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Lakers vs Trail Blazers Game 5 Live in NBA Playoffs :…

first_img Queens Club Final: Matteo Berrettini beats Cameron Norrie in final to win title Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand, Hima Das among top athletes seeking direct Olympic qualification during IGP 4 by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeE! OnlineCNN’s Christiane Amanpour Undergoes Surgery After Cancer DiagnosisE! OnlinePhotoStickHow To Back Up All Your Old Photos In SecondsPhotoStickCapital One ShoppingThis hack can uncover JOANN discounts you don’t know aboutCapital One ShoppingThe Lakers vs Trail Blazers will face off in Game 5 on Wednesday, August 27th, tip-off 6:30 AM IST.Follow NBA LIVE between Trail Blazers VS Lakers LIVE on August 27th. Here some details related to Trail Blazers VS Lakers teams news, broadcast details and Timing in India, Result UpdatesLos Angeles Lakers (1) lead Portland Trail Blazers (8), 3-1BPI series odds (after Game 3): LAL (91%)Game 1: Trail Blazers 100 Lakers, 93Game 2: Lakers 111, Trail Blazers 88Game 3: Lakers 116, Trail Blazers 108Game 4: Lakers 135, Trail Blazers 115Game 5, Aug. 26: Trail Blazers vs. Lakers | 9 p.m. ET on TNTGame 6 (if necessary), Aug. 28: Lakers vs. Trail Blazers | TBDGame 7 (if necessary), Aug. 30: Trail Blazers vs. Lakers | TBDNBA LIVE Match DetailMatch – Trail Blazers VS LakersDate – 27 August 2020Time – 6:30 AM (IST)NBA Playoffs LIVE : When do the NBA playoffs start ?NBA playoffs: Aug. 17NBA conference finals: Sept. 15NBA Finals: Sept. 30Where the matches will be Streamed & Broadcasted in India ?All NBA Playoffs and NBA Play-in games will be broadcasted on Sony Sports & Live Streamed on Sony LIV and FanCode in India.Where the matches will be Streamed & Broadcasted in India ?All NBA Playoffs and NBA Play-in games will be broadcasted on Sony Sports & Live Streamed on Sony LIV and FanCode in India.NBA Playoffs Schedule for 26th AugustGame 526 Aug, 2020 – Nuggets vs Jazz –4:00AM26 Aug, 2020 – Clippers vs Mavericks -06:30AM27 Aug, 2020 – Magic vs Bucks, 1:30am27 Aug, 2020 – Thunders VS Rockets- 4:00AM27 Aug, 2020 – Trail Blazers VS Lakers -06:30AM Facebook Twitter Previous articleKeith Lee RAW debut ups and downs, new music, ring gear, fans reaction and many more; Check it outNext articleIPL 2020 : Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians following 30 steps to stay Covid-19 proof Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Sport News TAGSDateIndia TimeLakers vs Trail BlazersLakers vs Trail Blazers Game 5 Live in NBA Playoffs : NBA LIVE streamLive LinkResult Updatesscheduleswatch online SHARE Sport News PUBG Mobile – Krafton IPO: PUBG Mobile promoters Krafton ready to break all records, aims 5 billion IPO ATP Tour Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales LIVE: Belotti, Chiesa come close to breaking deadlock as Italy pile pressure on Wales; Follow Live Updates NBA Playoffs Results: Lakers – Trail Blazers, Bucks – Magic, Rockets – Thunder, all three games postponed; check it out whyNBA Playoffs Game 5 between Lakers vs Trail Blazers starting @ 6:30 AM IST. Bett1Open 2021 Final: Liudmila Samsonova beats Belinda Bencic to clinch title Football Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey LIVE: Shaqiri doubles Switzerland’s lead after Seferovic opener; Follow Live Updates Football Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter By Kunal Dhyani – August 26, 2020 Halle Open 2021 Final: Ugo Humbert defeats Andrey Rublev to become champion Sport News SportNBA 2020-21Sport News Viking Classic Birmingham 2021 Final: Ons Jabeur beats Daria Kasatkina to clinch title Lakers vs Trail Blazers Game 5 Live in NBA Playoffs : NBA LIVE stream, watch online, Schedules, Date, India time, Live Link, Result Updates Latest Sports News Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crore Esports YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredFreight & Shipping Quotes | Search AdsResearch & Compare Freight & Shipping QuotesEnjoy Affordable Freight & Shipping Services With These Service ProvidersFreight & Shipping Quotes | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Week|SponsoredSponsoredPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past Factory|SponsoredSponsored RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR PSL 2021 Playoffs Live: How to watch PSL 2021 Playoffs LIVE streaming in your country, India ATP Tour Football last_img read more

