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It’s a shame that secession effort stalled so quickly. As Twitchy reported, California Gov. Jerry Brown just signed into law a bill making California a sanctuary state, and now he’s signed legislation that makes it no longer a felony to knowingly pass along HIV.

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By Justin Gardner

With so many studies coming out on the numerous ways medical cannabis can treat health ailments, some of us may have become slightly numb to the wonders being revealed about this beneficial plant. But a new study published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) might change that.

Researchers have found that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, can help prevent HIV from becoming AIDS. According to the abstract, published online by the National Institutes of Health:

“Plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) play a crucial role in host antiviral immune response through secretion of type I interferon. Interferon alpha (IFNα), a type I IFN, is critical for mounting the initial response to viral pathogens. A consequence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV) infection is a decrease in both pDC number and function, but prolonged pDC activity has been linked with progression from HIV infection to the development of AIDS. Patients with HIV in the United States routinely use cannabinoid-based therapies to combat the side effects of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy. However, cannabinoids, including Δ-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), are well-characterized immunosuppressants. Here, we report that THC suppressed secretion of IFNα by pDC from both healthy and HIV+ donors through a mechanism involving impaired phosphorylation of interferon regulatory factor 7. These results suggest that THC can suppress pDC function during the early host antiviral response by dampening pDC activation.

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On March 23, the GMHC, an AIDS service organization, is due to honor former President Bill Clinton, the founder of the Clinton Foundation, for his 15-year effort to battle HIV/AIDS. Speaking to Sputnik, Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel disclosed what really lay behind the charity’s HIV/AIDS initiative. Do the Clintons deserve so much praise?

2016 Democratic presidential nominee and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) arrives with her husband former President Bill Clinton for the inauguration ceremonies swearing in Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017

On Thursday, March 23, a New York City-based non-profit AIDS service organization, the GMHC (formerly Gay Men’s Health Crisis), is due to honor Bill Clinton, the founder of the Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States for “battling the epidemic since 2002” and “saving the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide.”However, according to Charles Ortel, a Wall Street analyst who exposed financial fraud at General Electric back in 2007, “there is no evidence that can be verified that the ‘international’ charity ever lawfully provided any help to victims of HIV/AIDS anywhere.”

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  • Man identified only as ‘Miguel’ says he had a relationship with Omar Mateen for two months between October and December last year
  • He said they met on Grindr, had a date, then were ‘friends with benefits’
  • Mateen ‘loved to be cuddled’, ‘spoke to him about his Muslim faith’
  • But he ‘refused to take any selfies’, told him ‘his wife knew he was gay’
  • Miguel said Mateen recently discovered a Puerto Rican gay man he’d had a threesome with was HIV-positive, told Miguel he would ‘make them pay’
  • Miguel said Mateen was attracted to Latinos but felt rejected by them
  • Claimed Mateen was a regular at Pulse before shooting dead 49 people 

A man claiming to be the Orlando shooter’s lover says Omar Mateen was livid after discovering he’d had sex with an HIV-positive man.

The Hispanic gay man, identified only as Miguel, told Univision he met Omar Mateen on Grindr before they became ‘friends with benefits’, meeting up 20 times at a hotel in Orlando, Florida.

Miguel described Mateen as a confused gay man and a heavy drinker who was attracted to – but felt rejected by – Latinos.

He believes Mateen’s massacre on Pulse nightclub’s Latin Night was an attempt at ‘revenge’ after discovering that one of the two Puerto Rican gay men he’d had a threesome with was HIV-positive.

Speaking in fluent Spanish and broken English, Miguel said that despite tests coming up negative, Mateen feared not enough time had passed for an accurate result, and he wanted to ‘make them pay’.

