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Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
March 21, 2022 at 12:20 PM

Espresso ☕️ - LGBTQ+ Ukrainians sign up to fight, Young Yemenis battle poor internet connectivity and World Water Day

Espresso | news.trust.org LGBTQ+ Ukrainians fight for their country, and their rights Despite historic homophobia, many LGBTQ+ Ukrainians have enlisted to defend their country and fight for their rights following Russia’s invasion Internet woes sha…
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March 18, 2022 at 12:48 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Facebook allows hate speech against Russians, famine dawns in Yemen and TRF's Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe comes home

Espresso | news.trust.org Ukraine war ripples to Yemen where no funds mean no food Russia’s war on Ukraine has sent wheat prices soaring. U.N. agencies have cut food aid. As famine looms, Yemeni parents face the worst choice: save one sick child or feed another …
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March 16, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Yemen's fight against climate change, India's battle for digital privacy and Texas's LGBTQ+ rights clash

Espresso | news.trust.org Indians fight in court for right to be forgotten online Dozens of people have gone to court in India to seek the removal of ‘irrelevant’ personal information from the internet Yemeni city looks to ancient past to survive c…
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March 15, 2022 at 1:01 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Kentucky's bitcoin boom, Final U.N. talks for biodiversity pact, Global standard for climate lobbying

Espresso | news.trust.org Coal to crypto: The gold rush bringing bitcoin miners to Kentucky From Georgia to Wyoming, many U.S. states are jumping on the bitcoin boom and attracting miners with tax incentives and cheap electricity. Final talks on U.…
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March 15, 2022 at 11:39 AM

From coal to crypto in Kentucky, India's digital solar boom and COVID crunch for climate cash - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Megan Rowling Climate correspondent What do you do with fossil fuel facilities - coal mines, oi…
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March 14, 2022 at 1:30 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Urban Indians invest in digital solar, 'The Black Cop' wins BAFTA, COVID-19 delays climate action

Espresso | news.trust.org Urban Indians beat space crunch by investing in digital solar power With many city-dwellers unable to install solar panels, start-ups offer them the opportunity to invest in solar power production elsewhere in return for green electricity cr…
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March 11, 2022 at 12:14 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Arab women in sportswear, agricultural tech in Asia and an interview with actor Franz Rogowksi

Espresso | news.trust.org Germany must confront homophobic post-war past, says actor Franz Rogowksi ‘Great Freedom’ tells the story of gay and bisexual men who were sent back to prison after being liberated from Nazi concentration camps Arab women …
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March 10, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - The pandemic: two years on, tech access for South Africa's undocumented, and Guatemala's new law banning same-sex marriage

Espresso | news.trust.org 'Lost generation' feared as COVID school closures fuel inequality Millions of children have dropped out of school during the pandemic and many more are at risk, education experts warn Refugees battle digital divide to stay…
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March 9, 2022 at 1:30 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Pandemic surveillance, Climate anxiety, Gender equality in tech

Espresso | news.trust.org Pandemic surveillance: is tracing tech here to stay? From contact tracing to facial recognition, the pandemic has seen countries turn to technology to save lives. But as the virus retreats, can surveillance be rolled back, too? …
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March 9, 2022 at 11:44 AM

Welcome to our March update

No images? Click here   March update   Welcome to the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s March update. In this newsletter, you’ll find highlights from across our work, as well as the latest opportunities for you to get involved. If you don’t regul…
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March 8, 2022 at 9:58 PM

Frontlines - March 8, 2022

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation India's 'just transition', Russian gas and a Brazilian 'Green New Deal'? - Climate change news from Frontlines ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
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March 7, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Ukraine's foreign students face racism, Big tech's potential to disrupt daily life, India coal just transition plan

Espresso | news.trust.org Foreign students fleeing Ukraine battle racism, extortion Students from Africa, Asia and the Middle East face racism in Ukraine as they desperately try to evacuate Ukraine crisis highlights Big Tech's potential to disrupt …
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March 4, 2022 at 1:21 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Europe considers move away from Russian gas reliance, UK lifts remaining COVID-19 restrictions and Brazil's ex-President brings hope of environmental reforms

Espresso | news.trust.org Europe sizes up renewables to reduce reliance on Russian gas Russia’s invasion of Ukraine “might be the biggest stimulus to the rollout of renewables that the continent has ever had” Could ex-president Lula's return mean a…
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March 3, 2022 at 12:01 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Western sanctions on Russia, Malawi's new generation of tech entrepreneurs and the first global plastic pollution pact

