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Where is #BlackLivesMatter while #Russia uses native people for its colonial war by contract enforcement? Why don't you protest in front of the #russian embassy against systemic #racism? Like many people around the world supported Afro-Americans. Solidarity!
2/ @Blklivesmatter could you finally turn your attention to the problem of #racism in #Russia and the bloody exploitation of #indigenous peoples there?
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Want to thank @Bindestriche for the retweet. Inspired the need to vent my thoughts in this🧵
An article on Peter #Thiel & his vision, to me a sign: we need to reclaim our #future & not let #techgurus take over.
Let’s start to look at our daily routines: fast pace thru … 1/21
#digital tools for working, shopping, researching, studying. communicating & more, made possible by mostly #SiliconValley’s tech companies for a “convenient” life. And I wonder if this is really the concept of the #goodlife that I dreamed of in my childhood? …2/21
..& will it be favored by unborn generations? It seems we are letting a certain type of tech vision take over.
Let me try to look behind that future that seems to be favored now:
As I see it the few leading tech companies now are mainly white men in their 30‘s & 40‘s … 3/21
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Waited for the last week or so- to have a consensus - but I suppose before a consensus, rains could lash. Hence posting this.

Extreme rainfall alert once again for #Chennai

#ChennaiRains2021 #Chennai #ChennaiRains #chennaiflood #ChennaiRain #chennaiweather #TamilNadu
Twin circulations on both sides of the Indian Peninsula decide the fate of #Chennairains now. With the MJO in Phase 3- firmly - indications of an easterly surge and also a low-level circulation would increase the convective activity over #Central and #Northern #TamilNadu
Moderate rainfall for #Chennai to start from the evening. Southern suburbs ECR OMR Region would experience moderate to heavy rainfall from afternoon City will start to get rains from evening. Rains are expected through night and tomorrow it is going to be heavy to extremely heavy
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Alert/Vigilance - incident: A suspected #BokoHaram #ISWAP faction riding on 5 motorcycles are spotted in #GADARAM #KANGARWA village, #Gubio 1 ward, Gubio LGA rustling cattle from vulnerable villagers @HQNigerianArmy @NigeriaAirforce @local #CJTF @PoliceNG — action required.
The rustling of cattle from locals has become the easiest source of survival for desperate #BokoHaram #ISWAP factions -the #Northern #governor’s #forum should regulate the transaction of cattle to frustrate their use by jihadist to raise survival funds.
Update - Blue on Blue Fire in #Gubio LGA response attack from local hunters & vigilantes. 4 First responders went missing in action. 1: Earlier today an attack to rustle Cattle by a suspected #BokoHaram #ISWAP faction was reported in #Gadaram #kangarwa village, #Gubio #LGA.
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📌Northern Light Infantry Regiment (NLI)📌

Gilgit Levies

In 1889 a force with the name of Gilgit Levies was raised under the command of Colonel Algernon Durand. The force, in 1891, fought the battle of Nilt against Hunza.

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In 1913 Maj JC Bridges reorganized the force on company basis and the force was thus named as Gilgit scouts.

Gilgit Scouts
When Gilgit scts were raised, its strength was 582. The recruitment in the Gilgit scouts was based on the recommendation of Mirs and Rajas of the area.Close relatives of Mirs and Rajas were used to be given direct viceroy commission in corps of Gilgit scouts.
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At the #Durham Diocesan Pilgrimage Day in February 2020 Bishop Paul Butler encouraged Christians to celebrate the distinctive history and practice of #pilgrimage that came from, and still exists, in the North East of England. 1/3
He noted that, for him personally, “there is something extraordinary about being in the line of Cuthbert as Bishop of Durham” If you would like to discover more about St #Cuthbert or some of the other Northern Saints you can order our #Northern #Saints book. 2/3
Written by local author by Margi McAllister and illustrated by former local @AmyWarmington, you can order directly from Amazon:… - we'd love it if you left a review! 3/3
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23 days into the #SudanUprising

Following #Fridayprayers there have been reported protests in

•Al Halfaya - Bahri
•Al Jaily -Bahri
•Wad Nobawi - Omdurman
•Arakabya - Omdurman
•Jabra - Khartoum
•Arkaweet - Khartoum

This 📹 is from today.
Another 📹 directly from Bahri Halfaya in the north of #Khartoum. From a witness on the ground it seems more people are taking part in protests than before.
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A thread re police extra-judicial execution.
Over the years the Kenya Police has acquired a dubious distinction of being the source of insecurity instead of providing security. In many instance, to many Kenyan’s the police represent a clear, and imminent danger to the lives.
But the transformation from the source of security into a bastion of insecurity didn’t occur overnight, and neither did it come as a surprise; it was an inevitable outcome of multiple factors.
Before the 2010 constitution, the police was at the beck and call of the executive, which used it as a tool of coercion. The executive used the police however deemed fit to meet its political ends.
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... and a public which asks their representatives to value #evidence will be the strongest driver of long-term #scienceadvice mechanisms.

Jeff Reading @SPH_Iloilo adds long-term funding to #scienceadvice mechanisms would also be an important step if we want long-term thinking
The workshop starts now ➡️ what are top 3 critical issues or structural themes in #Scienceadvice that an @INGSciAdvice presence in North America could address? #INGSA_NA18
And we're back after the interactive workshop, now discussing how to leverage the @INGSciAdvice network in #NorthAmerica context #INGSA_NA18, and what we can learn from other chapters
w/ @Kristiann_NZ @eliasmichaz @nifaruqui @IDRC_CRDI @JonesAishaD
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