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Amitav Ghosh: “Climate change is becoming an all-out war”

New Statesman 19 Oct 2022
Our progress towards managing climate change is often measured in kilowatt hours ... in The Glass Palace (2000), he focused on the effect of the timber and rubber trades on Myanmar, Malaya and India; in The Hungry Tide (2004), it was the Sundarbans, an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal beset by floods and hurricanes ... [See also ... Bolsanaro thumbed his nose.

China's invite to Queen's funeral condemned by Tory MPs

ITV 15 Sep 2022
"We are greatly concerned to hear that the Government of China has been invited to attend the state funeral next week, despite other countries Russia, Belarus and Myanmar being excluded. Chinese president Xi Jinping with the Queen at a state banquet at Buckingham Palace in 2015 Credit.

The queen’s funeral (plus what’s happening with the money and the corgis), explained

Vox 15 Sep 2022
The procession with the coffin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth arrives at Westminster Hall from Buckingham Palace in London on September 14 ... The palace warns that visitors may have to wait in line overnight ... According to CNN , the palace has also decided against inviting representatives from Russia, Belarus, and Myanmar.

Military heroes are invited to Queen's funeral: Holders of the Victoria Cross or George Cross ...

The Daily Mail 14 Sep 2022
They are also allowed to bring 10 people from their nation - with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese already announcing that 10 Australians had been invited by Buckingham Palace for their 'extraordinary contributions to their communities' ... Both are pictured at an event for George Cross recipients at Buckingham Palace.

London comes to a standstill: TfL warns of 'biggest challenge in its history' as Tube ...

The Daily Mail 14 Sep 2022
Transport for London commissioner Andy Byford said today that the capitals trains and buses will be rammed with 'millions' expected to travel to the area around Buckingham Palace for the Queen's Laying-in-State and funeral ... Below the Union Flag at half mast, a police spotter surveys the crowd atop Buckingham Palace this morning.

Vladimir Putin won't be invited to Queen's funeral over Ukraine invasion, UK government source says

Henry Herald 13 Sep 2022
Russia, Belarus and Myanmar ... In the case of Myanmar, it is because of the treatment of the Rohingya people, the source said. The Palace sends invitations to state funerals on the advice of the government, after members of the civil and diplomatic services have considered the political implications of inviting certain leaders.

Vladimir Putin blacklisted for Queen Elizabeth's funeral

Hibbing Daily Tribune 13 Sep 2022
The 69-year-old politician and other Kremlin representatives have all been blacklisted by Buckingham Palace, following Russia's invasion of Ukraine earlier this year. Dignitaries from Belarus and Myanmar have also been overlooked by the palace, while Iran will only be represented at the funeral on an ambassadorial level ... They said in a statement ... .

Myanmar junta court jails Suu Kyi for six years for corruption

Manila Standard 16 Aug 2022
in this file photo taken on January 17, 2020, Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi poses for pictures during a welcoming ceremony for China’s President Xi Jinping at the Presidential Palace in Naypyidaw. Myanmar junta court jails Suu Kyi for six years on August 15, 2022, for corruption.

International Accountability: Myanmar, the ICJ and the Genocide Question

Dissident Voice 25 Jul 2022
The military regime in Myanmar will have been hoping for all three aspects to aid their case ... For one thing, the Myanmar junta would have been taken aback by The Gambia’s proceedings against their country alleging genocide ... The Gambia’s case involved a request for provisional protective measures for members of the Rohingya remaining in Myanmar.

Sudanese authorities enforce internet shutdown to clamp down on protesters

TechRadar 30 Jun 2022
⚠️ Confirmed ... https.// 30, 2022 ... According to Reuters it has been reported that four protesters have already been killed, with authorities firing tear gas and water cannons to prevent the crowd from reaching the presidential palace. Discover how Myanmar’s ‘digital dictatorship’ aims to criminalize VPNs. .

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