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A thread on an important symbol: the #maltesecross of the #KnightsHospitaller and it’s use in #definingpower #elite #networks #deepstate #worldgovernment
The #maltesecross of the #KnightsHospitaller are displayed by the Order of St John, Royal Victorian Order & Order of the Bath (GCB) - dynastic orders / orders of chivalry in the UK honours system.
The last 8 Lord Mayor’s of the City of London Corporation, all Knights in the Order of St John - the British branch of the #knightshospitaller

The city brands itself as the oldest continuous municipal ‘democracy’ and serves as the model for the British Parliament.
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“European Solidarity: What Should and Can it Mean?" has just gone LIVE! 🔴

As always, we'll highlight some key moments and interventions from our speakers @MichaelKaeding, @AreskougEU, @NiklasBremberg, and Gunilla Herolf, who moderates the panel

➡️ tepsa.eu/online-event-e…
This event takes place in the framework of the upcoming TEPSA Book "Solidarity in Action and the Future of Europe: Views from the Capitals", published by @springerpub, and edited by @MichaelKaeding, @JohannesPollak, and @_PaulSchmidt

➡️ tepsa.eu/tepsa-books/

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"European solidarity is about understanding each other, and that is what this book is about"

- @MichaelKaeding, co-editor of "Solidarity in Action and the Future of Europe"

/3 @UISweden
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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...
2/3
#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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#India: "Delhi reported a surge in coronavirus (Covid-19) cases on Tuesday"

hindustantimes.com/cities/delhi-n… Image
#Indonesia: '"on the edge of a COVID-19 catastrophe" as the country navigates an uptick in the number of infections'

newsweek.com/red-cross-warn… Image
#Australia: "The Greater Darwin region has confirmed it is dealing with an outbreak of the Delta variant, a strain which experts warn is more infectious but "manageable" with the right restrictions."

abc.net.au/news/2021-06-2… Image
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🧵Pregnant women are at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID. This second thread is dedicated to pregnant women worldwide who lost their lives during the pandemic. By telling their stories we'll ensure that their memories live on #SoulsLostToCovid Image
In a worldwide study of 2,100 pregnant women, those who contracted COVID-19 during pregnancy were 20 TIMES MORE LIKELY to die than those who did not contract the virus. #SoulsLostToCovid thelancet.com/journals/lanin… Image
Getting a COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy protects you from severe illness from COVID-19.
cdc.gov/coronavirus/20…
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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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Wenn dieser Artikel stimmt, heisst das: der Schöffenrat versteht NICHTS von moderner Stadtplanung. Er siedelt Autos (als Statussymbole?) höher in der Hierarchie an, als sanfte Mobilität. Der Rat ist bereit zu eskalieren, bis die politisch Auseinandersetzung buchstäblich 1/n
... auf der Strasse ausgetragen wird.
Es heisst auch, dass der Zusammenhang zwischen urbanistischer Gestaltung, den "10-Minute-Neighbourhoods" und (ja auch) der drängenden und dringenden Dekarbonisierung auf dem Altar von Werten geopfert werden sollen, die seit den 1990ger 2/n
... Jahren als archaisch & inkompatibel mit den Herausforderungen der Zukunft angesehen werden. Der Vorprung anderer Städte (Barcelonas Superblocks, die Strassensperrungen und -umgestaltungen in Paris, die urbanistischen Brüche mit der automobilen Monokultur in Vancouver etc) 3/n
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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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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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NEW -- Donors at #SyriaConf2021 have pledged a total of $6.4bn.

That's an enormous $3.6bn short of what the @UN needs to meet the increasing humanitarian needs in #Syria.
@UN A few more pledges for #Syria:

#EU: $657m
#Saudi: $560m
#Sweden: $97m
#Italy: $52m
#UAE: $30m

And a note on the $6.4bn total -- that's multi-year pledges. For 2021 alone, the figure is $4.2bn, less than half of what's needed.
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Ein kleiner Thread zu AstraZeneca und den Thrombosen