Espresso | news.trust.org Malawi banks on young tech innovators to trump cheap imports Malawian engineers and entrepreneurs say competition from China and Japan and a lack of resources are hobbling the country's tech industry EXPLAINER: Ukraine war…
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March 2, 2022 at 1:41 PM

Espresso ☕️ - A Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation leads to rule changes in Thailand, the IPCC warns nature must be saved to protect people and Australia confirms move to export some plastic waste

Espresso | news.trust.org INTERVIEW: Save nature to protect people on fast-heating planet, IPCC scientist urges Nature helps provide the food and water we need – but those functions are under threat from climate change and overconsumption Thailand …
Laurie Goering · [email protected]
March 1, 2022 at 2:31 PM

Frontlines - March 2, 2022

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation 'Difficult to avoid' climate risks, Kenya's farmers adapt and social media disinformation - Climate change news from Frontlines ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
March 1, 2022 at 1:05 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Ukraine war pushes wheat prices, Africa 'not ready' for climate stress, Lebanon's safe-sex scarcity

Espresso | news.trust.org Ukraine war threatens to make bread a luxury in the Middle East As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine pushes up global wheat prices, food-poor countries in the Middle East face higher prices for everyday staples Russian invasion…
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February 28, 2022 at 1:30 PM

Espresso ☕️ - IPCC report, Ukraine invasion fears, Indonesia's new capital 'excludes poorer residents'

Espresso | news.trust.org IPCC scientists warn climate change losses becoming 'difficult to avoid' A flagship report by 270 leading climate scientists warns loss and damage is already happening and is set to grow much worse Kenyan farmers test insu…
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February 25, 2022 at 12:05 PM

Espresso ☕️ - The world's only female defence minister, the LGBTQ+ state improving trans rights in India and the global treaty aimed at tackling plastic pollution

Espresso | news.trust.org India's LGBTQ+ 'pioneer' state bans abuse, boosts trans rights LGBTQ+ Indians worry that without proper enforcement of new policies, they could still have to battle daily abuse EXPLAINER: Can the tide of plastic pollution …
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February 24, 2022 at 11:48 AM

Espresso ☕️ - The trans seniors apprehensive about US care system, the IPPC report explained and Biden's $1bn fund for highways

Espresso | news.trust.org Biden's infrastructure plan aims to heal racial inequalities. Will it work? The trillion-dollar U.S. infrastructure law steers new money toward initiatives to reconnect minority communities divided by past infrastructure projects - but advoc…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 23, 2022 at 12:53 PM

Espresso ☕️ - The growing risk of wildfires, the decriminalisation of abortion in Colombia and the women joining Africa's fintech boom

Espresso | news.trust.org Move over 'tech bros': Women entrepreneurs join Africa's fintech boom Female 'techpreneurs' are taking their place in Africa's male-dominated fintech boom, but gender bias makes it harder for them to access finance and grow their businesses …
Laurie Goering · [email protected]
February 22, 2022 at 9:55 AM

Colombia's wildfire manhunt, help for U.S. firefighters and Uganda's frustrated herders - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Laurie Goering Climate editor The Karamojong people of northeast Uganda have long traveled grea…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 21, 2022 at 1:45 PM

Espresso ☕️ - U.S. churches drive urban farming, Salesforce employees walkout over NFT plans, U.S. urged to ban Thai forced labour exports

Espresso | news.trust.org Churches lead U.S. urban farming drive to tackle pandemic hunger Hunger, high prices and economic instability are driving local efforts to boost food security. Red tape, conflict stop Uganda's herders moving to cope with c…
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February 18, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Inflation in emerging markets, Troye Sivan on his first major film role and Colombia's tree-clearing criminals

Espresso | news.trust.org ANALYSIS: Tree-clearing criminals fuel Colombia's wildfire surge Government officials are hunting suspects accused of setting wildfires – but genuinely slowing rising deforestation will require a more proactive government presence in threate…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 17, 2022 at 12:40 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Why Yazidi's want Big Tech to be investigated for Islamic State crimes in Iraq, the first woman cured of HIV and the research that finds $2bn of subsidies are harmful to the environment

