Rasha Azab reporter for the weekly newspaper Al-Fajr arrested

first_img Rasha Azab, a 28-year-old woman reporter for the weekly newspaper Al-Fajr, was arrested while covering a sit-in in Tahrir Square. Members of the security forces handcuffed and slapped her and took her into the nearby National Museum, where she was held for about four hours and beaten again. She and five other journalists were then taken before a military prosecutor, who ordered their release. March 9, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Rasha Azab reporter for the weekly newspaper Al-Fajr arrested RSF_en Organisation center_img Help by sharing this information Newslast_img read more

Kazakh opposition newspaper editor arrested in Russia

first_img March 10, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Kazakh opposition newspaper editor arrested in Russia “We welcome opening of criminal investigation in Lithuania in response to our complaint against Lukashenko” RSF says News to go further Russian media boss drops the pretence and defends Belarus crackdown News BelarusEurope – Central Asia RSF at the Belarusian border: “The terrorist is the one who jails journalists and intimidates the public” Help by sharing this information RSF_en May 27, 2021 Find out morecenter_img May 28, 2021 Find out more Russian police arrested and questioned Irina Petrushova, editor of a Kazakhstan newspaper, on 9 March in St Petersburg on the basis of an arrest warrant issued by the Kazakh authorities.Petrushova, editor-in-chief of the Kazakh opposition weekly Assandi Times (formerly Respublica) “has been harassed for several years in Kazakhstan because of her newspaper’s political stance,” said Reporters Without Borders. “It is unacceptable for this persecution to follow her to Russia,” it added.The international press freedom organisation demanded that the Kazakh authorities justify its arrest warrant and also asked for an explanation from the Russian interior ministry.On a visit to St Petersburg, Petrushova was arrested when she went to the No 19 police station in the Vyborg district to register her presence in the city, as she is obliged to do as a resident of Moscow.Police handed the journalist a document from the Russian interior ministry to the effect that the Kazakh tax police were seeking her arrest for infringing a tax law (Article 222-2 of the criminal code).Police received an order four-and-a-half hours later to release her unconditionally. An interior ministry source told Petrushova her that it was a political matter and that the Russian police would not get involved. When they released her however police said there was a risk of the same thing happening again.Petrushova told Reporters Without Borders that she had not received any summons from Kazakh courts and did not know what it could be about. Since she has Russian nationality she cannot be deported, but she is convinced that the Kazakh authorities are trying to keep her under surveillance.The weekly, then called Respublika, was banned for three months on 6 August 2003 on the basis of a complaint from the information ministry that it was not legally registered.Petrushova was sentenced to 18 months in prison on 4 July 2002 and then immediately amnestied, for not having declared her Russian nationality. On 22 May the same year, the weekly’s offices were destroyed after a Molotov cocktail attack. Three days earlier the decapitated body of a dog was found hanging in front of the entrance to the newspaper. On 8 March the journalist was sent a funeral wreath. June 2, 2021 Find out more BelarusEurope – Central Asia Receive email alerts News Organisation Follow the news on Belarus Newslast_img read more

Clinical/Translational Investigator (F14650)

