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Category: hohwjcqzvrbyutyg Rugby World Cup 2011: Russia’s Story

first_imgOr click here if you prefer a digital version of the magazineAnd if you’d like 50% off a subscription to Rugby World Magazine click here HARRISON, NJ – JUNE 19: Russia celebrates after defeating Uruguay 38-19 to win the Bowl Final during the Churchill Cup on June 19, 2010 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bull) (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls) Russia beat Uruguay 38-19 to win the Bowl Final in 2010Russia are making their World Cup debut this autumn – but they are planning to stick around for a long timeRussia will make their first-ever appearance at the Rugby World Cup in 2011 – and face a punishing Pool C schedule. Russia face three games – the USA, Italy and then Ireland – in 11 days before facing Australia on 1 October.The standout match in Russia’s fixture list is their opening game against the USA on 15 September. There is so much history between the two countries that Cold War clichés are sure to litter the press – and the Russians will be looking to take advantage of the Eagles’ four-day turnaround after playing Ireland early doors.Many see this match as the two teams’ ‘final’, but Russia wing Vasily Artemiev is quick to dismiss talk of this nature: “We simply cannot go into that fixture with the mindset that it’s a final. We have four massive games at RWC and will respect each opponent. Yes, we’re targeting one win, but we will play each game as it comes and give our all for Russia every time we take the field. Hopefully our trip to New Plymouth in January will have paid off with the locals coming out to support us.”Russia’s qualification for the tournament was achieved via their European Nations Cup results, the draw with Romania securing their place and sparking celebrations amongst the fans. For the players it was slightly different, however.“I remember feeling happy but also empty somehow,” says Artemiev. “It was a strange feeling because we had focused so much on the goal that it took over everything we did, and when we finally achieved it many of us had this empty feeling. It took a while for us to gather ourselves and enjoy it. It meant so much to so many people, not just the players.”Russia have come close to qualifying in the past and their history is tied in with matches against all of the teams in Pool C except Australia. Following a play-off for RWC 2003 between Ireland, Georgia and Russia in 2002, Russia went on to play Spain in the repêchage, winning convincingly. However, after the game questions were raised about the eligibility of three South Africans who had played in the Russian side, unfurling a Grannygate-like scandal that saw Russia disqualified from the tournament and fined heavily by the IRB.In 2007, Russia won the majority of their games in regional qualification to earn the right to a play-off with Italy. But Italy proved far too strong, running out convincing winners in Moscow. With Italian teams now playing regularly in European competitions and the Magners League, it remains to be seen if the gap has widened. The Russian union has been pushing for a spot in the Challenge Cup to further aid their own development.Howard Thomas, CEO of the Russian union, describes 2010 as “the perfect wave” for Russian rugby with success on a number of fronts – qualifying for RWC, winning the right to stage the 2013 World Cup Sevens, hosting the IRB Junior World Trophy, their Churchill Cup performances and the form of Russia in the IRB Sevens series. He adds: “The significance of RWC qualification for Russian rugby cannot be underestimated, but this is just the first step.”If 2010 was the perfect wave, then 2011 has been a year to cause concern. The departure of Steve Diamond to Sale has caused real disruption to the team’s preparations for their World Cup debut. Kingsley Jones has come in to pick up the pieces and Henry Paul has remained as backs coach, but results have been worrying this season, with Russia losing 21-19 to Portugal at home, 33-3 to Romania away and only narrowly beating Spain 28-24 in Madrid. Injuries to key players, such as Kirill Kulemin of Castres, haven’t helped either. “Pre-World Cup we’ve been focusing on conditioning and trying new players and combinations. For this you have to accept short-term losses in favour of long-term gains,” says head coach Nikolai Nerush.So can Russia emulate the near upsets of Georgia and Namibia against Ireland in 2007? “Ireland have demonstrated that they’re one of the top teams in the world,” says Nerush. “They didn’t fire on all cylinders at the last World Cup, but their performance against England this year shows you what they’re capable of. The Georgia game was four years ago and this team has a new coach and new players. We’re a long way off the level of Ireland and the idea of us causing an upset is beyond the imagination.”Russia are taking part in the Churchill Cup this month before holding a camp in England in August. The Diamond connection remains strong with games against Northampton and Sale lined up.The Russians also have ambitions that stretch way beyond their World Cup debut, as Nerush explains: “We’ve targeted further qualification for RWC 2015 and 2019, and aim to be a top-12 team by 2019. Our appearance at this World Cup is just the beginning for Russian rugby.“Since Olympic inclusion and our qualification for RWC 2011, there has been a dramatic growth in the number of people playing rugby and the number of clubs.”This is encouraging news for Russia and an ominous sign for the rest of the world.Russia in numbersIRB world ranking 19thClubs 154Registered players 14,519Senior male players 3,633Referees 89This article appeared in Part 1 of our Rugby World Cup Supplement.To get a copy of the supplement contact [email protected] LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

