Afg defeats Zim in 2nd Test: Williams, Tiripano’s fight go in…

first_imgSean Williams3049703.23 Cricket Yet To BatAfsar Zazai, Shahidullah, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Sayed Shirzad WTC Final 2021 LIVE: 5 Ways to watch India vs New Zealand World Test Championship LIVE Streaming for free Regis Chakabva †c Ibrahim Zadran b Rashid Khan3334–5097.06 Cricket RW Chakabva7-14263.2 West Indies v South Africa 2nd Test: WI vs SA Full Schedule, Full squads, Live Streaming, Date, Time, Venues – All you need to… Nasir JamalNot out460066.67 Donald Tiripano20.418304.02 Ibrahim Zadran2-8921.3 WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 LIVE: How to watch West Indies v South Africa LIVE Streaming in your country, India Yet To Bat RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR KT Kasuza2-4627.4 Importantly, he faced 258 balls while Sean Williams has batted for over 300 balls. The duo put up a 150+ partnership to save Zimbabwe from an innings defeat.Afghanistan finally managed to break the 187-run eighth-wicket stand as Rashid Khan dismissed Donald Tiripano on 95. Blessing Muzarbani also played 43 deliveries.On the other hand, Aghar Afghan and Co are in search of wickets to wrap up the game. They are 0-1 behind in the Test series.Afg vs Zim Day 5 Total108/4 (26.1) ICC WTC Final LIVE commentary: AIR, DD Sports to live stream & broadcast India vs New Zealand for free Fall Of WicketsFOWOver Fall Of WicketsFOWOver Kevin Kasuzac †Afsar Zazai b Rashid Khan41901186045.56 Sikandar Raza5-14061.1 Rahmat Shahb RP Burl58769176.32 Fall of wickets: 1-91 (Kevin Kasuza, 30.1 ov), 2-133 (Prince Masvaure, 45.2 ov), 3-145 (Sean Williams, 49.3 ov), 4-145 (Wesley Madhevere, 49.4 ov), 5-186 (Tarisai Musakanda, 61.5 ov), 6-189 (Ryan Burl, 62.5 ov), 7-242 (Regis Chakabva, 75.4 ov), 8-251 (Donald Tiripano, 80.5 ov), 9-287 (Blessing Muzarabani, 91.2 ov), 10-287 (Sikandar Raza, 91.3 ov) Javed Ahmadi1-80.6 Total365/10 (148.5) Sikandar Razac Rahmat Shah b Rashid Khan85129–7165.89 R Shah4-10125.3 Extras(b 2, lb 6, nb 1, w 2)11 Sean Williams (C)Not out15130913148.87 Amir Hamza3267332.2800 Total545/4 (160.4) YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past Factory|SponsoredSponsoredMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsoredMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleNow she has a normal job.MoneyPail|SponsoredSponsoredDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsored Extra7 (b 4, w 1, nb 2, lb 0) Kevin Kasuzac R Shah b Rashid Khan30922032.61 Asghar Afghan4-428132.4 Javed Ahmadi1654012.50 Hashmatullah ShahidiNot out6310200.00 Cricket Wesley Madheverec Afsar Zazai b Sayed Shirzad03000.00 AFG vs ZIM 2nd Test Live Score: Afghanistan targets 600 plus score on Day 2- Follow Live Updates AFG defeats ZIM in 2nd Test: Williams, Tiripano’s fight go in vain as Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets; level series 1-1 (AFG vs ZIM 2nd TesT)- A sensation performance by Rashid Khan followed by Afghanistan batsmen has helped the latter clinch victory in the second Test. They have tied the Test series 1-1 after scoring 545/5 dec in 1st innings. Hasmatuallh