'Tryst': The Hispanic gay man, identified only as Miguel, told Univision he met Omar Mateen on Grindr before they became 'friends with benefits', meeting up 20 times at a hotel. His identity has been disguised with a mask

‘Tryst’: The Hispanic gay man, identified only as Miguel, told Univision he met Omar Mateen on Grindr before they became ‘friends with benefits’, meeting up 20 times at a hotel. His identity has been disguised with a mask

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  • David Wilson, 34, of Houston, Texas, has been found guilty of raping and infecting two children with HIV, chlamydia and herpes
  • Wilson said he is ‘in love’ with the 14-year-old, who claimed to be pregnant with his baby
  • The baby was tested for the diseases after a growth was discovered on her genitals
  • All the adults in the child’s household were tested for STDs and Wilson was the only one to come back positive for all three    
  • Wilson, a registered sex offender, went to prison in 2005 for assaulting a teenager 
David Wilson (pictured), 34, of Houston, Texas, sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl and a 23-month-old toddler and infected them both with HIV, herpes and chlamydia

David Wilson (pictured), 34, of Houston, Texas, sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl and a 23-month-old toddler and infected them both with HIV, herpes and chlamydia

A registered sex offender was sentenced to life in prison for raping and infecting a 14-year-old girl and a 23-month-old toddler with HIV, chlamydia and herpes.

David Wilson, 34, of Houston, Texas, was found guilty of the teen girl’s rape on Thursday.

Wilson claims he was ‘in love’ with the girl and still is.

Wilson said he was 'in love' with the 14-year-old and still is. The girl said she was pregnant with his baby and that they had sex multiple times 

Wilson said he was ‘in love’ with the 14-year-old and still is. The girl said she was pregnant with his baby and that they had sex multiple times 

The child told investigators she knew Wilson through a family member and they had sex multiple times.

She tested positive for HIV and herpes and she was pregnant with Wilson’s baby.

In a court affidavit, she said that she and Wilson ‘would park on a cul-de-sac near her school and have sex in his car. The last time, they had unprotected sex’.

Wilson was unapologetic about their relationship.

‘I have never denied about us having a relationship.

‘I am not sorry we were together, no, I am sorry the HIV came into the situation,’ Wilson said in court.

During the trial, investigators brought up the other victim, a 23-month-old baby, who was living at Wilson’s residence at the time.

It was discovered the infant was assaulted after doctors found a growth on her genitals and tested her for the STDs.

Doctors concluded the only way the toddler could have become infected was through sexual assault.

The four adults in the household were tested for the diseases – Wilson was the only one to come up positive for all three.

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  • 142,000 new cases of HIV recorded in Europe in the last year alone
  • That’s the highest number since records began in the 1980s – experts say
  • Rising number driven by cases in Russia and Ukraine where number of infected patients has more than doubled during the last decade
  • Experts say heterosexual sexual transmission and drug use to blame 

 

An HIV epidemic is sweeping Europe, with a record number of people being diagnosed, according to new research.

The outbreak was described by a world health expert as ‘a serious concern’ with more than 142,000 new cases last year alone – the most since reporting began in the 1980s.

The new report by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the WHO (World Health Organisation) Regional Office for Europe says heterosexual transmission is responsible for the increase and transmission through drug injection ‘remains substantial’.

It is being driven by rising numbers in Russia and Ukraine where the number of infected patients has more than doubled during the past decade.

The outbreak across Europe was described by a world health expert as 'a serious concern' with more than 142,000 new cases last year alone - the most since reporting began in the 1980s

The outbreak across Europe was described by a world health expert as ‘a serious concern’ with more than 142,000 new cases last year alone – the most since reporting began in the 1980s

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“I saw people die of HIV.”

No. You saw people die. Doctors said they had HIV.

“I saw people die from Ebola.”

No you didn’t. You saw people die. You yourself have no idea what killed them. You can pretend you know, but you don’t.

“The doctors know what kills people.”

You win a gold star for your faith. You’re now a fully-fledged member of the Church of Biological Mysticism.

People who see other people die often assume they know why it happened. Certainly, when it comes to viruses, they don’t have a clue. They’re sure they know. That doesn’t make them right.

