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June 23, 2021

Waratahs pre-season dates against Samoa and Tonga

first_imgSYDNEY, NSW – SEPTEMBER 18: A general view of action during the NRL Semi Final match between the Wests Tigers and the Brisbane Broncos at Aussie Stadium September 18, 2005 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) “The majority of the squad have worked continuously since last November, with the more recent integration of our Wallaby spring tourists.  As a coaching team, we want to see players translate all the professional pre-season work on to the field of play.  The matches are their opportunity to challenge for selection as we plan for the start of the of the FxPro Super Rugby tournament.” Sydney Football Stadium will host Waratahs v TongaThe HSBC Waratahs will follow up their opening trial against Samoa, February 10th in Tamworth, with a second match against Pacific Island opposition when they take on Tonga at the Sydney Football Stadium on Friday, February 17.With Sydney University playing Samoa in the curtain raiser (5.30pm) before the HSBC Waratahs take on Tonga at 7.30pm, fans will be able to enjoy two big games of rugby for the price of one in what promises to be an evening full of action.The trial matches will be the first in charge for Head Coach Michael Foley, who is hoping that back to back encounters against such physical opposition will provide the tough test the team needs ahead of the big FxPro Super Rugby opener against the Queensland Reds.Said Foley, “We are grateful for the opportunity to be playing both Samoa and Tonga in our preparation matches.  These fixtures will see the players up against the formidable opponents that come with the Pacific Island style of play. The trials are likely HSBC Waratahs debuts for two high profile NSW signings, Central Coast-born Wallaby Adam Ashley-Cooper, who returns to his home state after seven years with the Brumbies, and dynamic South African scrum half Sarel Pretorius, last year’s Super Rugby top try scorer and Player of the Year in his native country.As part of the HSBC Waratahs’ continuing association with the Starlight Children’s Foundation, the event will help raise funds to assist with the Foundation’s  ongoing work with seriously ill children. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

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June 18, 2021

Carlin Isles turns on the jet shoes as he lights up Hong Kong with more stunning tries

first_imgMonday Apr 8, 2019 Carlin Isles turns on the jet shoes as he lights up Hong Kong with more stunning tries The USA finished third at the Hong Kong Sevens at the weekend to stay on course to secure the overall World Rugby Sevens Series. Fiji won the series leg, taking their fifth Hong Kong Sevens title in succession. ADVERTISEMENTMike Friday’s team still lead the series rankings, although tournament winners Fiji are closing the gap on them. With three stages remaining, it may go down to the wire, although the USA will be boosted by the return of Perry Baker for the final two rounds in London and Paris. However, Baker’s longtime try-scoring partner for the USA Carlin Isles certainly made up for his absence in Hong Kong, topping the try-scoring charts over the weekend with nine.His brace against reigning series champions South Africa proved vital in their quarter-final win, with this try, in particular, showcasing what a talent he is: Isles’ displays acceleration and rapid agility in this try that is unmatched by many on the Sevens circuit, if any, as he is able to stop and start to leave the defender for dead. The American is in sensational form heading to Singapore, and it is form like that which could deliver the World Series to the States.ADVERTISEMENTHere is the other try he scored in this match, when he burned one of the Blitzbok’s quicker players.Say what you will about his lack of an all round game, we must give credit where its due – he knows his way to the try line.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Great Tries , News Related Articles 26 WEEKS AGO Incredible athleticism for sensational try… 26 WEEKS AGO ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe 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. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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June 17, 2021