Die Lungenembolie ist die dritthäufigste kardiovaskuläre Erkrankung mit einer Inzidenz von 100-200 Fällen pro 100.000 Einwohnern pro Jahr.
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Bei den bisher 3 Millionen mit dem AstraZeneca-Impfstoff geimpften Personen sollte es also schon rein rechnerisch zwischen 3.000 und 6.000 Fälle in einem Jahr geben, das wären zwischen 57 und 114 pro Woche.
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Die bisher bekannten 22 Fälle sind also statistisch gesehen eigentlich irrelevant, einen Hinweis auf einen Zusammenhang mit der Impfung gibt es ebenfalls nicht (auch wenn ein paar Schaumschläger in den sozialen Netzwerken daraus jetzt wieder ein riesiges Problem machen).
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#GERMANY #WEATHER #WARNING

On Wednesday (March 10th) the German Weather Service (DWD) is now officially warning for Thursday (March 11th) of gale-force gusts and gusts of wind in the north and north-west of the country and in the south-west of Baden-Württemberg.
Restrictions in traffic must be expected, floods and landslides are possible. Travelers should exercise increased caution, especially on rivers and mountain slopes, and follow the instructions of the authorities.
For detailed and currently valid severe weather warnings in Germany, travelers are advised to install the 'WarnWetter' app from the German Meteorological Service.

-DWD: dwd.de/DE/wetter/warn…
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#Luxembourg #EU #Coronavirus #VACCINE

In the run-up to the EU summit, Luxembourg's foreign minister, Jean Asselborn, spoke out against a uniform vaccination certificate for travelers at the moment. "If everyone has access to the vaccination,
then I think you can really think about a vaccination pass," said Asselborn on Deutschlandfunk. He hopes that in three months there will be enough vaccine for everyone. Then one could talk about a uniform vaccination certificate.
Asselborn also spoke out against blanket border closings to contain the corona virus and its mutants. "That was wrong in 2020 and that is still wrong in 2021." For him, it is not about tourism, but about cross-border commuters and small border traffic.
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[EN] Follow up on the action against racist and sexist statements.

The verdict clearly recognises the racist and sexist nature of the statements made by the defendant Marcel M.👇

#Luxembourg #racism #sexism #BLM #feminism
"This judgement reinforces my determination to continue to mobilise and raise awareness on the consequences of these calls to hatred and to invite the justice system to remain attentive to them and to fulfil its repressive role(...)"- Olivier Mukuna for Lëtzebuerger Land👇
"I therefore encourage Afro-descendants to lodge a complaint if they are victims of racist remarks. Yes, it's true, it's a painful process that must be anticipated and then overcome(...)"- Olivier Mukuna for Lëtzebuerger Land👇
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[FR] Riposte contre les propos sexistes et racistes!

L’énoncé du verdict reconnaît bien le caractère raciste et sexiste de propos diffusés par le prévenu Marcel M.👇

#Luxembourg #racisme #sexisme #BLM #feminisme
"Ce jugement me conforte à continuer à mobiliser et sensibiliser sur les conséquences de ces appels à la haine ainsi qu’inviter la justice à y rester attentive et remplir son rôle répressif(...)"- Olivier Mukuna pour Lëtzebuerger Land.👇
"J’encourage donc les afro-descendants à déposer plainte s’ils sont victimes de propos racistes. Oui, c’est vrai, c’est une démarche douloureuse qu'il faut anticiper puis dépasser(...)"- Olivier Mukuna pour Lëtzebuerger Land.👇
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@EUProsecutor
.@CourdeCassation
1/21
Rapport de D.KΟURKOULAKOU contre les:
-Emmanuel #Macron
PDR/SCP/BCP/BR/B087460
-#EdouardPhilippe
CAB/2018D/21271-AL
-N.#Belloubet -P.Poirret
PP/MBM/2018/00193
qui cachents le testament de Theodossia
#ECJ #ECHR #EPPO
#Francais #CourdeCassation
2/21
Concerne la recherche du testament de Theodossia.., dont les clauses je suis bénéficiaire. Il concerne aussi l’État #Francais, puisque la mission qui m’a été confiée par le testament est de fonder une institution d’utilité publique à #Paris.
#ECJ #ECHR #EPPO
#CourdeCassation
3/21
Le 21 Juillet 2018 j’ai envoyé un rapport d’un total de 700 pages avec les preuves jointes par lequel je dénonçais des Procureurs (M. Robert GELLI procureur général près la Cour d’appel d’Aix-en-Provence REF:DA2017/2342LO4,
#ECJ #ECHR #EPPO
#Francais #Paris #CourdeCassation
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[EN] 2020, a feminist year in photos 🥳

[FR] 2020, une année féministe en photos 📸

January- February
[EN] Open meeting in preparation of the first Women*'s #Strike 2020.

