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Without prejudice to the existence or subsequent emergence of other peremptory norms of general international law (jus cogens), a non-exhaustive list of
norms that the International Law Commission has previously referred to as having
that status is:
The prohibition of aggression;

The basic rules of international humanitarian law;
The prohibition of racial discrimination and #apartheid; The right of self-determination.
Peremptory norms of general international law (jus cogens) reflect and
protect fundamental values of the international community, are hierarchically
superior to other rules of international law and are universally applicable.
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Für das Projekt @GesundeP
von @bvmd_de
, @BlaupauseGesund
, @bphd_ev
haben wir uns mit den Antworten der #Parteien zum Thema #Digitalisierung befasst und diese eingeordnet.

Hier der Link…
die Einordnung findet ihr im Thread!
Let's go!
Als erstes eine gute Nachricht: alle Parteien sehen die #Digitalisierung des #Gesundheitssystems als wichtig und nötig an.
#CDU und #SPD weisen beide zurecht darauf hin dass in den letzten 4 Jahren in Deutschland einiges zugunsten der Digitalisierung geändert hat. Politischer Wille ist unserer Meinung nach deutlich erkennbar,jedoch finden wir auch, das bislang nur wenig in der #Praxis angekommen ist
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In an important decision, the General Court of the EU recognized that the European Commission infringed the EU citizens’ rights when it refused to register the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). THREAD 1/9…
Their ECI is asking the EU to regulate its trade with illegal settlements in occupied territories and therefore reform its Commercial Common Policy bringing it in line with EU Law and International Law. See the judgment:… 2/9
The ECJ had already delivered a judgment in 2019 on trade with illegal Israeli settlements finding that food must properly labelled in order to respect EU consumers’ rights and the Occupied people’s right to self-determination. 3/9…
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#Work #Visa/#EAD (F1 #OPT/CPT, #H1B, #H4EAD, #J1, #L1B, etc) & declining #American #LaborParticipationRate (LBR; peaked 1999) thread @SenSanders.

Seems obvious there is #NoLaborShortage @SenToomey @SenBobCasey @RepMeuser. Image
1. #H1B enacted 1990, slight dip in #LaborParticipationRate; 1998's ACIWA raises #H1Bvisas to 115,000 - LBR dips again;
2001 AC21 Act raises #H1Bvisa limit to 195,000 - LBR continues dropping @USCongress @BizRoundtable @USDOL. Image
2. 2001 AC21 Act also adds #H1B Cap Exempt Category for non-profit #Education/#Research organizations, further fueling #LaborParticipationRate drop (& growing #GreenCardBacklog) @HouseDemocrats @HouseGOP @SenateDems @SenateGOP.… Image
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#AmericanWorkers & #UnMatchedMD #MedicalGrads displaced by F1 #OPT/CPT #H1B, #H4EAD, #J1, #L1B, et al need #BernieSandersForLabor.

Bernie Sanders confirms interest in becoming Biden's Labor secretary…
1. #BernieSandersForLabor:
Would @SenSanders continue his #H1B opposition as Secretary Of Labor? Or will he conform to @JoeBiden/@KamalaHarris' anti-#AmericanWorkers/pro-#H1Bvisa platform?…
2. #BernieSandersForLabor:
2015: @SenSanders 'wants to reform the #H1B program, in part, by "substantially" raising prevailing wages.'

Does @BernieSanders now support current @USDOL/@DHSgov #H1Bvisa #wages Interim Final Rule?…
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1/ THREAD and ALERT on OPT! This morning, members of the @HouseGOP received an email from @FAIRImmigration, pressuring members not to support the continuation of the #OPT program. Image
2/ In @FAIRImmigration‘s email on OPT to the @HouseGOP, they threaten: “If your boss signs on, we will highlight this accordingly to our members. Further, all signatories can expect the attention of conservative media.” They link to this clip:
3/ This @TuckerCarlson clip attacks nine prominent GOP senators who urged the president not to restrict visas that can help the economic recovery…
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A new report outlines 20 actions the president could take immediately to reduce the number of temporary foreign workers.…
1: Rescind approval of all labor certifications for pending employment-based immigrant visas and green card/adjustments of status, and require applicants to submit new certification requests for re-adjudication under current labor market conditions.
2: Rescind approval of all labor condition attestations (LCAs) for pending employment-based non-immigrant visa applications and require applicants to submit new attestations for re-adjudication under current labor market conditions.
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Starting a thread of messages from American workers to @realdonaldtrump about the need for a real & TOTAL #immigrationban - add your voice or video message in replies & help stop #OpenBordersInc from sabotaging executive order. #AmericaFirst @presssec @MarkMeadows
2/ Here is @4US_Workers attorney Sara Blackwell speaking up defense of American IT workers ==>
3/ American IT worker Michael Emmons @Troup1998 talks to #AmericaFirst DE Sen. candidate @WitzkeforDE about being forced to train Indian H1B replacements at Siemens==>
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Thanks to the Optional Practice Training (#OPT) program, the overall number of international students hit an all-time high.

That's crazy.
Read more about the history and cost of the #OPT program below:…
Related: Three Non-DHS Entities find widespread #OPT fraud scheme to provide legal-looking status to 5,000 or more one-time foreign students from China — something the Department of Homeland Security should have uncovered for itself.…
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