Aguas Claras House / Ramon Coz + Benjamin Ortiz

first_imgCopyAbout this officeRamon Coz + Benjamin OrtizOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodZapallarChilePublished on August 20, 2013Cite: “Aguas Claras House / Ramon Coz + Benjamin Ortiz” [Casa Aguas Claras / Ramon Coz + Benjamin Ortiz] 20 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogShowershansgroheShower MixersVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Abstract EarthPartitionsSkyfoldMarkerboard Finish for Folding WallsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesKingspan Insulated PanelsInsulated Wall Panels – Designwall R-seriesWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMBricksNelissenSpecial Bricks – Slips and HalvesCeramicsTerrealTerracotta cladding in Le TrèfleEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEASideboardsUSMLow Shelving – HallerTable LampsLeds-C4Lighting – ElampMore 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 Manufacturers: Arteknia, Atika, Escenium HAUS, Leaf, Teka, VALVO, Ventanas Schucco, tecnomaderaSave this picture!© Sergio PirroneRecommended ProductsDoorspanoramah!®ah! PivotWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceText description provided by the architects. The house is inserted in the terrain taking advantage of the panoramic views and topography. Save this picture!© Sergio PirroneA perpendicular slope towards the sights and the main volume define two levels which are linked by a single vertical element, the black edged stone chimney that goes through both floors.  Save this picture!© Sergio PirroneAccess at the top level leads to major facilities: living, dining, kitchen areas and master bedroom, accompanied with two wind protected terraces and a balcony running across all its length, defined by the recessed glass windows in its west view. Save this picture!© Sergio PirroneThe lower level contains five bedrooms and a family room. Save this picture!© Sergio PirroneThe immediate surroundings and the panoramic views towards the ocean’s horizon, determine the main building programme to open its body parallel to this gifted sight, while all circulations take place around the building’s forest sides. Save this picture!© Sergio PirroneThe said situation defines two distinctly different sides; it comes forward with a fully glazed facade that opens entirely to the sea views, when the back entrance is defined with a sealed facade, worked out with timber sleepers interspersed with glass, giving partial views of the woods.Save this picture!East ElevationProject gallerySee allShow lessNorman Foster Resigns from Moscow’s Pushkin Museum ExpansionArchitecture NewsUrban Fragment: Jose Oubrerie’s Miller HouseArticles Share Projects Area:  400 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” CopyHouses•Zapallar, Chile Save this picture!© Sergio Pirrone+ 39 Share Houses Aguas Claras House / Ramon Coz + Benjamin OrtizSave this projectSaveAguas Claras House / Ramon Coz + Benjamin Ortiz Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/417868/aguas-claras-house-ramon-coz-benjamin-ortiz Clipboard ArchDaily Aguas Claras House / Ramon Coz + Benjamin Ortiz Architects: Ramon Coz + Benjamin Ortiz Area Area of this architecture project Chile ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/417868/aguas-claras-house-ramon-coz-benjamin-ortiz Clipboard “COPY” 2009last_img read more

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LS House / Gastón Sironi

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/794636/ls-house-gaston-sironi Clipboard Architects: Gastón Sironi Gastón Sironi Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Gonzalo Viramonte+ 30 Share CopyHouses•Mendiolaza, Argentina ArchDaily Manufacturers: ZARATE, ALUMINIOS, COMERCIAL GERDAU, EXPOLAJAS, GRUPO GALLARA y TRIVENTAR, OSLO Amoblamiento AplicadoSite Area:1242 sqmConstruction Administration:Gastón Sironi Gastón SironiCity:MendiolazaCountry:ArgentinaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteRecommended ProductsWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40WoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82Text description provided by the architects. PROJECTAs a result to the sites unique characteristics, the architectural concept arises from the indoor-outdoor interaction for this single family home that is set with open views in a complex topography.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteThe design is a synthesis of spaces joint through patios emphasizing the connectivity with the outdoor space. The complexity of heights gets resolved by locating the garage below the main volume to compensate the grading. This main volume houses the public area, 2 main areas that are connected through an entry patio and takes advantage of the main views and orientations. The private area and future expansions follow the same design logic of connections with the outdoor space. Through this open spaces, every room gets northern light.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteSave this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteSUSTAINABILITYThe suitable orientation of the house is not the only aspect considered for good temperature conditioning. A mixed construction system including concrete, metal framing hardware and 6 cm polyurethane foam rubber with air chamber; also aid to the conditioning of the place. Awnings and sliding vertical sunshades generate a microclimate that retains the heat or cold air. Rainwater is collected through a series of gutters and stored to be reused for landscape.Save this picture!PlanMATERIALSThe intention was to utilize low maintenance materials that would also have a lower impact to the site. Exposed concrete and oxidized metals are the main actors, with their unique characteristics of changing textures and coloring through time.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteProject gallerySee allShow lessTransborder Studio Wins Competition to Renovate Oslo Dairy Factory into New Agricult…Unbuilt ProjectModelo Empowers Collaboration and Presentation for ArchitectsMisc Share Houses “COPY” Area:  149 m² Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project center_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/794636/ls-house-gaston-sironi Clipboard Projects Argentina “COPY” LS House / Gastón Sironi LS House / Gastón SironiSave this projectSaveLS House / Gastón Sironi CopyAbout this officeGastón SironiOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMendiolazaArgentinaPublished on September 06, 2016Cite: “LS House / Gastón Sironi” [Vivienda L.S. / Gastón Sironi] 06 Sep 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialPlastics / FibersRodecaTranslucent Building Elements in Downton Primary SchoolSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – LonglightBathroom FurnitureBradley Corporation USAToilet Partition CubiclesSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – One-offAcousticFabriTRAK®FabriFELT™ for Walls and CeilingsBoardsStructureCraftStructural Panel – Dowel Laminated TimberThermalSchöckInsulation – Isokorb® Concrete to SteelDoorsJansenSmoke Control Door – Economy 60Louvers / ShuttersShade FactorExternal Venetian BlindsMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?LS住宅 / Gastón Sironi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 streamlast_img read more