1 hidden growth stock I think can become a leader in this $14bn industry

first_img Image source: Getty Images 4.6 26.3 1 hidden growth stock I think can become a leader in this $14bn industry 2019 Bioprocessing & Development Gene and cell therapy is a rising star within the biopharma industry as an effective method to tackle a vast array of complex diseases from ocular to respiratory.As of the end of 2019, just over 1000 clinical trials worldwide are pursuing this new approach to treat patients, almost double since 2016.5G 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…There are currently only eight Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved treatments worldwide. However, former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb stated that they expect to approve 10 to 20 new gene and cell therapy products every year, by 2025.Essentially, these treatments use “vectors” to inject genetic information into the cells of a patient to teach the immune system how to fight the disease itself.Some of the largest pharma companies in the world, including Bristol Myers Squibb, Novartis and Sanofi, are all developing gene and cell therapies. However, a common factor between all of them is Oxford Biomedica (LSE:OXB).The growth stock engages large pharma companies through partnerships on its proprietary LentiVector platform. Utilising its expertise, the platform enables its partners to develop new treatments that are deemed too technically challenging or expensive to pursue.The revenue stream consists of income from the bioprocessing and development services provided by Oxford Biomedica, and income from licenses & royalties of FDA-approved products that were developed on the platform.While license & royalties remains a relatively unstable source of revenue, both revenue streams have seen impressive levels of growth, with total revenue increase by an average of 41.7% since 2015. 27.8 Enter Your Email Address 16.8 2016 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. 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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. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares 64.1 5.8 40.5 2017 22.6 Total Revenue 5.2 15.9 31.8 As it stands, Oxford Biomedica only has one FDA-approved product under its belt: Kymriah by Novartis. Subsequently, the revenue from Licenses & Royalties mostly consists of licenses which are unpredictable in timing, hence the volatility between 2017 to 2019.However, there are currently 18 other products in development using the LentiVector Platform, 8 of which are in stage one trials, and another actively involved in the development of a covid-19 vaccine. Additionally, a new immunology product by Orchard Therapeutics is in stage three trials.While some of these products may not succeed, the ones that do will bolster the firm’s royalty income, creating a recurring revenue stream.Despite the impressive top-line growth, Oxford Biomedica remains unprofitable due to the large R&D expenses incurred to innovate the platform. Naturally, this increases the investment risk; however, despite this fact, the firm has managed to pay off almost all its debt by raising cash from other sources. As of September 2020, the firm retains a war chest of £50.6m cash, with debt at around £8m down from £41m in 2018, an 80% decrease in one year.The expertise and cost savings offered by the LentiVector platform makes it incredibly sticky, with partners granting Oxford Biomedica quite a bit of pricing power. This, combined with the ever-expanding roaster of partners, forms a network effect adding more value to the platform with each additional product.While it isn’t the only player in this field, the growth stock appears to be perfectly positioned to take advantage of what’s estimated to be a $14bn industry by 2025. 2015 37.6 Zaven Boyrazian owns shares in Oxford Biomedica. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Zaven Boyrazian | Wednesday, 14th October, 2020 | More on: OXB £m See all posts by Zaven Boyrazianlast_img read more

