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1. #Norway has been instrumental in promoting the YP internationally. Undoubtedly this has encouraged other Nordic states to adopt the YP into their policies/legislation.

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2. #Norway has also been a self admitted 'driving force' in successful lobbying of the #UnitedNations and the #CouncilOfEurope to incorporate the concept of 'gender identity' into their human rights policies/frameworks.

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3. The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs produced this guidance in 2013 which relies on the YP.

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VonDice and DeuceAce, introducing them to the gaming community and sharing his rich expertise in the field.

Amazing #Malta is home to a great many slot streamers including seven members of the #ClassyBeef team: Joe, Espen, Nando, Jonte, Georgi, Biggo, and Lamar.
windowsarea.de/mitglieder/abg… Even though they cannot brag of such a huge number of followers as TrainwrecksTV, their audience is growing constantly, counting nearly 200,0000 fans at the time of writing this article.
nable.bytowngroup.com/forums/users/a… ClassyBeef went online in December 2018 and since then, the group of passionate slot players has managed to land plenty of attractive prizes. The latter triggered concerns among some people who suggested the team was playing with “fake” money but these
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🆘~49 persone in pericolo nella zona SAR di #Malta!
Le persone, in fuga dalla #Libia, sono in pericolo a bordo di una barca sovraffollata. Necessitano di supporto immediato. Le autorità sono informate e speriamo che lancino una operazione di ricerca e soccorso il prima possibile.
Abbiamo appena parlato con le 49 persone in pericolo. Sono ancora alla deriva e chiedono urgente soccorso! Ci hanno dato una posizione aggiornata che mostra che sono ancora nella SAR di #Malta. Autorità informate. Va lanciata una operazione SAR ora!
⚠️16h dopo il primo allarme, ~49 persone sono ancora alla deriva nel Mediterraneo. Nessun salvataggio è stato avviato. Esortiamo #Malta e #Italia ad adempiere alle loro responsabilità coordinando un'operazione SAR per portarli in salvo! #DontLetThemDrown #MigrantsLivesMatter
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🆘~49 people in danger in #Malta SAR zone! The people are fleeing #Libya and are in distress on a overcrowded boat. They need immediate support. Authorities are alerted & we hope they’ll launch a search & rescue operation soon.
🆘 We just spoke to the 49 people in distress. They are still adrift & in need of immediate rescue! They also gave us an updated position showing they are deep in #Malta's SAR zone. Authorities are alerted & need to launch a search & rescue operation NOW!
⚠️16h since our first alert to authorities, ~49 people are still drifting in the Mediterranean Sea. No rescue has been launched yet. We urge #Malta and #Italy to fulfil their responsibilities to coordinate a SAR operation & to rescue now! #DontLetThemDrown #MigrantsLivesMatter
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“In the mid-1960s, I was a young NHS houseman in London specializing in obstetrics. One day I was called to A&E / ER to see a young woman who was bleeding...”

@Newsweek piece by retired doctor on how things were when abortion was illegal in the UK.
#AbortionBan #Texas #SanMarino
On Sunday, #SanMarino joined 50+ countries that have improved access to abortion in the past 25 years

It was decriminalised in South Korea (2021), Argentina (2020), Ireland (2019)

But other places - e.g. #Poland & #Texas - are swimming against the tide.
Women & girls pay a high price for restrictions on abortion. They pay with their health, their well-being & even with their lives

Last January, abortion in #Poland - already only available to women in extreme circumstances - was further restricted.
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Thursday's #Coronavirus megathread starts here with the best #Covid19 global analysis and round up available on Twitter.

First a little quiz, answer in the next Tweet:
Do you know which country has had the most recorded cases of Covid19 as a percentage of population?
So I hope there was no cheating... I'll leave some blank lines here too in case some later viewers don't want the answer just yet...
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So the nation with more #Covid19 cases than any other based on population is highly vaccinated #Seychelles at more than 20% infected.
Today I spent quite a long time being filmed/interviewed by @bbcturkce about #Covid19 and #Turkey. Not sure how much they will use, let's see.