A parent’s healthy son returns from the doctor’s office, saying he just found out he’s HIV-positive. He tells his mother the doctor has put him on AZT. Three weeks later, the boy folds up, can’t get out of bed. He’s so weak he can hardly move. The doctor says, “HIV has spiraled out of control. It’s full-blown AIDS. He must continue taking his AZT.” Three months later, the boy is dead.

The mother says, “My son died of HIV.”

Does she know that AZT, a failed chemotherapy drug, was taken off the shelf for AIDS patients, and that it mercilessly attack all cells of the body, including the immune-system cells?

Of course not.

As I’ve repeatedly pointed out over the past 27 years (starting with my first book, “AIDS Inc., Scandal of the Century”), covert medical ops will use death and dying to construct a false picture of the cause of death and dying.

They know this strategy works, because people, seeing death, will accept what the authorities tell them caused it.

http://jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2014/10/08/death-doesnt-someones-opinion-about-death/

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The Origin of Aids

by K Ingemar Ljungquist
E-mail: kwameingemar@hotmail.com
Key words: HIV, AIDS, origin


Origin of Aids

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The origin of the Aids pandemic and thus the origin of the HIV has ben puzzling for most researchers. The most widespread speculation that HIV emanated in Africa has been built on unsubstantial facts, of which some have been proved to be false. Some researchers have made the conclusion that HIV most probably has originated in a laboratorium. Yet their mode of discussion has not been allowed to enter the main scientific journals, with a few exceptions. Thus a lot of information has not been easily available for the researcher, scientist or doctor that could cast light onto the enigma of the very beginning of the most intriguing disease of this decade.

In this article some evidential facts pointing towards an artifically constucted virus is done outgoing from different fields of society like epidemiology, genetics, military documents, review of early viral experiments.

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Epidemiology     to top

To find an origin of an epidemic the very first cases are to be examined thoroughly.

The AIDS epidemic originated, as an at that time unknown syndrome, among young, well-educated, previously healthy, homosexual, mainly white men in Greenwich Village, south of Manhattan, New York in early 1979 (one patient was even retrospectively diagnosed in December 1978). The pattern of the epidemic was rather explosive. Within two years 80 patients had shown clear signs of a yet unexplained phenomen. In autumn 1980 the same pattern was repeated in Los Angeles and San Francisco. For all these three cities there was a common denominator. Young, healthy, educated, homosexual men were enrolled in a trial testing a new hepatitis-B vaccine. These trials started first in New York in November 1978 and in the Californian cities in March 1980. {1,2,3}

The obvious link between these trials and the outbreak of Aids was first denied by the authorities, although the afflicted patients and their physicians asked for an investigation. An investigation was to appear in 1986, when testing facilities was available. Although in the report all were excluded who at that time already were diagnosed as having Aids seven out of 212 were already infected by HIV in 1978-79 {4.} The total number of participants who got either the trial vaccine or a placebo were 1083.

The official figures reported for the AIDS epidemic in USA has been in cumulative numbers: 1980: 80 cases 1985: 22200, 1990: 223000 1994 (Sept.). 402000 {5}

The epidemic then spread to other cities as well as to other continents. The first European cases were reported in 1980-81 from Denmark, France and Switzerland.{6} In the Danish case thorough investigation was made and in all cases it could be traced back to homosexual contacts in New York the previous year.

Africa got its first cases of the epidemic in Kagera district in the rural south-west of Uganda in 1982.{7} This pattern was unusual to Africa since for other countries the epidemic usually started in the upper class who had close contacts with Europe. There has been no explanation to the sudden and explosive outbreak of the epidemic in Uganda in the scientific journals. In such an explanation it must also been taken into consideraton that the HIV noticed in Central Africa has got a slightly different genomic set up from the type seen in USA/Europe.{8}.