Shontayne Hape signs for London Irish

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS BATH, UNITED KINGDOM – JANUARY 15: Shontayne Hape of Bath in action during the Heineken Cup Pool Four match between Bath and Aironi Rugby at the Recreation Ground on January 15, 2011 in Bath, England. (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images) TAGS: Bath RugbyLondon Irish London Irish head coach Toby Booth said: “Shontayne is a player I have been very impressed with since his move to rugby union. He is physically very intimidating and his ability to offload out of the tackle will trouble any defence. We have a lot of young talent coming through the club and the experience that Shontayne brings will also help them to develop further.”center_img After spending six seasons in rugby league playing for the Bradford Bulls and representing New Zealand Kiwis on the international stage, gaining 14 caps, Shontayne moved across to Bath in 2008 signing a three year contract to play at the Recreation Ground. He made his international debut for England in last year’s summer tour to Australasia qualifying for the red rose through residency.Shontayne will join London Irish for the 2011/12 season. Shontayne Hape to join the ExilesLONDON IRISH have secured the signing of Bath and England centre Shontayne Hape on a two year deal from Bath Rugby.Shontayne currently features in Martin Johnson’s England squad for the 2011 Six Nations and made his seventh and eighth consecutive test starts against Wales and Italy in the first two rounds of the tournament. He appeared in all of last November’s autumn internationals for England at Twickenham, including an impressive performance against his native New Zealand.The dual international is a strong and powerful runner with the ability to break the defensive line and offload out of the tackle making him a potent attacking weapon. During his time at Bath he made 58 appearances scoring six tries.last_img read more

Israel Folau is doing fine according to admittedly frustrated Karmichael Hunt

first_imgThursday May 16, 2019 Israel Folau is doing fine according to admittedly frustrated Karmichael Hunt Karmichael Hunt has spoken about his communication with Israel Folau, in a “frustrating” week that will determine the Wallaby fullback’s fate. If anyone can imagine what the isolation feels like, it’s Hunt, who has had his fair share of controversy.ADVERTISEMENTIn vastly different circumstances to Folau’s, Hunt also found himself frozen out from his Super Rugby team last year, when at the Queensland Reds before being handed a career lifeline at the NSW Waratahs.“You rely on your family, your friends, your teammates,” Hunt said on Thursday.Hence Hunt has been in contact with Folau, while also checking on the Wallabies star through Folau’s younger brother John, who remains at the Waratahs.It’s over a month since Folau was stood down by Rugby Australia over his controversial social media posts and the wait continues to learn if he’ll be sacked after being found to have committed a high-level code of conduct breach.WATCH: Joe Marler reflects on his Israel Folau response that ‘basically won twitter’“As a collective here at the Waratahs, I know from speaking to the guys, we’re holding up our end of the bargain and we’re making sure that he’s doing okay away from footy in the position he’s in now,” Hunt said.“I know his family – I was speaking to Johnny this morning – they’re doing as much as they can for Izzy as well. That’s all you can do in situations like this when there’s a process that has to be taken and a decision has to be handed down.“All you can do is support and I have been in contact. Regardless of the situation, he’s still our friend, he’s still our teammate and he’s someone that we care about. So I’ve just been checking in on him and making sure that he’s doing okay and that his head space is doing okay and, from what I’m getting from him, he seems fine, which is a pleasing thing.”ADVERTISEMENTHunt told rugby.com.au that it’s been frustrating for everyone involved and he wishes it hadn’t happened. But says that his focus is on stopping Reds skipper Samu Kerevi on Saturday night.Hunt admitted the most divisive issue in Australian sport was fascinating, if also a great shame.“This is definitely a first,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT“It’s a very complex issue… it’s definitely something I haven’t experienced and I don’t think the sporting landscape hasn’t experienced.“The only thing that comes to mind is the Colin Kapernick situation over in the States, which I wasn’t intimately involved in but I was keeping an eye on it and it was a pretty polarising event.”Folau changed his social media profile pictures on Tuesday to an image that says ‘GOD FIRST’, replacing the picture of him celebrating a try by pointing to the sky. Perhaps he is coming to terms with his fate, that he will likely learn on Friday.The image that caused all the trouble, meanwhile, is still up, with over 57 000 likes and 52 000 comments. Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of… 25 WEEKS AGO Danny Cipriani leaves Gloucester with immediate… 25 WEEKS AGO ‘Aphiwe can’t believe it. We were starting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: She Removes 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