Shahidi (200 runs) and Asghar Afghan (164) were also among the main heroes of the match.In the second innings, they needed a mere 108 runs to chase but lost key wickets in the chase. Rahmat Shah (58) slammed a fifty. Wesley Madheverec †Afsar Zazai b Sayed Shirzad012000.00 Ibrahim Zadranc Sikandar Raza b RP Burl721308055.38 Afg defeats Zim Blessing Muzarabanic Afsar Zazai b Amir Hamza17434039.53 Afg defeats ZimWhere will AFG vs ZIM 2nd Test will be Live Streamed and Broadcasted?India: FanCode (Live Streaming) AFG vs ZIM 2nd TestAfghanistan: RTAUAE: eCricLifePakistan: Geo Super/ PTVUK/Europe: Free SportsRest of the World: Rabbithole YouTube ChannelFor more sports news and updates, follow us at insidesport.co WTC final LIVE broadcast: ICC’s mega broadcast plan, India vs New Zealand live streaming starts today in 195 countries Extra27 (b 16, w 5, nb 5, lb 1) Rashid Khan62.51713772.18 Amir Hamza34710413.06 Donald Tiripanolbw b Rashid Khan9525816036.82 Previous articleIndia vs England: Sigh of relief for India and Motera Stadium; pitch for pink ball Test against England receives average ratingNext articleWI vs SL 3rd ODI Dream 11 Prediction: West Indies vs Sri Lanka, Probable Playing 11, Captain, Vice Captain, WI vs SL LIVE from 7:00 PM IST, on Insidesport Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Rahmat Shahrunout (RW Chakabva / TK Musakanda)23452051.11 Blessing Muzarabani9.112522.73 RP Burl6-14061.5 TK Musakanda3-10149.4 W Madhevere4-10250.3 PS Masvaure1-4426.6 Javed Ahmadib B Muzarabani461066.67 Facebook Twitter Donald Tiripanoc Nasir Jamal b Amir Hamza325–0012.00 Ryan Burllbw b Rashid Khan04000.00 DT Tiripano8-329134.1 Yet To BatAsghar Afghan, Afsar Zazai, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Sayed Shirzad Shahidullah51601.20 Fall Of WicketsFOWOver by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTreehuggerHow To Protect Yourself Against CyberthreatsTreehuggerIPL 2020: Bad news for Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Jonny BairstowIPL 2020 : Srikanth and fans slams MS Dhoni, says ‘wasted 15 Cr on Jadhav & Chawla’The match was pushed to Day 5 after a remarkable eighth-wicket partnership between Zimbabwe skipper Sean Williams (309) and Donald Tiripano 95 (258). The duo added 187 runs partnership and nearly saved the match for Zimbabwe eventually falling few runs short towards the end. The record innings will be registered in history books.Zimbabwe were bowled out twice for 287 runs, 365 runs in 1st and 2nd innings respectively. Rashid Khan was the stand out bowler, he picked 11 wickets.AFG vs ZIM 2nd Test Live: Afg defeats Zim by 6 wkts BOWLINGOMRWECON Ryan Burl b Amir Hamza055000.00 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Rahmat Shah30903.00center_img Prince Masvaurec & b Javed Ahmadi15742020.27 Donald Tiripano401704.25 Shahidullah3-9122.3 In their bid to save the epic Test match, Zimbabwe stretched their lead to 107 runs on Day 5 after they were enforced follow-on by Afghanistan. Sean Williams remained unbeaten on 151 while Donald Tirpano departed after well made 95 runs. Blessing Muzarabani2656202.38 BOWLINGOMRWECONWDNB Regis