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UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia
UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia
4/24/2019 1:45:05 PM
“I strongly condemn these shocking mass executions across six cities in Saudi Arabia yesterday in spite of grave concerns raised about these cases by numerous UN Special Rapporteurs, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and others,” she said in a  statement.
Libya: Horrific attack targeting refugees and migrants at detention centre must be investigated as a war crime
Libya: Horrific attack targeting refugees and migrants at detention centre must be investigated as a war crime
4/24/2019 1:41:08 PM
A violent attack by fighters who opened fire on refugees and migrants at a detention centre on the outskirts of Tripoli highlights the urgent need to ensure civilians are protected and perpetrators are held to account, said Amnesty International after speaking to eye witnesses.
Lufthansa promotes the European elections
Lufthansa promotes the European elections
4/24/2019 7:19:50 AM
Custom “SayYesToEurope” livery on a Lufthansa Airbus A320 Lufthansa is sending a very special signal four weeks before the start of the European elections, taking place on 23-26 May: An Airbus A320 will be branded with the slogan “SayYesToEurope” in large letters across its fuselage in place of the usual Lufthansa writing.
IDFA and IFFR call for immediate release of Myanmar filmmaker and festival director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi
IDFA and IFFR call for immediate release of Myanmar filmmaker and festival director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi
4/24/2019 6:11:59 AM
IDFA and IFFR issue a joint statement that calls for the immediate release of imprisoned Myanmar filmmaker and festival director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi.
Thomson Reuters celebrates Earth Day with new carbon targets
Thomson Reuters celebrates Earth Day with new carbon targets
4/23/2019 4:07:26 AM
In a continuing commitment to becoming more environmentally responsible, Thomson Reuters announced its goal to be carbon neutral by 2019 and to source renewable energy for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020.
Compact & Searchable Copy of Mueller Report Available
Compact & Searchable Copy of Mueller Report Available
4/18/2019 2:17:43 PM
Historical document publisher BACM Research has made available a user-friendly copy of the Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election Volume 1 & 2.
New Book Released on Earth Day Offers Actions People Can Take to Combat Climate Change
New Book Released on Earth Day Offers Actions People Can Take to Combat Climate Change
4/17/2019 2:00:47 PM
In her eye-opening new anthology, “Climate Abandoned: We’re on The Endangered Species List,” editor, author, community radio host and political activist Jill Cody and twenty-two additional authors mince no words about our planet’s future. There isn’t much time left.
Legislation to Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age Doesn’t Go Far Enough
Legislation to Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age Doesn’t Go Far Enough
4/15/2019 3:40:11 PM
The American Heart Association issued the following statement regarding the Stopping Consumption of Tobacco by Teens (SCOTT Act), a bill to raise the minimum legal sales age for tobacco products to 21 nationwide, introduced by Representatives Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.) and Juan Vargas (D-Calif.).
Biggest ever International Athletes’ Forum ends with concrete proposals to further increase the support to athletes at all levels
Biggest ever International Athletes’ Forum ends with concrete proposals to further increase the support to athletes at all levels
4/15/2019 3:58:10 AM
Some 350 athlete representatives from 185 National Olympic Committees (NOCs), 50 International Federations (IFs), five continental Athletes Commissions (ACs), the ACs of all the Organising Committees of the upcoming Olympic Games, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the World Olympians Association (WOA) met over the past three …
FIFA President in Kuwait, Qatar for Middle East trip
FIFA President in Kuwait, Qatar for Middle East trip
4/15/2019 3:54:50 AM
FIFA President Gianni Infantino is on another trip to the Middle East. He has visited Kuwait during the past two days and is continuing his trip with a visit to Qatar.
Nikki Haley to Publish Book with St. Martin’s Press
Nikki Haley to Publish Book with St. Martin’s Press
4/11/2019 2:58:12 PM
Nikki Haley, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and Governor of South Carolina, will publish a new book about her life and leadership with St.
Evonik to Support Chinese Anti-Dumping Investigations for Methionine
Evonik to Support Chinese Anti-Dumping Investigations for Methionine
4/11/2019 6:48:51 AM
Evonik fully supports the investigations by the Chinese authorities and will provide competent bodies with all the necessary information and data. The company will cooperate fully the ongoing investigation, while being confident with respect to its outcome.
IRS Whistleblower Program Lacks Vital Resources
4/10/2019 9:19:54 PM
Introduction of Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research (FASTER) Act Highlights Need for Food Allergy Research and Treatments
Introduction of Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research (FASTER) Act Highlights Need for Food Allergy Research and Treatments
4/9/2019 5:17:26 AM
The Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research (FASTER) Act, a package of federal policy changes that will improve the health, safety and inclusion of the 32 million Americans living with food allergies, was introduced by Rep.
RSF Explains Why Singapore’s Anti-Fake News Bill Is Terrible
RSF Explains Why Singapore’s Anti-Fake News Bill Is Terrible
4/8/2019 8:05:13 PM
The problem of online fake news is a real one, but the Singaporean government’s response, in the form of the Protection From Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill that was presented to parliament on 1 April, is completely inappropriate.
Newly Published Documents Cover the Vietnam War Peace Process “Chennault Affair” also called “Nixon’s October Surprise”
Newly Published Documents Cover the Vietnam War Peace Process “Chennault Affair” also called “Nixon’s October Surprise”
4/8/2019 5:30:26 PM
Newly Published Documents Cover the Vietnam War Peace Process “Chennault Affair” also called “Nixon’s October Surprise” On October 31, 1968, President Lyndon B.
PMA Statement on Potential U.S.-Mexico Border Closure
PMA Statement on Potential U.S.-Mexico Border Closure
4/5/2019 7:10:37 AM
PMA is closely following the developing situation of threatened closures of the U.S.-Mexico border by the U.S. Administration. There are a variety of shifting scenarios that stand to impact the global fresh produce and floral industry.?    On March 27, 2019, U.S.
ONE responds to preliminary 2018 UK aid statistics
ONE responds to preliminary 2018 UK aid statistics
4/4/2019 9:01:47 AM
The Office of National Statistics has released preliminary figures showing the amount of Official Development Assistance (ODA) the UK gave in 2019. The figures show that the UK met the target of providing 0.7% of GNI, with a total of £14.5BN in aid.
Islamic Development Bank and UNICEF to develop Global Muslim Philanthropy Fund for Children
Islamic Development Bank and UNICEF to develop Global Muslim Philanthropy Fund for Children
4/4/2019 8:57:45 AM
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and UNICEF have signed a communique to announce their intent to develop a Global Muslim Philanthropy Fund for Children.
Advocates from Across America Met with 100+ Members of Congress, Urging Them to Invest in Kids
Advocates from Across America Met with 100+ Members of Congress, Urging Them to Invest in Kids
4/4/2019 8:56:21 AM
More than 200 advocates from 35 states traveled to our nation’s capital this week and met with more than 100 lawmakers and their staff, urging them to protect and invest in kids both here at home and around the world.