Ken Burnett joins Disasters Emergency Committee board

first_imgKen Burnett joins Disasters Emergency Committee board Howard Lake | 15 November 2012 | News Fundraising consultant Ken Burnett is to join The Disasters Emergency Committee’s board as a trustee.Burnett, author of Relationship Fundraising, founded agency Burnett Associates after leaving ActionAid where he was Director of Fundraising and Communications, and which he subsequently served as Chairman.The Disasters Emergency Committee brings together the leading UK aid agencies to raise money in times of humanitarian crisis in poorer countries.  It works with a range of broadcasters and other organisations including BT, Royal Mail, the Post Office and the British Bankers Association.  Advertisement Burnett joins the board next month and will be well placed to help the trustees oversee the implementation of the DEC’s new Fundraising Strategy which will see a significant increased use of digital fundraising and a greater role for individual member agencies in promoting appeals.He has previously urged the DEC to improve elements of its fundraising. In February 2005 he wrote The Money Trail in The Guardian in which he admitted that “as a donor and a fundraiser, I’m unhappy” with the DEC and how it acknowledged donors to the 1994 South Asian Tsunami. While he “wouldn’t decry their efforts even slightly” he urged them to invest in “prompt acknowledgement and feedback” which “generates all-important further gifts”.A year later in Giving Something Back, he reiterated this call for the DEC to “commit to providing regular, individual feedback that will build trust and confidence so that donors see their money quickly put to work doing what they wished when they gave it.”DEC Deputy Chairman Jeremy Bennett said: “We were looking for an independent trustee with a very strong track record in fundraising and communications.  In Ken we have found an exceptional individual with a wealth of experience and a great perspective on what donors really want from the DEC”.The full DEC board is made up of the chief executives of the 14 member agencies plus up to six independent members. www.dec.org.uk AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Tagged with: DEC Recruitment / people Volunteering  46 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Co-op Foundation announces £1m fund for Welsh community groups

first_img About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.  348 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis28 The Co-op Foundation launches a new £1 million fund for community groups in Wales today (1 May).The fund is aimed at helping those with a community and environmental focus to safeguard spaces and become more sustainable, and has been generated by proceeds from the 5p single-use carrier bag charge in Co-op’s Welsh food stores.Welsh groups can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to explore ideas that could contribute to a more sustainable future for their community space. Funding could support feasibility costs, technical or legal fees, and projects that test and explore new ideas. Applications close at noon on Friday, 21 June. Interest-free loans of up to £50,000 are also available to organisations to grow more established business ideas. Loans are usually repaid within five years with no requirement to make repayments in the first year, and some organisations could also be eligible for a further grant, dependent upon circumstances.Jim Cooke, Head of The Co-op Foundation, said: “Spaces like parks and woodlands need regular funds so they can meet the needs of the people who use them, love them and rely on them. This builds stronger communities for today, and a better environment for the future. We look forward to hearing from organisations with enterprising ideas that will boost their trading activities, support local people and help create a better environment for us all.”The Co-op Foundation has been awarding funding to help community spaces UK-wide become more sustainable since 2017. One group to benefit recently is Welcome to our Woods, based in the Rhondda Fawr Valley, South Wales. It received a £90,000 funding boost that will enable it to up-scale its conversion of waste wood into saleable products like furniture and biomass fuel, generating income to help maintain more areas of woodland sustainably, while also creating jobs, training and volunteering opportunities for local people.Ian Thomas, Welcome to our Woods Director, said: Advertisement Melanie May | 1 May 2019 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis28center_img Tagged with: Funding “The natural landscape presents a huge opportunity and this funding boost from The Co-op Foundation will be instrumental in unlocking the resources and possibilities – it is a unique opportunity to explore projects which can improve the management of our environment while creating value for the local community. Co-op Foundation funding is a perfect fit for our enterprise. The interest-free loan means we can grow our trading activities without the added cost of interest rates.” Information on how to apply will be on the Foundation’s site.  347 total views,  2 views today Co-op Foundation announces £1m fund for Welsh community groupslast_img read more

