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BREAKING: #BNNIsrael Reports.

A Palestinian man stabbed three Israelis in a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday before he was shot by Israeli security personnel, as per reports. #Israel #Palestine #conflict #crime
The incident happened near a gas station in the West Bank settlement of Ariel, reports suggest.
The people attacked are being treated for serious injuries.
There was no immediate confirmation of the condition of the Palestinian attacker nor any word on his motive for the stabbing.
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BREAKING: #BNNPalestine Reports.

A 19-year-old Palestinian woman was shot dead by Israeli forces during a raid in the West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry said on Monday. #Israel #palestine #conflict
The Palestinian Health Ministry identified the woman as Sanaa Al-Tal, 19. The incident occurred in the city of Beitunia, where the military said troops were on an arrest raid.
The Israeli military however said soldiers opened fire on a vehicle that was accelerating toward them after they signaled for it to stop, adding that the incident was under review.
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🧵A thread on how attacking civilian water and energy infrastructure is a war crime.
International laws of war (yes, that's a thing) are quite explicit: attacks against civilians and civilian infrastructure are war crimes.
The Rome Statute of the...
International Criminal Court (ICC), adopted in 1998, says:
“[i]ntentionally directing attacks against civilian objects, that is, objects which are not military objectives” is a war crime (Article 8(2)(b)(ii)).
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Article 56 of Protocol I of the 1977 Geneva Convention & Article 15 of Protocol II prohibit attacks on infrastructure “containing dangerous forces” including explicitly “dams” and “dykes” if such attacks “may cause the release of dangerous forces and...
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@MarinSanna #Polish trucks carried heavy foreign #warmachines on #Helsinki Ring I Oct 15 at 8:02 am
- According to a reader, there were six Polish trucks in the queue and they were heading east. The caravan that attracted attention was not known to the Helsinki police
www-iltalehti-fi.translate.goog/kotimaa/a/b06e…
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BREAKING: #BNNSomalia Reports.

Somalia is facing a famine like situation. While there has been no official declaration, the @UN’s humanitarian chief, Martin Griffiths @UNReliefChief, last week had said that,...
...“I have no doubt that we are seeing famine on our watch in Somalia.” #Famine #Drought #ClimateCrises #Relief #Conflict #UN
In an interview, @UNReliefChief decried the injustice of the climate crisis-induced disaster. A famine in 2011 killed nearly 260,000 people in Somalia, and 100,000 of those people died before famine was officially declared.
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Link to position description and application link utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/135215
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Riporto #Worstcasescenario sul #conflict #UkraineRussiaWar #UkraineWar
Un #scenario interessante è attualmente in discussione all'interno dei canali di informazione russi: anche se attraverso gli approcci analitici potrebbe sembrare realistico, come al solito -1
metto in guardia contro la prospettiva di un #influenceoperation che condivide "mangime per polli" nell'interesse delle operazioni di #Russianpropaganda e informazione.
Fonti russe riferiscono che #Ukraine ha raggruppato 120.000 persone al confine con il #Donbass. -2
197 unità di attrezzature pesanti ucraine sono al di fuori delle aree consentite. In caso di conflitto armato, non ci sarà alcuna operazione di terra. Dopo aver lanciato #attacchi missilistici preventivi su obiettivi critici #ucraini, -3
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Members of the parliamentary #EcocideAlliance & #ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (@ASEANMP) issued a statement on environmental crimes in #Ukraine, describing some of the attacks as likely to cause “widespread, long-term and severe damage to the natural environment”.
“Now, if ever, would be the time for the international community to finally draw a global moral red line concerning environmental atrocities, and put an end to impunity for #ecocide” writes the #EcocideAlliance regarding the #invasion of Ukraine. pgaction.org/fr/news/enviro… #crimes
“The most effective way to enforce criminal accountability long-term is to amend the #RomeStatute to explicitly include ecocide as a 5th crime against #peace - not limited only to #war time.” pgaction.org/fr/news/enviro… #conflict #security #warcrimes #internationalcrimes #StopEcocide
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According to pro-Taliban's Social Media activists, #Hajji_Bahram_Musa, a #Haqqani Network's senior member& commander of Khost Airport, has #carried_his_bride in a military #helicopter from her house in #Logar, to #Khost.
The activists criticised the move as corruption& #betrayal. ImageImageImageImage
Reacting to SM reports, #Taliban's spokesman said:
"There have been reports on SM that a govt. official has flown his wife by #helicopter from Logar to Khost. This is enemy's propaganda&we strongly reject it."
Pro-TB SM activists:
"The spokesman is lying."
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#Taliban spokesman Qari Yosuf Ahmadi, #deleted his defensive tweet after he was called a liar by pro-Taliban SM accounts.
Ahmadi had rejected SM& media reports about a TB Commander, who flown his wife by a military #helicopter from his in-laws family in Logar to Khost, as untrue. Image
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Millions of people have been uprooted from their homes in #Ukraine and are in need of aid.

