Portland Paints & Products Nigeria Plc (PORTPA.ng) Q12018 Interim Report

first_imgPortland Paints & Products Nigeria Plc (PORTPA.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Portland Paints & Products Nigeria Plc (PORTPA.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Portland Paints & Products Nigeria Plc (PORTPA.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Portland Paints & Products Nigeria Plc (PORTPA.ng)  2018 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfilePortland Paints & Products Nigeria Plc manufactures and sells a range paint in Nigeria for the decorative, automotive, industrial, marine and protective coatings sectors. The company also markets a range of cement; markets instant road repair materials; and sells sanitary ware products for homes, hotels, schools and factories. Decorative paints are sold under the Sandtex brand name and includes Sandtex Biocote which is an anti-microbial paint used for hospitals, clinics, primary health centres, laboratories, hotels, restaurants, colleges, universities and industrial kitchens. The company sells a range of professional coatings under the Crown Trade brand name; and marine/protective coatings under the Hempel brand name. Portland Paints and Products Nigeria Plc is a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc. The company head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Portland Paints & Products Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Ariston Holdings Limited (ARIS.zw) HY2021 Interim Report

first_imgAriston Holdings Limited (ARIS.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2021 interim results for the half year.For more information about Ariston Holdings Limited reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations visit the Ariston Holdings Limited company page on AfricanFinancials.Indicative Share Trading LiquidityThe total indicative share trading liquidity for Ariston Holdings Limited (ARIS.zw) in the past 12 months, as of 5th June 2021, is US$554.79K (ZWL46.86M). An average of US$46.23K (ZWL3.9M) per month.Ariston Holdings Limited Interim Results for the Half Year DocumentCompany ProfileAriston Holdings Limited is an agricultural enterprise operating in diverse markets that range from tea, macadamia nuts, horticulture and deciduous fruits to fish farming, beef cattle and poultry. Deciduous fruits include bananas, apples and peaches; while staple crops include potatoes, tomatoes, peas, maize and soya beans. Ariston Holdings Limited has a national footprint, with six strategic business units located in the northern and eastern regions of Zimbabwe. Southdown Estates consists of three tea estates with over 1 200 hectares allocated to tea plants, almost 60 hectares to bananas and over 450 hectares to macadamia trees. Claremont Estate concentrates on growing pome and stone fruit, passion fruit and potatoes; while Kent Estate focuses on horticultural crops, poultry and livestock. The company also packages and distributes blended tea for the domestic market. Its headquarters are in Msasa, Harare. Ariston Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Presiding Bishop says Anglican Primates at meeting showed commitment to…

