38 Protestors Killed in Myanmar, Worst Day of Violence Since Military Rule Began [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

38 Protestors Killed in Myanmar, Worst Day of Violence Since Military Rule Began [Headlines]

A group of 90 international scientists is calling for Kathleen Folbigg to be released from jail. More News headlines.

By Hope NewsroomThursday 4 Mar 2021

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A group of 90 international scientists is calling for Kathleen Folbigg to be released from jail.

She was convicted in 2003 and sentenced to 30 years behind bars for killing her four infant children.

A petition says new gene sequencing shows the children likely died of natural causes.

At least 38 people have been killed in Myanmar, marking the worst day of violence since protests against military rule began last month.

Security forces have opened fire on large crowds in a number of cities.

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Buckingham Palace says it’s very concerned and will look into claims Meghan Markle bullied two workers out of Kensington Palace.

The Duchess of Sussex has denied the allegations.

Polystyrene packaging for whitegoods will be banned from the middle of next year under a Federal crackdown on waste.

Polystyrene cups and food packaging will be banned by the end of 2022.

A group of Catholic Bishops in the United States is discouraging Church members from getting the single-shot Covid19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson.

They say they have moral concerns that it’s used cells taken from aborted fetuses in the 1980s.

Johnson and Johnson stresses that no fetal tissue is used in the vaccine.

The Pope says he plans to go ahead with his three-day visit to Iraq this week, despite a rocket attack on an air base.

At least ten rockets were fired on the base hosting US an coalition forces.

Smoke from a hazard reduction burn near south-western Sydney could drift over the city today.

The burns will be conducted over the next few days.

And Australia has kept the T20 cricket series alive with a 64-run victory over New Zealand in the third match, with two remaining.