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Unilever in £2.3bn deal for US hair care group

first_img Consumer goods giant Unilever has agreed to buy United States based hair care group Alberto Culver Co for $3.7bn (£2.3bn) in cash.The Anglo Dutch group’s acquisition will add brands such as V05, TRESemme and Nexxus, and make Unilever the world’s leading company in hair conditioning, the second largest in shampoo, and the third largest in styling.“Personal care is a strategic category for Unilever and growing rapidly. Ten years ago it represented 20 percent of our turnover; strong organic growth has driven it to now reach over 30 percent, with strong positions in many of the emerging markets,” said Unilever Chief Executive Paul Polman in a statement. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.com Share John Dunne Show Comments ▼ whatsappcenter_img Unilever in £2.3bn deal for US hair care group Tags: NULL More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky divernypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.org whatsapp Monday 27 September 2010 3:05 amlast_img read more

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3 reasons why I’d start investing regularly through a Stocks and Shares ISA today

first_img Starting to invest today through a Stocks and Shares ISA may not seem to be a great idea at first glance. After all, risks such as the spread of coronavirus, Brexit and political uncertainty in the US could combine to create difficult operating conditions for many global businesses.As such, some investors may determine that now is the right time to avoid riskier assets such as FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 shares, and instead wait for calmer trading conditions.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…However, with the stock market offering low valuations in many cases, and the returns available elsewhere being relatively low, now could be the right time to start taking advantage of the tax efficiency of a Stocks and Shares ISA.Low valuationsThe FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 both appear to offer good value for money at the present time. As mentioned, there are a number of risks facing the world economy, and they seem to have caused investors to demand wider margins of safety over the past few months. This could mean that it is possible for investors to purchase high-quality shares with strong long-term growth prospects at discounts to their intrinsic values.Certainly, lower valuations could be ahead if further risks cause investor sentiment to worsen. But for investors who have a long time to wait before they cash in, the track record of both indexes suggests that their performances in the coming years are likely to be positive. Therefore, while paper losses cannot be ruled out in the short run, high returns appear to be likely over a longer period.Relative appealBuying shares in a Stocks and Shares ISA could produce significantly higher returns than those that are available from other mainstream assets.For example, low interest rates are expected to remain in place over the medium term. This may mean that cash savings fail to deliver above-inflation returns, while robust bond prices may mean that their yields also lag inflation in many cases. Property, meanwhile, is becoming less tax-efficient due to government policies such as an additional rate of stamp duty being charged on second homes.As such, the high-single-digit annual returns reported by the FTSE 350 in the past may prove to be highly attractive compared to other opportunities that are available to investors.Tax efficiencyWhile property may not be a tax-efficient investment, buying a range of FTSE 350 companies through a Stocks and Shares ISA continues to offer high net returns for investors. There is no tax charged on investment gains or withdrawals from a Stocks and Shares ISA, which means that your net returns could be very attractive over the coming years.With it being easy and cost-effective to open a Stocks and Shares ISA, now could be the right time to start investing regularly in a range of large and mid-cap shares. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Image source: Getty Images I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” See all posts by Peter Stephens 3 reasons why I’d start investing regularly through a Stocks and Shares ISA today Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Enter Your Email Address I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Peter Stephens | Tuesday, 4th February, 2020 last_img read more

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Diocese of Egypt teams with British university to open archive…

first_img Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Posted May 13, 2019 Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Knoxville, TN Featured Jobs & Calls AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis [Anglican Communion News Service] A new research center has been opened in Cairo as part of a newly renovated archive facility for the Episcopal Diocese of Egypt. The new Cairo Research Centre has been created by the Diocese of Egypt, in collaboration with the U.K.’s University of Leicester.British Ambassador to Egypt Geoffrey Adams attended the opening ceremony May 9 alongside Bishop of Egypt Mouneer Anis and James Moore of the University of Leicester and Richard Gauvain from the British University in Cairo.Read the full article here. Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Diocese of Egypt teams with British university to open archive research center Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 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 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Press Release Service Featured Events 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 New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Collierville, TN Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Anglican Communion, Associate Rector Columbus, GA TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Shreveport, LA The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest center_img Submit a Press Release Submit a Job Listing Youth Minister Lorton, VA Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Bath, NC Rector Smithfield, NC Middle East Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Tags Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Tampa, FL Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Washington, DC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Martinsville, VA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Belleville, IL Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Pittsburgh, PA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Albany, NY An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Curate Diocese of Nebraska Submit an Event Listinglast_img read more