first_img Youth Minister Lorton, VA By ENS staffPosted Jan 21, 2020 Presiding Bishop says Anglican Primates at meeting showed commitment to ‘walking together’ Associate Rector Columbus, GA Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Press Release Service Archbishop of Canterbury, Submit an Event Listing Featured Events Rector Smithfield, NC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Featured Jobs & Calls The Primates Meeting, held Jan. 13-15 in Jordan, was attended by the heads of 33 of the Anglican Communion’s 40 provinces. Photo: Anglican Communion[Episcopal News Service] The heads of 33 of the Anglican Communion’s 40 provinces gathered last week in Jordan for the Primates Meeting, with The Episcopal Church’s Presiding Bishop Michael Curry among those seeing opportunities to look beyond the provinces’ theological divisions amid preparations for this summer’s Lambeth Conference.“It was a really good meeting. For example, at the end we went to the baptismal site of Jesus and St. John the Baptist and renewed our baptismal vows together and had Eucharist together; it was a harmonious and respectful group of people that love and respect each other,” Curry said in a phone call with Episcopal News Service. He and the other primates also met with Jordan’s king and learned about religious persecution in the Middle East.Additional coverage of the Primates Meeting can be found here.Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, in a Jan. 15 news conference at the close of the meeting, described the meeting as the most “constructive and creative” of the three he’s attended, with “a real sense of people seeking to walk together, to build the life of the church and to look outwards.”“There’s been a real sense of the presence of God … in the meeting as we’ve gone through some of the obvious difficult issues that arise when you have people representing provinces that cover 165 countries, 2,000 languages or more,” Welby said.The Anglican Communion Primates Meeting is one of four Instruments of Communion, the others including the Lambeth Conference of bishops and the Anglican Consultative Council, the communion’s main policymaking body. The fourth, the archbishop of Canterbury, the “first among equals,” is recognized as the focus of unity for the Anglican Communion.The primates attending the Jan. 13-15 meeting in Jordan included 12 new primates. The provinces in Rwanda, Uganda and Nigeria declined to send representatives over theological differences related to sexuality. Four other provinces weren’t represented, due to health, vacancy or other reasons.The actions of the primates attending the meeting were outlined in a communiqué. The meeting was called principally to prepare for the 2020 Lambeth Conference, to be held from July 23 to Aug. 2 in Canterbury, England, during which at least 650 bishops and 506 spouses are scheduled to gather.At last week’s meeting, the primates spent a full day listening to one another about challenges their countries are facing, like the rise of global nativism and sealing off of borders. They emphasized “the need to find a better way,” Curry said.They also accepted a yet unpublished report from the Task Force on the Anglican Communion, a group convened after the 2016 Primates Meeting. The task force examined how Anglicans could walk together in the face of complex theological and cultural differences.The report, Curry said, recognizes “that we have profound differences on human sexuality, but those of us there have committed to walking together as followers of Jesus.”The primates have “come a long way since 2016,” Curry said. “I think that’s significant.”The task force’s report “encouraged us all as a communion to be mutually repentant in any way that we have hurt each other,” he said. It also offered proposals about liturgy and guidance on how to handle disagreements in the future.The task force’s report now goes to the Lambeth Conference and the Anglican Consultative Council, with the latter scheduled to meet next in 2022. The primates asked that churches across the communion set aside the fifth Sunday of Lent, March 29, as a day to focus on prayers of repentance produced by the task group.Meeting in Canterbury in January 2016, a majority of Anglican primates voted to censure The Episcopal Church over its General Convention’s decision in 2015 to change canonical language that defined marriage as being between a man and a woman (Resolution A036) and to modify marriage rites to fit same-sex or opposite-sex couples (Resolution A054).The language around walking together came into use with the 2004 Windsor Report, “to avoid walking apart,” and it called for moratoria across the board on the consecration of bishops in same-sex relationships and on the authorization of liturgies for blessing same-sex relationships and on cross-border interventions.Rifts over sexuality have surfaced in the Anglican Communion before, but the current differences stem from two actions. In 2002, the Anglican Church of Canada’s Diocese of Westminster Synod approved blessings for couples in same-sex unions, and in 2003, The Episcopal Church elected and later consecrated New Hampshire Bishop Gene Robinson as the first openly gay, partnered bishop in the Anglican Communion. Robinson, who has since retired, was not invited to the 2008 Lambeth Conference by then-Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams.This year, Welby has invited the few openly gay and lesbian bishops, but he did not extend the invitation to their spouses. That exclusion drew objections from many bishops of The Episcopal Church, two of whom have spouses affected by Welby’s decision. Two additional Episcopal bishops with same-sex spouses are scheduled to be consecrated before the Lambeth Conference this summer.How to respond to Welby’s exclusion of those spouses will be among the topics to be discussed in March at the House of Bishops meeting at Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas. An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Hopkinsville, KY Anglican Communion, Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Collierville, TN Rector Martinsville, VA Tags Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Bath, NC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Course Director Jerusalem, Israel The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Primates Meeting 2020 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Director of Music Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Tampa, FL Rector Albany, NY Submit a Press Release Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Submit a Job Listing Primates Meeting, Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Belleville, IL Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Washington, DC Curate Diocese of Nebraska last_img read more

