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JUST IN: 🇺🇳Human Rights Committee (responsible for monitoring implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights - in short, the ICCPR) will review 🇭🇰#HongKong and 🇲🇴#Macau at its next session (27 June to 29 July)

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The ICCPR is one of the ten UN treaty bodies: the committees of experts tasked with regularly reviewing how States implement the nine core international human rights treaties they ratified.

@ISHRglobal explains fundamentals on the treaty bodies here ➡️academy.ishr.ch/learn/treaty-b…
The Human Rights Committee (different from the UN Human Rights Council) is the expert committee that looks at how States respect, protect, and fulfill civil and political rights guaranteed in the ICCPR: ohchr.org/en/professiona…

Ratified by the UK in 1976... ImageImage
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JUST IN—

“Policy Options to Impose Costs on #Beijing’s Coercive Envelopment of #HongKong: Version 1.0”

bit.ly/HongKONG

#NatSecLaw negates #SAR’s judiciary & freedoms

Our #ChinaSignPost™ 洞察中国 report (#102) offers analysis & recommendations

andrewerickson.com/2020/06/china-…
#HongKong’s long-deteriorating situation has come to a head.

Today, just b/f #July1, Beijing imposed a popularly-opposed #NationalSecurityLaw negating the Special Autonomous Region’s judiciary & freedoms.

andrewerickson.com/2020/06/china-…

Dissidents are vulnerable; everyone is at risk.
#Beijing has abruptly abandoned binding commitments & reassurances, which underwrote #HongKong’s handover from Britain in 1997, & its subsequent special treatment by the United States & other nations.

Now, sadly, Hong Kong’s identity & status lies damaged & altered irrevocably.
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The #IMF says the "Great Lockdown" recession will likely be the worst since the Great Depression. Global economy projected to shrink by 3% in 2020. By contrast, in January, the IMF had forecast a global GDP expansion of 3.3% for this year. Details in chart below. Table: @IMFNews
IMF: Partial global rebound to 5.8% in 2021 “assumes the #pandemic fades in the 2nd half of 2020, & that policy actions taken by countries are effective in preventing widespread firm bankruptcies, extended job losses, & system-wide financial strains.” #WEO ow.ly/ZLYi50zccSJ
How does your country fare in the latest #IMF projections for 2020 & 2021? imf.org/~/media/Files/… @IMFNews #economies #GDP #finance
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#Thailand announces 1 more new #coronavirus #COVIDー19 of a #British #UK citizen, the 1st Brit to have virus in #Bangkok. He's a 43 yr old business consultant who flew from #London, transit in #HongKong before flying to Thailand. Checked himself into hospital with fever on Mar 3 ImageImageImageImage
This brings total number of confirmed #COVIDー19 #coronavirus cases in #Thailand to 48. But authorities still waiting on 2nd lab test of 1 more case of #Thai lady who returned from #SouthKorea. Her 1st lab test was positive for virus ImageImageImageImage
#Thailand #Health Ministry says NO compulsory/mandatory #quarantine for those entering from recently-classified #COVIDー19 #coronavirus #infection zones of #China #HongKong #Macau #SouthKorea #Italy #Iran if they have no symptoms of virus ImageImageImageImage
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🇨🇳 #China (1) | The question is no longer if, but how hard, the #coronavirus will damage Chinese economy (and its trading partners) in 1Q20.
🇨🇳 #China (2) | A blockage of 16 cities (~50 million people) coupled with the extension of the Lunar New Year holiday and prohibition for Cos to return to work soon implies that 1Q will fall below 6% for the first time since QoQ figures are recorded.
🇨🇳 #China (3) | The impact will probably broaden from retail sales, tourism/transportation...

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Risk assessment, latest news on confirmed cases, #preparadness checklist, geographical distribution and information on coronaviruses.

Find all relevant latest news on the outbreak of the #NovelCoronavirus #nCoV2019 on our dedicated page.

Info ➡️ bit.ly/nCoV2019 Image
#RiskAssessment 22.01
• potential impact of #nCoV2019 outbreaks is high;
• further global spread is likely;
• moderate likelihood of infection for EU/EEA travellers visiting #Wuhan;
• moderate likelihood of detecting cases imported into EU/EEA;
Report: bit.ly/2urGsxe Image
@WHO @WHO_Europe @ECDC_EU @EU_Health @EU_Commission Daily update of the #nCoV2019 situation - 24.01
• 897 lab-confirmed cases
• 26 fatalities
• imported cases in: #HongKong, #Macau, #Taiwan, #Thailand, #Japan, #SouthKorea, the #US, #Singapore and #Vietnam
More: bit.ly/nCoV2019 Image
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Here past noon is the UN Press Briefing Room from which Inner City Press is banned for the 534th day by corrupt UN Sec-Gen @AntonioGuterres. Inner City Press has this morning submitted 8 written questions to @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric, on DRC, Libya, Haiti, Albania - thread
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric @FUNCA_info @MatthewLeeICP @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @allimadi Banned Inner City Press asked On China what are the belated comments and actions if any of SG @AntonioGuterres and separately USG @MelissaFleming on that #Macau denied entry to eight journalists from the city assigned to report on the "celebrations" with Xi?
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric @FUNCA_info @MatthewLeeICP @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @allimadi @MelissaFleming @LeniDiamond @tingdc @DanGarrett97 @uyghurproject Banned Inner City Press asked UN to explain the statement of SG @AntonioGuterres that "Libya is today a cancer" and how it is appropriate, as a reference to an entire country and people.

And, Where is SG Guterres going after Italy? At what cost to the public?
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#TwitterPoll. So, am headed to #Macao for #BlackPink. @ygofficialblink

#블랙핑크: #Jisoo #Jennie #Rosé #Lisa. #Blinks, you might love them all but if you’ve a favorite to send best wishes to, just let me know with a vote below…
#KpopTwitter

#블랙핑크 #BLACKPINKinMACAO #KIA #YG
#BlackPink, #BTS, #EXO
Catch the wave. The Korean Wave. #hallyu. Some background here, in an #AsiaMinute. Watch. Like. Subscribe.

And see you in #Macao: #BLACKPINKinMACAO @ygent_official @ygofficialblink #KPOPTwitter @macaousa @USAinHKMacau
#Blinks. Where is 🙋🏻‍♂️?!
From LA
instagram.com/p/BxMFxouA0Ro/ to here in #Macao, see ya! #BlackPink

A shoutout to @koreatourism for all their support at my recent #Kpop table at @MilkenInstitute #MIGlobal. >US$6m raised for @fastercures #GlobalGourmetGames latimes.com/fashion/la-ig-…
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🇨🇳 #CHINA Q3 GDP Y/Y: 6.5% V 6.6%E (slowest growth since Q1 2009)
*NBS spokesman Mao Shengyong said that the international situation was bringing “downward pressure” on China.
*Link: bloom.bg/2RVX1ZA
🇫🇷 🇪🇺 🇨🇳 French tire maker Michelin warned of declining sales in Europe and #China in the second half of the year, dragging down shares of its competitors in the U.S. and Europe - Bloomberg
*Statement: bit.ly/2EujhqH
🇺🇸🇨🇳🇪🇺 In a volley of filings, the EU, #China and the U.S. this week escalated disputes over new U.S. metals tariffs, the European response to those levies, and Chinese intellectual property practices - Bloomberg
bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
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