Cyprus Policy to Reduce Kids’ Exposure to Cell Phone and WiFi Radiation, and Why This Should Be Done Everywhere – Activist Post

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10-09-20 06:55:00,

By B.N. Frank

Health warnings about radiation exposure from Bluetooth, cell phones, and WiFi are NOT new. Published and peer-reviewed research has determined all sources of wireless (WiFi) radiation are harmful.

Medical experts – including the American Academy of Pediatrics – have warned that children are more vulnerable to exposure. Risks include cancer, reduced immunity, “Microwave Sickness”, and much more.

Action has already been taken worldwide to replace WiFi in schools with hard-wired Ethernet connections which are safer and more secure. In Cyprus, they are doing even more to keep kids safe. Is this happening where you live?

From Environmental Health Trust:

President of the Cyprus National Committee on Environment and Children’s Health Dr. Michaelifou has helped her country achieve what many of us dream of — science-based awareness of how protect our children from the health impacts of environmental pollutants, including wireless radiation exposure. The Cyprus National Committee on Environment and Children’s Health worked with medical associations, government agencies, and public advocacy groups and achieved great successes:

  1. Provided guidance on removing Wi-Fi from elementary schools.
  2. Supported a pilot project to remove Wi-Fi from the intensive care units of the pediatric wards of Archbishop Makarios III Hospital.
  3. Launched a large-scale public awareness campaign on how to reduce cell phones and wireless radiation.
  4. Provided guidance on how to hardwire computers for distance learning.

Dr. Stella Michaelidou

Dr. Stella Michaelidou is President of the Cyprus National Committee on Environment and Child Health. She has more than 35 years experience and expertise in environmental chemistry, toxicology and the impact of toxic chemicals on health, in particular children’s health, as well as food safety and risk assessment.

She previously served on the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Pesticides Residue Panel, the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER), and the WHO-Euro Environment and Health Committee. She has been an expert for UN Environment Program,

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Cyprus kwistig met paspoorten – UITPERS

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26-08-20 07:04:00,

Cyprus is gul met de verkoop van zijn staatsburgerschap. Gul, niet dat ze goedkoop zijn, maar wie zeer rijk is en voldoende betaalt, kan staatsburger worden van deze EU-lidstaat. Ongeacht eventuele problemen met de justitie elders. Cyprus heeft die reputatie al langer, maar een onderzoek van een ploeg van Al Jazeera brengt details over deze handel.

Mykola Zlotsjevski, een van de vele rijken onder Cyjprische bescherming. (wikipedia.com/Svetlana Pashko)

Het gaat om recente aankopen van paspoorten, tussen eind 2017 en eind 2019. De koper investeert voor minimum 2,2 miljoen euro. Onder de kopers vooral politici en zakenlieden met het etiket “Politically Exposed Persons” – Personen die een politiek risico lopen, meestal een eufemisme voor personen beschuldigd van corruptie. De ploeg van Al Jazeera stelde ook vast dat er onder de “nieuwe Cyprioten” verscheidene misdadigers zitten.

Enkele namen op de lijst: Mir Rahman Rahmani, voorzitter van de kamer van volksvertegenwoordigers van Afghanistan die een paspoort kocht voor hemzelf, vrouw en drie kinderen. Hij kocht meteen ook het staatsburgerschap van St.Kitts and Nevis, een staatje in de Caribische Zee dat eveneens goed geld verdient met de verkoop van paspoorten. Rahmani, een gewezen generaal, maakte fortuin met contracten voor transport en brandstof met het VS-leger.

Fortuin beveiligen

Mensen als Rahmani zijn er vooral op uit hun fortuin veilig te stellen, aldus speurders. Dat wordt o.m. vermoed van “nieuwe Cyprioten” uit China, Oekraïne, Rusland, Vietnam, Saoedi-Arabië, de Emiraten….Het gaat bijna altijd om personen die met grote overheidsbedrijven en overheidscontracten hadden te maken. Sinds Cyprus in 2013 met het programma startte, hebben de aanvragers al voor 7 miljard euro geïnvesteerd. De meeste aanvragers uit de periode 2017-2019 komen uit Rusland (922), gevolgd door China (482), Oekraïne (100) en Libanon (89).

Een van die Oekraïeners, de oligarch Mykola Zlotsjevski, baas van de energiefirma Burisma, wordt verdacht van corruptie en belangenvermenging toen hij als olie- en gasbaron ook minister van Milieu was. Het is de firma Burisma waarmee Hunter Biden, zoon van VS-presidentskandidaat Joe Biden, te maken had. Oekraïense nderzoekers verklaarden onlangs dat hij hen meer dan 5 miljoen euro aanbood om het onderzoek te laten vallen. Met zijn Cyprisch paspoort kan hij op beide oren slapen. Honderden andere zijn in hetzelfde geval.

Sinds kort heeft Cyprus de voorwaarden voor het verkrijgen van het staatsburgerschap onder EU-druk wel strenger gemaakt.

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Erdogan, Cyprus and the Future of NATO | New Eastern Outlook

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19-07-19 05:40:00,

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In recent weeks a dramatic escalation of tension around Turkish oil drilling rig presence in the disputed Exclusive Enterprise Zone surrounding EU member state Cyprus is taking place. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is claiming that Turkey has the right to drill not only in the waters off of Northern Cyprus, but also in waters far from there where Greek Cyprus has claimed rights. The actions, moving Turkish oil and gas drilling platforms into the waters, is creating a dramatic new clash in the energy-rich Eastern Mediterranean. The line-up of actors makes for a political Molotov cocktail of clashing interests that potentially pits not only Turkey against Cyprus and Greece, but also Israel and the USA, with Russia and China watching with keen interest.

On June 20 Turkey announced it was sending a second ship to waters off Cyprus to drill for oil and gas. It claims that it has maritime rights owing to its recognition of Turkish Cypriots in the Northeast part of the island facing Turkey. Since the island was divided in 1974, only Turkey has officially recognized Northern Cyprus, which calls itself the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus with some 36% of the island area. The rest of the island, known as the Republic of Cyprus, is recognized as a sovereign EU member state and is historically close to Greece. In July 2017 UN brokered talks on unifying the island broke down and energy tensions rose.

In 2011 vast oil and especially natural gas fields were discovered in the Eastern Mediterranean near Cyprus and as well off Israel, Lebanon and potentially Egypt. The entire region could contain more than 500 trillion cubic feet of gas. The Eastern Mediterranean since then has become a focus of energy geopolitics and rising tension. When Cyprus granted drilling rights to ENI in February last year, Turkey sent warships to the area, forcing ENI to abandon its drilling. Then in November when Cyprus granted drilling rights in waters southwest of Cyprus to US major ExxonMobil, Erdogan demanded it be abandoned calling the company “pirates.”

In recent weeks Erdogan has escalated the situation by sending several Turkish drilling ships to the waters claimed by the Republic of Cyprus.

Behind the scenes

What is behind the Turkish clear escalation now of its very much disputed claims to drill offshore Cyprus.

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