Originally posted on BPP Human Rights Law Blog: Hamza Fareed Malik discusses the discriminatory treatment of Palestinians by Israeli authorities and considers comparisons drawn between apartheid in South Africa and contemporary Israel. The 1973 International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid (“Apartheid Convention”) and the 1998 Rome Statute to the…
December has been a decidedly drizzly affair. But that’s the perfect excuse to pop the kettle on and catch up on the news moments you might have missed with our carefully selected stories, below. If you want you might find following articles of interest. You’ll be kept expertly informed on every must-read development around Covid-19.Continue reading “For this week at the beginning of December 2021”
Thanks to a combination of infection and vaccinations Britain might be nearer the end of its pandemic than any other country in Europe, whilst those countries are having to face a new more dangerous variant, called B.1.1.529 — which has been identified in South Africa. At present in the UK there are about 1,000 deathsContinue reading “South African Corona variant endangering the world”
Undeniable ruler of European health Nobody can ignore what is raging around the world and has the power to make several people die. On Tuesday, speaking to the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen cited large and worrying disparities in different EU member countries’ vaccination rates. In Bulgaria, slightlyContinue reading “Fourth wave of COVID-19 a pandemic of the unvaccinated”
There is freedom of expression, but it is unacceptable that a demonstration turns violent. What was seen in Brussels, The Hague, Rotterdam and some other towns, was criminal behaviour and is repugnant.
You would expect by now that people would know how to avoid the spreading of the Sars 2 virus. When we look around it is no wonder that we could hear the virologist Steven Van Gucht saying that only during the height of last autumn’s second wave the number of infections was higher.