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NICO Holdings Limited (NICO.mw) 2004 Annual Report

first_imgNICO Holdings Limited (NICO.mw) listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2004 annual report.For more information about NICO Holdings Limited (NICO.mw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the NICO Holdings Limited (NICO.mw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: NICO Holdings Limited (NICO.mw)  2004 annual report.Company ProfileNICO Holdings Limited provides products and services for general insurance, life insurance and pension administration in the corporate and private sector of Malawi; with interests in banking, asset management and information technology services. NICO Holdings Limited operates in Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. It was established in 1965, and was the first general insurance company to list on the Malawi Stock Exchange. Its general insurance division covers segments that range from personal accident and household insurance to construction, engineering, professional indemnity, marine hull and cargo, fire and loss of profits. NICO Holdings Limited also offers insurance for individuals and corporate clients which includes endowment assurance and savings protection. The company has a corporate banking division offering standard products and services, aswell as solutions for foreign exchange, investment management and women business programmes. NICO Holdings Limited has invested in providing technology services to clients, including software and Internet systems and communication solutions, card technology and surveillance systems. NICO Holdings Limited is listed on the Malawi Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Video: Priest Joseph Harmon describes a way to influence gun…

first_img 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 Rector Albany, NY Press Release Service Cathedral Dean Boise, ID 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 Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Hopkinsville, KY Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs 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 Martinsville, VA Rector Shreveport, LA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Curate Diocese of Nebraska Submit an Event Listing [Episcopal News Service – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma] The Rev. Joseph Harmon, rector of Christ Church, East Orange, New Jersey, in the Diocese of Newark describes an effort to get state and local law enforcement agencies to discuss safe-gun technology with their firearm vendors. Harmon says that, after the U.S. military and other federal law-enforcement agencies, state and local police form the largest single group of gun buys in the United States and, thus, could be a strong advocacy voice. Harmon spoke to ENS while attending the April 9-11 Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence being held at the Reed Center and the nearby Sheraton Midwest City here. Rector Collierville, TN The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Knoxville, TN Submit a Press Release Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Gun Violence, An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Video Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Belleville, IL Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Bath, NC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Submit a Job Listing Video: Priest Joseph Harmon describes a way to influence gun sales Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace 2014, Youth Minister Lorton, VA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Advocacy Peace & Justice, By Mary Frances SchjonbergPosted Apr 11, 2014 Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Smithfield, NC Featured Events New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Pittsburgh, PA Tags Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Washington, DC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Tampa, FL Course Director Jerusalem, Israellast_img read more