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June 16, 2021

M&S Kids Food to benefit I CAN

first_imgMarks and Spencer will be supporting children’s communication charity I CAN with a special promotion on their Kids Food range from today until 10 August 2003.Marks and Spencer will donate 20p to I CAN on selected meals from the Kids Food range. The meals will be marked with a sticker, which includes information about I CAN and its work. The Marks and Spencer Kids Food range has been developed with nutritionists and is additive free. All M&S stores that stock the range will have some of the meals in the promotion. Advertisement 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.  15 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis M&S Kids Food to benefit I CANcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 13 July 2003 | Newslast_img read more

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Heifer International wins 2004 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize

first_img 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. Tagged with: Awards Giving/Philanthropy In announcing the international jury’s selection, Steven Hilton, the foundation’s president, said: “Heifer International’s success proves that it’s often simple ideas that are the best. Providing poor families with cows and other livestock, along with agricultural training, helps people become self-sustaining. Ideas on how to help the poor in our world come and go, but Heifer has produced a model that has endured for 60 years.”A central feature of Heifer’s approach is ‘Passing on the Gift’ which requires every family who receives Heifer animals to give female offspring to another family in need. That family then does the same, multiplying the impact of Heifer’s programmes until entire communities become self-sustaining. Howard Lake | 22 September 2004 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Heifer International wins 2004 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize  21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The $1 million prize is this year awarded to the Little Rock, Arkansas-based Heifer International.Little Rock, Arkansas-based humanitarian agency Heifer International will receive the 2004 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. Heifer is the first U.S.-based organisation to receive the Hilton Prize since 1997. The prize is open to non-profits around the world. Advertisementlast_img read more

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Courts & Tribunal Service to set up new alert service for charitable bequests