Chakabva (WK)lbw b Rashid Khan03000.00 Cricket Cricket Ryan Burl411624.00 Prince Masvaure b Amir Hamza651431755045.45 B Muzarabani9-362147.6 Sayed Shirzad1534823.2020 BOWLINGOMRWECON Tarisai Musakandalbw b Rashid Khan41901394145.56 Javed Ahmadi812002.5001 Afghanistan 1st Innings 545/4 D (160.4 ov) BatsmenRB4S6SSR Cricket BatsmenRB4S6SSR Ibrahim Zadran3-12141.5 Sean Williams301806.00 Tarisai Musakandalbw b Rashid Khan15670022.39 Nasir JamalNot out55914060.44 Zimbabwe (Playing XI): Prince Masvaure, Kevin Kasuza, Tarisai Musakanda, Sean Williams(c), Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva(w), Donald Tiripano, Blessing Muzarabani, Victor Nyauchi Wesley Madhevere903604.00 Javed Ahmadic SC Williams b VM Nyauchi4310133.33 Victor Nyauchi612804.67 WTC Final LIVE Day 3: No rain for now but dark clouds & bad light threaten India vs New Zealand Day 3 R Shah2-5614.2 Blessing Muzarabanirun out (Rahmat Shah/Rashid Khan)016–000.00 Sikandar Raza3147912.55 Extra20 (b 12, w 1, nb 0, lb 7) FanCode will Live Stream Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe Test in India- (Afghan vs Williams) Afghanistan have won the toss and opted to bat- Asghar Afghan (C)lbw b Sikandar Raza16425714263.81 Sayed Shirzad2774911.81 Cricket Sean Williams (c)c Amir Hamza b Sayed Shirzad817181047.06 Asghar Afghan10101.00 Sikandar Razac Nasir Jamal b Rashid Khan22390356.41 Zimbabwe 2nd Innings365/10 (148.5 ov) Afg defeats ZimSquads: Afghanistan (Playing XI): Ibrahim Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Nasir Jamal, Afsar Zazai(w), Asghar Afghan(c), Shahidullah Kamal, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Sayed Shirzad Javed Ahmadi1-61.3 Zimbabwe 1st Innings 287 (91.3 ovs), trail by 258 runs Victor Nyauchilbw b Rashid Khan01000.00 BOWLINGOMRWECON Happy Father’s Day: Nostalgic Sachin Tendulkar shares a special item that belonged to his father; Check video TAGSAFG vs ZIM 2nd TestAFG vs ZIM 2nd Test LiveAFG vs ZIM 2nd Test LIVE StreamingAFG vs ZIM Day 2 live scoreAsghar Afghan centuryFanCode to Live AFG vs ZIMFanCode to Live Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe SHARE Ryan Burl2016913.45 Cricket Cricket VM Nyauchi10-365148.5 Victor Nyauchi24410214.25 CricketAfghanistan vs Zimbabwe in UAE, 2021Latest Sports News BATSMENRBM4s6sSR Hashmatullah ShahidiNot out20044321145.15 BatsmenRB4S6SSR Shahidullahc KT Kasuza b B Muzarabani03000.00 IND vs NZ Live Streaming for free with Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea, Check out the best Recharge Plan Ibrahim Zadranc TK Musakanda b RP Burl29653044.62 Rashid Khan36.3313843.7800 Cricket Afghanistan 2nd Innings 108/4 (26.1 ov) Victor Nyauchinot out00–000.00 By Kunal Dhyani – March 14, 2021 Afg defeats Zim in 2nd Test: Williams, Tiripano’s fight go in vain as Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets; level series 1-1 ENG-W vs IND-W: Mithali Raj lauds Shafali Verma after fantastic debut, says ‘she will be important for us in all formats’ WTC Final Day 3 LIVE Score: Virat Kohli & Ajinkya Rahane ready to battle Kiwi bowlers, follow IND-NZ Day 3 Live Updates TOTAL(91.3 Ov, RR: 3.13)287last_img read more