Rare common ground found in Tallahassee

first_imgShare on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 TAGSFocus on Florida Previous articleNetflix: What’s Coming and Going for March 2017Next articleDonna’s Deals: 13 Secrets to Shopping at Whole Foods Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your comment! Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 William Patrick is Watchdog.org’s Florida reporter. His work has been featured by Fox News, the Drudge Report, and Townhall.com, as well as other national news and opinion websites. He’s also been cited and reposted by numerous state news organizations, including Florida Trend, Sunshine State News and the Miami Herald, and is a member of Investigative Reporters & Editors and the Florida Press Association.  You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here But this time, several House Democrats joined their Republican counterparts in voicing displeasure with Enterprise Florida. House Minority Leader Janet Cruz, D-Tampa, even broke ranks and voted with the GOP, although she was the only Democrat to do so on Tuesday.The shared criticism signals an area of bipartisan agreement at the outset of a legislative process that’s sure to entail a contentious and drawn-out process of argument and amendment.Two weeks ago, House Republicans aligned with Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O’Lakes, to push through committee a “corporate welfare” crackdown measure. That bill would have eliminated Enterprise Florida, the state’s chief economic incentive program, and Visit Florida, a state-funded tourism marketing corporation.Corcoran changed course Monday, opting instead to overhaul the way Visit Florida operates and cut its annual funding from $76 million to $25 million. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Paul Renner, R-Palm Coast, introduced a 190-page substitute amendment replacing all previous language relating to Visit Florida with what he called accountability reforms. It was adopted by voice vote, then the bill — with Enterprise Florida remaining on the chopping block — was approved 18-12.‘I’d be happy to kill it for you’ROUND 2: House Republicans passed a bill targeting Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida through a second committee stop on Tuesday. Some Democrats are starting to voice their disapproval as well.Rep. David Richardson, D-Miami Beach, was perhaps the most vocal opponent of the taxpayer-funded business assistance organization during a House Appropriations Committee hearing on Tuesday.“I have very little good to say about Enterprise Florida and the way it has been conducted in the past,” he said.Richardson said he was disappointed that the quasi-state agency has never lived up to it’s required 50-50, public-private funding match. Legislative audits show public funding has historically hovered around 90 percent since Enterprise Florida’s founding in 1996.“The statute as it currently reads requires that this public-private partnership be 50-50. It has never been 50-50,” he said.The South Florida Democrat added that the 10 percent private funding has been kept separate so that it could be used as a “slush fund” for items that would never have been allowed under regular government rules and regulations, such as splurging on expensive furniture, travel and meals.The rub, however, is that eliminating Enterprise Florida also would include reducing Visit Florida’s budget to pre-2009 levels under the substitute approved this week, something Richardson said he wasn’t prepared to do.“But if you pull out Enterprise Florida … I’d be happy to kill it for you,” he said.Rep. Katie Edwards, D-Sunrise, admitted that she and some of her committee colleagues were uncomfortable supporting Enterprise Florida incentives because they didn’t fully trust the performance data offered by Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s administration. Scott is currently seeking $151 million in funding for the Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida this year.“I would venture to say that the integrity of the reports and in the numbers leaves a lot to be desired,” she said.Edwards cited the Hertz Corp. as an example. In 2013, the rental car behemoth received an $85 million tax-incentive package to relocate its corporate headquarters from New Jersey to Estero, south of Fort Myers. Hertz committed to creating 700 jobs as part of the deal, but Edwards said the most recent information she could find was from March 2016. Three years into the arrangement, Hertz had created 150 jobs.Edwards said it’s not enough to “issue a press release, and say, ‘Yeah, this is wonderful.’”But the only Democratic lawmaker on the Appropriations Committee to vote in favor of killing Enterprise Florida and cutting Visit Florida’s spending by 67 percent on Tuesday was Minority Leader Cruz.“In my family, there were consequences for bad behavior. It was usually a pretty good size whoopin’,” the Tampa Democrat said.Peeling away DemocratsThe GOP-controlled legislature is mostly divided into two camps regarding Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida.The free-market side is headed by Corcoran and dominates the state House. The pro-business group is led by Scott, whose backers often subscribe to the argument that if other states are awarding public funds to private business, then Florida has no other choice but to do the same if the state is going to compete.Peeling away Democrats who dislike Enterprise Florida would be a boon for the anti-incentive funding crowd heading into the 60-day formal legislative session beginning March 7.That means a focus on “corporate welfare” over “economic development.”“In my district, the average income is $39,000. There’s a woman in my district who works two jobs to barely make that,” Cruz said. “What’s happened here is that we’ve lost the confidence of Floridians and specifically many people in my district.”Rep. Carlos Trujillo, R-Miami, the House Appropriations chairman, closed his remarks with his own constituent story.“Near my district, there’s a gentleman who owns 500 gas stations. He’s paid taxes in the state for 40 years. He built his businesses from the ground up. He leveraged his own capital, took out his own loans and risked his entire livelihood. He’s never asked a single thing from the state,” Trujillo said.“Meanwhile, our state is procuring one of his competitors,” Trujillo continued. “He’s now going to be competing against a competitor who’s subsidized by his own tax dollars.”Renner closed by saying that hundreds of millions of tax dollars are going to “a privileged few,” and that it’s time to “cut up the credit card.”The next stop for the bill is the full House, which convenes March 7. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here House Democrats voice disapproval of Enterprise FloridaBy William Patrick of Watchdog.org Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

