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World in brief: UNICEF report on the crisis in Syria, missing travellers found in Mali, COVID-19 vaccine, new political tool: face masks

by News Editors March 17, 2020
World in brief: UNICEF report on the crisis in Syria, missing travellers found in Mali, COVID-19 vaccine, new political tool: face masks

More than 4 million children were born to a disastrous environment in Syria since the start of its ongoing civil war in 2011. On Sunday, for the ninth year anniversary of the devastating war, UNICEF released a report stating that “millions of children are entering their second decade of life surrounded by war, violence, death and displacement.” The data collected from 2014 to 2019 also shows that 1 million children were born as refugees in neighbouring countries, and 5,427 were killed. Inspired by the 2011 Arab Spring, uprisings against Bashar al-Assad’s regime erupted within Syria, which has since left more than 380 million people dead.

A Quebec woman and her Italian companion were found alive in Mali, after being abducted in Burkina Faso two years ago. Edith Blais and Luca Tacchetto were heading to take part in volunteering work in Togo when they disappeared on Dec. 15, 2018. It’s still unknown who kidnapped the travellers or if any ransom was paid. However, Mahamat Saleh Annadif, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali, said preliminary information shows that Blais and Tacchetto escaped their kidnappers, according to CBC News. Photos of Blais and Tachhetto have been shared online, in which they are both smiling and look healthy.

U.S. researchers started testing a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday. A total of 45 participants will get two injections one month apart to test its effectiveness. Although participants and researchers are optimistic about the development of a vaccine, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the U.S. National Institutes of Health told the Associated Press that the vaccine will not be available for widespread use for at least 12 to 18 months.

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, face masks have become a scarce––but also a political campaign tool in Hong Kong. Pro-democracy parties bought masks from Honduras to distribute to the community. Pro-Beijing politicians did the same shortly after. Local pro-democracy councillor Eason Chan told the Agence France Presse that giving free face masks forced the pro-Beijing party to “up their game” to reinforce their local support. Since the beginning of the protests in March 2019, the pro-Beijing block lost a lot of support.

 

Graphic by @sundaeghost

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Normaly November 28, 2021 - 14:09

Re Covid-19….

“If you’ve ever wondered whether you would have complied during 1930s Germany, now you know.” — Banner of a Covid-19 protester

The saying goes “SEEK the truth and you shall find it” –and NOT that you find the truth by passively ACCEPTING what authorities tell you is the “truth” like herd animals unthinkingly obey their shepherds’ orders. Yet almost nobody ACTIVELY SEEKS the truth, they only PASSIVELY ACCEPT as “truth” what the authorities tell them and so become UNthinking members of “herd stupidity.”

Do YOU actually SEEK the truth or are you a mindless member of “herd stupidity”?

I suggest you carefully check out “The 2 Married Pink Elephants In The Historical Room –The Holocaustal Covid-19 Coronavirus Madness: A Sociological Perspective & Historical Assessment Of The Covid “Phenomenon”” at w w w d o t CovidTruthBeKnown d o t c o m

You can ONLY see the official lies IF you SEEK the truth…. it means you must LOOK “behind the curtain” — behind the official narratives.

“The inhumane abominations, issued by the highly credentialed professional class of psychopaths-in-control and their lauded sycophantic minions, of “No Jews Allowed” and “No Colored People Allowed” of yesterday is the “No Unvaccinated People Allowed” of today.” (from cited article)

“[…] when you do things to people against their will and force them it destroys their spirit, it destroys the integrity of their body. […]. Being an adult is meaningless if you cannot even protect the integrity of your own body.” — Jennifer Daniels, MD, MBA, Holistic Doctor

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