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Wakatipu Guest House / Team Green Architects

first_img “COPY” Area:  106 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Wakatipu Guest House / Team Green ArchitectsSave this projectSaveWakatipu Guest House / Team Green Architects Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/613699/wakatipu-guest-house-team-green-architects Clipboard Photographs:  Sam Hartnett Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Architects: Team Green Architects Area Area of this architecture project New Zealand Manufacturers: Colorsteel, ReseneSave this picture!© Sam HartnettRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesText description provided by the architects. Designed as guest accommodation in the grounds of an existing rural property in Dalefield, the Brief was to provide a place to retreat, that offers a simple and relaxing experience for the owners’ family and friends.Save this picture!© Sam HartnettThe requirement was for a two bedroom modern ‘Villa’ offering robust but comfortable accommodation for up to 8 people with a specifically designed Bunk Room, and separate Master Bedroom. A simple but well-appointed Bathroom also offers the guests a private and relaxing bathing experience under the stars, located in a subterranean roof-glazed recess facing skyward toward Coronet Peak.Save this picture!Floor PlanIn response to the strict Planning Conditions the Guest House subtly conceals itself by partially bunkering into the pastoral landscape within a grove of established Silver Birch trees which were purposely retained to provide a deliberate feeling of separation and tranquility away from the main house.Save this picture!© Sam HartnettThe design uses a simple combination of two distinct and contrasting building forms: A modern (partially submerged) pavilion with a large hovering flat-roof houses the Bedrooms and Bathrooms, and a more traditional pitched-roof shed houses the Living Area and sheltered Loggia.Save this picture!ElevationThe Living Terrace and Loggia Deck provide exterior open-air options of varying protection from seasonal sun and weather, as well as the adjustable Cedar sunscreens to allow variable levels of sunlight into the building. The flexible Exterior Living spaces were required to open out from both the Sleeping and Living Buildings.Save this picture!© Sam HartnettThe building and moveable sunscreens have used natural Cedar to work with the surrounding natural textures, and the familiar Grey corrugated roofing profile refers to the farm sheds seen on the surrounding pastoral land.Save this picture!© Sam HartnettProject gallerySee allShow lessJA97: Curving Line & SurfacePublicationsOpen Call: Istanbul Community Market Ideas CompetitionArchitecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/613699/wakatipu-guest-house-team-green-architects Clipboard Year: center_img Projects ArchDaily CopyHouses•Dalefield, New Zealand Photographs 2013 Wakatipu Guest House / Team Green Architects CopyAbout this officeTeam Green ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesDalefieldNew ZealandPublished on March 30, 2015Cite: “Wakatipu Guest House / Team Green Architects” 29 Mar 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – FocusGlass3MInterior Finishes at U.S. Bank StadiumPartitionsSkyfoldMarkerboard Finish for Folding WallsFiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlFiber Cement Cladding Panels in B66 Business CenterMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsSculptformClick-on Battens in WestConnex M8 JunctionPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesBruagBack-Ventilated Facades – CELLONTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea CosmosGlassDip-TechCeramic Printing for Public TransportationAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®Porcelain StonewareApavisaSlabs – Wild ForestBulbs / SpotsAmbiance LumiereLighting – ZetaMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Save this picture!© Sam Hartnett+ 16 Share “COPY”last_img read more

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From Eric Garner to Occupied Palestine: A common enemy and struggle

