Skye Bank Plc (SKYEBA.ng) 2015 Annual Report

first_imgPolaris Bank (SKYEBA.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2015 annual report.For more information about Polaris Bank (SKYEBA.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Polaris Bank (SKYEBA.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Polaris Bank (SKYEBA.ng)  2015 annual report.Company ProfilePolaris Bank formerly (Skye Bank Plc) is a financial services institution in Nigeria offering banking products and services in the retail, commercial, corporate, treasury and investment banking sectors. The Retail Banking division provides a full service offering ranging from transactional accounts, deposits and term savings accounts to consumer loans and mortgages. The Commercial Banking division provides direct debit facilities, current accounts, deposits, overdrafts and loans as well as credit facilities, foreign currency and derivative products. The Treasury, Corporate and Investment Banking divisions offer financial instruments trading, structured financing and corporate leasing products. Other services offered by Skye Bank Plc include money transfer services, insurance brokerage, micro-financing, capital market, registrar and property development services. Skye Bank Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Subsidiaries of Skye Bank Plc include Sky Bank Sierra Leone Limited, Skye Bank Gambia Limited and Skye Bank Guinea Limited. Polaris Bank formerly (Skye Bank Plc) is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Nathan Hines retires from international rugby

first_imgScotland attack coach, Gregor Townsend, who played alongside Hines for the national team between 2000 and 2003, said: “I first met Nathan when he joined our tour to New Zealand as a replacement in 2000.  In the build-up to the second Test I was doing kicking practice at the end of a training session and he stayed out to help me. Happier times: Nathan Hines and Andy Robinson celebrate their 21-17 victory over South Africa in 2010Nathan Hines, the 77-times-capped Scotland forward, is retiring from international rugby after 11 years in the Test arena, he announced today.Hines, known affectionately as Wagga, only came to Scotland, the land of his maternal grandfather for a six-month stay back in 1998.Thirteen years on, he has scaled the heights beating every major Test playing nation for Scotland, except for New Zealand, also winning selection for the 2009 British and Irish Lions and giving a virtuoso performance that was at the heart of Leinster’s 2011 Heineken Cup win. He has achieved all this by remaining true to his nature – a big man, gifted ball player and fiercely competitive on the pitch; a considerate and selfless gentleman off it.Scotland head coach Andy Robinson today paid tribute to Hines.  He said: “It has been a real pleasure to coach Nathan over the last two years. He is a one of Scotland’s toughest ever competitors and a fantastic role model for all young Scottish players.” LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Scotland flanker Nathan Hines (L) and head coach Andy Robinson (R) celebrate after their 21-17 victory in the Autumn International rugby union match between Scotland and South Africa at Murrayfield in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 20, 2010. AFP PHOTO/GRAHAM STUART (Photo credit should read GRAHAM STUART/AFP/Getty Images) “I’d really just started to drop-punt but here was this big guy with an incredible set of skills who could kick a lot better than me! What an effort he made to come back from serious injury early in his career and he went on to become one of the best ever players to pull on the Scotland jersey.“I thought he was really unlucky on the 2009 Lions tour to South Africa. He played so well yet did not get into the Test team and, remember, he played in the back-row on that tour and looked the part which shows what a player he is. “last_img read more

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Virginia congregation honors slaves who built church, offers ‘gratitude and…