first_img Tagged with: legacies AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis23 Melanie May | 1 February 2019 | News Smee & Ford also commented:“We were informed yesterday of HMCTS’ decision to serve notice on our long-standing agreement to provide charities with legacy notification services, owing to the results of an assessment of their legal position.“As the HMCTS statement confirms, this decision is no reflection on the services provided by Smee & Ford, and we will be continuing to provide notifications of every bequest left to charities until 31 July 2019.  We will also be working with HMCTS to discuss future arrangements and we remain committed to providing the sector with these invaluable services in the longer term.“We have received many messages of support this afternoon from the many charities who value our services and as always, we encourage feedback to drive further improvements both directly and via the channels relating to this review.”Commenting on the news, Rob Cope, Director of Remember A Charity, said:“The current notification service is an essential tool for charities, giving them timely information on any forthcoming legacy gifts generously left by the public. It helps charities forecast legacy income, manage the administration of estates and plan how they spend those donations to make the world a better place. With legacy income generating £3 billion a year, this data is vital for the charity sector.”“It’s reassuring to see that Government recognises how important this service is for the charity sector, that new arrangements will be drawn up and that the charity sector will have a key part in that. But next steps here will be critical.“Remember A Charity has agreed to contribute to a working group to help shape the future service, ensuring that it continues to give fundraising charities the information they need and that we avoid delay in developing the replacement service, which could have a big knock-on impact on good causes.”Remember A Charity will also be hosting a consultation discussion for members at its next forum on 26 February, delivered by a representative of HM Courts & Tribunals Service.  149 total views,  1 views today 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.center_img The Courts & Tribunal Service has announced that it is to set up a new alert system for charitable bequests and conclude its arrangement with Smee & Ford, which has provided a paid-for notification service to participating charities for several years.An open letter was sent by Chief Executive Susan Acland-Hood to all affected charities to announce the change. The Courts & Tribunal Service said that while the arrangement with Smee & Ford was established in good faith, it has since found that it is not consistent with the department’s legal duties.As such, it will be inviting charity representatives to help it shape a replacement. It will also be working with Smee & Ford to ensure as little disruption as possible arising out of these changes over a six month notice period, and it will also seek their views about options for a new arrangement.Representatives of ACEVO, NCVO, the Institute of Fundraising, Remember A Charity, and the Institute of Legacy Management have all been invited to join a working group to bring together views of the sector with the aim of creating a new and sustainable arrangement that will continue to work for all those using the current service.HMCTS Chief Executive, Susan Acland-Hood, said:“I recognise the value to charities of receiving early notification of bequests left in wills and we are committed to working alongside the sector to establish a new, sustainable arrangement that works for everyone.Our decision to end our current arrangement with Smee & Ford is no reflection on the service provided by them but comes as a result of an assessment of our legal position. We will continue to work closely with the company to seek to ensure that there is as little disruption as possible arising out of these changes over the next period.” Advertisement  150 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis23 Courts & Tribunal Service to set up new alert service for charitable bequestslast_img read more

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June 14, 2021

Hoosiers Honored for Going Beyond the Fence for Indiana Farmers

first_img·         David Herr of Lebanon, Ind. received the Community Betterment award, which recognizes a farmer for outstanding contributions to the community through philanthropic, service, volunteerism, donations and/or leadership projects. He farms in southern Boone County. SHARE ·         Steve Hickey of Shirley, Ind. received the Ag Education Outreach award for his outstanding contribution to Indiana agricultural education. Hickey is the Director of Leadership Programs, including FFA, at the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. The four award recipients honored for their outstanding contributions to Indiana agriculture are: From left: ICGA President Herb Ringel, Steve Hickey, Cindy Hoye, Rob Winters, David Herr, ISA President David Lowe and Bruce Kettler of Beck’s Hybrids.Four Hoosiers received recognition for their outstanding support and promotion of Indiana agriculture during the Indiana Livestock, Forage and Grain Forum on March 13 in Indianapolis. “It is an honor to recognize four very deserving individuals for their service, commitment and dedication to Indiana agriculture,” said Scott Beck, vice president of Beck’s Hybrids. “Whether they are advocating for agriculture in local communities or workplaces, their contributions play a significant role to the future of our industry.” Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Hoosiers Honored for Going Beyond the Fence for Indiana Farmers By Gary Truitt – Mar 13, 2014 Previous articleTolman to Retire as NCGA Chief Executive OfficerNext articleIndiana Corn and Soybean Checkoff Investing in Farmers’ Future. Gary Truittcenter_img Facebook Twitter ·         Cindy Hoye of Fishers, Ind. received the Friend of Indiana Agriculture award for outstanding contributions to agriculture by a non-farmer. Hoye is chief executive officer of the Indiana State Fair Commission. ·         Rob Winters of Ft. Wayne, Ind. received the Ag Media award for excellence in reporting about Indiana agriculture. Winters is the farm director at News Talk 1190 WOWO radio. SHARE “These four individuals have invested countless hours to help our industry grow, and make a difference in their communities, our state and our industry,” said Herb Ringel, ICGA president and farmer from Wabash, Ind. “Indiana agriculture is full of people who have a passion for our industry and it is great to be able to shine a spotlight on their efforts so they can be applauded for their efforts.” Hoosiers Honored for Going Beyond the Fence for Indiana Farmers The Beck’s Beyond the Fence awards are sponsored by Beck’s Hybrids of Atlanta, Ind., in conjunction with the Indiana Soybean Alliance (ISA) and the Indiana Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and are presented annually to individuals who are advocates of farmers and the agriculture industry across the state. “Hoosier corn and soybean farmers understand the importance of sharing the story of today’s agriculture, and Beck’s Hybrids shares that vision,” said Levi Huffman, chair of ISA’s membership and policy committee. “We are honored to recognize individuals who go above and beyond in that effort, and we appreciate Beck’s partnership that allows us to honor some great folks each year with these awards.”last_img read more