Coincidentally the cameraman Efe, just happened to be in Kyiv as one of those using Ukraine for a 10 day stop off to avoid hotel prison!
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🔻The addresses we heard today were especially useful, if inescapably pessimistic, since as you know #PressFreedom in #Europe, is a crucial pillar of #EU #democracy.>>>

@Europarl_EN
#DRFMG @EP_Justice
@SYRIZAEP @Left_EU
>>>This is a very serious issue.
The @EFJEUROPE, of which every Greek journalist is a member, conducted extensive research, shedding light on the “big picture” of media ownership in Europe, which found that:>>>

#PressFreedom @Europarl_EN
#DRFMG @EP_Justice
@SYRIZAEP @Left_EU
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📌The vast majority of Media belong -with various degrees of transparency- to multinational shareholders. Their relationship w/ gov'ts is constantly deepening and this concerns all not just the usual suspects>>>

#PressFreedom @Europarl_EN
#DRFMG @EP_Justice
@SYRIZAEP @Left_EU
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Wednesday's #Coronavirus megathread starts here, with all the data, news and analysis as #Covid19 continues to cause problems.

Slightly less mega today on the thread as I am working abroad and struggling for time and internet. Doing my best!
1/3
Starting with the case numbers from the islands of #Greece which I couldn't publish yesterday.

Broadly heading in the right direction, with exceptionally good numbers from #Crete again and #Zante

#Mykonos surges again and is still the most infected island.
2/3 #Covid19 cases Tuesday on the islands of #Greece

#Crete 196 (-148)
#Corfu 53 (-15)
#Andros 1 (-9)
#Chios 24 (+8)
#Ikaria 11 (-10)
#Ithaca 2 (-1)
#Kalymnos (-1)
#Karpathos (-1)
#KeaKythnos 1 (+1)
#Kefalonia 9 (-1)
#Kos 10 (-2)
#Lefkada 24 (-9)
#Lemnos 2 (-3)
#Lesbos 33 (+1)
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The daily #Coronavirus megathread for Tuesday starts early, from Manchester airport.

Because of the early start I missed a few countries from yesterday's thread, first I'll update these #Covid19 totals. Tweets during the day may be delayed due to travel & connectivity issues
1/3 #GreekIslands - yesterday cases nudged lower again in #Greece and there were some very promising data from the islands too.

#Crete cut new cases of #Covid19 by 43% while for #Corfu it was a 48% fall and #Rhodes saw a reduction of 38%.

#Samos and #Chios need watching...
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#Greece - #Covid19 on the islands yesterday vs previous week

#Crete 129 (-98)
#Corfu 26 (-24)
#Andros 2 (-1)
#Chios 22 (+11)
#Ikaria 3 (+1)
#Kalymnos 4 (-6)
#Kefalonia 4 (-4)
#Kos 9 (-4)
#Lefkada 5 (-7)
#Lemnos 4 (+3)
#Lesbos 19 (-4)
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① The #EUreferendum was undemocratic. Many people directly affected were denied a vote.

Citizens living in the UK from over 70 nations could vote in the EU referendum, but most citizens living here from the rest of the #EU could not.
② Including Britain, 55 countries across the world are members of the #Commonwealth, and all citizens from those countries resident with ‘leave-to-remain’ in the UK were granted a vote the #EUreferendum.

They included citizens living here from Australia, Canada, Ghana, India..
③ Just two #EU countries are members of the #Commonwealth, #Malta and #Cyprus, and citizens from those countries resident in the UK were able to vote in the #EUreferendum.
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Välimeren alueella EU jäsenvaltioilla ja EU-johtoisilla toimijoilla on aivan riittävästi kalustoa pelastamaan vaarassa olevia.
Se, ettei EU eivätkä jäsenvaltiot pelasta hädässä olevia on häpeällistä ja EU arvojen vastaista.

