2020-07-13: News Headlines

pip.hinman (2020-07-13). Guard tests COVID-19 positive at refugee detention hotel. greenleft.org.au

Mehr News Agency (2020-07-13). Find the (best) Iranian Psychologists in Toronto. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 13 (MNA) — Many problems are facing Iranian immigrants that need the advice of an expert who understands what they are saying in many of these difficult times.

LaforFest (2020-07-13). Saturday 7/18: LF2020: Angel Island: History of Quarantine, Militarist Imperialism & Immigrant Exclusion. indybay.org This is a free LIVE Zoom based event. You can be anywhere to view and participant. Please visit the LaborFest 2020 website URL to register and to receive a Zoom invitation to the event.

The Canary (2020-07-13). Government immigration plan slammed for treating care workers like 'second class citizens'. thecanary.co Campaigners have accused the government of excluding care workers from its new immigration system and ignoring the "vital role" they've played during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. | Critics hit out at the lack of visa options for foreign care workers in the points-based system. This is due to come into force on 1 January when EU freedom of movement ends. | Government documents published on 13 July confirmed plans to deny visas to 'low-skilled workers'. These could also include hospitality staff and labourers like builders, if they cannot meet the criteria for applications. | The move — which was fier…

yenisafak (2020-07-13). Three more migrant bodies pulled out of lake in eastern Turkey. yenisafak.com Rescue workers on Monday recovered bodies of three more irregular migrants from a lake in Turkey's eastern Van province after a boat carrying them sank late last month.Turkish teams continue efforts to recover bodies from the Lake Van where a boat carrying up to 60 people sank on June 28.So far, a total of 29 bodies have been recovered from the lake.Earlier this month, three suspects were remanded in custody over the sinking of a migrant boat in eastern Turkey.Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, the number of irregular migrants arriving in Turkey has declined.However, more than 21,000 migrants have reach…

The Canary (2020-07-12). Following evictions in France, refugees risk hypothermia and worse in Channel crossings. thecanary.co Refugees rescued after their boat capsized were among several groups to have tried to cross the English Channel on 11 July.The four individuals were spotted by a passing passenger ferry and were picked up by the French navy. They were found to have severe hypothermia and were taken to the French port of Calais.Nowhere to go: French authorities say they are now safe and well, but repeated warnings about the dangers of crossing the narrow strait. Meanwhile, evictions are leaving refugees with few other options.Crossings have continued as risk to refugees in the French camps considerably worsened in the wake…

Ali Salam (2020-07-12). Seven Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Soldiers, Including those Assaulted by Settlers. imemc.org The Israeli forces, at dawn Saturday, stormed several Palestinian-owned homes and abducted Palestinian civilians during invasions into different occupied West Bank towns, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Local sources said, Israeli soldiers stormed the Balata refugee camp in Nablus, in the northern West Bank and abducted two Palestinian young men …

IMEMC Staff (2020-07-12). Israeli Troops Abduct Three Palestinians from West Bank. imemc.org Israeli troops abducted, early on Sunday, two Palestinian residents from the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and one from the central district of Jerusalem. Local Palestinian media sources reported that Israeli army invaded the Yatta village and the Al-Fawwar refugee camp of Hebron district. They added that during both …

Angeliki Vgontzas, William Renthal (2020-07-11). [Correspondence] Predicting erenumab adverse events with single-cell genomics. thelancet.com Erenumab is a CGRP receptor monoclonal antibody for the preventive treatment of migraine. It has been widely prescribed in the USA after receiving US Food and Drug Administration approval in May, 2018. An estimated 7000 prescriptions are written per week,1 which, along with postmarketing reporting, have resulted in the rapid detection of serious adverse events that were not seen during clinical trials. As a result, the product label was revised on Oct 4, 2019, to include constipation with serious complications, including cases requiring hospitalisation and surgery, with most cases reported after a single dose of…

The Canary (2020-07-11). Institutional racism 'led to data breach over migrant workers' in Ireland. thecanary.co Levels of "institutional racism and discrimination" in the health service reportedly led to a serious data breach in Ireland. It occurred when employers were told of coronavirus (Covid-19) test results before meat factory workers who were tested.Edel McGinley, director of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), described the practice as a "gross and serious breach of confidentiality". She told the Special Oireachtas Covid-19 committee that comments made by a senior health official about the scandal were "deeply worrying".(PA Graphics)"Institutional racism and discrimination that led to this very serious dat…

Ali Salam (2020-07-11). Israeli Forces Detain Three Palestinians from West Bank. imemc.org Israeli forces, at dawn Friday, abducted three Palestinian civilians from their homes in Jerusalem and Ramallah, the Palestinian Information Center reported. Asra Media Office said that Israeli soldiers detained both Abdullah Dweik, and Ahmad Ali Ahmad, after invading their homes in Al-Jalazoun refugee camp in Ramallah, central West Bank. Confrontations …

en.mehrnews (2020-07-11). Find the (best) Persian Realtors in Montreal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) — Living abroad can be difficult for Iranians. These difficulties begin with the start of the migration process and related activity and may continue until you are fully settled in the destination country.