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Category: hohwjcqzvrbyutyg Video: One young adult…and a Roman refugee center

first_img Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Missionaries, Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Bath, NC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Director of Music Morristown, NJ Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Advocacy Peace & Justice, Youth & Young Adults Submit a Job Listing This video story is being published in time for World Refugee Day, which is observed on June 20.[Episcopal News Service] In the shadow of the Colosseum, one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions, the Colle Oppio Park is home to many of Rome’s refugees.A mile north, in the crypt of the Episcopal Church’s St. Paul’s Within the Walls, some of those refugees find a breakfast and a host of other resources to survive and to rebuild their lives in Italy.The Joel Nafuma Refugee Center is where Jared Grant’s vocation has led him this year. It’s his second year as a volunteer with the Episcopal Church’s Young Adult Service Corps program, widely known as YASC. He previously served in Lesotho in South Africa. The two experiences could not have been more varied, but in Grant’s discernment for the priesthood, they also could not have been more valuable.Jenny Korwan is also working at the refugee center for a few months. She’s not long back from Kenya where she served for a year with the YASC program. As with many YASC volunteers, mission is in her blood.Further information about YASC is available here.Additional videos in this ENS series highlighting the ministry of YASC missionaries follow.One young adult…and a South African clinicOne young adult…and a provincial archivesOne young adult…and a mission for migrant workersOne young adult…and a mission to seafarers By Matthew DaviesPosted Jun 19, 2014 Featured Events This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Belleville, IL Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Youth Minister Lorton, VA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Young Adult Service Corps, Rector Tampa, FL 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 Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 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 Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Featured Jobs & Calls Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Pittsburgh, PA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Albany, NY Rector Martinsville, VA Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Shreveport, LA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Hopkinsville, KY 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/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Video: One young adult…and a Roman refugee center Rector Collierville, TN Video, World Refugee Day, Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Submit a Press Release Submit an Event Listing Rector Washington, DC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Anglican Communion, Tags Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Knoxville, TN Press Release Service Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Refugees Migration & Resettlement, Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJlast_img read more

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Category: hohwjcqzvrbyutyg The importance of impact fees