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Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited (CFCI.ke) 2019 Annual Report

first_imgLiberty Kenya Holdings Limited (LBTY.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2019 annual report.For more information about Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited (LBTY.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited (LBTY.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited (LBTY.ke)  2019 annual report.Company ProfileLiberty Kenya Holdings Limited is an insurance company offering products and services for the retail and corporate sectors in Kenya and other countries in the Africa sub-region. The company provides life assurance, superannuation, industrial life assurance, bond investment and business incidental insurance services as well as insurance products and services for aviation, engineering, fire, liability, marine, private and commercial vehicles, personal accident, theft, workmen’s compensation and employer’s liability insurance. Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited also offers asset management and property development services for the private and corporate sectors in Kenya. The company is a subsidiary of Liberty Holdings Limited and is the holding company for Heritage Insurance Company and a short- and long-term insurance business called Liberty Life Kenya Assurance Limited. Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited has a presence in 15 countries in the Africa sub-region. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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Fundraising Regulator reveals 22% drop in door-to-door complaints

first_img Melanie May | 27 February 2020 | News “Our Annual Complaints Report is crucial in providing us with a clear picture of fundraising standards in the UK. The findings help us to identify areas which need greater attention from us, but also allows us to see where there has been improvement. We are grateful for the sector’s continued positive response to the recommendations we make and I look forward to working closely with fundraising organisations to maintain the high standards of fundraising practice we see today.” Tagged with: door to door fundraising Fundraising Regulator  443 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Public complaints about door-to-door charity fundraising have decreased by nearly 22% over the past year, while those about addressed mail and fundraising at outdoor events have risen. The figures come from the Fundraising Regulator’s Annual Complaints Report 2018/19, released today.The report collates the number of complaints reported by 58 charities that spend more than £5 million per year on fundraising, as well as the regulator’s own complaints data. The charities in the sample reported 4,094 complaints about door-to-door fundraising between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019, down from 5,239 in the previous year.Individuals cited the behaviour of fundraisers and knocking at an inappropriate time as the top reasons for their complaints.Other methods of fundraising also saw a significant fall in complaints:Clothing collections: down 55% from 2,478 complaints in 2017/18 to 1,110 in 2018/19Online advertising: down 16% from 1,517 complaints in 2017/18 to 1,278 in 2018/19Email fundraising: down 15% from 1,277 complaints in 2017/18 to 1,080 in 2018/19According to the regulator, while complaints about door-to-door charity fundraising have fallen significantly since 2017/18, it is the second most complained about fundraising method overall. The most complained about fundraising practice reported by the 58 charities in the sample was addressed mail. This method generated 5,619 complaints, which is an increase of nearly 20% on the figure (4,709) reported in 2017/18.Fundraising at outdoor events completes the top three most complained about fundraising practices with 2,054 complaints: a 43% increase on the previous year.While the sector reported a significant fall (55%) in the number of complaints about clothing collections, the Fundraising Regulator received more about this method than any other.Overall, complaints made to the Fundraising Regulator itself decreased by 33% on the previous year, with it receiving 737 between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019.Of these, it completed investigations into 82 cases. In more than half of these cases (49), the regulator identified breaches of the Code of Fundraising Practice and made recommendations for improvement.From the regulator’s investigations, the following themes emerged:20 (24%) related to the treatment of vulnerable donors18 (22%) related to misleading information on fundraising materials11 (13%) related to ‘no charity bag’ signs on properties not being observedThe Fundraising Regulator will soon be engaging with charities and the fundraising sector on the future format and content of the Annual Complaints Report to ensure it remains a useful tool for sharing information and learning.Chief Executive of the Fundraising Regulator, Gerald Oppenheim, said:  Advertisement About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.  444 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Fundraising Regulator reveals 22% drop in door-to-door complaintslast_img read more

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Fighting for $15 and a union

first_imgThe first-ever “Fight for $15” conference was held the weekend of Aug. 13 in Richmond, Va. Thousands of low-wage workers marched through the streets of the former capital of the Confederacy to “draw links between the racist history of the United States and current policies … and the low wages workers are experiencing,” stated national organizer Kendall Fells. Look for coverage from this conference in an upcoming Workers World.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img

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State Department of Ag Promoting Agriculture at 2017 Indiana State Fair