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June 12, 2021

Cumhuriyet, latest victim of “never-ending purge” of Turkish media

first_imgNews RSF_en News October 31, 2016 Cumhuriyet, latest victim of “never-ending purge” of Turkish media Organisation News April 2, 2021 Find out more Journalists threatened with imprisonment under Turkey’s terrorism law Receive email alerts Credit: Ozan Kose / AFP Help by sharing this information April 28, 2021 Find out more TurkeyEurope – Central Asia Condemning abusesOnline freedoms Judicial harassmentPredatorsImprisonedFreedom of expressionCouncil of EuropeRSF PrizeInternet News to go further April 2, 2021 Find out more TurkeyEurope – Central Asia Condemning abusesOnline freedoms Judicial harassmentPredatorsImprisonedFreedom of expressionCouncil of EuropeRSF PrizeInternet Human rights groups warns European leaders before Turkey summit Turkey’s never-ending judicial persecution of former newspaper editor Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled by the accelerating extinction of media pluralism in Turkey, with a police raid on Cumhuriyet, one of the last major opposition dailies, at dawn today, less than 48 hours after a decree dissolving 15 Kurdish media outlets, and with the Internet subject to long cuts in the southeast.In the raid on Cumhuriyet, the police arrested at least 12 journalists and other employees including managing editor Murat Sabuncu, and confiscated the computers of two journalists, Turhan Günay and Hakan Kara, who were also arrested. Arrest warrants were issued for at least two other Cumhuriyet employees who are currently abroad.“Cumhuriyet is once again the target of persecution, another 15 media have been closed and there is hardly anyone left to cover this,” RSF secretary-general Christophe Deloire said.“If Turkey does not stop using the state of emergency to kill off media freedom it will soon be too late. At this rate, media pluralism will be a distant memory before long. Are people sufficiently aware of the dramatic change taking place in this country, where no media outlet seems to be safe from this never-ending purge?”Cumhuriyet had established itself in recent years as one of Turkey’s leading independent newspapers, winning the 2015 RSF-TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize in the media category because of its fight for media freedom in an increasingly hostile environment and its courageous coverage of the most sensitive issues.Former editor-in-chief Can Dündar and Ankara bureau chief Erdem Gül have been sentenced to five years in prison for revealing details about Turkish arms deliveries to Islamist groups in Syria, and are facing an additional charge of “helping a terrorist organization.”Another 15 media outlets dissolvedThe last leading media outlets that support the Kurdish political movement were dissolved by decree on the evening of 29 October and their offices were quickly placed under seal. They include the DIHA and JINHA news agencies. They also include the dailies Azadiya Welat and Özgür Gündem, both of which had ceased to operate in August, when they were closed by force.The closure of critical media by decree has become almost routine under the state of emergency that was declared on 20 July. A total of 102 media outlets were dissolved at the end of July, followed by a score of TV and radio stations at the start of October.Internet cuts in the southeast Internet access is meanwhile badly disrupted in southeastern Anatolia, where the population is mostly Kurdish. The problems began on 26 October, shortly after Diyarbakir’s joint mayors, Gültan Kisanak and Firat Anli, were arrested, triggering a wave of protests. Initially covering ten cities, the Internet blackouts have been limited to Diyarbakir since the third day, according to the TurkeyBlocks website.“The Internet in Diyarbakir is now like the water in the village where I was born, limited to two hours a day,” Mahmut Bozarslan, a correspondent for AFP, Voice of America and Al Monitor, said in a tweet on 27 October. He told RSF that the Internet cuts were the worst he had ever experienced.“The cuts come when there are demonstrations against police operations, and prevent us from working and reporting these events for our media outlets,” he said on 28 October. Referring to the leader of the pro-Kurdish party HDP, he added: “The latest cut begun just before the news conference by [Selahattin] Demirtas and ended an hour afterwards, too late for us.”Murat Güres , the managing editor of the Gaziantep-based daily Ayintab, told RSF that he was finding it extremely difficult to produce his newspaper because of the Internet cuts. The Internet was cut half anhour after the HDP issued a call for demonstrations on 26 October.Nearly 700 journalists stripped of press cards RSF learned yesterday that two leading journalists, Dogan Akin and Hasan Cemal, have had their press cards withdrawn by the General Directorate for Information and Media (BYEGM), an offshoot of the prime minister’s office.Akin is the editor of the T24 news website while Cemal is a T24 columnist and founder of the P24 NGO. He used to be a columnist for the newspaper Milliyet until fired in February 2013 after he criticized then Prime Minister and now President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Since the start of the state of emergency, the BYEGM has rescinding no fewer than 670 press cards, in most cases, the cards of journalists who worked for media outlets dissolved by decree.Already ranked as low as 151st out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2016 World Press Freedom Index, Turkey has experienced an unprecedented crackdown since the 15 July coup attempt and the ensuing imposition of a state emergency, which has been used to silence critics, close media, and strip journalists of press cards and passports. At least 130 journalists are currently jailed.Read RSF’s September 2016 report on Turkey: “ State of emergency, state of arbitrary.” Follow the news on Turkeylast_img read more