first_img Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Please enter your comment! Update: Parks and Recreation, Fire Rescue and Law Enforcement Impact Fee Studies From Orange County Commissioner Bryan NelsonLocal government impact fees are considered an important source of revenue for funding infrastructure that is required by growth in a County. Specifically, these fees are a one-time charge of new development and cover costs associated with new land and capital facilities or equipment. These fees are authorized and regulated by Florida Statutes, where they must meet the following conditions: The fees must be calculated using recent and localized data; have separate accounting; meet the burden of proof for public agencies and satisfy the dual rational nexus test. Orange County’s local government impact fees can be found under Orange County Code Chapter 23: Impact Fees in relation to schools, fire/rescue services, law enforcement, parks and recreation, and transportation. Fee variables are reviewed every 5 years, and the capital improvements element (CIE) and capital improvements program (CIP) are implemented as well. In regard to fee study schedules, fees for schools were updated in 2016 and showed a phased increase. Additionally, impact fees for parks and recreation, fire/rescue services, and law enforcement are still under review. Furthermore, review of fees for transportation is expected to be completed in early 2018.Impact fees are calculated using a consumption-based methodology consisting of 3 components: Cost, credit, and demand. This methodology can be illustrated with the following equation: Impact Fee= [Demand x Unit Cost] (New Growth Cost) – Credit (New Revenue)The following findings were observed from the technical study on parks and recreation: 23 community parks with a total acreage of 1,081; 19 specialty parks with a total acreage of 850; 6 district parks with a total acreage of 1,418; and 3 regional parks with a total acreage of 11,112. Overall, there were 51 parks studied total (14,461 acres). Neighborhood parks, pocket parks, habitat land, and parks located in municipalities were not included in this study. Park acreage was classified into 2 categories: Activity-based and resource-based. Activity-based acres include man-made elements such as sports fields, playgrounds, and basketball courts. Resource-based acres include areas, natural water bodies, and wooded areas and can be used for activities such as hiking, fishing, and camping. It was observed that most parks in the study have both classifications.Orange County Commissioner Bryan NelsonIn applying the cost component to parks and recreation, the study focused on facility and equipment values as well as land value. Facility and equipment values were based on recent bids and purchases, insurance reports and indexed unit costs from the 2011 study. Land value was based on recent land purchases, the current land value of existing parkland and of similarly-sized vacant parcels, recent land sales (2013-2016) and changes in land values since 2011. For activity-based acres, there was a -8% ($60,000 – $65,000) change in land value per acre between 2005 and 2017; for resource-based acres, there was a -2% ($30,000 – $31,000) change between those years. In applying the value costs to residents, the study found that there was a -25% ($308 – $408) change and a 34% ($299-$224) change for land and facility costs per resident, respectively, between 2005 and 2017 (-4% total). Additionally, to date, the credit per resident is $51 (8% credit as a % of cost), with a -79% change for 2005-17. Furthermore, as of this year, the net impact cost per resident was estimated to be $555, with a 40% change for 2005-2017. Lastly, the 2017 Orange County calculated impact fee schedule for land use has been established as follows: $1,544 for a single family home (2,000 square feet); $1,044 for a multi-family home; and $1,150 for a mobile home.In summary, it is important for residents to note the changes observed in the 2011 study. For example, in regard single-family residence, an increase in the cost per resident has increased the impact fee; a decrease in the credit per resident has increased the impact fee, and an increase in the demand (residents per unit) has increased the impact fee. Overall, there has been more than a 59% increase in the calculated impact fee for a single-family residence as it relates to parks and recreation.For Orange County Fire Rescue, the following findings were made in the technical study: 38 fire stations (owned, excludes 3 leased stations); 3 ancillary facilities; 352,000 square feet of building space; located on 92.5 acres of land; and the total cost for necessary vehicles and equipment was $83.2 million. It is important to note that when the cost component was applied, the estimated asset value per call was $2,058; the average annual calls made between 2013 and 2016 was 103,787. To date, the credit per call is $894 (43% credit as a % of the cost), with a 488% ($894 – $152) change between 2012 and 2017. The net impact cost per call for 2017 was $1,164, with a total cost of $2,058, $894 total credit per call, and a -2% ($1,164 – $1,193) change. The call based demand was based on the average annual calls by land use (residential/non-residential) between 2013 and 2016 used. Calls not assigned to a land use were redistributed based on the distribution of calls assigned to a land use. The Orange County Property Appraiser’s database was used for units.In summary, utilizing the single-family residence example again, since the 2011 study, an increase in the cost per call increased the impact fee; an increase in the credit per call decreased the impact fee, and an increase in the demand (calls per unit) increased the impact fee. Overall, there has been more than an 18% increase in the calculated impact fee for a single-family residence as it relates to fire rescue.For law enforcement, the study made the following findings: 9 primary buildings; 3 support buildings; 374,000 square feet of total building space; located on 143.5 acres of land; and $125 million in total costs for necessary vehicles and equipment. Similar to the findings made in Orange County Fire Rescue, a significant finding for law enforcement was that the asset value per call was estimated to be $534 for the cost component. For 2017, the total credit per call was $20 (based on residential land uses), with a -26% ($20 – $27) change between 2012 and 2017. The net impact cost per call for 2017 was $514 (based on residential land uses), with a 106% ($514 – $250) change between 2012 and 2017. Factors used to base the demand for calls for law enforcement were similar to that of Fire Rescue, with the difference being that law enforcement excluded non-patrol calls to government land uses, public schools and mobile hang-ups.In summary, in utilizing the single-family residence example once more, since the 2012 study, an increase in the cost per call increased the impact fee; a decrease in the credit per call increased the impact fee, and a decrease in the demand (calls per unit) decreased the impact fee. Overall, there has been more than a 76% increase in the calculated impact fee for a single-family residence as it relates to law enforcement.For the parks impact fee, Orange County is considering Retirement/Age Restricted land use for parks as well as the deferral of the parks impact fee to Certificates of Occupancy.  Additionally, the County is considering indexing impact fees for parks and recreation, fire rescue, and law enforcement.The Local Planning Agency had a work session for fire rescue and law enforcement on September 21st, and plans on holding an approval hearing for these departments on October 19th as well as an approval hearing for parks and recreation on November 16th. The Orange County Board of County Commissioners will also be having a hearing on the technical studies to be announced at a later date. The Anatomy of Fear LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 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Category: hohwjcqzvrbyutyg Gym Loft / eklund_terbeek