Fred_F (2020-07-10). Seven years too long: Nationwide s on July 19 to end detention and free the refugees. greenleft.org.au

RT (2020-07-10). California sues Trump over rules to deport foreign students home if colleges offer online-only classes. rt.com California has joined several Ivy League schools in challenging immigration rules that would send foreign students back if they can't attend classes in person, claiming such a requirement would only spread Covid-19. | Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced on Thursday that the state will file a legal challenge against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), over their recent clarification of the rule that foreign exchange students would have to leave the US if their schools operate online-only classes. | "Today's lawsuit rests on America's enduring princip…

RT (2020-07-10). California sues Trump over rules to deport foreign students if colleges offer online-only classes. rt.com California has joined several Ivy League schools in challenging immigration rules that would send foreign students back if they can't attend classes in person, claiming such a requirement would only spread Covid-19. | Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced on Thursday that the state will file a legal challenge against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), over their recent clarification of the rule that foreign exchange students would have to leave the US if their schools operate online-only classes. | "Today's lawsuit rests on America's enduring princip…

RT (2020-07-10). French police DESTROY Calais migrant camp and send over 500 to reception centers. rt.com French police have torn down a migrant camp in Calais, arrested 20 people and sent over 500 residents of the makeshift shelters to reception centers. It was the first operation of its kind in months. | The operation began at 5am at the Dunes industrial area of Calais, and "took place in ," the prefecture of Pas-de-Calais said in a statement, although Reuters photographs show tear gas being deployed and men throwing objects at the police. | | Migrants throw objects at French police officers in a cloud of tear gas as police dismantle a makeshift shelter camp in Calais, France July 10, 2020. © Reuters…

_____ (2020-07-10). The Tremendous But 'Secret' Success Of Socialist Vietnam. popularresistance.org Some twenty years ago, when I moved to Hanoi, the city was bleak, grey, covered by smog. The war had ended, but terrible scars remained. | I brought my 4WD from Chile, and insisted on driving it myself. It was one of the first SUVs in the city. Each time I drove it, it was hit by scooters, which flew like projectiles all over the wide avenues of the capital. | Hanoi was beautiful, melancholic, but clearly marked by war. There were stories, terrible stories of the past. In "my days", Vietnam was one of the poorest countries in Asia. | Many great heritage sites, including the My Son Sanctuary in Central Vietnam, we…

Mark Fiore (2020-07-10). Screen Shot 2020-07-09 at 11.57.46 AM.png. progressive.org With Democrats increasing the impeachment pressure, of course President Trump and his supporters would go after a decorated combat veteran who was a refugee.

teleSUR (2020-07-10). Italy: 618 Migrants Arrive in Lampedusa Island in 24 Hours. telesurenglish.net Over the last 24 hours, at least 618 migrants who were navigating the Mediterranean have landed on Lampedusa island in precarious boats and humanitarian rescue ships. The overcrowding at the access point raised concerns regarding the prevention of COVID-19. | RELATED: | "Except for two exceptional cases with 95 and 268 people on board, all were mini-landings: small boats that evaded controls and landed directly on…

PCHR (2020-07-10). PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (02— 08 July 2020). imemc.org Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) Summary Israeli forces continued to commit crimes and multi-faceted violations against Palestinian civilians and their properties, including raids into Palestinian cities that are characterized with excessive use of force, assault, abuse and attacks on civilians. This week, IOF's excessive use of force rendered 21 …

sputniknews (2020-07-10). ICE to Train Civilians to Target Immigrants; Mischaracterizing Biden. sputniknews.com ICE launches citizen academies for amateur immigrant-catchers, as SCOTUS finds white settlers are still squatting illegally on Indian Country.

Eoin Higgins, staff writer (2020-07-10). Trump Administration Has Exploited Pandemic to Effectively Shut Down All Immigration: Report. commondreams.org "Beforehand I would say that staying in the U.S. was my first option for my career. Now, being honest, Canada, Europe, and New Zealand and Australia seem like a much better choice." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/immigration.jpeg

Staff (2020-07-10). 80+ Lawmakers Demand Trump Rescind Plan to Force International Students Out. truthout.org More than 80 members of Congress late Thursday demanded that the Trump administration immediately withdraw a "cruel, senseless, and xenophobic" Issued earlier this week by Immigration and Cus…

yenisafak (2020-07-10). Turkish police arrest 14 terrorist PKK suspects. yenisafak.com Turkish police arrested 14 suspects in raids in the southern Adana province for their alleged links to the terrorist group PKK, a judicial source said on Friday.Anti-terror police launched an investigation into the alleged members of the terrorist group, said a source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.With 17 arrest warrants in total, police continue operations to capture the remaining three suspects.In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK — listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US and EU — has been responsible for the deaths o…

WSWS (2020-07-09). Students oppose Trump's threat to deport international students. wsws.org The Trump administration's effort to use international students as a bargaining chip to force the reopening of colleges is part of a push to get the economy back open while also scapegoating immigrants for the pandemic.

Daniel Jenks, Ernesto Castañeda (2020-07-09). Defunding the Police Is an Immigrants' Rights Issue, Too. commondreams.org Immigrant and Latinx communities also suffer at the hands of police and would benefit from the defunding and subsequent re-investment of public resources into social programs and education in their communities. (Photo: Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/cage_1.jpg