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15 June 2019

EU Should Stop 5G, Say Renowned Scientists

EU should stop 5G, say renowned scientists
zeitpunkt.ch, / diagnose-funk.org, 5 June 2019
What happens when people are exposed to 5G?
(Photo: David Sarkisov on Unsplash)

Two renowned scientists call for a moratorium on 5G from the EU Environment Commissioner. They note that the EU is eagerly advancing the establishment of 5G, although a new EU report acknowledges that it is currently not possible to accurately simulate or measure 5G emissions in the real world.

In their communication to the EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella, the scientists Rainer Nyberg (Sweden) and Lennart Hardell (Finland) refer to three points.

1. They call on the EU Environment Commissioner to issue an immediate moratorium on the deployment of 5G, stating that the 5G appeal has since been confirmed by more than 230 independent scientists and physicians. According to the Precautionary Principle and EU IP / 00/96, "the protection of health takes precedence over economic considerations".

Eye Doctors Warn Youth Risk Going Cross-Eyed from Smartphone Use

Eye doctors warn youth risk going cross-eyed from smartphone use
By YURI OIWA/ Staff Writer, asahi.com, 14 June 2019

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Young people may be at risk of becoming cross-eyed from using smartphones for long periods, two prominent medical associations in Japan warned.

(Photo): After surgery in February, Taiki Uematsu recovered from acute internal strabismus. Photo taken in Aichi Prefecture on June 9 (Yuri Oiwa)

The Japanese Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and the Japanese Association for Strabismus and Amblyopia (JASA) announced research results regarding acute internal strabismus at a joint academic meeting held in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, on June 14.

The two academic groups will conduct a full investigation as early as this autumn to establish measures for treatment and prevention.

A link between staring at small screens such as those of smartphones for long periods and developing acute internal strabismus was cited previously in a thesis by a Korean research team and by others. But no scientific proof has been yet found that it causes the condition.

Oregon: School Wireless Safety Bill Passes State Senate

Today the Oregon State Senate passed, by a unanimous vote, SB283.
Posted By: Alicia Rubin, kdrv.com, 13 June 2019

Today, June 13, 2019, the Oregon State Senate passed SB 283, which directs the Oregon Health Authority to review independently-funded scientific studies of the health effects of exposure to microwave radiation, particularly exposure that results from use of wireless network technologies in schools.

The bill also directs the Oregon Department of Education to develop recommendations to schools in this state for practices and alternative technologies that reduce students’ exposure to microwave radiation that Oregon Health Authority report identifies as harmful.

14 June 2019

Time to Wake Up to the Global Public Health Issue of Phonegate

As and when new developments occur in the Phonegate affair, this article will be updated.

Time to Wake Up to the Global Public Health Issue of Phonegate
by Meris Michaels, 23 May 2019 - updated 14 June 2019

Phonegate Press Book
For over 20 years, cell phone users have been knowingly misled about their true levels of exposure to radiofrequency (RF) waves under real conditions of use in contact with the body. Consumers have been doubly misled by not having been informed by the public authorities to keep the phone away from the body.

This issue concerns all of us and those we love. Most of us have cell phones. We hold them against our heads, keep them switched on in a pants or shirt pocket or tucked in a bra. Many of us are unaware that cell phone manufacturers are testing phones at a certain distance from the body, not in the ways that most of us use them, touching the body. These same manufacturers warn us to keep the phone at a distance from the body.

The authorities have been lax in implementing public health campaigns and recommendations to reduce RF exposure, especially regarding children, pregnant women and medically sensitive populations who are more vulnerable to these waves.

13 June 2019

Switzerland: 5G, Doubts about Health

Some info unveiled about the WHO International EMF Project (Our comment: Emilie van Deventer is an engineer and we doubt she is one of the persons "dedicated to the effect of EM waves on health"):

The future is always an unknown... keystone
"There are some researches on 4G that show an effect, but most studies do not prove it," expert Emilie van Deventer, one of the leaders of "The International EMF Project UN" (operating since 1996 at the the WHO, employing 60 people but only 3 dedicated to the effect of electromagnetic waves on health, with just 56,000 francs an annual budget available).