first_imgCopyLoft, Apartment Interiors•Róterdam, The Netherlands Architects: eklund_terbeek Area Area of this architecture project Loft “COPY” Gym Loft / eklund_terbeek Gym Loft / eklund_terbeekSave this projectSaveGym Loft / eklund_terbeek Save this picture!© René de Wit+ 19Curated by Paula Pintos Share Clients:PrivateEngineering:IMDCity:RóterdamCountry:The NetherlandsMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© René de WitRecommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareCosentinoSurfaces – Dekton® Chromica CollectionDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorPorcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles- CoverlamDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceText description provided by the architects. The Gym Loft is situated in the former gymnastics building of an early 20th century school complex in Rotterdam North.Eklund_terbeek architects were responsible for the transformation of the dilapidated buildings into seven unique homes. This loft-like apartment, for a creative family involved with dance and theatre, occupies the ground floor gym room and its adjacent service spaces.Save this picture!© René de WitIts spatial organization is largely determined by the limitations of the site in terms of light and privacy. Three sides are facing the public domain and due to the preservation of a large existing mural on the side façade, the possibilities for adding windows were limited.Save this picture!© René de WitSave this picture!PlansAn extension from the 1970s is demolished to make room for a small garden and make it possible to add a series of new openings. Directly connected to the garden the kitchen and a small lounge area are situated. The large open living space is positioned by the main original feature of the building; the set of monumental arched windows. A closed volume in the open space contains the private rooms.Save this picture!© René de WitThe children’s quarter on the ground floor has two separate, partly double height bedrooms and a shared walk-through playroom and bathroom. On top of the children’s area the calm and secluded master bedroom with en suite bathroom is situated. This entresol level is accessed from the living room via a podium and a monumental floating stairs. A smaller hidden staircase behind the kitchen provides a secondary access route and enables a three dimensional circular promenade through the apartment.Save this picture!SectionsThe exceptional dimensions of the space required a few large gestures. The original beams have been exaggerated in size, and together with the balcony, the podium and the kitchen island they form a dynamic composition of horizontal elements that tie the different parts of the home together, emphasize sightlines and encourage movement through the space. The materialization of the apartment is characterized by a light and minimal colour scheme with a few graphic accents.Save this picture!© René de WitWalls, ceiling and beams are rendered white and the ceiling is partly clad in sound absorbing plasterboards which add texture and give the large space a pleasant acoustic. Interior elements in oak wood such as the floating stairs and the wall panels provide warmth and a sense of continuity. The long kitchen island with its white carrara marble countertop adds subtle shades of white and light grey. Upstairs the oak floor of the master bedroom is complemented by travertine marble in the bathroom.Save this picture!© René de WitProject gallerySee allShow lessSUPERSPACE Proposes Timber Observation Tower and Vertical Forest for ZagrebArchitecture NewsHofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke ArchitectsSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Rotterdam, The NetherlandsLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share “COPY” Photographs:  René de Wit Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Projects Lead Architects: Contractor: Area:  230 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project 2019 ArchDaily CopyAbout this officeeklund_terbeekOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingLoftInterior DesignResidential InteriorsApartment InteriorsRóterdamThe NetherlandsPublished on June 24, 2019Cite: “Gym Loft / eklund_terbeek” 24 Jun 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream The Netherlands ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/919266/gym-loft-eklund-terbeek Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/919266/gym-loft-eklund-terbeek Clipboard Year:  Photographs BDS Bouw Manufacturers: Artek, Flos, Hans Verstuyft Jenny Eklund, Dominique ter Beeklast_img read more