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The causative virus, HIV , has got a genetic set-up consisting of RNA including close to 10000 bases. From their sequences and their corresponding genes a comparision is possible with other retroviruses. Before HIV was detected in 1983 a number of similar viruses was known; CAEV in goats, Visna in sheep, EIAV in horses and BIV in cattle. After Aids became a target for research more retroviruses were found especially in monkeys. Although most of them don´t give rise to any immunedeficiency they got their description SIV (Simian Immunedeficiency Virus).

For all these viruses noone can´t in a short time be the the single ancestor of HIV, since their corresponding bases are too different although they show similarities in many respects.

For the newly detected SIVs in monkeys at least one is of great interest ; the SIVmaq causing AIDS in maqaques. It is not present in free living monkeys but was developed by inoculations of cutaneous leprosy tissue from another specie, the sooty mangabey, into maqaques which came down with Simian AIDS.{9} The SIVSM , the SIV maq and also the HIV-2 show great similarities within their genomic sequences.

Another important fact concerning HIV is its outmost tendency to mutate spontaneously. This in turn may be a result of the heterogenity in its reverse transcriptase which got two activity maxima concerning its reactivity due to pH. This further may well point towards a recent recombination where at least two ancestral viruses being involved.{3,10}

Any new virus that recently jumped species usually can infect their former host. By experimental infection of HIV into animals the successes have been few. HIV cause a long-lasting non-pathogenic infection in chimpanzees. There is also one report that sheep infected by HIV-infected human blood came out with anti-body production as well as some sheep became sick from symptoms similar to what can be seen in AIDS. The scientist who performed this experiment was abruptly withdrawn from this experiment, and in no journals there is to find anything about using sheep as a model for HIV-infection,{ 3,10,11} although many researchers recommended this.

The conclusion to be made is that under certain conditions viruses may change either by mutation or by recombination their genetic set-up. These conditions very occasionally occur in nature but far more easily could be errected in the laboratorium using virus-cocktails, i.e. tissue, sometimes cancer cells, inoculated with two or more different viruses where their is an excellent opportunity for exchange of genetic material including both mutations and recombinations. {12, 13}

This type of research was frequently done in laboratories in the 70-ies after the detection of reverse transcriptase. Some researchers also warned for the consequences, which led to the Asilomar conference in 1975 whereafter the regulations became more strict.

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Parallel to the official research the militaries also were interested in biological agents either for purposes of weapons to kill enemies or to reduce the strength of nations or ethnic groups in low-intensified strategies. In 1969 the ambitions of the biological weapon architects were revealed in a hearing with representatives of the parliament in US: …¨Within the next 5 to 10 years it would probably be possible to make a new infective microorganism which could differ in certain important aspects from any known disease-causing organisms. Most important of these is that it might be refractory to the immunological and theurapeutic processes upon which we depend to maintain our relative freedom from infectious disease¨. {1,3,13,14}

In 1970 another article appeared in Military Review which had the title ¨Ethnic weapons¨. It discussed the possibility to ascertain the molecular differences among the different human races and thereby constructing either chemicals or biological agents which could use these differences as a target. The article ended by the sentence : ¨Thus the functions of life lie bare to attack.¨ {15}

This conclusion could easily be made: The AIDS virus appeared as a new a biological entity at the same time as the military prepared to make such an agent.

Denial and fraud     to top

Normally any statement leading to an artificial or worse an attempted creation of HIV and thereby as a result to the death of a mere of one million people all over the world before the end of this decade is a contradiction of what we are used to learn from school. It is a common cognitive law that any person with a basic education build up a reference – a picture of the world – What new information that person experiences will be added and reinforce the former picture if they are in agreement with what was originally there. If there are deep contradictions or radically new experiences these are met with ignorance or rejection. This may especially be true for scientists since an artificial creation of HIV would normally make an uproar in the picture of science per se and thereby put into question the very base for the scientist himself, who usually is brought up with theimage that science is a tool for creating a better future.

