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1) Topic: European Genocide, #Jesuits and #Serbia

What is the background of Kalergi's plan for #Europe's destruction?

Why is #Christianity in danger?

#TheMoreYouKnow #SilentNoMore #SilentMajorityRising #EU #MigrantCrisis #ChristianOrtodox

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2) When thinking how to start this topic, I remembered the words of Austrian cancellor Sebastian Kurz addressed to #Serbs.

During one of his interviews, he said that we should "give up the past (thinking of giving up #Kosovo) and look to the future"... ⬇️
3) He represents so-called modern European civilization that is forcing this nomadic approach to life - when you don't like it, you pack your stuff & leave. e.g. Pakistani or Algerians don't like where they have lived for centuries, so they leave and wish to settle in #Europe. ⬇️
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PM of #Montenegro is openly threatening with ethnic cleansing:

"Until August 30, we will tolerate the priests of the Serbian Orthodox Church. After that, we will open the borders and return them to their homes. Law and order will apply equally to Amfilohije as to all others."
@FabriziSem is silent, as usual.

Everything against Christian Orthodox is according to #EU values, apparently. All in the name of "radical Islamisation of the #Europe".

They prefer Islam, that's why they are nurturing Jihadists from Kosovo & Bosnia and supporting #MigrantCrisis
Not a suprise that @FabriziSem is RT puppet of #GeorgeSoros, Milan Antonijević.…
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Topic: #Nazi ideology of so called #GreaterAlbania as the main cause of conflicts in #Kosovo, #Serbia, #Montenegro, #Macedonia and #Greece

#Balkans #SilentNoMore #SilentMajorityRising #GreatAwakening
As the world’s attention is mainly focussed on #USElections2020 and distracted by the #COVID19, there's a project in progress to absorb #Kosovo, Preševo Valley in #Serbia, southern #Montenegro, #Epirus in #Greece and western North #Macedonia into a single #GreaterAlbania state.👇
On a daily basis people of #Serbia, #Montenegro, #Macedonia and #Greece are threatened with irredentist territorial aspiration by Albanians who openly declare #GreaterAlbania with added lands from these countries. #Kosovo has been violently ripped off and history is repeating.👇
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1/6 🔴 #SAR Op 11.08.20 - Libyan Coast Guard ship "Ras Jadar" rescued 23 #migrants incl. 2 women and 1 female minor from a wooden boat. #migrantcrisis #frontex #seenotrettung #COVID19 Image
2/6 [cont] All rescued disembarked safely in Tripoli Naval Base. #migrantcrisis #frontex #seenotrettung #COVID19
3/6 [cont] Upon arrival the staff of international organizations IOM, IRC and UNHCR provided humanitarian aid incl. snacks and water to all disembarked migrants. #migrantcrisis #frontex #seenotrettung #COVID19
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🔴 [BREAKING] #SAR Op 10.08.20 - Libyan Coast Guard ship "Ras Jadar" rescued ca. 90 #migrants including women and is currently returning to Tripoli for disembarkation. [UPDATE FOLLOWS] #migrantcrisis #frontex #seenotrettung #COVID19 Image
[UPDATE] #SAR Op 10.08.20 - Libyan Coast Guard ship "Ras Jadar" returning with rescued #migrants to Tripoli Naval Base. #migrantcrisis #frontex #seenotrettung #COVID19
[UPDATE] #SAR Op 10.08.20 - All rescued #migrants disembarked safely in Tripoli Naval Base. #migrantcrisis #frontex #seenotrettung #COVID19
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Another excellent TLDR summary. This time the Fartage's #migrantcrisis. TLDR TLDR is

1. YOY numbers 2019 18-1900, BBC/Tgraph say it'll be 50% bigger this year, except that is their unsourced "estimate" but even if true, it's one year, poorly sourced.

2. No of people in immigration centres are down 5% at 23075 but that's unreliable as some are detained who are legally here (but it puts the Channel in context - just 10%).