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Category: hohwjcqzvrbyutyg Women voters reflect on casting ballot for Clinton

first_imgFacebook Linkedin TCU steps up efforts to promote financial literacy with new additions to Money Week Twitter + posts Update: No forced entry in TCC student’s homicide Ryder Buttry Ryder Buttryhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/ryder-buttry/ Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store Ryder Buttryhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/ryder-buttry/ printTarrant County Democrats gathered at the Stagecoach Ballroom for an election watch party, not knowing how the night would end, but certain that either candidate would be one unlike any previous president.The night ended in victory for President-elect Donald Trump, the first to enter the Oval Office with no military or political experience, but that didn’t take away from the significance of a woman at the top of the ticket.Create your own infographicsMany ladies were excited to cast their first vote for a female presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton.A moment they’d been waiting for their entire lives.Ruby Faye Woolridge, a retired educator and minister, said she felt the moment was special because she had waited too long.“I am so excited,” Woolridge said. “I’ve been waiting on this forever because I feel like it’s long overdue.”Other women echoed her sentiment.Pauline Gasca-Valenciano, a retired social worker, is the last woman in Tarrant County alive to have voted for President John F. Kennedy. She said she worked her whole life to see a woman this close to the presidency.“We have worked so hard for this, and very faithful and dedicated, and it’s long overdue,” Gasca-Valenciano said.[View the story “Women on Twitter react to Clinton’s loss” on Storify]Although the women came from very diverse backgrounds, they all had concerns about a Trump presidency.Nancy Bean, a candidate for District 93 state representative, said she originally planned to move to Canada where she has family but was reminded by her daughter to stay here and make a change.“My daughter said ‘No mom, we have to stay to be on the front lines of the revolution.’” said Bean.Sally Ortega Haynes, a human resource manager, said the thought of Trump as president scared her.“Oh my gosh…The thought of a Trump presidency is absolutely frightening to me,” Haynes said.Despite a Clinton win or loss, Lynn Johnson, a previous executive director of the Tarrant County Democratic Party, said women need to be better represented in government.“I think we simply need more women all over our government, because, you know women have waited now a hundred years for this event, just since getting to vote,” Johnson said.Although Clinton did not win, she still made history as the first woman to be a major party presidential nominee.During her concession speech, Clinton spoke to all the young women who felt discouraged after her loss.“To all the young girls who are watching this, never doubt you that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your dreams,” Clinton said. ReddIt Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature ReddIt Twitter Ryder Buttryhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/ryder-buttry/ Ryder Buttryhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/ryder-buttry/ Linkedin SGA holds student memorial to honor lives of four students Previous articleCultured Podcast 12-08-16Next articleStudent mural unveiling December 10th at Ramey Market Ryder Buttry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Fort Worth businessman donates full first-year tuition for TCU medical school students Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturdaylast_img read more

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Category: hohwjcqzvrbyutyg Sultan Qaboos pardons all convicted netizens and activists

first_imgNews OmanMiddle East – North Africa December 27, 2016 Find out more Help by sharing this information Joint letter to the Sultan of Oman on the right of press freedom and the targeting of journalists and human rights defenders Receive email alerts OmanMiddle East – North Africa RSF_en Follow the news on Oman March 22, 2013 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Sultan Qaboos pardons all convicted netizens and activists News Read in Arabic (بالعربية)Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said yesterday pardoned all the activists, netizens and human rights defenders who have been convicted on charges of defamation, cyber-crime or illegal assembly in recent months.Reporters Without Borders has repeatedly criticized the unprecedented waves of arrests and convictions of these dissidents. Omani courts sentenced more than 50 of them to long jail terms and fines.Around 20 of these prisoners of conscience recently went on hunger strike in protest against their imprisonment and the time taken by the supreme court to examine their appeals.“We welcome the announced release of all the human rights defenders currently in detention,” Reporters Without Borders said. “This is an encouraging gesture for freedom of information in the sultanate. We will nonetheless remain very vigilant about what happens next. “No one should forget the many people who were arrested, charged and convicted on charges such as defamation and cyber-crime. The laws on freedom of information, including online freedom of information, must be reformed so that they comply with international undertakings signed and ratified by the sultanate. Such arrests and convictions should not be possible in the future.” News News October 18, 2016 Find out more November 25, 2016 Find out more Organisation to go further Oman: Court postpones verdict of “Azamn” journalists, in a trial held below international standards, according to trial observation report Appeal court lifts ban on daily, but confirms jail for two journalists Related documents 130322_cp_grace_des_militants_ar-2.pdfPDF – 238.28 KB last_img read more