Janvier- Février
[FR] Rencontre ouverte en préparation à la première #Grève des femmes 2020. 👇
[EN] Chgph "un violador en tu camino" by the Chilean feminist group Las Tesis. The JIF deplored the lack of #feminicide data in Lux.

[FR] Choré "un violador en tu camino" du groupe féministe chiléen Las Tesis. Le JIF a déploré le manque de données sur les #féminicides au Lux.👇
#EqualCareDay

[EN] Conference on the working conditions in the cleaning sector with testimonials and the presentation of figures.

[FR] Conférence sur les conditions de travail dans le secteur du nettoyage avec des témoignages et la présentation de chiffres.👇
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Meanwhile in #France,
"the peak of this second wave is over"

(according to the President in his Adress to the Nation):
Wait... "the peak is over" doesn´t mean "it´s back to normal"!

Confinement will only fall on December 15,
if there´s less than 5.000 new cases a day.
(today it´s ~9.000).

France is disappointed.🙁

Although they certainly can make it happen.
Meanwhile in #Switzerland:
(excess mortality of the second wave is significant)

Good news: fastest decrease in infections happens in the worst hit areas now.
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#Luxembourg #Coronavirus

The Luxembourg government is preparing a new lockdown in the Grand Duchy in the fight against the corona pandemic. "If the numbers don't get better, then next Monday we have to ask the House of Representatives to adopt new rules,"
said Prime Minister Xavier Bettel. The government has therefore forwarded a package of measures to parliament. Whether this will be implemented will not be decided until next Monday. The new corona wave hit the second smallest country in the EU with a good 600,000 inhabitants.
Since the end of October, there has been a night curfew from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. in Luxembourg and an increased mask requirement - always where more than four people meet. 9286 people are currently considered to be actively infected with the coronavirus in Luxembourg.
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#Luxembourg #Coronavirus

In Luxembourg, the number of new corona infections has fallen slightly. Compared to the previous week, it decreased by 12.2 percent to 4127 cases, as the Ministry of Health announced.
The so-called incidence rate, i.e. the number of new infections within seven days per 100,000 inhabitants, fell to 659 in the first week of November. In the previous week it had been 750. The average age of the newly infected remained stable at 41.4 years.
On November 8, there were 9118 active infections according to statistics. 198 people have so far died in connection with Covid-19 in Luxembourg. 208 people are in clinics, 42 of them in intensive care units.
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#Germany #BadenWuerttemberg #RheinlandPfalz #Saarland #France #Belgium #Luxembourg #Coronavirus #RESTRICIONS #INFO🚨

The Prime Ministers of Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland have spoken out against restrictions on border traffic
despite the renewed classification of the French border region as a corona risk area.

At none of the external borders with France, Luxembourg and Belgium could daily life, work and study be paralyzed by a complete lockdown, announced the Prime Minister on Friday.
According to a statement by the Baden-Württemberg State Ministry, the three federal states have decided that the so-called 24-hour rule should apply along the respective borders with neighboring countries.
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Michigan State passes resolution condemning #Turkey & #Azerbaijan aggression against #Armenia & #Artsakh.

#ArmeniaIsNotAlone
#Austria parliament unanimously adopts motion (news.am/eng/news/60796…) & Flemish Parliament of #Belgium adopts resolution (en.armradio.am/2020/10/15/fle…) condemning aggression of #Azerbaijan & #Turkey against #Artsakh.

#ArmeniaIsNotAlone #StopAliyev #StopErdogan
21 deputies & 15 senators from #Spain call on intl. society to #RecognizeArtsakh.
senat.compromis.net/2020/10/15/dip…

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This morning EU ministers formally adopted an EU-wide colour coding scheme for #COVID19 travel restrictions.

But this EU map has been out there for 2 weeks, and and member states still aren’t using it or coordinating.
Europe’s airlines say this agreement will do little to improve coordination.

They wanted the EU to create windows of certainty for travellers, replace quarantines with testing, allow travel between red zones, and forbid entry bans between EU countries. aci-europe.org/media-room/278…
German Europe minister Michael Roth, asked after today's ministerial why the EU didn't go further to give more certainty to passengers, notes that this is only an EU recommendation because "member states have the powers in this area".

"Notwithstanding that, we're doing our best" Image
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