first_imgPosition NumberF14650 Application Process/Additional Information Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Quick Linkhttps://www.vcujobs.com/postings/91047 RankOpen To pursue the Research, Clinical, and Education Missions of theacademic medical center in the areas of Hematology, Oncology, andPalliative Care. Through bench research, clinical trials and therigorous study of prevention and control, our scientists pursue themany roles of medicine in treating, preventing and controlling theadverse effects of cancer. Our hallmark activity is translationalresearch, where our physicians and scientists work to bringlaboratory discoveries to the patient bedside as quickly and safelyas possible. Through our training programs, our faculty train thenext generation of scientists and physicians to further advancescience and practice. * How did you learn of this position?vcujobs.comProfessional / Field Group {e.g., Academy of Management}Chroniclevitae.comDiversejobs.netHigherEdJobs.comIndeed.comLinkedIn.comVCU Recruiter / Search FirmReferral / Word of MouthOther (See Next Question)Unsure Posting DetailsEmployees hired into Administrative and Professional positionsposted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, ifemployed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University HumanResources System. For additional information, go tohttp://greatplace.vcu.edu. Please apply online at https://www.vcujobs.com. For additionalinformation, please contact:Steven Grossman, MD, PhDChair, Division of Hematology, Oncology & Palliative [email protected] Tenure StatusNon-Tenure Eligible Mission or Goal of Unit Type of SearchNational Position Responsibilities Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission orgoal This position will advance the research mission by developinginvestigator-initiated trials. DepartmentInternal Medicine Proposed Hire Date01/01/2020 Required Qualificationscenter_img • Board certified or eligible in medical oncology. Eligible forVirginia licensure.• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diversefaculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as afaculty member at VCU . Preferred Qualifications Date Posted07/01/2019 Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCurriculum Vitae (CV)Optional DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationReference Letter – 1Reference Letter – 2Reference Letter – 3 Grant funded position?No 1. TeachingTrains medical students, residents and fellows while in the clinic.Expected to actively participate in providing researchopportunities to fellows. Mentors junior faculty.2. ResearchDevelops and initiates investigator-initiated trials. Workscollaboratively with laboratory-investigators to translatelaboratory findings into new treatments for cancer. Expected tosubmit grant applications as an investigator and serve as aninvestigator on funded grants and NCCTN trials. Publishes innational peer-reviewed journals.3. ClinicalAttends in outpatient clinics 2 full days per week. Attends on theinpatient wards. Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Application Deadline Date Diversity Statement Information Number of Months12 Posted Salary Open Until FilledYes School/UnitSchool of Medicine Working TitleClinical/Translational Investigator (F14650) Position TypeTeaching and Research Faculty * If you selected ‘Other’ for your referral source pleaseindicate where you heard about this posting. (If you did not select’Other,’ please enter ‘n/a.’)(Open Ended Question)* Are you Board Certified or Eligible in Medical Oncology?YesNolast_img read more

Lampedusa shipwreck death toll rises to 18

first_imgItalian coastguards carry the body of a migrant victim of a boat that capsized off the Italian coast, on the island of Lampedusa, Italy on Nov. 30. REUTERS/MAURO BUCCARELLO After the new bout of bad weatherblocked search operations for several days, on Sunday six coast guard divershelped by a remotely-operated submarine found four bodies underwater and afifth one floating.  The boat, which survivors said haddeparted from Libya taking advantage of a respite in bad weather, was believedto carry around 170 people. Over 1,100 migrants have died or aremissing at sea after attempting to cross the Mediterranean this year, accordingto the International Organization for Migration.(Reuters)center_img ITALY – The bodies of five migrantswho died when a boat capsized in rough waters off the southern Lampedusa coasta week ago have been found, Italy’s coast guard said on Sunday, bringing theoverall death toll to 18. The Lampedusa coast guard managed tobring safely onshore 147 migrants after the accident on Nov. 23.last_img read more