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Category: hohwjcqzvrbyutyg Human rights defender held since mid-June on charge of “annoying others”

first_img April 28, 2021 Find out more July 22, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Human rights defender held since mid-June on charge of “annoying others” NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say News RSF_en Receive email alerts RSF joins Middle East and North Africa coalition to combat digital surveillance Saudi ArabiaMiddle East – North Africa Saudi ArabiaMiddle East – North Africa Reporters Without Borders calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Sheikh Mekhlef bin Dahham al-Shammari, a writer, human rights activist and social reformer who was arrested on 15 June and who has yet to be taken before a judge.His arrest is believed to have been prompted by his criticism of political and religious leaders, especially in articles posted on the Saudiyoon (www.saudiyoon.com)and Rasid (www.rasid.com) news websites. The main charge listed in his case file is the fanciful one of “annoying others.”“This is far from being the first arbitrary detention in Saudi Arabia but this case borders on the ridiculous,” Reporters Without Borders said. “If they are holding Al-Shammari just for upsetting or annoying people, then a lot of Saudis are going to end up in prison.”The press freedom organisation added: “His arrest is a blow to free speech and belies the Saudi government’s claims, to the United Nations in particular, that it is making progress on human rights. The international community must press for the release of Al-Shammari, a person committed to human values and entirely praiseworthy causes.”Al-Shammari has been arrested several times in recent years, in part because of his defence of Saudi Arabia’s Shiite minority. This year, his articles criticising the conservative interpretations of Islam promoted by Saudi officials led to his being arrested on 15 May and then released on bail. His latest arrest took place on 15 June in Jubail. He was transferred to Damman prison at the start of this month.Ibrahim Al Mugaiteeb, the founder and head of the Human Rights First Society, said that, prior to this arrest, Al-Shammari had given him a special power of attorney to defend him. “Mr. Al-Shammari’s arrest is illegal. The prosecutor-general’s office has no evidence against him. His detention is a flagrant violation of freedom of expression.”Al-Shammari often writes about poverty and unemployment, accusing the government of ignoring these problems because it is obsessed with public morality and keeping men and women apart. He has also highlighted the government’s failure to promote tourism and its discrimination against the Shiite minority.Although a Sunni, he was very critical of the influential Saudi preacher Mohammed al-Arifi for referring to one of Iran’s most respected Shiite clerics, Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani, as an “obscene atheist.” Saudi media silent on RSF complaint against MBScenter_img Help by sharing this information News News to go further Organisation March 9, 2021 Find out more News Follow the news on Saudi Arabia June 8, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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Category: hohwjcqzvrbyutyg BridgeComm Advances the Development of MOCA Technology With Transportable Demo

first_img Twitter BridgeComm Advances the Development of MOCA Technology With Transportable Demo Twitter By Digital AIM Web Support – February 22, 2021 Facebook WhatsApp DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 22, 2021– BridgeComm, Inc., a leader in optical wireless communications solutions and ­services, today announced the ongoing research and development of its Managed Optical Communication Array (MOCA) technology has culminated with the successful completion of a transportable demo. This MOCA technology, which BridgeComm plans on opening sales to customers this year, allows for multi-domain capabilities to share large volumes of data significantly faster with increased security. BridgeComm’s MOCA technology is a cost-effective solution for high-throughput secure connectivity across space, air, land and sea domains. By incorporating optical wireless communications (OWC), MOCA offers a modular and scalable laser communications solution that supports the demand for data, speed and security end-users require. “RF and fiber are technologies that have served us well, evolving to meet the increasing demands for higher performance within any mobile communications system, though they come with physical limitations for speed and capacity,” said Barry Matsumori, CEO of BridgeComm. “OWC addresses the needs of end users, while complimenting RF with point to multipoint capability. We’ve seen great success in our demo and are excited for our customers to reap the benefits of MOCA.” MOCA addresses many of the infrastructure requirements to support the current and future demands for data, with a lower cost threshold and fewer regulatory restrictions. BridgeComm’s global network of optical ground stations provides high-bandwidth, high-security solutions for rapid point-to-point data transmissions. For more information, visit www.bridgecomminc.com. About BridgeComm BridgeComm is a global leader in optical wireless communications solutions and services. Through a global network of ground stations designed to support complementary fixed and mobile terminals, the company provides fast, secure, enterprise-grade broadband services for a variety of markets, including space exploration, terrestrial networks for 5G connectivity and applications, and airborne lasercomm for prominent applications including intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, in-flight entertainment, and backhaul. More information can be found at www.bridgecomminc.com. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210222005384/en/ CONTACT: Valerie Christopherson Karen Sorenson Global Results Comms (GRC) +1 949 608 0276 [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA COLORADO INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE NETWORKS DATA MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY MOBILE/WIRELESS OTHER TECHNOLOGY SECURITY SOURCE: BridgeComm, Inc. Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/22/2021 09:00 AM/DISC: 02/22/2021 09:01 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210222005384/enCopyright Business Wire 2021. Local NewsBusinesscenter_img Previous articleIn Israel and beyond, virus vaccines bring political powerNext articleJuniper Research: Smart Traffic Management to Significantly Reduce Congestion and Emissions; Saving Cities $277 Billion by 2025 Digital AIM Web Support Facebook Pinterest Pinterest WhatsApp TAGS  last_img read more