first_imgThis slightly edited article first appeared online on July 29, 2014, on workers.org.Against the illuminating backdrop of the Dred Scott Decision of 1857, there exist disturbing parallels between the cowardly New York Police Department’s racist killing of Eric Garner and the on-going, genocidal assault against the heroic Palestinian people by the Zionist garrison state of Israel. These parallels are fervently anchored in the ideology of exceptionalism, imperial expansion and white supremacy. They go to the very heart of how the United States developed into an unprecedented empire, along with the creation of Israel as an extension to that end.West Bank, Occupied Palestine. (Photo: Hamdi Abu Rahma)In effect, this settler-state, intrusively planted in the Middle East, owes much of its existence and behavior to the world-threatening model, carefully crafted by the United States, from its bloody inception. Israel is a “mini-carbon-copy” of U.S. imperialist greed and dominance.The Indigenous population of what was to become known as North America was virtually wiped out and replaced by enslaved Africans, forcibly deposited on its shores. Neither the Native peoples nor Africans, contrary to myths, passively accepted the practices of land theft and stolen labor. Chief Crazy Horse and Harriet Tubman immediately come to mind as symbols of resistance. Rebellion continues to run through their children’s veins, despite ingenious attempts by the ruling class to pacify and smokescreen its disgraceful deeds.As the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. prophetically pointed out, “Truth crushed to earth shall rise again.” The pristine monument of him, recently erected in Washington, D.C., can never fully hide the J. Edgar Hoover-led FBI war waged against him and other freedom fighters. Many still remember his April 1967 speech at New York’s Riverside Church strongly opposing the deceitfully introduced and criminal U.S. military presence in Vietnam.The Dred Scott Decision of 1857, presided over by Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney, nefariously reaffirmed the legal and culturally held belief that Africans in the U.S., slave or free, had no rights that whites were bound to respect! When looking at the NYPD-instigated death of Eric Garner and the fraudulent excuse by Israel about the deaths of three Israeli teenagers as the pretext to resume its genocidal attacks against the Palestinians by a heavily militarized state, the immediate and stark violations become unavoidable in the Dred Scott context.Disenfranchisement and destructionAfrican-American Eric Garner lived in the NYPD-occupied Black and Latinx section of Staten Island. Palestinians live in Israeli-controlled Gaza and the West Bank. Both peoples are subject to the whims of occupying armies. In both instances, their human and political rights are eroded and made a mockery of on a daily basis. The history of contempt and the evasion of responsibility for causing such pain are well documented, yet disingenuously denied by the occupiers.Adding insult to injury, the besieged parties are shamelessly blamed for authoring their own misery and/or death by these same, heavily armed and numerically superior forces!The courageously recorded video of Eric Garner’s demise on July 17 clearly tells what happened when the “Five-Oh” NYPD attack dogs surrounded him. With his hands in the air, the deadly chokehold was applied in sneak-attack fashion from behind. While he was being wrestled to the ground, his last words were, “I can’t breathe.” His earlier denials of any wrongdoing were cavalierly ignored. And he expressed indignation about being badgered by the cops. According to the video footage, not a shred of effort was made to restore his breathing by the cops and the Emergency Medical Services!To no surprise, none of the police involved in the killing of Garner were charged with any offenses, much less for murder. In fact, Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put the chokehold on Garner, was put on desk duty despite a well-known history of police abuse.There are countless, outrageous and humiliating stories about Palestinians being abused at checkpoints, from molestations to death at the cruel hands of settlers and Israeli military forces. Israeli President Ben Netanyahu, like NYC Police Chief Bill Bratton, doubletalks while generally defending these obscene practices. In 2012, the NYPD opened an office in Israel!State-sponsored terrorismBlack and Latinx people in the U.S., like their sisters and brothers in Palestine, remain the targets of state-sponsored terrorism. It is reinforced with declared and undeclared Jim Crow laws. The results are largely the same. The results are not acceptable!Adolph Hitler, in his book, “Mein Kampf,” credits none other than the U.S. itself in laying out the formula he used for land theft, population reduction and the enslavement of subject people in his demented pursuit of world domination!The United States seeks world domination, big time! Rationales offered are found in the notions of manifest destiny, U.S. exceptionalism, imperial expansion, along with open, crude or cleverly hidden doses of racism. That is the fuel that powers its economic and political systems. And that won’t change on its own accord. Take a critical look at its sordid record!Israel, as an extension of this philosophy, added the woefully specious argument of “A land without a people, for a people without a land” to justify, since 1948, the heartless displacement of the Palestinian people from their Indigenous land.A lust for control of the oil, gas and water in the region, Israel has been backed up with countless stockpiles of military and political hardware (to the tune of billions of dollars) as a reward and obligation to carry out the insidious plans of its relentless benefactor, the U.S., as well as its own plans. It cannot prevail.As we honor the memories of Eric Garner, Anthony Baez, Amadou Diallo, Eleanor Bumpurs, Ramarley Graham, Kimani Gray, Kyam Livingston and so many others at the time of Israel’s recent assault inspired by U.S. imperialism, at home and abroad, let’s remember comrade Joe Hill’s admonishment, “Don’t mourn, organize!” In truth, “We are all Gaza.”Hagins is a former chairperson of the Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition in New York City.Eric GarnerFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Supreme court rules that journalists do not need to have a degree