Thus it has been a very few researchers who have shown responsibility to investigate the origin of AIDS. The interesting is that those who have fulfilled that task without ignoring e.g. the stated ambitions of the military all have ended up with the conclusion that HIV most probably is of laboratory or artificial origin. { 1,2 3,10, 11, 12,13, 14,) There has also been other conclusions that hints to an African origin, but by reinforcing their conclusions, very weak arguments have been offered and even fraud has been used to obscure the picture.

It has been very popular to search for early cases, especially if they have got an African connection.

In one study from spared specimen from 1959 originating from South and Central Africa one test out of 813 showed antibody positivity towards HIV. {16} This could just reflect the normal rate of false positivity especially when in tropical areas this a common phenomenon due crossreaction and also to ¨sticky¨ old tests saved under tropical conditions. Also the patient was unknown and his or her later medical status was not recorded. Another example was an English male printing apprentice who died from a strange immune deficiency in 1959. In the report he was recorded as a former Royal Navy, {17} in the press transferred to sailor who had visited African harbours. From his remaining tissue a virus was found. By PCR technique the virus was in the gag part determined by its genomic sequence. The british group who made the research claimed HIV was present already in 1959. An american group who checked the findings first was astonished by the too great similarity of the genomic sequence from 1959 and todays appearance. Due to the high rate of mutations in HIV they concluded a contamination must have occured. When later being provided with a test the American group could find no virus at all. The Americans claimed the British made a fraudelent attempt. {18}

The two American scientists Robert Gallo and his fellow virologist Myron Essex were in the begining of Aids research the only to be given government grants for Aids research. Besides laying obstacles for others they also hampered Aids research by accidentally or deliberately publish articles that later was shown to be false. Welknown is the attempt from Gallo to try to steal the originality of the Pasteur group in 1983 to have isolated the first HIV in the world, by claimimg himself as the first in 1984. Also the repeated false reports about from Essex in finding SIV in green monkeys as well as HIV-2. In both cases it was the maqaque virus he proclaimed as something else.{3,19}, Also their ambitions to lead the scientific world to believe that Aids had an African origin by first press conferences, then congresses until very speculative articles appeared in the scientific press has largely obscured other researchers work. Since both Essex and Gallo were participants in very hazardous viral experiments in the 70-ies their false and fraudelent behaviour may have revealed more for critical thinkers, in opposition to what their aims were: to obscure.

From this short view of some facts concerning the origin of AIDS, my conclusion is obvious. HIV was most probably a chimera made artficially in the laboratory. Obviously there are some missing links to state it is proofed. But such proof may be obtained by sequencing the very first HIV that apeared in the patients who came out with AIDS in New York in 1978-79, but their samples are stored in a freezer sealed by the Department of Justice.{20} Also military laboratory protocols from after 1970 could reveal what type of research were made but they are classified.

Thus it is a question of responsibility not only for researchers but also for every human being to interrogate those researchers who were involved in dangerous experiments in the 70-ies if their work created HIV. If not , by accident or deliberately a new hybride could be formed that is contagious by respiration. Then not only sex is dangerous. Also laughing together could be a deadly risk.

