In France the Government has specifically affirmed that having the vaccine is NOT mandatory nor can you be coerced or discriminated against for not having one of the many vaccines on offer.
You have the fundamental right to give consent and make an informed decision on whether to have the vaccine or not.
The Council of Europe was formed out of the ashes of the Second World War when fascism took away even the fundamental right to life.
In the United Kingdom the ‘vaccine passports’ mooted just two months ago by government and the responsible minister Grant Shapps has now run into a legal road block.
The ‘fearful’ will use the ‘selfish’ and common good ‘you are killing my granny ‘ tactics to brow beat people into having a vaccine , coercion is specifically proscribed by an organisation founded in 1949 that the United Kingdom is a signatory to.
The organisation is distinct from the 27-nation European Union (EU), although it is sometimes confused with it, partly because the EU has adopted the original European Flag which was created by the Council of Europe in 1955, as well as the European Anthem. No country has ever joined the EU without first belonging to the Council of Europe.The Council of Europe is an official United Nations Observer.
‘’ Council of Europe has voted to explicitly affirm that vaccination is NOT mandatory, and that everyone is made aware of this.
The Council of Europe (CoE), the world’s leading Human Rights organisation. It is the governing body of the European Court of Human Rights. As you’re probably aware the CoE is distinct and separate from the EU. 47 countries including all EU Member States are contracting parties to the CoE and the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). This is excellent news for people concerned about mandatory or coerced vaccination or discrimination on vaccination status. My Comment to worried UK Citizens in view of the fact that UK has left the EU, be at peace, the UK is included in the 47 Countries!
That is, mandatory vaccinations are banned, as is discrimination toward those who refuse a vaccine.
From the Resolution (https://pace.coe.int/en/files/29004/html) —
7.3 regarding the guarantee of a high absorption of vaccines:
7.3.1 ensure that citizens are informed that vaccination is NOT mandatory and that no one is politically, socially or otherwise under pressure to vaccinate unless they wish to do so on their own;
7.3.2 ensure that no one is discriminated against for not being vaccinated, due to possible health risks or for not wanting to ‘’
So when Karen accuses you of being an anti vaxxer , just tell her she is breaking the Law and gauge the reaction.