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Crusaders vs Blues Highlights – Super Rugby Round 13

first_imgTuesday May 22, 2012 Crusaders vs Blues Highlights – Super Rugby Round 13 Highlights of the Crusaders vs the Blues from ChristchurchSource: TTRugbyvidsADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Super Rugby 2012 Highlights Related Articles 465 WEEKS AGO Bulls vs Lions Highlights – Super Rugby Round… 465 WEEKS AGO Sharks vs Cheetahs – Super Rugby Round 18… 465 WEEKS AGO Stormers vs Rebels Highlights – Super Rugby… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart 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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Rooftecture S / Shuhei Endo

first_img Area:  130 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project 2005 Houses CopyHouses•Japan ArchDaily Rooftecture S / Shuhei EndoSave this projectSaveRooftecture S / Shuhei Endo Year:  Rooftecture S / Shuhei Endo “COPY” “COPY”center_img Save this picture!+ 6 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/9693/rooftecture-s-shuhei-endo Clipboard Projects Architects: Shuhei Endo Area Area of this architecture project Text description provided by the architects. A small residence for a couple, clinging onto a steep inclination that faces Setonaikai(Inland Sea) and bordered by a Y-intersection at the base of a hill, in a relatively old residential zone developed in tiered platforms. Site has an elongated triangular form, 20m long east-west and 1.5m to 4.0m deep. A retaining wall of wedge shaped stones standing in the back, facing north. Height is difference between the ground and the northern approach range from 5m to 8m. Save this picture!Recommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreFiber Cements / CementsRieder GroupFacade Panels – concrete skinCompositesULMA Architectural SolutionsPolymer Concrete Facade in Sinafer HeadquartersMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsThe main subject theme of this house has been about the archaic problem involving slopes and architecture. Maximizing the existing qualities that are the stone retaining wall in the back and the improved ground – that is, an extension of environmental attributes by means of reciprocal occupation between the slope and the architecture that is born when artificial elements are newly added. Such architectural additions consist of an artificial ground supported by a set of 5 piles and the roof and walls that enclose the space. Save this picture!On the second floor, the roof and the floor which is the artificial ground continue to the northern terrace visually capture the stone retaining wall as an inner wall and the landscape framed inside the retaining wall and the wall on the western side. The development of roof/wall is a rectangular sheet of metal shingle board. It maintains the logical extensity pertaining to the slope and the triangular land by folding and tilting. States of liberation and closure created though the interaction with the slope define this house’s spatial quality.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessCR Land Guanganmen Green Technology Showroom / Vector ArchitectsSelected ProjectsC1 House / Curiosity + Milligram StudioSelected Projects Share Japan ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/9693/rooftecture-s-shuhei-endo Clipboard CopyAbout this officeShuhei EndoOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesJapanPublished on December 02, 2008Cite: “Rooftecture S / Shuhei Endo” 02 Dec 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Classic™ SeriesVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in Ned Ludd Public HouseShower ColumnshansgroheOverhead ShowersWindowsKalwall®Kalwall® in Featherstone High SchoolLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxSealantsEffisusBi-adhesive Tape – 2BondDSConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsPlantersJakobGreen Walls – GreenKitUrban ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Benches and Litter Bins in Public Space ImprovementsPaintKEIMMineral Paint for Concrete – KEIM Concretal®-WArmchairs / Couches / Futons / PoufsFreifrauArmchair High – MarlaAcousticBASWA acousticThermal-Acoustic System – BASWA CoreMore 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 streamlast_img read more