Espresso | news.trust.org Iraq Yazidis want Big Tech held to account for Islamic State crimes Social media companies should be investigated over posts in which abducted Yazidi women and girls were trafficked by IS militants, activists and lawyers say …
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 16, 2022 at 1:28 PM

Locals seek fair share of India solar boom and indigenous lawyers sue Brazil rights agency - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here ${jobTitle} In the climate policy world, talk about the need for a "just transition" usually …
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 16, 2022 at 1:23 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Fuel poverty in Britain, Cambodia's new internet gateway and the African software developers fighting inequality

Espresso | news.trust.org The African software developers using AI to fight inequality In sub-Saharan Africa, nearly 70% of the urban population does not have access to public transport Cambodia's internet gateway raises fears of China-style survei…
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February 16, 2022 at 12:01 PM

A message from our CEO

No images? Click here   Dear friends,We are excited to announce that Thomson Reuters Foundation has been selected by the UK Government to set up, host and run a Secretariat function to support the Media Freedom Coalition (MFC) – a partnership o…
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February 14, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Afghan smugglers hike prices, India's renewables conflict, China's first-ever Winter Olympics gold medallist welcomes diversity

Espresso | news.trust.org Afghan smugglers hike prices, expand networks after Taliban takeover People smugglers are more than doubling fees for some routes as they cash in on an exodus fleeing the Taliban EXPLAINER: 9/11 families lay claim to Afgha…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 11, 2022 at 12:36 PM

Espresso ☕️ - The UK's hidden child poverty crisis, a Lebanese indie film challenges LGBTQ+ censorship, and AI surveillance spreads in U.S. prisons

Espresso | news.trust.org UK cost-of-living crisis reveals 'hidden' child poverty Families forced to choose between heating and eating as soaring energy bills spotlight extent of poverty in Britain Crack down on U.S. prison surveillance tech, right…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 10, 2022 at 12:10 PM

Espresso ☕️ - The four day working week, the first openly trans U.S. city council leader and the indigenous youth being trained to defend the Amazon rainforest

Espresso | news.trust.org Colombia's Amazon indigenous groups train youth to defend rainforest Creating a next generation of Amazon indigenous leaders is key to preserving fast-vanishing tropical forests. Here's how remote communities are trying Po…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 8, 2022 at 2:29 PM

Indigenous forest wisdom, tree 'mortages' and not-so net-zero company pledges - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Megan Rowling Climate correspondent Who are the best guardians of the world's tropical forests …
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 8, 2022 at 1:07 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Misleading corporate "carbon neutral" claims, diversity in the workplace and why carbon tax should replace income tax

Espresso | news.trust.org Consumers left in the dark as corporate net-zero plans fail to add up Scrutiny of carbon cutting pledges needs improvement, researchers say, with clearer labelling of "green" products to help buyers make genuinely climate-smart choices …
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February 7, 2022 at 7:29 PM

Welcome to our February update

No images? Click here   February update   Welcome to the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s February update. In this newsletter, you’ll find highlights from across our work, as well as the latest opportunities for you to get involved. If you don’t…
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February 7, 2022 at 12:44 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Why net zero matters, the U.S. states planning to ban LGBTQ+ learning and an Olympic medalist on the IOC's duty to human rights

Espresso | news.trust.org U.S. school books - the latest LGBTQ+ rights battleground Bills proposed in almost a dozen U.S. states seek to crack down on books and lessons with LGBTQ+ themes EXPLAINER: What is 'net zero' and why does it matter? Many c…
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February 4, 2022 at 12:36 PM

Espresso ☕️ - An interview with Tina Kotek, Columbia's indigenous guardians of the rainforest and the tuk-tuk drivers against Egypt's green streets plans

Espresso | news.trust.org Defending the Amazon: How indigenous culture protects Colombia's rainforest Indigenous communities are widely considered the best guardians of vanishing rainforests. From using farm plots later regrown as forest to looking at nature as havin…
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February 3, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Robotic chefs at the Beijing Olympics, how tech tackles Covid misinformation, and the US's empty lot epidemic

Espresso | news.trust.org Beijing Winter Olympics stars robot chefs, surveillance app Surveillance at the Winter Olympics is inevitable, tech experts warns, with robots and apps tracking visitors Joe Rogan, Spotify: how tech firms tackle Covid misi…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 2, 2022 at 12:29 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Italy's gig economy becomes a digital wild west, gender-neutral IDs around the world and India's tree planting drive cuts off indigenous women