Literature:      to top

  1. CANTWELL ALAN. AIDS and the doctors of death. Aries Rising Press, Los Angeles 1988
  2. CANTWELL ALAN. Queer blood. Aries Rising Press, Los Angeles 1993
  3. LJUNGQVIST K INGEMAR. AIDS TABU, 255 p. Carlssons Bokförlag, Stockholm 1992.
  4. STEVENS et al. HTLV-III infection in a cohort of homosexual men in New York City, JAMA 1986: 255 2167-72.
  5. WHO. Weekly Epidemiological Record. Genf
  6. AIDS and the Third World. Panos Dossier. The Panos Institute London 1988
  7. SERWADDA et al. Slim disease. A new disease in Uganda and its association with HTLV-III infection. Lancet 1986: II: 849-52.
  8. HORAL PETER. Studies on continous B-cell eoitopes of human retroviruses Göteborg 1991
  9. MURPHY-CORB M et.al. Isolationof an HTLV-III related retrovirus from maqaques with simian AIDS and its possible origin in asymptomatic mangabeys. Nature 1986:321:435-37.
  10. SEGAL JAKOB & LILLI. AIDS- Die Spur führt ins Pentagon Verlag Neuer Weg Essen 1990
  11. SEGAL L&J, KLUG C. AIDS ist besiegbar. Verlag Neuer Weg Essen 1995
  12. GIRARD ROLANDE Tristes chimères Grasset Paris 1987
  13. DITTMAR KURT. AIDS -Die politische Krankheit, Steinweg Verlag, Braunschweig 1988.
  14. GEISLER WOLF AIDS, Origin,Spread, and Healing Bipawo Verlag Köln 1994
  15. CHIRIMUUTA RICHARD & ROSALIND. Aids, Africa and Racism, Burton-on- Trent , GB 1987
  16. LARSON CARL A. Ethnic weapons. Military Review 1970:11:3-11
  17. NAHMIAS et.al. Evidence for human infection with an HTLV-III/LAV-like virus in Central Africa 1959. Lancet 1986:I:1279-80.
  18. CORBITT G et al. HIV infection in Manchester 1959. Lancet 1990:II:51.
  19. SOTSCHECK. US-Team: Erster Aids-Toter hatte kein Aids . Taz, Berlin, 25/26 März 1995
  20. KOCH MICHAEL G. AIDS- Vom Molkül zur Pandemie Spektrum der Wissenschaft, Heidelberg 1989
  21. CAMPBELL DOUGLASS WILLIAM. AIDS- The end of the civilization. A&B Book publish. New York 1992.

Other good works challenging the existing dogma of a natural origin of HIV;

SEALE JOHN. Origins of the Aids viruses HIV-1 and HIV-2: Fact or fiction? Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 1988:81:537-39

SEALE JOHN. Crossing the species barrier viruses and the origin of Aids in perspective. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 1989:82:519-22

SEALE JOHN. Kuru, Aids and unfamiliar behaviour. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 1989:82:571

MORRISEY MICHAEL. Looking for the enemy. Niestetal Deutschland 1993.

BINGHAM BILL et al Biohazard. NAVS London 1987

HOROWITZ LEONARD. Emerging viruses, AIDS & Ebola, nature,accident or genocide? Tetrahedron Inc, Rockport.MA USA 1996

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A new study has shown that bee venom can kill the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have demonstrated that a toxin called melittin found in bee venom can destroy HIV by poking holes in the envelope surrounding the virus, according to a news release sent out by Washington University.

Visit Washington University’s website to read more about the study.

Nanoparticles smaller than HIV were infused with the bee venom toxin, explains U.S. News & World Report. A “protective bumper” was added to the nanoparticle’s surface, allowing it to bounce off normal cells and leave them intact. Normal cells are larger than HIV, so the nanoparticles target HIV, which is so small it fits between the bumpers.

“Melittin on the nanoparticles fuses with the viral envelope,” said research instructor Joshua L. Hood, MD, PhD, via the news release. “The melittin forms little pore-like attack complexes and ruptures the envelope, stripping it off the virus.” Adding, “We are attacking an inherent physical property of HIV. Theoretically, there isn’t any way for the virus to adapt to that. The virus has to have a protective coat, a double-layered membrane that covers the virus.”

This revelation can lead to the development of a vaginal gel to prevent the spread of HIV and, it seems, an intravenous treatment to help those already infected. “Our hope is that in places where HIV is running rampant, people could use this gel as a preventive measure to stop the initial infection,” said Hood.

The bee venom HIV study was published on Thursday in the journal Antiviral Therapy, according to U.S. News & World Report.

This study comes on the heels of news that a Mississippi baby with HIV has apparently been cured. The mother was diagnosed with HIV during labor and the baby received a three-drug treatment just 30 hours after birth, before tests confirmed the infant was infected. The child, now 2 years old, has been off medication for about a year and shows no sign of infection.