Grassley Turning to Justice Dept on Dow-DuPont Deal

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News Grassley Turning to Justice Dept on Dow-DuPont Deal Previous articleFSA Says Operating Loan Program Funding to Run DryNext articleFair Oaks Adds Crop Adventure to the Mix Andy Eubank Grassley Turning to Justice Dept on Dow-DuPont Deal Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter SHARE SHARE By Andy Eubank – Jun 15, 2016 Grassley on Dow-DuPontSenate Judiciary Committee Chair and longtime opponent of agribusiness consolidation Chuck Grassley is asking the Justice Department for a thorough probe of the pending Dow-DuPont merger. Grassley wants a “careful analysis” of the Dow-DuPont merger in the context of other proposed consolidations that will limit a farmer’s seed choices and likely raise their costs.“If all of these proposed mergers go through we will have four major companies left, one of which will be owned by the Chinese government,” Grassley said.He’s referring to ChemChina’s planned purchase of Swiss seed and chemical maker Syngenta. In the meantime, Dow-DuPont would control 76 percent of the corn market and 66 percent of the soybean market.Grassley says producers are more sensitive to supplier consolidation and more adversely affected when input costs rise.“A farmer seems to be in a unique position of when they buy something paying what the buyer asks, and when they’re selling something taking the price that somebody gives. It’s quite a bit different than just a consumer going to a supermarket. The consumer is at one end of it but the farmer is at both the beginning and the end of the production chain.”Grassley says the Justice Department isn’t always sensitive to the producer’s plight, but it can be.“We do have DOJ forcing Tyson to sell off sow buying unit as part of their effort to take over Hillshire Farms as one example of where they didn’t stop the merger, but they adjusted it to a considerable extent. So they thought it would be more protection for the consumer.”Grassley says while Congress has not halted a merger for decades, the Justice Department has done so in a handful of cases. The Judiciary Chairman says he’s also considering the possibility of holding hearings on the proposed Dow-DuPont merger.Source: NAFB News Servicelast_img read more