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Engel & Völkers’ New Headquarters / Richard Meier & Partners

first_imgEngel & Völkers’ New Headquarters / Richard Meier & PartnersSave this projectSaveEngel & Völkers’ New Headquarters / Richard Meier & PartnersSave this picture!Courtesy of Richard Meier & PartnersWritten by Sebastian Jordana Share ArchDaily Germany ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/318226/engel-volkers-new-headquarters-richard-meier-partners Clipboard Engel & Völkers’ New Headquarters / Richard Meier & Partners “COPY” Mixed Use Architecturecenter_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/318226/engel-volkers-new-headquarters-richard-meier-partners Clipboard CopyFollowing an international competition, Richard Meier & Partners Architects has been selected to design a new mixed-use building in Hamburg Germany. Under the Richard Meier & Partners plan – one of three competing proposals – the site will become a remarkable place to work, live and relax in the HafenCity district. ArchitectsRichard Meier & PartnersLocationHamburg, GermanyManaging PartnerRichard MeierDesign PartnerBernhard KarpfDesign TeamAnne Strüwing, Parsa KhaliliCollaboratorsBori Kang, Amalia Rusconi-Clerici, Stephen Sze, Kevin BrowningProject Year2013PhotographsCourtesy of Richard Meier & PartnersArchitectsRichard Meier & Partners+ 10Engel & Völkers’ new headquarters in Hamburg is a building with a unique approach presented by the classic problem of transparency, organization, and form within a courtyard building typology. While following the urban requirements of HafenCity district, the seven-story building block with a taller vertical building volume on the northwest corner—complementing the neighboring Marco Polo Tower—provides a new perspective on the usual disposition of the courtyard type that provides a distinctive and identifiable architectural design for the Engel & Völkers companies. Save this picture!Courtesy of Richard Meier & PartnersRecommended ProductsWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusFiber Cements / CementsApavisaTiles – Nanofusion 7.0WindowsStudcoSteel Window Reveal – EzyRevealWindowsAccoyaAccoya® Windows and DoorsBernhard Karpf, Design Partner-in-charge, comments: “By treating the exterior appearance with restraint elegance and by articulating the interior courtyard and atrium through a series of more expressive elements the building turns itself inside out in correspondence with the clients’ request of an inviting and identifiable headquarters building.”  The design of the headquarters began with a pairing of the courtyard building with the organizational system of a hybrid building that contains a multiplicity of different programmatic uses such as apartments, training academy, offices and retail spaces within a singular and identifiable building. The organization of these various disparate programmatic uses are planned uniquely to provide the maximum benefits for each use in plan and section.  Save this picture!SectionThe exterior of the building reads as a continuous and evenly articulated shell with elaborations that trace the internal differences of the project. The interior contains and reveals a series of shared experiences of its disparate parts.  The undulating ceiling which caps the atrium divides the public domain (training academy, shop, café, gallery) below from the private functions (residential, office) above but also unifies them through the dramatic interior landscape it creates. This element is revealed on the exterior of the building in key moments as invitation to come through the building. The ceiling plane transforms into and becomes the horizontal extension of a cone which serves to both light the atrium space and provide vertical circulation. It becomes an architectural feature and a sculptural piece which activates the courtyard above the atrium; it stitches together all of the programmatic functions of the project and gives an iconicity for the building, radiating out to the urban context.  Save this picture!Courtesy of Richard Meier & PartnersRichard Meier & Partners was selected following an international competition, involving Foster + Partners and Zaha Hadid Architects. The new building is projected to open by 2015.  Richard Meier comments: “We have worked in Germany for more than 30 years, starting with the Museum for the Decorative Arts in Frankfurt and most recently with the Coffee Plaza building also in the HafenCity Development in Hamburg. We are delighted to be selected to design the new headquarters for Engel & Völkers. Our proposal reflects a continuous, open and clear organization of the intricate program requirements. The project accommodates various qualities of space and light, making for an architecture that is not only monumental but visually and functionally sensitive. Save this picture!ModelWe greatly look forward to building the new Engel & Völkers complex and we hope to continue contributing to the rich urban fabric of Hamburg.”Project gallerySee allShow less’Fields of Synergy’ Competition Entry / PUPAArticles2013 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling ScholarshipArticlesProject locationAddress:Hamburg, GermanyLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share “COPY” Projects CopyAbout this officeRichard Meier & PartnersOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsUnbuilt ProjectMixed Use ArchitectureResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsOfficesInstitutional buildingsHamburgOfficesHousingInstitutional ArchitectureMixed UseGermanyPublished on January 14, 2013Cite: Sebastian Jordana. “Engel & Völkers’ New Headquarters / Richard Meier & Partners” 14 Jan 2013. ArchDaily. 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Supreme Court gives cops license to attack

