Archive for May 5th, 2020

05/05/2020

Mothers, Midwives Risking Their Lives to Bring New Life into the World

05/05/2020

Can Mindfulness Help Us in the Midst of COVID-19 – and Beyond?

Human Wrongs Watch

By Beth Berila, David Forbes, Mark Leonard, Michael Edwards, and Rachel Lilley*

If we connect our contemplative practices with social realities we can fashion a healthier present and a better future.

Pixabay/Alexandra_Koch. Pixabay licence.

3 May 2020 (openDemocracy)* — Over the past 12 months Transformation has been running a special series on “Mindfulness and social change,” designed to explore the relationships between contemplative practices like meditation, individual experiences of stress and strength, and structural issues in society like racism, sexism and inequality.

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05/05/2020

There Are No Winners in the Illegal Trade in Wildlife

Human Wrongs Watch

Interview with Ivonne Higuero, Secretary-General, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

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5 May 2020 (UN Environment)* — The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES, is an international treaty with 183 Parties–182 states plus the European Union.

It is one of the oldest multilateral agreements to tackle international trade in wildlife and conservation concerns.

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05/05/2020

‘Lost at Home’: Record Child Displacement Figures Due to Conflict and Violence in 2019 – UNICEF

Human Wrongs Watch

4 May 2020 (UN News)*A new UN report finds that some 19 million children were displaced within their own countries due to conflict and violence in 2019, more than in any other year, making them among the most vulnerable to the global spread of COVID-19.

© UNICEF/Moohialdin Fuad | A young boy plays while his mother lines up at a water point in a camp for displaced people in Aden, southern Yemen.
05/05/2020

COVID-19: Breaking the Lockdown, Defeating the Coup, Averting Extinction

Human Wrongs Watch

By Robert J. Burrowes*

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Robert J. Burrowes

Using its fora such as the World Economic Forum – see ‘Strategic Intelligence’ – and its agents (particularly the World Health Organization, the pharmaceutical industry, governments, the medical industry and corporate media) the global elite continues to tighten its grip on the human population, bombarding us with COVID-19 propaganda to heighten people’s fear while introducing new and/or extending existing restrictions to conceal the many measures being taken to execute their ongoing coup against humanity. See ‘The Elite’s COVID-19 Coup Against a Terrified Humanity: Resisting Powerfully’.

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