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The French fight back against the “Pass Sanitaire” health pass

FRANCE: The current President of France, Emmanuel Macron, announced in a nationwide televised address on July 12, 2021, two days before their national holiday-Bastille Day, that the entire population of France would be subject to his new policies regarding the implementation of a “Health Pass” (pass sanitaire). Beginning August 1 all people must be vaccinated.  ...

suicides, iran

Iran Update: Eighty-Four Suicides in Just One Day in Tehran

According to the Harana News Agency, 84 people committed suicide in Tehran in just one day. At least 12 of them were successful and lost their lives. Suicide attempts are committed through various methods, including self-harm, hanging, general intoxication, drug poisoning, and involving children to middle-aged people. According to the report, this number of suicide ...