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Nurse Reportedly Fired by Huntington Hospital Alleges He Was Singled Out Over His COPD, Diabetes

first_imgCommunity News Nurse Reportedly Fired by Huntington Hospital Alleges He Was Singled Out Over His COPD, Diabetes CITY NEWS SERVICE Published on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | 1:31 pm STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Make a comment More Cool Stuff HerbeautyEverything You Need To Know About This Two-Hour ProcedureHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 things only girls who live life to the maximum understandHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Tips To Rejuvenate Winter Dry, Chapped LipsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeauty Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe 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. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community Newscenter_img 19 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News Business News A former registered nurse at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena is suing his ex-employer, alleging he was fired in retaliation for complaining about being discriminated against because of his medical condition, which he feared could be compromised further by the coronavirus.Robert Young brought the complaint Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, failure to accommodate and failure to take reasonable steps to prevent discrimination and retaliation. He seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages.A Huntington Memorial representative could not be immediately reached for comment.Young was hired at the hospital in October 2016 and was an exemplary employee whose hours and pay increased as time passed, according to his court papers. In April, he sought treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes, and his doctor ordered him not to treat the hospital’s COVID-19 patients, according to his suit.Young says he sought time off under the California Family Rights Act due to his health and his request was approved May 15. But in early June, hospital management “began to single out plaintiff and criticize his performance,” the suit alleges.After Young complained of discrimination and retaliation, management reacted by firing him, saying he did not have a required bachelor’s degree in nursing, according to his court papers. Young alleges the explanation was a “pretext for discrimination” because management knew when he was hired that he did not have such a degree and that other RNs who work there also do not.Although Young told hospital management about his health and provided notes from his doctors documenting his claims, no effort was made to accommodate him for his condition, the suit alleges. STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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