Barranca Valle Houses / Taller de Arquitectura X / Alberto Kal…

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/936989/barranca-valle-houses-taller-de-arquitectura-x-alberto-kalach-plus-ivan-ramirez Clipboard Photographs ArchDaily Area:  8010 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Jaime Navarro+ 20Curated by Clara Ott Share Barranca Valle Houses / Taller de Arquitectura X / Alberto Kalach + Iván Ramírez Photographs:  Jaime NavarroCity:Valle de BravoCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Jaime NavarroRecommended ProductsWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsResidential ApplicationsULMA Architectural SolutionsAir Facade Panels in Fonsanta RestaurationDoorsSolarluxBi-Folding Doors – EcolineDoorsAir-LuxPivoting DoorText by Mónica Arellano.Barranca Valle, is a complex built in 2015 located in Valle de Bravo, a city by the Lake Avándaro, on the outskirts of Mexico City. The project consists of six standard houses that are located in a built area of a total of 8010m2. The area is built in a staggered manner on a slope, giving the houses an immersive experience with the landscape.Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroSave this picture!Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroThe houses are developed in three levels: the ground floor of 169m2 with the bedrooms and the service room, the upper floor of 158m2 of which 28m2 were used for the access terrace, leaving the rest of the space to the dining room and kitchen. The top floor has 26m2 of built area and 62m2 of terrace. All these floors are accessed through the north facade and face south, habited by local plant species of the region, covering two-thirds of the lot. In this way, the contemplation of the natural terrain is prioritized over the construction on it.Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroSave this picture!© Jaime NavarroThe vertical accesses are made using concrete stairs, embedded in the red brick walls that embrace the interiors and generate a peculiar texture and rhythm due to their arrangement that seems to be a variant of typical English brickwork.Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroSave this picture!Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroThe palette of materials leans towards using warm colours and textures, playing with the use of wood both indoors and in window frames, in the wooden ceiling beams, doors, and fixtures such as cabinets. The play of volumes of the building in its entirety generates courtyards, garden planters and terraces that create different experiences, climates and visuals.Save this picture!© Jaime NavarroSave this picture!© Jaime NavarroProject gallerySee allShow lessBoxen at ArkDes / Dehlin Brattgård ArkitekterSelected ProjectsMarshall Blecher & Studio Fokstrot Imagine Floating Islands in the Center of CopenhagenArchitecture NewsProject locationAddress:Valle de Bravo, Méx., MexicoLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/936989/barranca-valle-houses-taller-de-arquitectura-x-alberto-kalach-plus-ivan-ramirez Clipboard “COPY” Housing Barranca Valle Houses / Taller de Arquitectura X / Alberto Kalach + Iván RamírezSave this projectSaveBarranca Valle Houses / Taller de Arquitectura X / Alberto Kalach + Iván Ramírez CopyAbout this officeTaller de Arquitectura X / Alberto KalachOfficeFollowIván RamírezOfficeFollowProductBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingValle De BravoOn FacebookMexicoPublished on April 20, 2020Cite: “Barranca Valle Houses / Taller de Arquitectura X / Alberto Kalach + Iván Ramírez” [Casas Barranca Valle / Taller de Arquitectura X / Alberto Kalach + Iván Ramírez] 20 Apr 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Barranca山谷住宅,交错排列的沉浸式景观 / Taller de Arquitectura X / Alberto Kalach + Iván Ramírez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 Mexico “COPY” Projects Year:  2015 CopyHousing•Valle de Bravo, Mexico Architects: Iván Ramírez, Taller de Arquitectura X / Alberto Kalach Area Area of this architecture projectlast_img read more

Cash collections for Cancer Research UK to be held at 800 Tesco stores

first_img  34 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Cancer Research UK has appealed for volunteers to hold cash collections at over 800 Tesco stores across this UK later this month. It expects to raise £500,000 from the three day campaign which will run from Friday 26, Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 October.The Big Tesco Cash Collections Weekend forms part of Cancer Research UK’s charity of the year partnership with Tesco.The charity has appealed for over 7,000 volunteers. They are being asked to commit to a three hour stint e.g. 9am-12pm, 12pm-3pm or 3pm-6pm. Advertisement Those selected will receive a detailed volunteer brief in advance of the collection event, along with other communications in the run up to the activity, and a branded T-shirt to wear while volunteering. They will also be given a dedicated Cancer Research UK contact with whom they can discuss any queries they might have on the day.supportus.cancerresearchuk.org/volunteer/Help-at-an-event/General-Collector-The-Big-Tesco-Cash-Collections-Weekend-Nationwide/ About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 1 October 2012 | Newscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: charity of the year Community fundraising corporate Tesco Cash collections for Cancer Research UK to be held at 800 Tesco storeslast_img read more