Paul George’s Clippers debut expected Thursday against New Orleans

first_img Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum Kristaps Porzingis ruled out as Clippers, Mavericks set for Game 5; Follow for game updates There’s been no outright “warning” to the league articulated by the Clippers ahead of Paul George’s arrival this week – likely to come Thursday in New Orleans, according to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes – but that’s not to say Doc Rivers’ team isn’t licking its chops in anticipation.After Rivers offered a coach’s hat-tip to Nick Nurse and the Raptors for setting traps all game for Kawhi Leonard that effectively held him to a season-low 12 points in the Clippers’ 98-88 victory Monday, Rivers took pleasure in knowing that George’s presence will help keep opposing defenses honest.The six-time All-Star wing – who officially is listed as questionable on the Clippers’ injury report ahead of their game in Houston – has missed the Clippers’ first 10 games while finishing his rehabilitation from offseason shoulder surgeries.“Just imagine when you have Kawhi and Lou (Williams) and Paul and a team tries to trap you, with Trezz (Harrell),” Rivers said. “You’re gonna pretty much get what you want.” What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory Leonard made it clear after Monday’s victory that, regardless of complaints by fans or anyone else, he’ll do what he believes is best for his health, and ultimately, for the Clippers’ prospects moving forward.“You just can’t buy into what people are saying,” Leonard said. “My health is No. 1. That’s what’s gonna make us be a better team, make me be healthy, so we’ll just see how things go.”SHAMET UPDATEAn MRI on Tuesday determined that starting shooting guard Landry Shamet avoided serious injury, suffering a Grade 2 high left ankle sprain, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported. No timetable for Shamet’s return has been announced.Related Articlescenter_img Shamet was injured while defending a drive by his former Wichita State teammate Fred VanVleet with 1:45 left in the third quarter.Immediately after the game, Rivers said he didn’t yet know the severity of the injury to his second-year sharpshooter, who had to be helped off the floor and then later left the locker room on crutches.Shamet, who also suffered a left wrist injury this preseason, is averaging 9.1 points and shooting 39 percent from the field and 36.2 percent from 3-point range. He’s cooled off after a sensational rookie campaign in which he shot 43.1 percent overall and 42.2 percent from beyond the arc. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Clippers forward Moe Harkless marveled at what inserting George into the Clippers’ plans will mean, especially defensively: “That’s another guy who on both ends of the floor is a truly phenomenal player, man. And defensively, I don’t think he gets enough credit (although) he’s always in the running for All-Defensive team.”The impact George will make on the already imposing, improving Clippers – who went 7-3 against the league’s second-strongest schedule thus far, according to ESPN – is easier to predict than Leonard’s availability this week.It remained less clear whether George’s debut, if it does come on the second night of a back-to-back set of games, will occur alongside Leonard, or whether Leonard will play Wednesday in Houston and miss Thursday’s game in New Orleans as he continues to manage an injury to the patella tendon in his left knee.Leonard is not listed on the team’s injury report, but if he was a load-management scratch Wednesday, his three absences all would have been nationally televised on ESPN.The Clippers entered the season scheduled to have 11 games apiece broadcast on ESPN and TNT, and four on ABC (Ch. 7) – a significant spike from last season, when the team sans All-Stars didn’t initially figure at all into ABC or ESPN’s plans (ESPN picked up a pair of games during the season) and was on TNT just three times. Clippers vs. Mavericks Game 5 playoff updates from NBA beat reporters last_img read more

BCCI sends Indian Cricketers Association for registration

first_imgThe much-awaited players’ association of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is set to be called the Indian Cricketers Association and should be in place in the next two to three weeks.The name has already been referred for registration and the body is set to come into existence before the next annual general meeting (AGM) of the cricket board.Speaking to IANS, a senior BCCI functionary said that things were under process and it should be a matter of a couple of weeks before Indian cricket has its players’ association as per the diktat of the Lodha panel.”Indian Cricketers Association is the name and it has been sent for registration. Once that is through, all the processes will start. We must have the players’ association before the next AGM of the BCCI. It will be a sub-committee,” the functionary explained.Commenting on the role of the players’ association, the functionary said: “Two people from the players’ association will be nominated for the apex council. It will be completely different from the technical committee of the BCCI. The names for the executive committee will come in only after the states register their constitution and conduct their elections.”The official said that all decisions regarding the composition of the players’ association will be taken by the steering committee which consists of Kapil Dev, Bharath Reddy, Anshuman Gaekwad and former India women’s team captain Shantha Rangaswamy.”The number of players who will be part of the executive committee and their scope of work will be decided by the four members along with convenor G.K. Pillai. They also have a legal advisor in Nandan Kamath,” the functionary explained.advertisementNoting on the need to have a players’ association, the Lodha panel had said: “There shall be a Cricket Players’ Association affording membership to all international and most first class men and women retired cricketers. This Association shall discharge assigned functions with the financial support of the BCCI. It shall be brought into existence by an independent steering committee.”A senior BCCI executive though said that a couple of things needed to be kept in mind with regards to the formation of the sub-committee. “The real concern here is that this process has been limited to a very small group of people and this may give them a first mover advantage over the other ex-players in making it to the BCCI’s apex council. Therefore the ones involved in the process must on all fairness cool off before participating in elections. There also seems to be no check on people suspected of or punished for immoral conduct and anti-corruption violations,” the executive pointed.Also Read | First in Indian Cricket: Women state captains to have voice at BCCI Conclavelast_img read more

