and how they're doing on a cases/deaths per day bases before and after during the #COVID19 #pandemic.
All vaccination rates are as of October 1, 2021.
All cases/deaths are as of October 20, 2021.
Data from the publicly available Our World in Data dataset.…
#Andorra has seen a 25.3% drop in cases and a 56.7% drop in mortality.
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@STM_Uutiset @THLorg @KristaKiuru @T_Puumalainen @mapetti @HNohynek @laslehti @LindenAki “Were you properly informed about what is really going on? So, you are imposing a medical product on the Europeans citizens without them knowing what’s in these contracts” - MEP @ CristianTerhes
@STM_Uutiset @THLorg @KristaKiuru @T_Puumalainen @mapetti @HNohynek @laslehti @LindenAki #Albania Leaks.
Mafia-tyyliset sopimukset, joita ei voi peruuttaa, sitovat koko #EU'n panttivangiksi, komissaarit Ursula ja Stella, miljoonalahjukset.
Ostaja[valtio] tunnustaa, että ”rokotteen” pitkäaikaisvaikutukset ja tehokkuus eivät ole tiedossa.…
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NEW: @DrLeeJones and my book, Fractured China: How State Transformation is Shaping China's Rise, is now out! Here is a 🧵 to explain what it is about. 1/…
Fractured China intervenes in the International Relations (and foreign policy) debate over whether China's rise will be a threat to the international order. China's international behaviour is sometimes revisionist and sometimes preserving the status-quo. 2/
IR and foreign policy analysis approaches struggle to explain this inconsistency because they treat China as a unitary actor in international politics. The debate has stalled and become speculative, turning on to claims about China will do or become in the future. 3/
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1/5 Hun Sen’s Proposed “Law” to determine single citizenship for #Cambodia’s leaders: Normally a law is intended to defend the public interest. The Hun Sen-inspired law targeting me and barring me from becoming prime minister is simply an act of meanness.
2/5 Hun Sen made it clear that, as a reprisal against me, he wants to definitively block me from the premiership. This is not the first time. Remember the amendment to the law on political parties, which specifically pushed me to resign from the CNRP leadership in Feb 2017.
3/5 I did so to prevent my party from being dissolved (it got dissolved anyway in November the same year). The legal and the court systems are being perverted under the autocratic Hun Sen regime.
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Today is #AccessToInfoDay. The #RightToKnow enables the public & civil society to access info held by public bodies, empowers them to hold their leaders accountable, & ensures other human rights. However, many barriers to #AccessToInfo persist.
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Cambodia’s draft #AccessToInfo Law presents barriers to the realisation of the #RightToKnow. It is crucial that the Draft Law is amended prior to adoption to fully enable the right to information in #Cambodia. #AccessToInfoDay
Read the full analysis👉…
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The Official Secrets Act is a barrier to the right to information in #Malaysia. The Act may be used to stifle critical journalism and should be immediately repealed. #AccessToInfoDay #RightToKnow
Read ARTICLE 19’s analysis of the Official Secrets Act👉…
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-#China's Belt and Road Initiative is always bad news for locals
-139 countries are part of BRI because local leaders due to personal greed have disregarded #NationalSecurity
-#Cambodia’s Lower Sesan 2 dam & #Guinea’s Souapiti Dam have resulted in severe #HumanRightsViolations SCMP
-BRi isn't just enormous network of roads, railways, tunnels, dams, airports, ports, energy pipelines, power plants
-It comes bundled with digital glue of telecommunications networks, BeiDou Navigation Satellite System and above all search for food & minrals Fortune
-Iran is another nation which is fast replacing #Pakistan as core BRI country
-China has multiple large-scale BRI projects in #Iran with complete disregard for rights of locals
-Chinese fishing ships are creating havoc in leased out territorial waters of #Persian Gulf
@KlasraRauf France24
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#GaneshChaturthi2021 @LevinaNeythiri @changu311 @jkd18

-Lord Ganesha is not just loved in #Hinduism but #Buddhism & #Jainism too
-In addition to #India #Ganesha is revered in many SE Asian countries
-World’s tallest (90ft) Ganesh near Kolhapur, Maharashtra Traveltwosome
-#Ganesh in #Indonesia
-#Javanese manuscript known as Smaradahana narrates Ganesha’s birth
-Ceremony ‘Rishigana’ is performed to appease Ganesha
-During economic meltdown of 90s Lord Ganesha appeared on #Indonesian currency notes
-Ganesha in #Cambodia
-Lord Ganesha is known as Prah Kenes
-Many temples & manuscripts dedicated till 13th century
-Ganesha images in Cambodia are mostly two-armed
-In 1 description he appears with Lord #Shiva as his attendant & called Shri Vinayaka
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Today, @WHOWPRO held a press conference on #COVID19 across the Western Pacific.
WHO colleagues Drs Tamano Matsui, Socorro Escalante & I discussed sharp rises in cases, future scenarios, the people who give us hope and this critical moment.