Santander UK announces £4.5m to support university partners’ Covid-19 initiatives

first_img  563 total views,  2 views today Santander UK is to provide £4.5million of funding to its 85 university partners across the UK to support their Covid-19 initiatives.Santander, through Santander Universities, has supported higher education across the UK over the past decade with scholarships, student employability initiatives, and funding. Santander is now both repurposing and providing additional funding to support universities in alleviating the health and educational challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.The support will assist universities on the front-line of carrying out medical research, providing additional protective equipment for NHS staff as well as supporting student front-line volunteers at local NHS hospitals.It will also support university emergency hardship funds which provide grants to students who require financial support for living costs or resources for the transition towards a digital learning environment. This includes IT equipment and support, such as laptops and broadband connectivity, which would normally be accessed on campus, to ensure students can continue with their studies. In addition, the funding will go towards offering support for student mental health and wellbeing.There will also be grants to support local SMEs and charities by providing fully funded virtual internship schemes for students and graduates to help businesses affected by Covid-19. Funds will also support student founders in early stage start-up businesses to remain operational in the current environment, particularly as they may not qualify for any other financial support.Matt Hutnell, Director, Santander Universities, said:“Santander is committed to supporting higher education as well as local communities across the UK so we’re pleased that our funding is able to be redirected to where it is most needed at this critical time. Universities are doing some fantastic work to contribute to the UK’s effort to combat the outbreak of COVID-19, so we’re delighted to collaborate with our university partners in a way which increases their response effort and look forward to continuing  to work with them on supporting both students and the broader higher education community with further initiatives over the coming months.”The funding comes alongside a broader set of initiatives introduced by Santander UK in response to the coronavirus outbreak to support communities. These include a £1million donation from the Santander Foundation to Age UK and Alzheimer’s Society to support some of the most vulnerable people in the community following the outbreak of Covid-19 and doubling the work time that Santander employees can claim to volunteer. Melanie May | 14 May 2020 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3 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.  564 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3 Tagged with: COVID-19 Funding higher education Santander UK announces £4.5m to support university partners’ Covid-19 initiatives Advertisementlast_img read more

The Leap 12/3/19

first_imgFacebook Twitter The LEAP 10/22/20 ReddIt TCU News Now 8/26/20 The Leap 2/18/20 Brittany Kaskohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/brittany-kasko/ Brittany is the Executive Producer of The Leap for TCU360. She is a journalism major and criminal justice minor from Mansfield, Texas. In her free time, Brittany enjoys exercising and catching up on pop culture. Linkedin The Leap 3/3/20 + posts printTCU’s unscripted, pop culture talk show about lifestyle updates, celebrity gossip and today’s hot topics. ReddItcenter_img Brittany Kaskohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/brittany-kasko/ Brittany Kaskohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/brittany-kasko/ TCU News Now 4/24/20 Twitter Brittany Kaskohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/brittany-kasko/ The Leap 2/11/20 Brittany Kasko Previous articleBlanket Coverage Podcast – Episode 107 (The Post-Thanksgiving/Rivalry Week Extravaganza)Next articleNews Now 12/4/19 Brittany Kasko RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Facebook The Leap 2/4/20last_img read more