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News State Department of Ag Promoting Agriculture at 2017 Indiana State Fair Facebook Twitter SHARE State Department of Ag Promoting Agriculture at 2017 Indiana State Fair The 2017 Indiana State Fair will be celebrating “Wonderful World of Food”  and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) will be on hand every day to showcase the importance and diversity of Indiana agriculture. From August 4th through the 20th (9 a.m. – 9 p.m.), ISDA staff will be at several locations around the fairgrounds, providing information on topics ranging from soil conservation to agritourism to Indiana FFA, as well as promoting the Indiana Grown initiative to thousands of attendees. ISDA director Ted McKinney will also be at the fair most days, since his appointment to a top USDA post in Washington has not been confirmed yet.ISDA State Fair Locations/Exhibits:Normandy Barn: ISDA will once again have a strong presence in the Normandy Barn (north side of the fairgrounds) and will continue to educate the public about new aspects of agriculture, engage families with interactive exhibits and highlight the importance of Indiana agriculture as part of everyday life. New this year, the Normandy Barn will have an Augmented Reality Sandbox, which is a hands-on exhibit that allows users to create colorful topographic maps demonstrating the relationship between soil and water, as well as an exhibit that highlights Indiana’s agritourism destinations.Indiana Grown: In the Agriculture Horticulture building, fairgoers will be able to purchase a variety of Indiana Grown products from the Indiana Grown Marketplace. Next to the store, cooking demonstrations featuring member products will be held daily at noon on the Culinary Stage. Indiana Grown members will also be sampling products in the Agriculture Horticulture building and at the State Fair’s Featured Exhibit – Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture – located in the Harvest Pavilion.Indiana FFA Pavilion: The Indiana FFA Pavilion encompasses more than 25,000 square feet and is one of the fair’s most popular attractions with 200,000+ people coming through the doors each year. The miniature golf course, farm animal wing, the Country Market and interactive children’s play areas are some of the pavilion’s more popular destinations.Pathway to Water Quality: Celebrating its 25th year, Pathway to Water Quality is an excellent watershed demonstration site that shows how proper management practices at home, on the farm and in business can improve soil health and water quality. The exhibit is managed by the Indiana Conservation Partnership in conjunction with ISDA.ISDA State Fair Event Schedule:Friday, Aug. 4What: Pathway to Water Quality 25th Anniversary CelebrationTime: 9:30 a.m.Location: Pathway to Water Quality, east side of fairgrounds next to Boy Scouts Bridge.Details: Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch will join Director McKinney and watery quality leaders at a celebration to mark the exhibit’s 25th year at the Indiana State Fair.Friday, Aug. 4What: Indiana Grown Marketplace Ribbon CuttingTime: 10:30 a.m.Location: Agriculture Horticulture BuildingDetails: Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch will ceremonially open the Indiana Grown Marketplace with a ribbon cutting. This is the first year the store has been entirely managed by ISDA.Friday, Aug. 11What: Hoosier Homestead Award CeremonyTime: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Location: Indiana Farm Bureau BuildingDetails: Director McKinney will honor longtime Hoosier farm families.Thursday, Aug. 17What: Lt. Governor’s Celebration of AgricultureTime: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Location: Normandy Barn (second floor)Details: The ceremony will include the presentations of the Lt. Governor’s Agrivision Award, the Purdue Women in Agriculture Awards and the winners of the ISDA Photo Contest.Friday, Aug. 18What: Indiana Grown Culinary CompetitionTime: 1 p.m.Location: Indiana Arts buildingDetails: The competitors will come up with delicious dishes using a variety of Indiana Grown products. Judging begins at 1 p.m. and the top three dishes will receive a cash prize.Source: ISDA Facebook Twitter SHARE By Gary Truitt – Aug 1, 2017 Previous articleSouthern Rust Spreading StatewideNext articleMorning Outlook Gary Truittlast_img read more

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RSF joins statement calling on US government to insist on accountability for Khashoggi murder

