My letter to Australia's new PM on the WHO pandemic treaty
Here I go again, wasting my time writing to bollockticians.
I know, I know. They’re not there to serve our interests, and I’ve got Buckley’s chance of receiving anything other than a pro forma from some flunky staffer. But I figure, it’s still worth sending a signal to these muppets that we’re onto them.
So here’s the email that I sent to Australia’s new PM, Anthony Albanese (A.Albanese.MP@aph.gov.au), and his Deputy, Richard Marles (firstname.lastname@example.org).
I know that many people struggle to put their thoughts into words when writing to policitians, so please feel free to swipe as much of this as you want when writing to either the PM, Deputy PM, or your local MP. Full disclosure: I used an email crafted by Children’s Health Defense Ausralia (which you should absolutely sign up to right now!) as the stump of my message, adding on the initial paragraphs about the total failure of WHO.
Dear Mr Albanese
Over the last 2+ years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has proven itself utterly incapable of coordinating an appropriate, evidence-based international response to an infectious disease pandemic. Just some of its missteps include:
Violating its own International Health Regulations by urging governments to enact stay-at-home orders, school closures, testing of asymptomatic people with an inappropriately-calibrated PCR test, and mask mandates, none of which have any scientific basis;
Appointing Peter Daszak to head the team that it sent to investigate the origins of SARS-CoV-2, in spite of his obvious conflicts of interest as the recipient of grant funding for gain-of-function research that in all probability led to the development of the virus;
Aggressively pushing the COVAX program which seeks to inject the entire population of developing countries such as India and the African nations (the vast majority of whom already have robust natural immunity to exposure to SARS-CoV-2) with an experimental vaccine which, because it does not block either infection or transmission of SARS-CoV-2, has manifestly failed to end the COVID-19 pandemic in countries like Australia that have 'achieved' high vaccination rates, at the expense of addressing the health issues that actually matter to these people, such as malaria.
Yet the World Health Assembly, the governing body of WHO, has proposed amendments to existing International Health Regulations (IHR) from 2005. These regulations are intended to serve as the foundation of a pandemic treaty that would foster a “one-world government” in the name of public health. Australia is one of 194 nations that will be deciding whether to grant the WHO the authority to manage future pandemics globally, including the power to sanction member countries that don’t comply. This would put control of Australia’s healthcare system in the hands of unelected WHO officials and absolve our elected representatives of any responsibility should imposed policies fail or cause harm to Australian people.
I join a growing community of concerned citizens who will hold representatives accountable if they fail to fight for our national sovereignty. I urge that you do everything in your capacity as an elected official to prevent this abuse of power by a body that has consistently demonstrated its utter incompetence and unsuitability to direct public health policy.
The WHO’s Pandemic Treaty would be the end game for bodily autonomy and national sovereignty. I urge you take the following actions to #StopTheTreaty:
Oppose the proposed IHR amendments which would require nations and their citizens to adhere to the dictates of an unaccountable global body.
Oppose any involvement in a treaty, agreement, or other legally binding global document that would hinder any nation’s sovereignty in the area of public health.
Assert that nations and their citizens are best-positioned and equipped to make health decisions appropriate to their communities.
Ensure that the people of each nation be in charge of determining their response to health crises.
Denounce this corrupt global scheme, fight for our national sovereignty, and protect the health and rights of Australian citizens.
Robyn Chuter BHSc(Hons), ND, GDCouns, FASLM, MATMS
Do you think they’ll even bother to reply? If so, I’ll post it here.
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