Flow – Exclusive Broadcast Partner And Sponsor Of Flow Carifta Games

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppST. GEORGE’S, Grenada (February 24, 2016) – Flow has once again given Caribbean sports fans another reason to celebrate – as for the first time in the history of the CARIFTA Games, a three day sports event will be broadcast live in High Definition (HD) across the entire region.Flow, Cable & Wireless’ consumer brand has signed a partnership with the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) to be the exclusive broadcast partner and sponsor of the Flow CARIFTA Games. This year, the games will be held in Grenada over the Easter weekend, March 26th to 28th 2016, and will take place in the country’s new national stadium, which officially opened on January 23rd.The Flow CARIFTA Games will be shown in ten Flow markets around the Caribbean on the recently launched Flow Sports channel, making it the first time that the games will be broadcast live in HD across the region, offering customers the best-possible viewing experience of one of the region’s most important home-grown sporting events. Flow’s announcement adds to an ever-growing line-up of exciting sport partnerships already signed over the past year; the Flow CARIFTA Games joins an impressive list that includes the CONCACAF 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Premier League and Manchester United (starting 2016 season) – plus its expanding list of Olympian Brand Ambassadors including Gold Medallist – Kirani James, Delano Williams and Lavern Spencer.“We are proud to offer yet another ‘first’ to Caribbean sports fans and more specifically delighted to have this opportunity to air CARIFTA in partnership with NACAC,” said Denise Williams, C&W’s Senior Vice President of Communications. “Sponsoring and broadcasting these games, is just another way for us to further demonstrate our support for up-and-coming athletes across the region, as well as solidify Flow Sports’ commitment to become the home of sports in the Caribbean.”Flow believes that its involvement in and the heightened exposure of the Flow CARIFTA Games will ultimately raise the bar for these significant regional games, from which many Caribbean athletic champions have already emerged. Further demonstrating its deep commitment to local sports, Flow already has a connection to some of the athletes competing in the games; several athletes from the Boys and Girls CHAMPS in Jamaica, of which Flow is a headline sponsor, will be present at CARIFTA. CHAMPS is the largest high school athletics championships in the Caribbean. “We are pleased to have teamed up with Flow to give the Flow CARIFTA Games the coverage and support it deserves,” said Victor Lopez, President of NACAC. “Now upcoming generations of Caribbean athletes will have an opportunity to shine on an even bigger stage, while their family and friends will have an opportunity to keep up with every bit of the action on Flow Sports as it unfolds. We are truly excited to work alongside Flow and make this the most memorable CARIFTA Games yet.”Flow customers will be able to watch the Flow CARIFTA Games on Flow Sports in HD March 26th -28th; Flow Sports will be available on FLOW2GO by the time the games commence. Sports fans can access the Flow Sports Channel on the Flow network in Antigua, Barbados, The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Vincent, St. Lucia and in Trinidad. Further information is available at www.flowsports.co Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Flow in TCI says many areas up and running, encourages reports to 611 FLOW Mobile Top Up Made Easy with Scotiabank Young Footballers from Antigua and Trinidad emerge as winners of Flow Ultimate Football Experience Recommended for you Related Items:carifta, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association, exclusive broadband partner, flow, North Americanlast_img read more