More than 34 million people are living with HIV/AIDS worldwide, according to amFAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. Of these, 3.3 million are under the age of 15 years old. Each day, almost 7,000 people contract HIV around the globe.

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‘An investigation has been launched into allegations of child abuse at the London Oratory School. Police and social services are looking into claims that a former chaplain and governor, who died from a suspected Aids-related illness, sexually assaulted pupils he befriended there.

They acted after pupils sent letters to the children’s charity ChildLine complaining they had been abused by Father David Martin. The Scots-born priest, who was described by church officials as HIV-positive, died two years ago aged 44.’

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The hands of an Ethiopian Jewish woman during ‘Sigd’ prayers in Jerusalem. A report has revealed ‘Ethiopian women have been given injections of Depo-Provera without sufficient understanding of the purpose or side effects of the drug’. Photograph: Dan Balilty/AP

A report claims Israel pressured women to reduce its poor black population. Reproductive rights need defending across the world

January 30, 2013

Should gynaecologists need to be told not to give women contraceptive injections without establishing fully informed consent? Of course not. But that is what has happened in Israel after it was revealed in a report by a women’s rights organisation that Ethiopian women have been given injections of Depo-Provera without sufficient understanding of the purpose or side effects of the drug. Some Ethiopian women in transit camps were refused entry to the country if they refused the injection, and others wrongly believed they were being inoculated against disease. While Israeli demographers discuss the need to “preserve a clear and undisputed Jewish majority among Israel’s total population“, it may seem anomalous that women in the Jewish Ethiopian population are forced or coerced into using this highly effective contraceptive method.

However, the conclusions of the report, written by Hedva Eyal, are that the injections given to Ethiopian women are “a method of reducing the number of births in a community that is black and mostly poor”.

Many people may be unaware that the Israeli case is merely the tip of a global iceberg of human rights abuses in the field of reproductive health. Forced sterilisation of people with learning disabilities and people of minority ethnic groups was documented across Europe and the US in the 20th century. Under the state of emergency in India between 1975 and 1977, thousands of men and millions of women were bribed, coerced and sometimes forced to undergo sterilisation. As recently as 1996 in Peru, a demographic policy led to a sevenfold increase in sterilisations in just two years, effected through widespread violations of women’s rights. A provider explained: “Many [providers] did not inform women that they were going to be sterilised – they told them the procedure was something else. But I felt this was wrong. I preferred to offer women a bag of rice to convince them to accept the procedure and explained to them beforehand what was going to happen.”

And on into the 21st century. What litany of coercive practice would be complete without reference to China’s one-child policy, the violent implementation of which was highlighted in two particularly horrific cases last year? From Uzbekistan also come reports that doctors working to quotas have been sterilising women without their consent during caesareans. Likewise in 2010, HIV-positive South African women reported being sterilised while undergoing caesareans, abortions or shortly after childbirth without their knowledge. Others were made to consent under duress: “She [the nurse] snatched something that I wanted, you know? She made up a choice. She made up a choice for me.” These are just the abuses that spring to mind – many more are being reported around the world.

The flipside of these is the concerted attempt by reactionary groups to deny women access to reproductive and contraceptive healthcare altogether. Right now Republican politicians in the US are fighting for the right of employers to refuse women contraceptive cover in their health insurance, and clogging up state legislatures around the country with bills aimed at eradicating abortion services. It has taken 15 years to pass a reproductive health bill in the Philippines that will allow poor women access to affordable contraception for the first time: the Catholic church fought it every step of the way and began its campaign to overturn the bill minutes after it was passed. Meanwhile 47,000 women a year die from complications of unsafe abortion in countries where abortion is legally restricted, or where services are inadequate to meet their needs. In Latin America, women and doctors are imprisoned for having or providing abortions, and women such as Savita Halappanavar are dying unnecessarily because of laws that prevent the termination of pregnancies that are life-threatening – even when they are not viable.