As the world responds, those enduring ongoing crisis in #Africa will also be impacted by the #conflict and must not be left behind.

It’s time to act. Share this thread to raise awareness.
Global price increases are also going to affect people here in the #UK and have a devastating impact on people across the world.
As a result of the #conflict, natural gas, and food and fertiliser prices have skyrocketed.
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Citing the previous tweet
and adding more information hoping to help get a clear panoramic on increasing #foodprices and the increasingly looming narrative of #recession 👇
A massive backlog of #grains is piling up in #Ukraine to the tune of nearly 25 million tons due to "#infrastructure challenges" and blocked #ports in the #BlackSea, including #Mariupol - @Reuters reports 📰
reuters.com/world/europe/u…
#Ukraine was the fourth-largest corn exporter in the 2020/21 season and the sixth-largest #wheat exporter in the world, according to the #IGC (International #Grains Council).
igc.int/en/downloads/2…
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Real reasons for #conflict are buried in history & intermittently ooze out like hot lava from fissures. #Europe's been an active conflict zone for long born out of a stiff #RomanHangover ever since the #Empire collapsed.#Theopolitics is 1 ingredient in its conflict cocktail
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Conflict in #Europe has to be understood in that context before jumping in & taking sides. Colonial times afforded no option & the world got involved twice converting #EuropeanConflict's into #WorldWar's. Many unconcerned died. India lost many braves from #Gallipoli to #Siam
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#Ukraine is the latest in a tiring list & has many players beyond just army & politicians. Eastern Orthodox Church, Greek Catholic Church, Patriarchies of Moscow, Constantinople & Kyiv & that west & east of #Dnieper think differently.. all making up the hidden factors
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Biden's negative coverage is product of "media’s addiction to conflict and unending desire for cohesive narrative" @Sulliview 🎯
washingtonpost.com/media/2022/04/…
speaking of addiction: @EricBoehlert's catch-phrase was "Dems in disarray is a helluva drug" 🎯🎯🎯

via @bryrsmith
"media addicted to adrenaline rush of non-stop news during Tr_mp years as he ransacked White House and obliterated norms" @EricBoehlert

contrived conflict is for screenwriters, not journalists cc: @MelissaJPeltier @Sulliview @MediaBusters6
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Last Thursday (s. ; or for the full live stream, s. ), @SevimDagdelen from #DieLinke has discussed with @RaniaKhalek & @EugenePuryear esp. the recently decided & billion-dollar rearmament of the German #Bundeswehr...
...as a result of the #RussianFederation's military invasion of #Ukraine, as officially justified by the #GermanFederalGovernment. A recommendable interview! Besides her opposition to such rearmament & the associated fundamental departure...
...from the so-called „#Entspannungspolitik“ established by #WillyBrand & #EgonBahr for #Germany's relationship with the #USSR (& also its territorially largest & politically strongest successor state in the form of the #RussianFederation),...
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🆕 Economic and Social Impacts and Policy Implications of the War in #Ukraine 🇺🇦:

#OECD calls for well targeted support to the vulnerable as war undermines global #recovery.

Read full press release⤵️
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Global economic #growth will be more than 1⃣ percentage point lower this year as a result of this #conflict.

#Inflation could be at least a further 2⃣.5⃣ percentage points higher on aggregate than it would otherwise have been.

👉🔎 oe.cd/4nK Image
#OECD calls for greater #EU solidarity in providing help to 🇺🇦 refugees:

Already some 3⃣ million people have fled #Ukraine with more waves of refugees expected in the weeks ahead.

This is far higher than in wake of the recent Syrian refugee crisis. 👇
oecd.org/economic-outlo… Image
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What is the endgame, the strategy of #victory, or to put it differently, the vision for #conflict #resolution in #Ukraine? What are feasible scenarios of future relations between #Russia and the #West? Some thoughts. Highly speculative and simplified.🧵1/9
2/9 Scenario 1: Putin wins militarily in Ukraine and achieves his political goals: regime change and demilitarization. Oppression in Russia increases. Western sanctions intensify, aiming at regime change in Russia. European division becomes permanent. foreignaffairs.com/articles/ukrai…
3/9 At the moment this scenario seems very much possible, unfortunately. The question is at what costs. Total destruction? Ukrainian statehood as we knew it will be lost but partisan warfare and sanctions over time may lead to an intra-elite coup in Russia as well (Scenario 3)
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Just a friendly reminder @moderna_tx told the @SECGov that the @US_FDA defines #mRNA as gene therapy. And called it an unprecedented new category of #medicines tho they really want that #vaccine classification anyways for liability protections & fear the public wouldn’t take it.
They know the #COVID19 #vaccine isn’t a vaccine but human #gene #therapy.
The @US_FDA #fda reaffirmed their definition of modified viral #nucleic acid that alters #CELL Jan 30th 2020 #COVID ImageImageImageImage
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🇳🇱 🇯🇵 🇰🇷❗️🇺🇦 #Netherlands, #SouthKorea and #Japan called on their citizens to leave #Ukraine immediately.