3. Channel Migrants would be forcibly removed. That number is 6778, 21% lower than 2019, and declining Image
4. A new "intelligence cell" with France to track migrants might be inflating the boats number quoted in number 1.

5. Navy patrol boats getting involved is a sledgehammer to smash a pea. Ineffective and poor use of military.

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I once took a group of Year 7s on a 10-mile sponsored walk for @World_Wildlife

They were 11/12. Of course they wanted to help polar bears.

Halfway, I got them some ice cream and asked how they were feeling. It was pretty hot on Hampstead Heath

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They all moaned. Except one kid who said, “This is nothing, Miss. This is easy. I walked more than 100 miles in Africa once, when soldiers were killing people.”

He’d raised over £20.

For polar bears.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the refugee & asylum-seeking kids I’ve taught in UK and met while volunteering in Calais have a WILDLY IMPRESSIVE SKILLSET...

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Excellent exposition of the "Migrant Labour and the Politics of Life" by Ranabir Samaddar of Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group and Dr @VinayshilG in @iicdelhi Webinar. Dr Samaddar drew heavily from Michel Foucault. #COVID19 #migrantworkers #migrants Image
2/n #migrantworkers Of course, there was no hiding Ranabir Samaddar's left orientation - but while castigating "neo-liberalism" - he made some very strong points about the 'politics of life' that afflict the problem of #migrants 3/n
3/n #migrantworkers Ranabir Samaddar debunks the debate between life and livelihood. He says - when even 6 months ago we were talking of Universal Basic Income - the nation cannot risk lives on the excuse of livelihood 4/n
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1. Orwell’s 1984 opens with Winston Smith writing in his diary about a film he’s seen. “One very good one of a ship full of refugees being bombed somewhere in the Med. Audience much amused”.

Responding to #Farage’s “shocking invasion” tweet, someone suggested sinking the dinghy. Image
2. Earlier this year I wrote about why the language we use to talk about refugees matters.

If left unchallenged, right-wing populists will increasingly frame the conversation & the language we use through fear-mongering & the weaponisation of prejudice.…
3. The language of invasion - of being "overrun" or besieged with "swarms" or "floods" of aliens - is nothing new.

It is also not just the domain of the tabloid newspapers.

In March, @nytimes captioned an excellent piece saying police used rubber bullets "to repel the hordes". ImageImageImageImage
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SC is hearing its Suo Motu case pertaining to the problems & miseries of #MigrantLabourers who are stranded in different parts of the country due to the #lockdown

Titled "In Re: Problems & Miseries of Migrant Workers" , Top Court had taken cognisance of the issue on May 26.
Additionally, Activist Medha Patekar plea praying for the provision of creating "uniform platform ticketing system" for migrants traveling via trains is being heard.

The plea also asks for basic necessities and financial schemes to equip #migrants post #lockdown.

Senior Advocates Kapil Sibal, Indira Jaising, Sanjay Parikh, Colin Gonsalves appear on screen. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta also before the bench to apprise the Court.

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A 3 judge bench led by J. Ashok Bhushan begins hearing the suo motu case. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta was asked to brief the court about steps taken by centre to avert the migrant crisis in the wake of #lockdown
Senior Advocates Indira Jaisingh, Kapil Sibal, Sanjay Parikh and Colin Gonsalves on screen. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appearing for Centre.
Counsel for Medha Patkar, Senior Adv Sanjay Parikh urges court to take up their plea addressing migrant crisis first after SG Tushar Mehta wraps up his submissions on behalf of centre.
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1/5 #Tunisia 26.05.20 - According to official statement of Tunisian National Guard spokesperson the authorities between 17 & 25.05.2020 thwarted 24 boat crossings and apprehended 484 #migrants of different nationalities. #migrantcrisis #frontex #seenotrettung #COVID19
2/5 - 25/26.05.20 Tunisian Maritime Guard during night patrol seized a high speed boat off Quarba and apprehended 21 #migrants (20 Tunisian & 1 Moroccan) and 1 Italian smuggler who skippered the boat with additional cigarette contraband. All referred to Public Prosecutor.
[similar case] "Traffico di esseri umani e sigarette dall'Africa a Marsala. Iniziato il processo"… and "Four Tunisians among human trafficking suspects in Sicily"…
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#ReadingSession - #Thread on "Report of the Task Force on an IT Strategy for PDS and an implementable solution for the direct transfer of subsidy for Food and Kerosene" - Oct 2011 aka #NandanPDSTaskForce which first mooted the idea of #PDSN. It is important to understand #ONORC
The report is here -…