first_img November 23, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Supreme court rules that journalists do not need to have a degree 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies Reports RSF_en April 15, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders is to challenge a ruling by Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice (STJ) that journalists must possess a university degree to be allowed to do their job, which it pronounced to be in line with the Constitution.“A journalist is someone who handles or produces news and information,” the worldwide press freedom organisation said. “Even if we understand professional organisations calling for a higher level of education, it seems to us to run contrary to press freedom and even to the right to inform people in general, to systematically demand that journalists should be university-educated”.“Journalistic competence does not a priori depend on entitlement but on experience in the job. Moreover, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva himself signed the Chapultepec Declaration on 3 May 2006 on freedom of expression and information which declared optional the possession of a degree and affiliation to a professional body. This was a complete break with the law-decrees dating back to the military dictatorship, which the STJ invoked to justify its decision”, said Reporters Without Borders. Judges in the first section of the STJ, one of the two highest federal jurisdictions in the country, decreed on 8 November that obligatory possession of a university degree in communications to be able to work as a journalist was in line with the Constitution.The ruling came at the end of a lengthy legal case started last year by José Eduardo Marques, doctor and consultant on a health communications programme in Bauru, São Paulo state. The doctor had obtained the status of precarious journalist (registro precário) in the framework of public civil aid. A ministry of work ruling abolished this status, since it did not require an ad hoc degree in social communications. Eduardo Marques appealed, saying that the ministerial decision was contrary to Article 5 – XIII of the Constitution, which allows the exercise of any work, responsibility or profession as long as it meets legal requirements. The doctor won his case in a lower court, but it was overturned by São Paulo’s regional federal tribunal (TRF) in October 2005.Eduardo Marques’s last appeal before the STJ then failed. In the grounds for its decision, the court relied on law-decree 972, regulating the profession of journalist, adopted under the military dictatorship in 1969. It also drew his attention to law-decree 83.284 of 1979, instituting the status of “contributor”. The decision was hailed by journalists’ associations. The judges of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) yesterday unanimously resolved that it should not be compulsory for anyone working as a journalist to have a university degree. The STF was asked to rule on this issue the same day that the Superior Court of Justice (STJ), another senior federal court, voted unanimously to make it obligatory for journalists to have a degree.Journalists’ unions and professional organisations yesterday immediately protested against the supreme court’s ruling, but Reporters Without Borders supports it, believing that anyone producing or handling news and information may be regarded as a journalist regardless of whether or not they have a degree.___________________________________________________________20.11.06 – One high-level court finds against another over compulsory degree for journalistsHours after the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) unanimously adopted a ruling on 8 November 2006, making it compulsory to possess a university degree to work as a journalist, the other top Brazilian jurisdiction, the Federal Supreme Court (STF), ruled in favour of maintaining the precarious registers (registros precarios), including for journalists. A São Paulo doctor, José Eduardo Marques, who acted as consultant on a health communications programme, had himself listed as a journalist on the precarious register before it was cancelled by the Ministry of Work. The doctor then took legal action and the STJ found in favour of the administration and professional journalist organisations, which favour the compulsory degree. The STF ruling now contradicts that of the STJ and the professional organisations plan to appeal to the STF against the ruling.______________________________________________________15.11.06 – Challenge to court ruling that journalists must have a university degree BrazilAmericas Help by sharing this information News to go further April 27, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts News Alarm after two journalists murdered in Brazil RSF begins research into mechanisms for protecting journalists in Latin America BrazilAmericas Follow the news on Brazil Organisation May 13, 2021 Find out more Newslast_img read more