#EU #politiikka #pakolaisuus @EU_Commission
Is it so that France simply doesn’t have capability to act in the Mediterranean, @EmmanuelMacron ? No ships, at least no seaworthy ones, can’t do anything? Yeah, I know, times are hard and you can’t expect a nation like France to maintain operational capacity on seas.
Italiaa ei voi edes trollata, ei löydy Twitteristä #Draghi eikä muutakaan.
Ei kai se mikään ihmekään ole, Rooma kaatui jo aikaa sitten eikä siellä sen jälkeen ole tainnut juuri hallintoa olla.
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"According to federal health officials, 99.5% of deaths from Covid-19 are now among the unvaccinated. That is a real testament to the power of the vaccines."
cnn.com/2021/07/22/hea…

I'd say it's a real testament to the power of propaganda.
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“The takeaway message remains, if you’re vaccinated, you are protected. You are not going to end up with severe disease, hospitalization or death.”—@celinegounder
nytimes.com/2021/07/22/hea…

"You cannot prove a vague theory wrong" —Richard Feynman Image
#Singapore:
-75% of Covid infections are in vaccinated people.
-75% of the population is vaccinated.
-The vaccines were claimed to have 94%-95% efficacy.

I guess that's just how math works? 🤔

Anyway, obviously #VaccinesWork! 🤪
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Same pattern in dozens of countries.

✅Huge increase in jabs
✅Huge increase in testing
✅Huge increase in “cases”
❌Almost zero deaths

This is #Cyprus 🇨🇾

#Casedemic

They scare the ignorant by over inflating case numbers. Wake up.
Same pattern in dozens of countries.

✅Huge increase in jabs
✅Huge increase in testing
✅Huge increase in “cases”
❌Almost zero deaths

This is #UK 🇬🇧

#Casedemic

They scare the ignorant by over inflating case numbers. Wake up.
Same pattern in dozens of countries.

✅Huge increase in jabs
✅Huge increase in testing
✅Huge increase in “cases”
❌Almost zero deaths

This is #Spain 🇪🇸

#Casedemic

They scare the ignorant by over inflating case numbers. Wake up.
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Breaking: EC spokesman signals pushback against #Malta's entry ban on unvaccinated EU citizens.

"It's true member states can put in place restrictions to protect public health. However any such measure that restricts free movement needs to be proportionate & non-discriminatory" Image
"A vaccine certificate cannot be a precondition for the exercise of free movement. This is 1 of the main principles of the EU digital Covid certificate regulation"

"We have concerns that these measures could discriminate against those persons who are not fully vaccinated" #Malta
A reminder: Just like in US, EU member states cannot close their borders with one another.

Unlike in US, there's exceptions for emergencies but they must be justifiable. Idea of certificate (vax, PCR test & antibodies) was once available these closures are no longer acceptable.
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#Malta's decision to start banning all unvaccinated travellers (even EU citizens) violates the spirit, if not the letter, of EU travel pass legislation.

Will the EC say such suspensions of Schengen free movement are no longer justifiable because the certificate is now available?
#DeltaVariant cases in key 🇪🇺 countries - 🇵🇹🇪🇸🇨🇾🇲🇹 among them - are rising rapidly following 🇬🇧 rise.

But tourism industry is warning governments not to overreact. Hospitalisations and deaths are not rising at anywhere near the same pace, because most Europeans are vaccinated. ImageImageImage
The charts showing the rapid rise in Covid cases in Europe as the #DeltaVariant spreads are legitimately alarming.

The big question is whether Europe's high rate of vaccination (the highest of any continent) will protect against hospitalisations and deaths even as cases rise.
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❔ Please help us out - can you see any requirement to enter #Britain with #COVID19 testing or vaccination🤷‍♂️
How about... #Malta 🇲🇹
How about... #Germany 🇩🇪
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After ferocious blowback in Austria, the government has this morning backtracked on its refusal to sign yesterday's statement condemning Hungary's anti-LGBT law.

(In fact that brings total signatories to 15, Italian government also changed its mind last night)
And now Greece as well.

All eyes on Cyprus and Malta.
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Here is the updated map of which EU countries have signed the statement condemning #Hungary's anti-LGBT law and asking the Commission to take legal action against Budapest to stop it.
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"#Turkiye'yi isgal etmeye geldiler"
diyenlere,
bir-iki savas Gemisiyle #isgal olmaz diyoruz

Ki
zaten Turkiye isgal (#Sömürü) altinda..

