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This stat blew my mind: do public health measures like social distancing, mask wearing and hand-washing really reduce the transmission of viral respiratory illnesses? Uh, yes.
The UN rights expert on Myanmar presses the UN Security Council, which meets later today, "to take decisive and unified action against the military junta, including targeted sanctions, an arms embargo, and a referral to the International Criminal Court."
The Myanmar junta has guns to generate fear. The protesters have videos to generate outrage, such as when "videos showed security forces shooting a person at point-blank range and chasing down and savagely beating demonstrators."
The Myanmar military has deeply conservative and discriminatory views toward women. In contrast, women are often on the front line of the pro-democracy protests. In some cases, "the security forces appear to have singled" out the youngest ones to shoot.
Sen. Johnson delays debate on Covid-19 relief bill by forcing the entire 628-page bill to be read out loud.