'We have a few more months of sacrifice ahead and can behave now in a way that collectively we are proud of. When we look back at these unprecedented times, I hope we all felt we acted with a spirit of shared humanity to protect those in need.' … [Read more...] about Sweden’s facemask U-turn: Prime Minister makes coverings mandatory on public transport in defiance of virus expert after the King said country’s coronavirus strategy had ‘failed’
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"Due to latest restrictions, we are aiming to make managing flights as easy as possible for customers and so have removed the change fee for flight transfers online via Manage my bookings. We strongly recommend for customers to check the status of their flight and self-serve online, due to the volume of calls currently. … [Read more...] about Will easyJet, BA, Wizz Air, TUI & Ryanair still fly during UK travel ban and are they giving refunds?
The EU is also looking to restrict travel into the European Union, as well. Commissioner Ylva Johansson stated: “Don’t come here – unless it’s really necessary. Our primary piece of advice is: ‘Don’t travel.'” … [Read more...] about Sweden to Be Placed in EU Highest Coronavirus Risk Zone
Alaksiej Lavoncyk is the organizer of the BY_help organization, which raises awareness of and funds to support the legal cases of activists and journalists imprisoned by the government. He told Newsweek that while American action would be less significant than European, it could still be a useful signal of opposition. … [Read more...] about As Belarus Protests Freeze Over, Lukashenko’s ‘Terror’ Targets Journalists
Refugees accepted by a European Union member nation are prohibited from claiming asylum or seeking work in other EU member states, according to the bloc’s regulations, leading some to destroy identification documents in hopes of claiming status in better-resourced nations. … [Read more...] about Fearing ‘They Would Die From Hunger’ Syrian Refugees Flee Baltic Countries
While in custody, Navalny filmed a video urging his supporters to take the streets. Thousands responded to his call this weekend in several large Russian cities, including Moscow. The police crackdown escalated in response; authorities documented over 3,700 arrests at the protests, many of them over alleged violations of Russia’s anti-coronavirus social distancing measures. … [Read more...] about Report: Russia Ties up and Deports Lawyer Working with Dissident Navalny