New law fails to protect journalists, creates new problems

first_img* Article 5, subsection 2 (new) – “The journalist has the right to publish comments when he considers this to be appropriate, in order to express his view, independently of differences of opinion and interpretation and within the limits of respect for the law.”* Article 7 (repeated) – “No one has the right to encroach on the journalist’s tools of work unless this is permitted by the law.”Article 7 seems to want to protect “the journalist’s tools” but is imprecise because neither the term “tool” nor “encroach on” is explained. To really protect journalists’ equipment and material, the criminal code would have to contain specific provisions for searches and seizures, and sanctions for violations of the confidentiality of sources. Exceptions would have to be really exceptional and require authorization from an independent judge. Saying that searches and seizures are possible when “permitted by the law” completely nullifies the protection.* Article 8 (repeated)Article 8 is one of the most confusing and pointless in this law. It says “the journalist cannot be held responsible for his opinions or the information he publishes, and these opinions or this information cannot be regarded as reasons for causing him any prejudice, unless his actions are contrary to the law.” This confusion between “opinions” and “information” is dangerous. The law should strictly define the circumstances in which journalists can be held responsible without any need to distinguish between “opinions” and information.” And the definition needs to respect international legal standards.Some of the law’s articles provide for a judge to intervene and authorize restrictions on the rights of journalists. The introduction of arbitration by judges might seem reassuring, but no guidance or directive imposes any limits or conditions on their action. The lack of precision increases the danger of arbitrary intervention.* Article 15 says “it is forbidden to prevent the publication of newspapers or to permit their seizure unless this is done by judicial decision.” Prior bans or seizures should be exceptional measures that are strictly limited to extremely grave offences and when no other, less draconian, measure is possible.* Article 10 seems to want to protect journalists from overly “heavy-handed” interrogation but it is obvious – and essential for the respect of defence rights – that a judge should have to give his permission for a journalist to be interrogated in the event of “an investigation into a crime that has been attributed to him and is linked to his work as a journalist.” To really protect journalists, the authorities should set about decriminalizing press offences rather than calling them “crimes.”Finally, far from proposing a system of social benefits and protection, or containing provisions about labour rights for journalists, the law just offers generalities about the need for a “work contract” and a ban on “arbitrary dismissal,” and refers vaguely to the labour law. September 6, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 New law fails to protect journalists, creates new problems News Organisation RSF_en Receive email alerts December 28, 2020 Find out more IraqMiddle East – North Africa to go further Reporters Without Borders regards Iraq’s new law on the protection of journalists as pointless at best and dangerous at worst. Adopted on 9 August, the law had been under discussion since 2009.The law that was finally adopted contained changes to the draft that was presented to parliament in May, and took account of the many comments made at the time, including those made by Reporters Without Borders in a letter to the authorities on 10 May that was released on 16 May. In that sense, the final law seems to represent an improvement. Although some of the criticized provisions in the earlier draft were dropped, the law’s overall lack of effectiveness and usefulness is unchanged. The result is a succession of 19 articles devoid of specifics despite the bold declared intention not only to “ensure the protection of journalists” (as in the earlier version) but also to “promote the rights of journalists and provide them with needed protection.”President Jalal Talabani described the law as “stemming from respect for the freedom of the press and expression, as well as guaranteeing the rights of Iraqi journalists and their heirs, and their important role in realizing democracy in the new Iraq.” But this was little more than empty rhetoric.Where are the concrete measures? Where are the sanctions for violations of the principles proclaimed in the law? Where is the compensation fund? Where is the training for the police and judiciary in protecting journalists and prosecuting attacks on the press? Where is the repeal of jail sentences for journalists and where are the specific measures to protect the confidentiality of sources and access to information?The law’s vagueness and many serious omissions are all the more incomprehensible for the fact that many NGOs including Reporters Without Borders offered a detailed critique, proposed specific changes to the wording and recommended ways to better protect journalists and combat impunity for physical attacks on the media.Reporters Without Borders therefore thinks that this law, which aims to protect Iraqi journalists, in fact does nothing to improve the current situation for the media and even represents an additional danger for media freedom and freedom of information.Only three articles place the authorities under any obligation to support journalists. Article 3 obscurely states that “state and public sector institutions, and any other entities where journalists operate, undertake to provide them with the facilities required by their obligations and in such a way as to preserve their dignity.” Articles 11 and 12 mention compensation, but only for freelance journalists, and the provision of free medical care, but without going into more detail about a proper system of social benefits.In order to really protect journalists’ independence and physical integrity and combat impunity for those responsible for crimes of violence against journalists, the Iraqi authorities should adopt concrete measures and make effective resources available instead of limiting themselves to statements of intent.More detailed commentsAs said, the law contains improvements on the earlier draft. For example, journalists no longer have to belong to the journalists’ union in order to be protected by the law. And, despite its imprecision and omissions, article 1 defines “journalist” and “media,” which the draft did not.As regards judicial proceedings against a journalist, subsection 3 of article 10 says: “The Union of Journalists or the head of the news media that employs the journalist or the person they designate may attend the interrogation, preliminary investigation or trial.” This provision could help to avoid harassment and threats, but it is vague.Vague wording* Article 1 defines the terms “journalist” and “media” too vaguely and too narrowly. The concept of “journalism” is not developed and only “full-time” work is taken into account. Article 2 talks of “protection” and journalists’ “rights” but does not define them. Also, if the law protects only journalists, then it excludes media assistants, bloggers and anyone else providing the public with news and information.Recognition of the right to “preserve the confidentiality of sources of information” (article 4, subsection 2) is positive but too imprecise, and it is regrettable that the issue of protecting sources is just mentioned in passing. This provision gives no real protection.Repeated conditioning on respect for “laws” or “judicial decisions”The law conditions all journalistic rights on “respect for the law.” Aside from stating the obvious, this provides no additional protection. This vague principle is reiterated several times without specifying the content or article of law alluded to, posing a major danger to the ability of journalists to work properly.Such is the case with the following rights: Access to information (article 4-1 and 6-1)* Article 4 subsection 1 refers to the possibility of accessing information, data and statistics “that are not prohibited by their different sources” and “within the limits of the law.” Conditioning access on other legal provisions renders it very illusory.* Article (6) 1: “The journalist has right of access to official reports, information and statements, and the relevant authorities are required to guarantee this right, unless divulging this content would be detrimental to the public interest or contrary to legal provisions.” This clause nullifies the positive affirmation of the right of access to information, without clearly defining what “the public interest” means. It is highly likely that officials who want to prevent the release of information will use this restriction, especially as no procedures are specified. And there is no provision for appealing against a refusal to release documents.Freedom to publish information IraqMiddle East – North Africa Help by sharing this information December 16, 2020 Find out more Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” February 15, 2021 Find out more News RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” Follow the news on Iraq News Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan Newslast_img read more