5G, doubts about health
RSI, 6th June 2019  (auto-translation)

The 5G raises major concerns and there is therefore much expectation for the content of the Federal Council report on the possible health hazards associated with this new technology. Geneva has even called for UN intervention.

Switzerland: 19.3534 INTERPELLATION: 5G: a working group is studying the impact of electromagnetic waves in Switzerland, the independence of the members is at least as important as their skills

19.3534 INTERPELLATION: 5G: a working group is studying the impact of electromagnetic waves in Switzerland, the independence of the members is at least as important as their skills
(unofficial translation)

Submitted by : BORLOZ FRÉDÉRIC

Liberal-radical group

PLR. Liberal Radicals

Submission date : 3 June 2019
Submitted to the National Council

State of deliberations: Not yet dealt with by the Council


Can the Federal Council confirm that it has verified the independence of the members of the working group, initiated by Federal Councilor D. Leuthard on behalf of the FOEN [Federal Office of the Environment], with regard to private, commercial or industrial interests, or even with regard to any positions adopted prior to the present work?

Prime Minister Of Poland Signs Global Appeal To Stop 5G

As of June 7, 2019, 100,091 people and organizations from at least 187 countries have signed this Appeal.

Prime Minister Of Poland Signs Global Appeal To Stop 5G
By Julian Rosenaturalblaze.com, 9 June 2019
Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki
(photo exoportail.com)

In what is surely an unprecedented and groundbreaking action, the Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, has personally backed an International Appeal to stop the controversial roll-out of 5G electromagnetic microwave telecommunication transmissions.

5G, a new millimetre band frequency range being introduced by the telecommunications industry worldwide has been identified by over 2,000 scientists and 1,400 medical doctors from all over the world, as presenting a direct threat to human health, as well as to animal, insect and plant life.

There have been no safety tests carried out to ensure its safety, in spite of the fact that 5G operates at between 10 and 100 times higher frequencies than current 3 and 4G cell phone tower transmitters.

12 June 2019

[Press release] Phonegate Scandal: A Criminal Complaint against HMD GLOBAL OY (NOKIA)

[Press release] Phonegate scandal: a criminal complaint against HMD GLOBAL OY (NOKIA)
Phonegate Team,  phonegatealert.org, 12 June 2019

After XIAOMI, a new complaint filed against HMD GLOBAL OY (NOKIA) by the association PHONEGATE ALERT and a new collective action launched

While a first complaint was filed on April 15, 2019 against the Chinese mobile phone manufacturer XIAOMI, a second complaint* is now being filed against the manufacturer HMD GLOBAL OY. Since the end of 2016, the Finnish company has been marketing NOKIA mobile phones, having been granted a license to use its brand.

We explain the reasons for this complaint and its objectives.

A new violation of the SAR regulations indicated by ANFR

GBM Rising in Denmark, Much as in England - True Increases or Artifacts?

GBM Rising in Denmark, Much as in England
True Increases or Artifacts?
microwavenews.com, June 11, 2019

GBM is going up in Denmark too. The steady rise is very similar to what has been seen in England.

New government data, released in May by a member of the Danish Parliament, show a near doubling of this fatal brain tumor, glioblastoma multiforme, since the year 2000. You can see the trend by following the orange line in the histogram below.

Incidence of GBM in Denmark, 1995-2017 (blue bars); % increase relative to 1995 
(orange line). 
Prepared by a Danish epidemiologist for Microwave News. (click to enlarge)

For the story —and some caveats— behind these numbers, please see companion article: “Danish Spike in GBM Is Back.”

Cell Phone Users are also Deceived

Danger of Waves
Letter to the Editor, Tribune de Genève, 12 June 2019
 (inspired by the opinion of Olivier Bot, Deputy Editor-in-Chief): "WHO and the health of multinationals".)

Many mobile phone manufacturers mislead consumers by testing the amount of energy carried by RF waves absorbed by the user of these devices at a distance from the body, not the way people use them - against the head or body or keeping them in a pocket. The French National Frequencies Agency has found that many mobile phones tested against the body exceed the threshold for exposure to waves set by Europe and Switzerland. In this context, the international NGO, Phonegate Alert Association, filed a criminal complaint in France against the Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi for deception, fraudulent commercial practices and endangering the lives of others.