Before dwelling in - Note the title - Czar didn't like 'commitees' and hence called whatever he was part of, as - task force - Though no task was done!
Members of committee - All ex-officio secretaries, except 2 from the illegal executive body UIDAI. This was basically done by "#Aadhaar lobby".

May 2020 -… - Nandan funded media calling 'Anti Aadhaar lobby' in NAC stalled it in UPA era.
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Many commentators (see eg. @dravirmani @TheJaggi and @ShekharGupta) have argued for Labour Law reform in India, in the context of UP Govt action to scrap a raft of current laws. Many have cited the example of Bangladesh. Here is B'desh Labour Act 2006.…
This is a comprehensive piece of legislation that reads like a Trade Unionist's wish list. Maternity rights, workers compensation, retirement benefits, health and safety at work, employment of minors.. its all there. This is progressive legislation indeed. I commend it.
In his Youtube commentary, @ShekharGupta presents an old argument that laws preventing a business owener from firing staff and shitting down a factory with > 100 workers acts as a brake on expansion and scale necessary to become competitive. He did NOT give any other example.
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CJI led bench of SC is hearing petitions seeking the Court's intervention for accessibility of basic necessities & medical facilities for migrant workers who have been driven out of cities in view of the nationwide #lockdown in India.
Yesterday, the Centre was directed to file a reply on steps taken in this regard.
The hearing is being held via video conferencing. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta & Advocates of Petitioner(s) on the screen, set to apprise the bench.
Bench assembles on Video Conferencing.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta states the Centre has filed a detailed status report. Mehta adds that our country has been taking preemptive, proactive steps to mitigate the #COVID19 crisis since January 17.
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1 to 24 - Attempted coup in Venezuela with support from the US - 2019🤨👇🏼…
25 - Attempted coup in Venezuela with support from the US - 2019 🤨👇🏼…
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The thing is, this is fairly typical nowadays. We saw it in the War on Terror and now again in the War on Immigration. Many of the same firms that won government contracts then are capitalizing on securitized border policy now.
Policies to detain/deter the historically marginal rise of asylum seekers aren’t a good faith response to real concerns. The government doesn’t actually believe these people are dangerous. It’s just good business for neocons and a tried and true way to co-opt the working class.
And like, yeah, it’s totally corrupt, but not according to our legal system. Why? Because the laws and regulations on this mostly protect corporations and the wealthy, not the working class, not vulnerable migrants, and certainly not unaccompanied children.
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Mexicans are headed to the polls today to elect a new President... #AMLO is the favorite, many have called him #Mexico’s answer to @realDonaldTrump analysts say that might not be true and voters think he’ll stick up to #Trump who say their current President #Nieto never did
87 million Mexicans (who live in and out of the country) are registered to vote. Juan Gomez-Cruces, 35, who lives in Atlanta, was so unhappy with all the candidates, he just wrote an “X” on his early ballot and sent it back to #Mexico -Read more @NBCLatino
Gomez-Cruces says he watched all 3 debates and one was more disappointing than the next. One debate: candidate ‘El Bronco’ says - “we need to cut off the hand of anyone who steals in the public service.” The moderator asks “literally?” ‘El Bronco’ replies “literally.”
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