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US – #WeeklyAddress: September 3 – September 9: Trump accuses New York Times of “treason” for publishing anonymous op-ed

first_imgFry has since been arrested and charged with second-degree criminal mischief, though his motives remain unclear. According to Dallas CBS reporter MaryAnn Martinez, Fry was not targeting Fox News but ABC affiliate WFAA, which he has threatened in the past. As of late, the safety of American journalists has been repeatedly under threat, as seen by the most recent arrest of Robert Chain, the man responsible for sending numerous death threats to Boston Globe journalists. The United States ranks 45th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index after falling 2 places in the last year. September 10, 2018 US – #WeeklyAddress: September 3 – September 9: Trump accuses New York Times of “treason” for publishing anonymous op-ed United StatesAmericas Alex Jones berates CNN journalist before being banned from Twitter United StatesAmericas President Trump criticized NBC on Tuesday for how it handled reporter Ronan Farrow’s story on allegations against Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and suggested further scrutiny of the outlet’s media license.  Democratic Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel responded to Trump’s tweet, reminding the president that “this is not how it works.” Below her comments, Rosenworcel provided a link to the FCC’s rules on news licensing. Trump issued a similar threat against NBC and the legitimacy of its license in October 2017 on Twitter. Below are the most notable incidents regarding threats to press freedom in the US during the week of September 3 – September 9: WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists April 28, 2021 Find out more Early on September 6, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders criticized “the media’s wild obsession” with the unnamed “gutless loser” who wrote the anonymous New York Times op-ed and suggested people contact the newspaper for answers.  In her tweet, Sanders included the newspaper’s phone number. As of late, journalists have received an increasing number of threatening phone calls, especially those who work for the Times. Sanders concluded her remarks by describing the Times as “the only ones complicit in this deceitful act” and reiterating the administration’s support of the president. News NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say News Organisation Follow the news on United States A Texas driver, in an alleged show of frustration over his friend’s death in 2012, drove his truck into the building of a Fox News-affiliated Dallas TV station on September 5. According to police, the driver, Michael Fry, then left a stack of papers outside the station and handwritten notes reading, “They tryed to kill me. And they missed. And hit him. They have been trying to killing me for years now.” Fry’s notes were in reference to the shooting he had been involved in six years prior that left his friend, Roberto Hernandez, dead. Fry also yelled “High treason!” in front of the building’s shattered windows. Most of the station’s staff were evacuated from the building as it was unclear whether he intended to target reporters. Facebook’s Oversight Board is just a stopgap, regulation urgently needed, RSF sayscenter_img RSF_en ANGELA WEISS / AFP Help by sharing this information “Infowars” host Alex Jones has been permanently banned from Twitter for heckling and insulting CNN journalist Oliver Darcy in between congressional hearings. As reporters waited to enter the House committee room where Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey would be testifying on September 5, Jones approached Darcy and proceeded to comment on the reporter’s physical appearance. Midway through his tirade, he even described Darcy as “a possum that crawled out of the rear end of a dead cow” and “the equivalent of like the Hitler Youth.” Jones posted the video to his website, “Infowars,” but received immediate backlash. In an official statement, Twitter said, “We took this action based on new reports of tweets and videos posted yesterday that violate our abusive behavior policy, in addition to the account’s previous violations.” Despite his claims of wrongful and biased censorship, Jones is facing multiple defamation lawsuits in relation to his claims that the Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax and that victims were actually child actors. Jones’ hostile conduct comes at a time when verbal aggression against American journalists has become more commonplace. News to go further For the latest updates, follow RSF on twitter @RSF_en. June 3, 2021 Find out more President Trump accuses NYT of “treason” and cites “national security” concern in response to anonymous op-ed by senior White House official President Donald Trump, in response to the anonymous New York Times op-ed that describes a movement of “resistance” within the administration, issued a one-word tweet invoking the question of “treason” before elaborating on his criticisms of the article in another tweet on September 5. The article, written by an unnamed White House senior official, describes officials’ efforts to “thwart parts of [Trump’s] agenda” and accuses the president of behaving “in a manner that is detrimental to the health of our republic.”The next day, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders also issued an official statement, denouncing The New York Times for publishing the “pathetic, reckless, and selfish op-ed” that she described as “just another example of the liberal media’s concerted effort to discredit the president.” On September 7, Trump reiterated his accusation of treason and called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to initiate a “national security” investigation to uncover the author’s identity. Although Trump has made numerous remarks about the credibility of news sources, his latest threat to the anonymous author raises alarms for those concerned about state censorship. President Trump criticizes NBC and questions legitimacy of its license Texas driver repeatedly crashes truck into Dallas TV station’s building June 7, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts Press Secretary Sanders encourages supporters to call the NYT and ask for identity of anonymous op-ed author Newslast_img read more