first_imgNews Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 RSF_en Receive email alerts June 8, 2021 Find out more WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists Notwithstanding public and Congressional outrage and the reported findings of the CIA, the Trump administration appears to be engaged in a cover-up on behalf of the Saudi government.  On October 15, 2018, without offering any evidence, President Trump told reporters “rogue killers” could have been responsible for the murder.  On November 20, 2018, he issued a statement entitled “On Standing with Saudi Arabia,” in which he appeared to accept Saudi leaders’ blanket denials of involvement in the murder.  On November 28, 2018, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters, “I do believe I’ve read every piece of intelligence . . . .  There is no direct reporting connecting the crown prince to the order to murder Jamal Khashoggi.”  The CIA’s assessment and other records relating to responsibility for the murder continue to be withheld from the public. The public also remains in the dark about what the U.S. government knew about the murder or previous threats to Khashoggi’s life and, dependent on that information, whether the U.S. government took any steps to warn him, as required by law.  To date, there is no public indication that the Trump administration intends to respond to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s October 2018 request. Signed,Reporters Without BordersHuman Rights FirstHuman Rights WatchOpen Society Justice InitiativePEN AmericaCommittee to Protect Journalists Follow the news on Middle East – North Africa Related documents joint_khashoggi_statement_english.pdfPDF – 393.33 KB Help by sharing this information Saudi Arabia’s conduct in the Khashoggi case is in keeping with its broader pattern of persecuting dissidents, activists, journalists, and independent clerics.  In May 2018, just weeks before the Saudi authorities lifted the ban on women driving, authorities arrested a number of prominent women’s rights activists and accused several of them of grave crimes, such as treason, that appear to be directly related to their activism.  As of this writing, at least ten women remained detained without charge, though some anticipated charges could carry prison terms of up to 20 years.  Human rights organizations reported in November that Saudi interrogators tortured at least four of the women, including by administering electric shocks, whipping the women on their thighs, and forcible hugging and kissing.  Saudi prosecutors also escalated their longstanding campaign against dissidents by seeking the death penalty against detainees on charges that related to nothing more than peaceful activism and dissent. Moreover, Saudi Arabia has continued to use counterterrorism regulations to suppress political expression and dissent; over a dozen prominent activists who were convicted on charges arising from their peaceful activities are currently serving long prison sentences.  These actions have created an even more repressive climate for journalists in the country.In light of the above, the undersigned organizations call on Congress and the Trump administration to support:Public disclosure of the February 8, 2019, presidential determination required under law concerning responsibility for the Khashoggi murder and what sanctions the President intends to impose on those found culpable.Public disclosure of CIA records relating to Khashoggi’s killing, including the CIA’s assessment of responsibility for his murder as well as records relating to the U.S. government’s duty to warn him of the threat to his life.An effective, independent, international investigation into the circumstances of and responsibility for Khashoggi’s murder.Immediate release of journalists, dissidents, activists, and clerics detained for the peaceful expression of their views in Saudi Arabia. On October 2, 2018, Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and a U.S. resident who had been a vocal critic of the Saudi government and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, disappeared after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Amidst repeated assertions by Saudi authorities that Mr. Khashoggi had left the Consulate alive, on October 10, 2018, a bipartisan group of 22 senators, including the Chairman and Ranking Member of  the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, invoked a provision of the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act requiring that President Donald Trump determine which individuals the U.S. government had found to be responsible for any gross violation of Khashoggi’s internationally recognized human rights  and provide a report on whether he intends to impose sanctions on them. June 9, 2021 Find out more Saudi ArabiaUnited StatesMiddle East – North Africa Americas International bodies center_img February 5, 2019 – Updated on February 7, 2019 RSF joins statement calling on US government to insist on accountability for Khashoggi murder After repeatedly altering its explanation concerning Khashoggi’s disappearance, on October 19, 2018, the Saudi government finally acknowledged that he had been killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.  On November 16, 2018, the Washington Post reported that the CIA had concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, an assessment in which officials are reported to have “high confidence.”  On December 13, 2018, the Senate unanimously approved a resolution holding the Crown Prince responsible for Khashoggi’s murder. The presidential determination and report required under the Global Magnitsky Act is due to be provided no later than February 8, 2019. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) today joined Human Rights First, Open Society Justice Initiative, Human Rights Watch, PEN America, and Committee to Protect Journalists to express deep concern about the lack of transparency and accountability relating to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the persecution of other journalists and dissidents in Saudi Arabia. The organizations are calling on both the United States Congress and the Trump administration to support a number of measures to address these concerns. to go further Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia’s criminal proceedings against 11 individuals accused of killing Mr. Khashoggi have been a sham.  Significantly, instead of arresting the most senior officials accused of involvement in the plot to target Khashoggi, including the former royal court adviser, Saud al-Qahtani, and the deputy intelligence chief, Ahmed al-Assiri, Saudi authorities have merely announced their resignations.  The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has stated that the trial was “not sufficient” and called for an independent investigation with international involvement, something the special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, Agnes Callamard, took it upon herself to organize.  A coalition of human rights and media organizations had previously called on Turkey to urgently request that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launch a UN investigation, though Guterres has been reluctant to get involved.  Moreover, more than one hundred prominent writers co-signed a letter to Guterres calling for an independent UN investigation. 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Reporter beaten up by ruling party activists