first_imgTeresa Sheehan in 2013. Sheehan was shot five or six times by San Francisco police. Photograph: Patricia C SheehanOn May 18, the U.S. Supreme Court awarded immunity from liability to two San Francisco police officers who, in 2008, had entered the room of Teresa Sheehan, a mentally ill woman in a group home, and shot her five times.In the 6-2 decision, the court granted the two officers qualified immunity from claims that they violated the Fourth Amendment when they entered the room.It declined to rule on whether the officers failed to provide reasonable accommodations for Sheehan’s disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act.Sheehan survived the Aug. 7, 2008, shooting and filed a federal civil rights suit the next year. The suit was dismissed by U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer of San Francisco, but the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated it, finding that the ADA applies to arrests. Sheehan had been diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and lived in a group home in San Francisco’s Mission District at the time.When San Francisco appealed this decision to the U.S. Supreme Court, more than 40 civil rights and disability activist groups, including the People with Disabilities Caucus of the People’s Power Assembly, protested, urging San Francisco officials to drop their appeal and warning that it imperiled the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, “the most comprehensive civil rights law for Americans with disabilities.”Decision a Pyrrhic victoryLeonard Feldman, the lawyer who argued Sheehan’s case before the Supreme Court, found a positive side to the decision: “Mentally ill individuals confronted by police are entitled to the substantial protections of the ADA, and the Supreme Court’s decision allows individuals like Sheehan to pursue claims against public entities when their officers ignore the statute’s anti-discriminatory provisions.”However, this decision can also be viewed as a Pyrrhic victory, one that inflicts such a devastating toll on the victor that it is tantamount to defeat. Why? Let’s look at the actual text of the court’s decision.“We reverse the judgment of the Ninth Circuit” and hold “that the officers are entitled to qualified immunity because they did not violate any clearly established Fourth Amendment rights” of Sheehan.Justice Anthony Scalia added in his opinion: “Today’s judgment is a reward. It gives the individual petitioners [the city of San Francisco] all that they seek, and spares San Francisco the significant expense of defending the suit, and satisfying any judgment, against the individual petitioners.”No cop killings of the oppressed!This decision is an attempt to break the shield which the ADA has provided the disabled to protect us from cops. The court has granted cops an official license to attack us under the guise of defending themselves against a “threat,” an assessment they alone control. The court leaves cops free to continue to murder at will, without accountability, people with disabilities, people of color, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people.Every 28 hours, someone employed or protected by the U.S. government kills a Black man, woman or child. (Malcolm X Grassroots Movement’s 2013 report: “Operation Ghetto Storm”). “At least half of the people [annually] shot and killed by [U.S.] police … have mental health problems,” (2013 report by the Treatment Advocacy Center and National Sheriffs’ Association)U.S. Supreme Court Justice John G. Roberts Jr. is now infamous for the statement: “We live in a post-racial society,” which he made about the time his court gutted major provisions of the Voting Rights Bill in 2013. In the same way, the ADA has not been made safe by this decision, which is a warning to the disability rights movement. A response is in formation.After the ADA was passed, and after the heroic 1969 Stonewall Rebellion inspired annual LGBTQ parades, Disability Pride parades took place around the country during the month of July, the anniversary of the ADA’s passage. After several years without such parades, this year will mark the 25th anniversary of the ADA. Disability Pride parades and solidarity and protest events are scheduled around the country, including on July 12 in New York and on July 22 in Boston.Yudelovich is an organizer of the Workers World Party People with Disabilities Caucus.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Where and how to vote early

