"In the midst of our community, there were and obviously still are individuals who have been and still are part of the so-called right spectrum," said Kreitmayr, warning they would be removed, but should leave of their own accord. … [Read more...] about Germany swears in watchdog to root out extremism in forces
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Germany's government this week announced plans to extend its travel warning for tourists to 160 countries outside the European Union, including Turkey, until August 31. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said the government was in discussions with Turkey and other individual countries on that list about the possibility of lifting the warning sooner — something he said would depend on the state of local health systems, the number of infections, and security measures in place. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: WHO calls for vaccine to be shared ‘for public good’
So, if we told the pharmaceutical companies that you will have to share the research on COVID-19 vaccine or treatments and that there will be no patent on them, then they could still make money on other drugs. But, I think that's not going to happen and I say that to you with some distress. There is no government, be it Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson, Macron or Trump, which is going to say: We're going to take the drugs that you develop and distribute them by the government at cost. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus help ‘greedy’ pharma reset reputation?
In the UK flyers for about 60 protests to be held in parks in cities such as Manchester, Leicester and Southampton were circulated online. It is understood they were produced by the little-known UK Freedom Movement, which is thought to have links to the far right. In the US, conservative figures and rightwing groups have backed protests against stay-at-home rules in many states. … [Read more...] about Piers Corbyn among 19 held in coronavirus lockdown protests
During the past months of closure, costs also mounted through restoration and urgently needed maintenance work. 155 buildings and 300 ruins are located on the memorial site. "Landscaping and gardening have to be maintained on the grounds," said Heubner. "You can't close it down and let nature take its course. The 170 hectares (420 acres) of Auschwitz-Birkenau are a very damp area, which means that the foundations of the remaining barracks must be continually repaired so that they do not collapse. " … [Read more...] about After a coronavirus pause, Auschwitz reopens to visitors