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Category: hohwjcqzvrbyutyg Doherty moves bill to ensure insurance costs fall

first_img Harps come back to win in Waterford Doherty moves bill to ensure insurance costs fall Twitter Pinterest Donegal TD Pearse Doherty has moved a bill in the Dail which he says would ensure that insurance companies pass on savings that they will make because of the introduction of new personal injury guidelines.The Judicial Council (Amendment) Bill would, he says, ensure that the insurance companies cannot row back on their commitments that if revised guidelines were adopted, then their charges would fall.Deputy Doherty says already there are signs that may happen…….Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/pearsbillweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Facebook FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img WhatsApp Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 By News Highland – April 21, 2021 Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Previous articleMcGuigan selected for European Throwing CupNext articleGovernment wins two Seanad by elections News Highland Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Google+ AudioHomepage BannerNews Pinterestlast_img read more

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Category: hohwjcqzvrbyutyg Historical Society hosting membership event

first_img Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By Secrets Revealed Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “Come Home, It’s Suppertime” has been designated by the Alabama Department of Tourism as a 2015 Top Ten Event and the Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival has been recognized several times by the state tourism department as a Top Ten Event for January.“The BHS has also co-sponsored historical walks as part of the Alabama Tourism Department’s April Walking Tours,” Bray said. “We have a lot planned for 2015-2016, including a folklife play for kids and an extended storytelling festival along with everything else we do. We hope others will think that what we do is worthwhile and join us.” Published 3:00 am Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Email the authorcenter_img All new BHS members will have their names put in the pot for the drawing for two tickets to each of the BHS theater events including the award-winning folklife play, “Come Home, It’s Suppertime,” and the Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival, the Chili County Christmas and June Buggin’.Annual membership dues are $15 for individuals, $25 for couples and $35 for families.“For those who would rather be patrons, we offer that opportunity for donations of any amount,” Bray said. “The BHS is in the process of restoring the Johnston Mill, which is where peanut butter was made for commercial use as early as 1928. It is possible that the Johnston Mill was the first commercial peanut butter mill in the Southeast. So, it’s a historic structure and has a proud place in the history of Brundidge.” Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel The Brundidge Historical Society will host a “Harvest Gathering” event from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the We Piddle Around Theater in downtown Brundidge. All of those who are interested in being a part of the BHS’ mission to preserve and promote the physical and cultural heritage of the extended Brundidge and Pike County communities are invited to attend.“The membership committee wanted to offer an opportunity for people of all ages to come together and learn more about the Brundidge Historical Society and what we do in support of our community,” said Mernette Bray, membership committee chair. “While we would hope the ‘gathering’ would encourage new membership, that is not the main purpose of the meeting. We just want everybody to come and have a good time and learn what ‘piddlin’ around’ is all about.”As with any gathering, there will be food and fellowship and the BHS will toss in some good entertainment and opportunities to win some really great prizes. This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Sponsored Content Historical Society hosting membership event You Might Like SAEC sends Strother, Grice to Wasington for summer Pike Liberal Arts seniors Elaina Strother and Adam Grice came back from summer vacation having had a unique educational experience… read more Latest Stories Bray said the Johnston Mill Museum was heavily damaged when a car crashed into it about a year ago and patron support would be helpful in repairing the damage and restoring the building to its former glory.The Brundidge Historical Society sponsors the annual Peanut Butter Festival, which is held the last Saturday in October, and many different theater performances throughout the year.last_img read more

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