#Kanalistanbul;
Küreselcilerin on yil önce
planlayip projelendirdigi bir uygulamadir

HMS Defender
#ABD (Küreselci kanat) adina burda Image
3-
Küreselciler
#Haziran ayinda
#Kanalistanbul projesinin acilisinin yapilmasi icin
#ultimatom verdiler

ve bugün
bu ultimatom hayata geciriliyor..#HepsiBu

Mina #SULMAN'dan (#Bahreyn)
yola cikan HMS #Defender;
An itibariyle Limana demirlemis durumda.. Image
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The latest figures about the 10000s of #britsinFrance #latvia #luxembourg #malta who haven't applied for residence makes alarming reading. With a #harddeadline of #30June, my latest piece for @ukandeu examines the #stats 1/
ukandeu.ac.uk/british-citize…
It addresses who might fall between the gaps - building in my experience in working with British citizens living in France over the course of the #brexitnegotiations 2/
research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/2977…
And calls for these countries to extend their deadlines for applications and develop communication strategies to target hard-to-reach populations. And I'm not alone @BritishInEurope have released a statement to the same effect 3/⬇️⬇️⬇️britishineurope.org/articles/75313…
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#THREAD 3rd joint report on the #implementation of #citizensrights provisions has just been released - makes alarming reading re: #britsinEU. In countries where people need to register by 30/6 lots of applications outstanding 1/
Quick reminder of the countries where this is the case #france #latvia #luxembourg #thenetherlands #malta and here's where each of them were up to at last report date ⬇️⬇️⬇️2/ Image
So, first things first, the stats re: numbers of #britsinEU are not always very accurate. I've written about this more times than I can actually believe including here for @BBCNews bbc.co.uk/news/uk-466328… 3/
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Hello! It's a super sunny Sunday in (almost) all of #UK, enjoy the BBQ & don't worry too much about #Covid19

This is the daily #Coronavirus megathread and soon I'll make my predictions about🚦travel review.

To my anonymous donors💚just sorry I can't thank you personally.
Late on yesterday's thread some alarming news from #Bahrain, and also on there data from #Argentina and #Brazil

But today in the next 2 tweets, I'll start by taking a look at the infection situation which can go a long way to determining🟢🚦countries

Europe's most #Covid19 infected nations (7-day rate AD/M)
Same top 10. NL slow getting cases down

1 #Sweden 188
2 #Netherlands 182
3 #Lithuania 177
4 #Latvia 168
5 #Denmark 167
6 #Belgium 164
7 #Greece 154
8 #Andorra 148
9 #France 139
10 #Slovenia 135

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Thanks to @LordsEUCom for inviting me to present oral evidence today alongside @Suewilson91 @BremainInSpain and Jane Golding @BritishInEurope - good opportunity to reflect on #citizensrights and #britsinEU drawing on the research for @BrExpatsEU. A few takeaways from me to follow
First up why the statistics about how many #britsinEU are limited and why this matters in context of 30 June deadline for applications for new residence status in #france #thenetherlands #latvia #luxembourg #malta - see my #thread from earlier⬇️⬇️⬇️
We talked a lot about hidden and vulnerable #britsinEU - homeless, children in care, disabled and elderly populations - who might fall between the cracks of the provisions and how more support needs to be put in place 2/
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Doing my prep for @LordsEUCom I have been revisiting the question of how many #BritsinEU there are and why this matters for #citizensrights and #Withdrawalagreement. Just a recap, there are significant limitations to statistics about this population 1/ bbc.co.uk/news/uk-466328…
These are the baseline for considering the progress of different EU member states in making sure that #britsinEU are registered for their new residence rights used in the joint UK-EC reports from the Specialised Committee on citizens' rights 2/ ec.europa.eu/info/sites/def… Image
This is particularly important when it comes to countries operating a #constitutivesystem including #france which hosts the second largest population of #britsinEU. The official statistics about #britsinfrance are likely a considerable underestimate 3/ docs.google.com/document/d/18y… Image
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Rotterdam looking incredibly glamorous, there. #Eurovision
This is basically Anywhere by Rita Ora, but without getting a restaurant manager sacked. #Eurovision
Good budget-saving move for them all to share the same dress, but I'm not sure it's going to look good on James Newman. #Albania #EUROVISION
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