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Sawn off shotgun used in Letterkenny robbery

first_img Facebook News Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire By News Highland – April 15, 2013 Facebook Sawn off shotgun used in Letterkenny robbery There’s been an armed robbery at a filling station outside Letterkenny.The incident happened at Killylastin, just after 9 o’clock last night.We understand two men entered the premises and held up staff with a firearm, while a third man waited outside in a car. They escaped with an undisclosed sum of money.Cllr Gerry McMonagleGardai are appealing to witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.Local councillor and Joint Policing Committee member Gerry Mc Monagle says it’s a worrying escalation….. Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleGardai urged to excavate alleged grave as 36 year search for Mary Boyle continuesNext articleDonegal County Council pays tribute to Bernard Mc Glinchey News Highland Twitter Google+ Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/gmac.mp3[/podcast] Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApplast_img read more

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Karnataka HC CJ In Home Quarantine Last Week; Resumes Work After Testing Negative For COVID-19

first_imgNews UpdatesKarnataka HC CJ In Home Quarantine Last Week; Resumes Work After Testing Negative For COVID-19 Mustafa Plumber6 Aug 2020 2:21 AMShare This – x The Chief Justice of High Court of Karnataka, A S Oka was in-home quarantine last week as a precautionary measure against COVID-19. The revelation was made by him on Thursday during the hearing on a batch of petitions challenging winding up of the six debt scheme of Franklin Templeton.From July 29, he was not available for hearings. He resumed normal functioning on August 3, after…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?Login The Chief Justice of High Court of Karnataka, A S Oka was in-home quarantine last week as a precautionary measure against COVID-19. The revelation was made by him on Thursday during the hearing on a batch of petitions challenging winding up of the six debt scheme of Franklin Templeton.From July 29, he was not available for hearings. He resumed normal functioning on August 3, after getting tested negative for COVID-19.On that day he took up only seven cases for hearing, in the afternoon session.Meanwhile, the HC has decided to suspend its work tomorrow, August 7, to sanitize the premises.A notice issued by the high court says that “Due to increase in COVID-19 positive cases, the entire complex of the Principal Bench of the High Court of Karnataka at Bengaluru is required to be sanitized. Accordingly, Judicial/nonJudicial/Administrative functions of the High Court of Karnataka, Principal Bench, at Bengaluru, are suspended for one day viz., on Friday, August 7, 2020, for sanitization of the entire High Court Complex.”Justice Oka has been hearing a batch of petitions to ensure proper medical facilities are provided to COVID-19 patients.  A recent order passed by him had taken judicial note of the rising COVID-19 cases : “A judicial notice will have to be taken of the fact that a large number of court employees have tested positive and a large number of them have undergone quarantine. Judicial officers are also tested positive. At the Principal seat in Bengaluru, 45 staff have tested positive, test results of many staff members is awaited. Many of them are forced to undergo quarantine.”  Karnataka HC CJ’s Heartwarming Gesture – Welcomes Court Staff Who Recovered From COVID-19 Back To WorkSubscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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HONORED: Dunbar receives Pioneer Achievement Awards for volunteer, leadership efforts at museum