Espresso | news.trust.org India's forest-planting push leaves indigenous women out in the cold Communities rely on forests for firewood and other natural products they gather and sell – but a government tree-planting drive is cutting them off from land and livelihood…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
February 1, 2022 at 12:27 PM

Espresso ☕️ - LONG READ: Colombia's indigenous communities seek to form local governments, Australian footballer boycotts Pride Round and how doing better for women benefits everyone

Espresso | news.trust.org In Colombia's Amazon, indigenous seek to form local governments Colombia's remote indigenous Amazon communities are seeking new state power to stave off threats to their pristine rainforest First Muslim in women's Aussie R…
Laurie Goering · [email protected]
February 1, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Rethinking Amazon control, Malaysia's greener palm oil and 'Build Back Better' fallout - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Laurie Goering Climate editor What will it take to protect the world's vanishing forests? Despi…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
January 31, 2022 at 12:39 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Myanmar's surveillance state one year on, Japan fossil fuel financing in Bangladesh and Biden's battle for Build Back Better

Espresso | news.trust.org A year after Myanmar coup, growing surveillance threatens lives Myanmar citizens face heavy odds in accessing online space as military junta clamps down on dissent Stalled 'Build Back Better' package threatens U.S. climate…
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January 28, 2022 at 1:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - EXCLUSIVE: Qatar Airways accused of ignoring pilot fatigue, surveilling and threatening staff

Espresso | news.trust.org Pilots raise alarm at Qatar Airways for doctored hours, hidden fatigue Asleep at the wheel, manipulated flight records - pilots reveal risks of flying Qatar Airways Pilots say Qatar Airways monitors and muzzles staff onlin…
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January 27, 2022 at 1:00 PM

Openly: First non-binary Winter Olympian & more LGBT+ stories

Weekly Newsletter | openlynews.com U.S. figure skater Timothy LeDuc wants to nix gender norms in Beijing. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
January 27, 2022 at 12:35 PM

Espresso ☕️ - The world's first green palm oil state in Malaysia, English football fans against homophobic chants and investing in a green future

Espresso | news.trust.org Malaysia's Sabah aims to win big as world's first green palm oil state The scheme aims to protect wildlife and forests, tackle land disputes and worker abuses, improve harvests and open the door to premium-paying palm oil buyers …
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
January 26, 2022 at 1:39 PM

Espresso ☕️ - LGBT+ cryptocurrency sparks controversy, banks target bitcoin, and the Taliban cracks down on LGBT+ Afghans

Espresso | news.trust.org Why has LGBT+ cryptocurrency maricoin whipped up controversy? The launch of the LGBT+ digital currency provoked heated debate on Twitter. But just why are cryptocurrencies so controversial? IMF asks El Salvador to drop bit…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
January 25, 2022 at 2:07 PM

Why transparency matters for just transition, trillions missing for clean tech, and Malaysia's mangrove-loving fishermen - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Megan Rowling Climate correspondent Pressure is growing on governments to ensure the green chan…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
January 25, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - Economic barriers slowing green transition, Afghanistan start-ups 'running on fumes', Brazil's asbestos town eyes safer future

Espresso | news.trust.org Green transition slowed by economic and social barriers, not technology Changes in mindset and boosts in funding are key to achieving a swift transition to a climate-smart economy, researchers say Afghanistan's startups 'r…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
January 24, 2022 at 1:45 PM

Espresso ☕️ - First non-binary Winter Olympian, Malaysia mangrove challenges, Coal phase out 'urged to prioritise workers'

Espresso | news.trust.org First non-binary Winter Olympian challenges ice skating stereotypes Timothy LeDuc and partner Ashley Cain-Gribble aim to break down figure skating gender norms Malaysia's mangrove-planting fishermen stumble at nature finan…
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
January 21, 2022 at 1:00 PM

Espresso ☕️ - South Asian women's income dip, Tonga's climate risk, Russia proposes Crypto ban

Espresso | news.trust.org Incomes dip for South Asia's women home workers as heat rises Women who make goods like clothing and street food in slum homes are producing less amid baking temperatures and floods, hurting their fragile livelihoods, a survey finds …
Thomson Reuters Foundation · [email protected]
January 20, 2022 at 2:06 PM

Openly: Gay tennis players & more LGBT+ stories

Weekly Newsletter | openlynews.com Why are there no openly gay male tennis players? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…