first_img RSF_en Guinean journalist finally freed after being held for nearly three months Organisation October 9, 2015 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Reporter beaten up by ruling party activists Guinean journalist’s continuing detention is “incomprehensible,” RSF says Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the severe beating that journalist Thierno Amadou Camara received from members of the ruling RPG Arc-en-ciel party in the eastern city of Siguiri on 5 October, six days before Sunday’s presidential election. News Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information News April 9, 2021 Find out more May 19, 2021 Find out more GuineaAfrica A reporter for the online daily Guinée Matin (guineematin.com), Thierno Amadou Camara had gone to Siguiri to cover the tension between rival ruling party factions and was interviewing the city’s mayor when he was assaulted and repeatedly hit by party activists armed with stones and clubs, who seized his camera and threatened to kill him.He is still in a state of shock.“We call on the authorities to immediately open an independent and transparent investigation with the aim of identifying those responsible for this attack and bringing them to justice,” Reporters Without Borders editor in chief Virginie Dangles said.“We remind the Guinean authorities that they have a duty to guarantee the safety of journalists, who play a key role in the electoral process by covering what happens and reporting all the different views that are expressed. We therefore ask President Alpha Condé to send his supporters a clear message that violence against journalists will not be tolerated.”Last June, the High Authority for Communication (HAC) issued a directive asking the media “to refrain from using opinion genres such as editorials, commentaries or columns” during the run-up to the presidential election.It triggered such an outcry that the HAC issued an amended version that nonetheless continued to impose disturbing restrictions on freedom of information.Guinea is ranked 102nd out of 180 countries in the 2015 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. News Guinea : RSF and AIPS call for release of two imprisoned journalists News to go further April 15, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Guinea GuineaAfrica last_img read more

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JPL and Chevron Partner to Benefit the Energy Industry

first_imgScience and Technology JPL and Chevron Partner to Benefit the Energy Industry JPL and Chevron Corporation in San Ramon, have announced a partnership to develop a range of advanced technologies that can be used in harsh environments, both on Earth and in space From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 | 9:28 am Community News NASA’s JPL  and Chevron Corporation in San Ramon, have announced a partnership to develop a range of advanced technologies that can be used in harsh environments, both on Earth and in space.We are proud that the same pool of talent that sends rovers to Mars, explores our universe and studies Earth’s environment will help contribute advanced technology towards OUR energy future here on Earth,” said JPL Director Charles Elachi.Elachi and Paul Siegele, president of Chevron Energy Technology Company, met at JPL to kick off a partnership for Advanced Energy Technology Development. Under this partnership, JPL will assist in the demonstration, development and commercial deployment of a range of technologies that benefit from JPL’s unique heritage in space exploration. These technologies include: valves to selectively control oil and gas flow from different geological formations in a well; single-phase pumping motors for continuous operation at the bottom of deep wells; sensors and electronics for downhole deployment; and integrated management systems for monitoring temperature, pressure and flow rates in deep wells and assessing the health of drilling operations.This new collaboration will benefit NASA by further advancing technologies that could one day be used for exploring other planets, and will also promote commercialization of technologies developed for space exploration. The partnership will help Chevron develop its energy resources to enable a better energy future for all of Â us.“NASA and JPL are highly acclaimed national treasures, and Chevron is proud to collaborate with them to unlock new energy potential,” said John McDonald, Chevron’s corporate vice president and chief technology officer. “This alliance is an opportunity to bridge public- and private-sector technology and research to discover oil and natural gas volumes that are found in deep remote reservoirs. In many ways, the research is akin to deep space exploration, making the missions of OUR two organizations highly complementary.”As NASA’s lead center for robotic exploration of the solar system, JPL has a wide-ranging charter that also includes active programs in Earth science, astronomy and physics, and technology development. The demands of space missions provide the impetus to JPL scientists and engineers to push the boundaries of design and technology to achieve smaller size, better performance, and less power consumption in a cost-constrained environment. Many technologies developed at JPL, from hardware and software to materials, have direct applications right here on Earth.The National Space Technology Applications Office (NSTA) has been established to develop a sustaining business base through expanded relations with non-NASA sponsors.  NSTA develops collaborations with elements of the four national space sectors: military, intelligence, civil and commercial. Each of these sectors is responsible for specific development of partnerships that expand and enhance the NASA/JPL-Caltech technology base. Caltech manages JPL for NASA.Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, with subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; provides energy efficiency solutions; and develops the energy resources of the future, including biofuels.Caltech and NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist seek to transfer technology developed for space into the commercial marketplace, yielding economic benefits and quality of life improvements for people here on Earth.More information about NASA is online at http://www.nasa.gov . More information about NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist is online at http://www.nasa.gov/oct .More information about JPL’s Technology Transfer office is available at: http://www.ott.caltech.edu/ .More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com . 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22,000 Lawyers Applied For Financial Help, BCI Not Responding On Application Seeking Permission For Disbursing The Amount: WB Bar Council Tells HC