My speech:
More than 19 months into the pandemic, 6 million people in the Western Pacific have been infected and more than 83,000 have lost their lives.
Until a few weeks ago, our region had fared comparatively well, with around 2% of global cases and deaths.
Now several countries in the Western Pacific are experiencing surges, in part driven by the Delta variant. Our share of global cases and deaths is rising sharply.

In the first 3 weeks of August, we reported over 10% of new global cases and more than 8% of new global deaths.
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#India: "Delhi reported a surge in coronavirus (Covid-19) cases on Tuesday"… Image
#Indonesia: '"on the edge of a COVID-19 catastrophe" as the country navigates an uptick in the number of infections'… Image
#Australia: "The Greater Darwin region has confirmed it is dealing with an outbreak of the Delta variant, a strain which experts warn is more infectious but "manageable" with the right restrictions."… Image
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#US flags 'serious concerns' over #Cambodia's #China backed navy base

U.S. senior diplomat Wendy Sherman says Washington has "serious concerns" about China's "military presence" at Ream naval base undergoing a Beijing-backed expansion on Cambodia's coast.…
2/ A potential flashpoint is Ream Naval Base in Cambodia's Sihanoukville Province, facing the Gulf of Thailand, where China is backing an expansion of facilities.

In 2019, the Pentagon expressed concerns the expansion is to host Chinese assets at the site.
3/ The commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Adm. Philip Davidson told lawmakers that in September 2020, Cambodia razed a U.S- built facility on Ream Naval Base that served as the headquarters for the National Committee on Maritime Security.
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@AbelCartaya te debemos una pero en lo que terminamos, con tu permiso, continuaremos aclarando un tema que comenzamos el fin de semana pero que entendemos de medular importancia: los juicios en ausencia en los Tribunales Internacionales.

Abrimos Hilo👇
1/ El primer acusado juzgado en ausencia en la historia del derecho penal internacional fue Martin Bormann en Núremberg. El Estatuto del Tribunal Militar Internacional preveía específicamente la posibilidad de juzgar a los acusados en ausencia en el artículo 12.
2/ A pesar de esta innovación inicial en la persecución penal internacional, los próximos tribunales internacionales desistieron de juzgar en ausencia a los acusados.
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International Affairs /1-1
#Myanmar #Burma 🇲🇲
Myanmar's Generals
Run A Nearly Sanction-Proof
Long Before Seizing Control
Of The Streets
by @oanhha @jwf825
& Khine Lin Kyaw
MAY 11, 2021
International Affairs /1-2
#Myanmar #Burma 🇲🇲
- Area : 676.5K km²
- Population : 53.6 M
- Capital : #Naypyidaw
largest city : #Yangon
- #Bamar 68%
- #Shan 9%
- #Buddhism 88%
- #Christianity 6.2%
- #Islam 4.3%
#Burmese Image
International Affairs /1-3
#Myanmar #Burma 🇲🇲
- GDP (PPP) : US$355 B
Per capita : US$6.7 K
- #InformalEconomy :
one of the biggest in the world
- Rich in precious stones :
#Rubies 90% of world's
#Sapphires #Pearls #Jade
- #Tourism
- #Agriculture Image
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1/1 This one goes out to @PatJGarrett the spokesperson for @IAGovernor because this is how the current administration in Iowa works. They only respond when pushed out into the glowing light of Twitter.
2/2 I live in NYC currently. I am from the great state of Iowa - home of Tom Harkin, Gov. Robert "Iowa Will Take All The Refugees" Ray, and HRH Cloris Leachman (a fellow Czech) - from a farm in the middle of Grundy County in Iowa's #IA04
3/3 NYC was one of the earliest epicenters of the pandemic. A decision was made to shut down the city overnight. What does that mean and how does it differ from "lockdown"? Here's lockdown in one of my favorite places on earth #Cambodia…
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 04/30/2021…
U.S. asbestos sites made risky by some remediation strategies…

#asbestos #remediation #risk
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