Commander of SLN Lays Foundation Stone for Women Sailors’ Mess

first_img View post tag: Commander Commander of SLN Lays Foundation Stone for Women Sailors’ Mess View post tag: Stone View post tag: Naval View post tag: Women Authorities View post tag: Defence View post tag: News by topic View post tag: foundation View post tag: Lays Back to overview,Home naval-today Commander of SLN Lays Foundation Stone for Women Sailors’ Mess Share this article View post tag: Defense View post tag: Mess View post tag: sailors Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage laid the foundation stone for a 4-storied Women Sailors’ Mess at SLNS Gemunu on 21st March 2013.Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe, Commander Western Naval Area Designate, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe, senior naval officers and Commanding Officer SLNS Gemunu were also present on the occasion.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, March 22, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy View post tag: Navy View post tag: SLN March 22, 2013last_img read more

St. Vincent Evansville Birth Announcements For Week Of October 30, 2017

first_img Ashley and Jimmy Foster, Galatia, IL, son, Finn James, Oct. 21Christina and David Hunter, Fort Branch, IN, daughter, Allana Kay, Oct. 23Natalie and Colton Reed, Owensville, IN, son, Decker Dean, Oct. 23Keili and Lazarus Cabell, Evansville, IN, son, Kaiighzynn Ma’Koah Elizarus, Oct. 23Alex and Jonathan Boettcher, Mount Vernon, IN, son, Noah Elliot, Oct. 23Kirstie and Andrew Kendrick, Evansville, IN, daughter, Avery Rene’, Oct. 24Ashley and Anthony Matte, Evansville, IN, daughter, Baisley Marie Dawn, Oct. 24Anh Nguyen and Hoang Vu, Evansville, IN, daughter, Addarlynn Linh, Oct. 25Kelsea and Arbie St. Amour, Evansville, IN, son, Oliver Michael Keith, Oct. 26Toni and Daniel Burney, Carmi, IL, daughter, Eva Marlene Mae, Oct. 26Evelyn and Michael Jordan, Mount Carmel, IL, daughter, Chloe Dee, Oct. 26Sara Hardy and Jared Schnell, Evansville, IN, daughter, Kimber Anne, Oct. 26Diana and Otis Matlock, Evansville, IN, daughter, Grace Lucy-Marie, Oct. 27Mary and Kenneth Frantz, Evansville, IN, daughter, Skyler Dawn, Oct. 27Julie and Brian Benson, Evansville, IN, son, Seger Springsteen, Oct. 27Miriah and Aaron Logan, Princeton, IN, son, Benjamin James Ray, Oct. 27Emily Burch and Jacob Townsend, Henderson, KY, son, Carter Jacob, Oct. 27Kyla Harms and Matthew Becker, Grayville, IL, daughter, Teegan Ellise, Oct. 27Chelsea Helms and David Seals, Boonville, IN, son, Anden Carter, Oct. 27FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more