#UkraineCrisis #Russia #UnitedStates #NATO #OSCE
🇱🇻❗🇺🇦 Foreign Ministry of #Latvia has also recommended that its citizens leave #Ukraine.

#UkraineCrisis #Russia #UnitedStates #NATO #OSCE
🇮🇱❗🇺🇦 #Israeli Foreign Ministry issued a warning about the danger of visiting #Ukraine for #Israeli citizens in connection with a possible escalation of the #conflict.

#UkraineCrisis #Russia #UnitedStates #NATO #OSCE
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My interview concerning involvement of far-right & oligarchic elements of Maidan opposition in false flag Maidan massacre that led to escalating #Ukraine #Russia conflict, annexation of Crimea & civil war & Russian military intervention in #Donbas. gorilla-radio.com/2022/02/06/gor…
In my interview, I mentioned findings of my peer-reviewed article on the far right involvement in the Maidan massacre in #Ukraine researchgate.net/publication/33…
And findings of "The Maidan Massacre in Ukraine: Revelations from Trials and Investigation" paper & video appendixes, I presented them at virtual 10th World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies in Montreal in 2021. researchgate.net/publication/35…
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@APNews

#HearstCorp (#StevenSwartz - CEO)
- Fitch Ratings (Finance)
- First Databank (Health Care)
- A&E Networks (with #Disney including: History Channel)
- ESPN (with #Disney)

#APNews - "Non-profit" cooperative (#StevenSwartz - CEO)
Content: #Disney
. CBS Dream Team (5 hours)
. The More You Know (3 hours Kids)
. Weekend Adventure (3 hours Kids)
. One Magnificent Morning (5 hours teens)

They OWN your children.
How do we let a for-profit CEO also be CEO of a non-profit that "regulates" themselves (#APFactCheck).

Non-Profits are great places to dump undisclosed #expenses and pay #salaries.

#theft. #fraud
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#Narcissism thread 🧵 15 (more) questions to ask yourself if you are questioning whether someone is a #narcissist
1. Do they devalue, diminish, demonise or harshly judge you or act as the righteous ‘authority’ figure with you regardless of their age, status or employment? 🚩
Are they #superior? For e.g. A non lawyer preaching to a lawyer about law. 2. Are they #defensive? Do they seem only interested in trying to prove that they are right & you are wrong, in a defensive mode? 🚩They are #competitive not co-operative. Co-operation is a must #healthy
3. Do they demand #attention from you? For e.g., insisting on having the conversation when it’s convenient for them only &/or use emotional #manipulation to ensure conversation happens on ‘their’ terms? They may not answer the question, go off topic, deflect, defensive, accuse 🚩
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Grenfell Tower Inquiry diary week 54: ‘Our consideration of evacuation at this time was something of a blind spot’ insidehousing.co.uk/insight/grenfe…

YOU SEE THE PROBLEM HERE @PeteApps YOU ARE AN UTTER #Disgraceful #CORRUPT ORGANISATION BUILT UP TO DRAG #VictimsOfDoubleJeopardy
OF @GOVUK @crimesofbrits THAT @taxpayerDOTcom HAVE BEEN BLEEDING @GREATBritain TO FUND USELESS #Corruption ORG. @sra_solicitors @Ofcom @CPSUK SET IN PLACE TO BLOCK ALL THAT @NTU @NHSCharities IGNORE WHILE #MSM BULLSHIT FOOLS THE @Global_Witness THEY ARE DEALING WITH WHAT
IS @NexusChambers #MichaelMansfieldQC @_lesliethomas WHO ARE WITH THE CIRCLE OF @OCCRP WHO ARE THERE TO LIMIT THE DAMAGE TO @taxpayers DENYING THE @VictimRightsLaw .

WHILE THE @grenfellinquiry IS DOING AS @InquiryCSA HAS DONE TO US THE @ProductsSystem.

HOW MANY OF
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