These cases are all connected – whatever the detail, wherever they are happening. They are all indicative of a fundamental disregard for women’s lives. Forcing women to bear children, or preventing them from doing so, denying them life-saving treatment during pregnancy, or carrying out medical interventions without establishing informed consent, these all threaten women’s safety, dignity and bodily integrity. They are serious violations of women’s reproductive and human rights and must not be supported or countenanced by governments or doctors any more.

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‘In Southeast Asia, specifically Thailand, an AIDS-like “virus” has been found in people that are not infected with HIV. Those infected have their immune-system compromised. Health officials say that this new AIDS “virus” is not contagious, which begs the question: how did these people come down with this new strain of AIDS?

This infection does not spread the same as AIDS does, according to Dr. Sarah Browne, scientist with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Browne led the team of researchers in Thailand and Taiwan where the disease made its first appearance.

The disease appears to be directed at people of Asian descent; even those living in the US.’

Read more: AIDS-Like Disease Mysteriously Appears Where Merck Conducted Vaccine Trials

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For the love of the father and of the mother for the child when it has just been born is not like their love for it when it is one year old, and their love for it when it is one year old is not like their love when it is six years old. Consequently if it were left uncircumcised for two or three years, this would necessitate the abandonment of circumcision because of the father’s love and affection for it. – Moses ben Maimon Guide for the Perplexed Part III Chapter 39

It seems that secular humanism in Germany has finally completed its decades-old plan to ruin the moral heritage of our grand United Empires of Earth. How? By ending the genital mutilation of children.

For some, circumcision is a religious concern. For others it’s simple hygiene. It’s well known that the covenant of Judaism is predicated upon the act of circumcision, and a host of other cultures around the world work it into their rites of passage in the most horrendous of ways. For others it was necessary to make it a more universally accepted practice. Therefore, circumcision was medicalised. Some may find it difficult to imagine that Aborigines and African tribes found their genitalia so dirty that they started hacking away at them. Therefore a lot of work has been put into providing “evidence” for circumcision’s effectiveness, ranging from protecting against penile cancer, HIV, and just general dirtiness.

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‘Since 1984, when Margaret Heckler, US Health and Human Services Secretary, predicted that an AIDS vaccine would be available in the US, pharmaceutical corporations like Merck have tried to develop the elusive and highly profitable wonder immunization.

For more than 3 decades, scientists have been working on an AIDS vaccine.’

Read more: HIV Vaccine: Experiment to Re-engineer the Human Immune System

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A potentially dangerous sexually transmitted disease that infects millions of people each year is growing resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatable, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

 

The U.N. health agency is urging governments and doctors to step up surveillance of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, a bacterial infection that can cause inflammation, infertility, pregnancy complications and, in extreme cases, lead to maternal death. Babies born to mothers with gonorrhea have a 50 percent chance of developing eye infections that can result in blindness.

 

“This organism has basically been developing resistance against every medication we’ve thrown at it,” said Dr. Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan, a scientist in the agency’s department of sexually transmitted diseases. This includes a group of antibiotics called cephalosporins currently considered the last line of treatment.

 

“In a couple of years it will have become resistant to every treatment option we have available now,” she told The Associated Press in an interview ahead of WHO’s public announcement on its “global action plan” to combat the disease.

 

Lusti-Narasimhan said the new guidance is aimed at ending complacency about gonorrhea and encouraging researchers to speed up their hunt for a new cure.

 

Once considered a scourge of sailors and soldiers, gonorrhea — known colloquially as the clap — became easily treatable with the discovery of penicillin. Now, it is again the second most common sexually transmitted infection after chlamydia. The global health body estimates that of the 498 million new cases of curable sexually transmitted infections worldwide, gonorrhea is responsible for some 106 million infections annually. It also increases the chances of infection with other diseases, such as HIV.

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