first_imgReddIt Twitter Facebook Previous articleFormer Frog in World SeriesNext articleCelebrity Dish (Ep. 04 – James Taylor Interview) Madalyn Shircliff RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Madalyn Shircliffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/madalyn-shircliff/ What’s on the ballot: State Representatives Twitter + posts Madalyn Shircliff is a sophomore journalism and political science double major from Fort Worth, Texas. She enjoys ice cream, waffles, and long walks through Washington, D.C. Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store Facebook Madalyn Shircliffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/madalyn-shircliff/center_img printFor those planning on voting in the November election, there’s no need to wait until election day – early voting started Monday and runs through Nov. 4.There are more than 1 million people registered to vote in Tarrant County, including about 100,000 new voters who swelled the ranks by the Oct. 11 deadline, said Patricia Benavides, Tarrant County voter registration manager.Early voting is available at Southwestern Baptist Seminary from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Oct. 27.Voters can also cast early ballots at Rosemont Middle School from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. the week of Oct. 24 or 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Oct. 31 to Nov. 4.The Brown-Lupton University Union will also be open for early voting from Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.Voters will need bring one valid ID, including a Texas driver’s license, voter registration card, gun license, military ID or U.S. passport. A student ID is not sufficient identification for voting, and the volunteers running the polls will turn anyone away unless they can present a valid ID.Who and what will be voted on in Tarrant County this election? Take a sneak peek at this sample ballot:Tarrant County Sample Ballot by Madalyn Shircliff on ScribdTake a look at all the voting locations in Fort Worth:Map by Isabella Masiello on Tableau.<a href=’#’><img alt=’Sheet 1 ‘ src=’https:&#47;&#47;public.tableau.com&#47;static&#47;images&#47;vo&#47;votingspots&#47;Sheet1&#47;1_rss.png’ style=’border: none’ /></a> Madalyn Shircliffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/madalyn-shircliff/ What’s on the Ballot: United States Representative Linkedin What’s on the ballot: State Representatives Linkedin Boschini: TCU monitoring travel ban effects ReddIt Madalyn Shircliffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/madalyn-shircliff/ Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday Madalyn Shircliff last_img read more

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India: Manipur journalist held for second time in two years over Facebook comments