first_imgLatest Stories The Pioneer Museum of Alabama honored Donal Dunbar, one of its own, with the 2017 Curren Adams Farmer Outstanding Pioneer Achievement Award Saturday night at the museum’s annual award dinner program. The award was presented to Dunbar by Jeff Kervin, board of directors chairman. Pictured, with Dunbar and his wife, Sarah Lee, are from left, Kari Barley, museum director, and daughters, Dorothy Rogers and Dianna Lee Dunbar, and Kervin.Donal Steuben Dunbar was honored with the 2017 Curren Adams Farmer Outstanding Pioneer Achievement Award Saturday night at the Pioneer Museum of Alabama’s annual award dinner program at Troy Country Club.The prestigious award was presented to Dunbar by museum board chairman Jeff Kervin who said leadership is critical for the continuing growth of the museum.“And Donal Dunbar has provided that leadership for many years,” Kervin said. “We greatly appreciate what he has meant and continues to mean to the Pioneer Museum of Alabama.” Dunbar graciously and humbly accepted the award and, laughingly, said that he was told he wouldn’t have to say anything. However, he did have a few things to say about the formative days of, what was then, the Pike Pioneer Museum. The idea for a pioneer museum originated with the namesake of the Outstanding Pioneer Achievement Award, the late Curren Farmer.“One day, Curren asked me to come by and talk with him,” Dunbar said. “I did and I asked him what he had on his mind. He said what he had on his mind was a museum.” Print Article Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day HONORED: Dunbar receives Pioneer Achievement Awards for volunteer, leadership efforts at museum Farmer enlisted Dunbar’s support and assistance and Dunbar was agreeable.“Ed Whaley and I started going around collecting money to help get the museum started,” said Dunbar who was a member of the museum’s original board of directors and also its first secretary. “We worked hard to get up the funds that were needed. We hoped the museum would be a success and it has been but no one knows what will happen. I’m very honored to receive this award.”Dunbar is a native of Troy and a devoted and contributing member of his hometown. His business affiliations throughout the years allowed him to use his leadership and management skills with Alpha Lumber Company in Montgomery, the family’s Troy Veneer and Crate Company, Dunbar Mining Company and Alabama Warehouse Corporation, which later became Anderson Peanut Company.Dunbar has been active in the  Troy community serving on the board of directors of Troy Bank & Trust Company, Troy Chamber of Commerce and the Pioneer Museum of Alabama. He has held membership and also leadership roles in the Troy Rotary Club, the American Legion, Troy University’s Action and President’s  Club and the City of Troy Planning Committee. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By Jaine Treadwell Book Nook to reopencenter_img Published 3:00 am Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Email the author By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like Food World to close Troy Food World is closing its doors this month after changing hands several times over the last decade. The planned… read more Dunbar is a member of First Baptist Church where he has been its chairman and deacon.Kari Barley, museum director, said Dunbar has been a longtime valued member of the Troy community and a mainstay of support for the Pioneer Museum of Alabama.“He has generously given of his time, talents and resources to help maintain our museum of pioneer history and to keep alive Mr. Farmer’s dream of a place where people can come to learn from the past. We are honored to honor him.”Emcee for the awards banquet, Ralph Black encouraged those in attendance to support the Pioneer Museum of Alabama through membership, volunteerism, and financial contributions so the history will remain alive for generations to come. Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. 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