Russia: Heavy-handed raid on Dagestani newspaper

first_img Chernovik’s logo Receive email alerts June 2, 2021 Find out more Читать на русском / Read in RussianReporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns today’s raid by dozens of armed and masked police officers on Chernovik, an independent newspaper in Makhatchkala, the capital of the Caucasian republic of Dagestan, in southern Russia. The show of force began at around 10 a.m., when the police stormed into Chernovik’s headquarters, grabbed the only two journalists present and locked them in an office, and then proceeded to carry out a search without waiting for the newspaper’s lawyer or a representative of its management.When Gadzhimurad Sagitov, the editor of another independent newspaper, Novoye Delo, quickly arrived on the scene, the police told him they would smash his mobile phone if he tried to film the search.The search was carried out as part of the still ongoing investigation into Abdulmumin Gadzhiev, a Chernovik journalist held since mid-June. Because of the absence of any evidence for the initial charge of “funding terrorism,” it was changed to “inciting” the funding of terrorism.But the prospects of even this weaker charge were dealt a major blow when police experts concluded in a report submitted to investigators on 30 September that the 2013 interview previously cited as evidence contained no evidence to support it.“Everything indicates that the security services are going all out to rescue an investigation whose last prop had just collapsed,” said Johann Bihr, the head of RSF’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia desk. “This heavy-handed raid has seriously compromised the confidentiality of Chernovik’s sources and its ability to successfully conduct sensitive investigations. It also sends a very clear chilling message to all the media, which have rallied with unusual energy in support of Abdulmumin Gadzhiev. The local and federal authorities must immediately announce an end to this unacceptable witchhunt.”One of Dagestan’s most popular newspapers, Chernovik is a frequent target of harassment. It was charged with colluding with terrorism for three years, until 2011, when it was finally acquitted. Its founder, Khadzhimurad Kamalov, was gunned down a few months later.Russia is ranked 149th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. Russian media boss drops the pretence and defends Belarus crackdown Organisation News Related documents rsf_chernovik_10-2019.pdfPDF – 99.14 KB Two Russian journalists persecuted for investigating police corruption Help by sharing this information News May 21, 2021 Find out morecenter_img Follow the news on Russia RussiaEurope – Central Asia Condemning abuses Council of EuropeImprisonedJudicial harassment Listed as a “foreign agent”, Russia’s most popular independent website risks disappearing to go further News October 2, 2019 – Updated on October 3, 2019 Russia: Heavy-handed raid on Dagestani newspaper RSF_en News RussiaEurope – Central Asia Condemning abuses Council of EuropeImprisonedJudicial harassment May 5, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Launch of new Damocles Network site

first_img Help by sharing this information FranceEurope – Central Asia “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says Organisation News June 4, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts News December 15, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Launch of new Damocles Network site May 10, 2021 Find out more to go furthercenter_img Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EU Follow the news on France News News FranceEurope – Central Asia RSF_en June 2, 2021 Find out more The Damocles Network, the legal arm of Reporters Without Borders, is launching a new site in French and English entitled “Toolbox”. Designed for professionals but also for the use of anyone interested in freedom of expression www.damocles.org carries basic texts that guarantee press freedom along with extracts from codes of ethics. The site also offers publications that can be downloaded like the Practical Guide for Journalists and the Charter for the Safety of Journalists working in War Zones or Dangerous Areas.An “International Justice” section offers a Guide to the International Criminal Court for the use of victims (In English, French and Spanish) and advises on legal procedures to put together a case for anyone who is a victim of an international crime (“How to bring a case”).Freelance journalists covering foreign stories will find practical information on low cost insurance policies and the loan of flak jackets from Reporters Without Borders.Documents on workshops organised by the Damocles Network can also be viewed and downloaded.The Damocles Network was set up in December 2001, as a result of alarming figures: Nearly 500 journalists had been killed, murdered or gone missing because of their work over the past ten years. A large number of these crimes had gone unpunished, either for lack of serious investigation, financial means or political will. The Damocles Network set out to operate at all levels, in close co-operation with Reporters Without Borders, to put an end to impunity for those who murder and torture journalists.The network also helps improve safety and protection of journalists. It also serves as a kind of think tank on all the issues and problems confronting the media. RSF denounces Total’s retaliation against Le Monde for Myanmar storylast_img read more

Fire at Kinneloa Canyon Road Quickly Knocked Down Thursday Morning

first_img Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Image courtesy Deputy Dan Paige LASDLos Angeles County Fire Department firefighters rushed to a location in the 2100 block of North Kinneloa Canyon Road in East Pasadena Thursday to respond to a brush fire over a one-acre portion of the area.The blaze was the first of the “fire season” and comes as the Southland enters its first summer heatwave.Marvin Lim, a spokesman with the LA County Fire Department, said they received a call about the fire at about 10:18 a.m. and immediately dispatched firefighters to the scene.The firefighters, assisted by a County fire helicopter which dropped water on the fire, were able to stop the spread of the fire at about 10:55 a.m. and full containment was declared at 11:07 a.m.“They had a copter arrive on scene making water drops, and we had camp crews on the ground that were putting a line around the fire to contain it,” Lim said.No one was injured during the fire, and no structures were affected, Lim said.He added the cause of the fire was still being investigated. Top of the News Business News HerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeauty latest #1 Fire at Kinneloa Canyon Road Quickly Knocked Down Thursday Morning Published on Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 12:51 pm 6 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuff Make a comment Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website center_img Community News Subscribe Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more