first_img News Help by sharing this information IndiaAsia – Pacific Conflicts of interestImprisonedJudicial harassment Criticisms “The totally Kafkaesque charges brought against Kishorechandra Wangkhem clearly constitute judicial harassment,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “We urge Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh to order his immediate release. Everything indicates that this journalist is the victim of political reprisals because of his past criticisms of the local and federal governments.” News India is ranked 142nd out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. December 1, 2020 India: Manipur journalist held for second time in two years over Facebook comments Indian journalist wrongly accused of “wantonly” inaccurate reporting The police arrested him on charges of sedition, criminal intimidation and “promoting enmity between different groups” under articles 124, 154 and 503 of India’s penal code, and then got a judge to postpone the 24 November hearing on the grounds that they needed more time to complete their investigation and because of a supposed “law and order problem.” March 3, 2021 Find out more “The allegations are all baseless,” Wangkhem’s lawyer, Chongtham Victor, told RSF. “There is no correlation between the allegations and the facts. There is no incriminating evidence against him to prove any of the charges.” RSF_en Wangkhem’s wife, Elamban Ranjita, told RSF she suspected that the Manipur authorities were repeating what they did two years ago, in December 2018, when they had him arrested and then managed to hold him without trial for what was, according to RSF’s tally, a total of 133 days. Kishorechandra Wangkhem, a reporter for the regional news portal The Frontier Manipur, has been held ever since 20 September because of the comment he posted on 3 September. He should have been brought before a judge on 24 November but the hearing was postponed at the request of the police. Organisation to go furthercenter_img News IndiaAsia – Pacific Conflicts of interestImprisonedJudicial harassment Follow the news on India In his post, Wangkhem simply wondered whether the online dispute could have electoral consequences for the minister because his wife is from a minority tribal community, the Maram, who are nonetheless the majority in his electoral district, Senapati, whereas the other woman is a member of the Meitei, the majority ethnic group in Manipur as a whole. Receive email alerts Kafkaesque allegations India: RSF denounces “systemic repression” of Manipur’s media Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate release of an Indian journalist in the northeastern state of Manipur who has been held for more than two months over a Facebook comment about an online dispute between the wife of a regional government minister and another woman with whom the minister reportedly has a relationship RSF demands release of detained Indian journalist Siddique Kappan, hospitalised with Covid-19 News His arrest in 2018 was prompted by a video he posted on Facebook in which he referred to the chief minister as a “puppet” of Prime Minister Modi and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (National Volunteer Organization), a paramilitary group formed by Hindu nationalists and the BJP, the ruling party in Manipur and at the national level. “My husband is being harassed because he is a journalist,” Ranjita said. “He gets targeted because he is critical of the government.” Kishorechandra Wangkhem was arrested on 20 septembre 2020 at dawn (photo: Facebook / @Taibang Ngaakpi). April 27, 2021 Find out more February 23, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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Journalist’s relatives beaten, home attacked with excavator

first_img The severe beating of members of journalist Idrak Abbasov’s family and the partial destructionof their home in a Baku suburb with a mechanical shovel on 9 September on the grounds that itwas built illegally have highlighted the surprising brutality of the methods sometimes used by theAzerbaijani authorities to censor and intimidate.The attack was carried out by security personnel working for the state-owned Binagadi OilCompany, whose illegal activities were being investigated by Abbasov, a member of the Institutefor Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS), an Azerbaijani NGO.“This was a punitive action,” Reporters Without Borders said. “This attack was clearly designedto silence Abbasov, whose investigative reporting was annoying the Binagadi Oil Company. Itsheds a harsh light on the methods used to intimidate journalists in Azerbaijan. As well as directlythreatening and attacking the journalists themselves, the authorities do not hesitate to target theirfamilies either.”The Binagadi Oil Company, a subsidiary of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic,has been demolishing houses on the outskirts of Baku in order to pump oil. Houses built 20years ago have been razed and their inhabitants have been compensated or rehoused. Thecompany’s representatives had for months been threatening Abbasov’s father and brother withthe demolition of their home if he did not stop investigating.The house where Abbasov’s relatives had been living for the past 25 years in the Baku suburbof Sulutepe was invaded by men in black at around 11 a.m. on 9 September without any prioreviction notice being served.His parents, his brothers and their children were all severely beaten with clubs. His father andmother and one of his brothers were hospitalized. His father is currently in a coma while hismother and brother were treated for concussion in an intensive care unit.The case recalls that of human rights activist Leyla Yunus, the founder of the Institute for Peaceand Democracy, whose premises were bulldozed on 11 August on the pretext that it was locatedwhere a park was to be built in homage to former President Heydar Aliyev, the current president’sfather. September 14, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalist’s relatives beaten, home attacked with excavator AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia April 9, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Azerbaijan June 4, 2021 Find out more News AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says Receive email alerts to go furthercenter_img June 8, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information News News RSF_en News Organisation Russian peacekeepers deny foreign reporters access to Nagorno-Karabakh RSF calls for a fully transparent investigation after mine kills two journalists in Azerbaijanlast_img read more

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