first_imgNews Updates22,000 Lawyers Applied For Financial Help, BCI Not Responding On Application Seeking Permission For Disbursing The Amount: WB Bar Council Tells HC MEHAL JAIN20 May 2020 8:39 AMShare This – xThe Calcutta High Court was informed by the West Bengal Bar Council on Tuesday that amidst the lockdown, about 22000 applications for financial aid have been received from Advocates and the same are being processed.The Chief Justice-led bench was told that the State Bar Council needs to obtain permission from the Bar Council of India before starting disbursement of such financial aid…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?LoginThe Calcutta High Court was informed by the West Bengal Bar Council on Tuesday that amidst the lockdown, about 22000 applications for financial aid have been received from Advocates and the same are being processed.The Chief Justice-led bench was told that the State Bar Council needs to obtain permission from the Bar Council of India before starting disbursement of such financial aid to Advocates. “A letter has been written by the Bar Council of West Bengal to the Bar Council of India seeking such permission, but no response has been received till date to such letter by the State Bar Council”, it was urged on behalf of the WB Bar Council.The High Court on Tuesday also requested the Centre and the state of West Bengal to look into the issue of payment of the outstanding fees of the Government Advocates at the appropriate level.A writ petitioner submitted before the Division Bench that huge amounts on account of lawyers’ fees for rendering professional services are outstanding and payable by the State Government as well as Central Government to Advocates who represent these governments. It was urged that if such dues of the lawyers are cleared, the same shall mitigate the hardship of the Government Advocates to a great extent.”Learned Advocate General representing the State Government and learned Advocate representing the Union of India, at our request, have assured us that they will look into the matter and discuss the issue of payment of the outstanding fees of the Government Advocates at the appropriate level”, recorded the Court.Click Here To Download OrderRead Order Next Storylast_img read more

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Football coach hailed as hero for disarming gunman outside Oregon high school

first_imgKATU-TV(PORTLAND) — An Oregon high school coach is being hailed as a hero after students say he disarmed a man with a gun in the middle of the school day.Portland police have a suspect in custody after the gun scare at Parkrose High School in Northeast Portland on Friday.Authorities said that shortly before noon the suspect brought a gun onto the campus, where  One staffer wrestled the suspect to the ground near the school’s tennis courts and disarmed him, police said.Students told ABC affiliate KATU-TV that the staffer was Keanon Lowe, the school’s football and track and field coach, who was formerly a star wide receiver with the University of Oregon Ducks.“He’s a hero,” one student told KATU.Portland police arrived within minutes of the incident and began a room-by-room search of the school accompanied by a full evacuation.Students were bused from the school to a nearby rendezvous point to be picked up by their parents.In a tweet, Portland Police officials said, “We ask for patience at Parkrose High School. … No injuries found at this time.”“This was a best-case scenario,” said Portland Police Sergeant Brad Yakots. “The staff members from all accounts did an excellent job.”Police said they had recovered the weapon and that the investigation into the suspect’s identity was ongoing.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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