first_imgVirginia congregation honors slaves who built church, offers ‘gratitude and repentance’ By David PaulsenPosted Feb 17, 2017 An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET William F Bellais says: Rector Tampa, FL Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Belleville, IL Course Director Jerusalem, Israel 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 Alexandra Zepeda says: Press Release Service Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET 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 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Collierville, TN Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL February 18, 2017 at 12:23 pm Your headline misses the point of the wording on the plaque. Look deeper. Read deeper. Rector Bath, NC Advocacy Peace & Justice, Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Albany, NY Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Washington, DC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ 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 Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Nikki Henderson, left, and Edwin Henderson, center, listen as the Rev. John Ohmer speaks at the dedication Feb. 11 of a plaque honoring the slaves who built the Falls Church, in Falls Church, Virginia. Photo: The Falls Church, via Facebook.[Episcopal News Service] If an appreciation for history warms your heart along with the Holy Spirit on Sunday morning, there are a few things to know before worshiping at the Falls Church.First of all, there are two Falls Churches. The city of Falls Church, Virginia, was incorporated after the Episcopal church that gave it the name. The congregation predates the Revolutionary War and worships in a church built in 1769. It was designed by James Wren, an architect whose name can be found on a plaque embedded in the brick walkway leading up to the church door.And, the church was built by skilled but enslaved laborers – a longtime omission in the church’s history that recently was corrected with a second plaque honoring those slaves and offering “gratitude and repentance.”The brick walkway now features parallel plaques to architect James Wren and the slaves who built the church he designed. Photo: Falls Church, via Facebook“It was an opportunity to say more than to just acknowledge,” said Nikki Henderson, one of the leaders of the effort to identify slaves’ role in the church’s early years. “It was an opportunity to say something about the institution that put them in the position to be forced laborers.”It also follows broader efforts by the Episcopal Church to emphasize racial reconciliation and come to grips with the church’s past complicity in slavery and racism.Bishops and deputies began discussing racism as early as the 1976 meeting of General Convention. A resolution approved at the 1991 General Convention committed the church to “addressing institutional racism inside our Church and in society,” and a 2000 resolution renewing that commitment for another nine years lamented “the historic silence and complicity of our church in the sin of racism.” The issue of racism has been discussed at every subsequent General Convention.The Falls Church was eager to end “the historic silence.”“Racial reconciliation is a huge part of living out our baptismal covenant, and that’s what drives so much of our identity here,” said the Rev. John Ohmer, rector of the church.He said the congregation and community have enthusiastically supported efforts “not to run from our history but to own that part of our history that was slaveholding, and then to own the fact that racism in our country – systemic racism, church racism, individual racism are still very much with us.”Henderson and a team of volunteer researchers at the church spent several years trying to bring the slaves who build the church out of anonymity. There were no clear-cut records attributing the church construction to slave labor, but the researchers found enough evidence to reach that conclusion with confidence.“It’s right up under the surface, and like many historical facts during that time, because of the sensitivity of it, you’re not going to find a document that says (it), so you have to take an educated guess,” she said.The project stemmed from Henderson’s conversation years ago with a woman at the church who had some initial information that pointed to the true story of the building. With the help of a church archivist and the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation, which Henderson and her husband lead, more documentation began painting a clearer picture.A labor shortage was one key detail. Just as free and enslaved Africans built the White House later in the 18th century because other workers couldn’t be found to do the job, Henderson’s team discovered that Wren was unable to recruit men to build the new Falls Church despite advertising in a local newspaper.He eventually decided to build it himself, Henderson said. Such a project would be too much for one man to accomplish.The church researchers also found Wren’s will, which revealed he had 23 slaves who were given to his wife after he died. One was identified by name, Charles, and said to be a skilled laborer. Furthermore, slaves at that time were known for their brick-making skills, another detail supporting the conclusion of the researchers.Now the contributions of those enslaved laborers are being fully acknowledged. The new plaque was dedicated in a ceremony Feb. 11, and it rests right alongside the plaque honoring Wren.Falls Church deliberately chose the word “repentance” over “apology” in crafting the plaque honoring the enslaved laborers who built the church. Photo: Falls Church, via Facebook.“With gratitude and repentance we honor the enslaved people whose skills and labor helped build the Falls Church,” the new plaque reads.Ohmer emphasizes “repentance,” saying church members felt “apology” would not have been a strong enough word. That quest for repentance is one that has been adopted by the Diocese of Virginia in its racial reconciliation efforts.“By expressing repentance and by naming with gratitude ‘the enslaved people’ who helped build their church, the clergy and parishioners of The Falls Church have not only corrected an error of omission, they have committed themselves to further acts of reconciliation,” said Aisha Huertas, the diocese’s intercultural ministries officer. “As a diocese and as a community of faith, that’s precisely what all of us are called to do, both within our own walls and in the broader community.”The experience has strengthened Henderson’s appreciation for Falls Church Episcopal.“It’s a wonderful congregation,” she said, adding, “I am African American and the church is predominantly white, and I feel strongly that part of our racial divide is because we don’t know each other.”Henderson, 68, joined the church a few years ago partly out of her interest in bridging that divide, with a nod to Martin Luther King Jr.’s observation that 11 a.m. Sunday is America’s most segregated hour.“We’ve talked about healing the racial divide,” Henderson said. “I think we need to broaden that range.”– David Paulsen is an editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service. He can be reached at [email protected] Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Martinsville, VA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 center_img Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Submit a Press Release In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Pittsburgh, PA Comments (4) Sharon williams says: Rector Hopkinsville, KY This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Youth Minister Lorton, VA Racial Justice & Reconciliation Featured Events Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Associate Rector Columbus, GA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC February 18, 2017 at 5:11 pm Once a member of Falls Church, I feel pride in having belonged to this wonderful parish. Cathedral Dean Boise, ID New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Submit an Event Listing Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI February 21, 2017 at 8:38 pm Did enslaved people work in the church? Did they sleep there? Submit a Job Listing Rector Shreveport, LA Pamela Payne says: Featured Jobs & Calls Director of Music Morristown, NJ Curate Diocese of Nebraska Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Smithfield, NC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA February 18, 2017 at 6:02 pm Blessings to the congregation of Falls Church, as they move forward together in reconciliation. A fine example of Christian love. Comments are closed. Tags Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MSlast_img read more

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Rugbydump’s Super Rugby Pick of the Week – Round 3

first_imgWednesday Mar 9, 2011 Rugbydump’s Super Rugby Pick of the Week – Round 3 Last week there was no Pick of the Week as there simply wasn’t time with so much going on behind the scenes. This week is no different, but we’ve made a plan so here you go, RD’s choice of the best tries for Round 3 of Super Rugby.There were a bucket load of tries scored, with more than a few contenders but to keep the video enjoyable and not just a dump of everything, I’ve picked the best from most of the games.The Stormers vs Cheetahs game didn’t include a try, and while the Sharks beat the Force quite convincingly, there weren’t any stand out moments of brilliance in that one. The Lions vs Blues produced some great tries from both sides, with a few of them being included here. Joe Rokocoko and Luke McAlister in particular were both in brilliant form.For the Crusaders the devastating duo of Robbie Fruean and Sonny Bill Williams both scored, with Williams crossing for the first time for his Super Rugby side. He handled the ball a few times in the build up too. Fruean scored twice himself, and looks a serious All Black prospect for the future.Another player who also scored two tries though was Lelia Masaga, whose second try came from a brilliant counter attack that was started by the sensational Tim Nanai Williams and veteran Tana Umaga. Masaga did the rest, for what was surely the try of the weekend.Perhaps Kiwi commentator and pundit Scotty ‘Sumo’ Stevenson said it best this past weekend when he came up with “The first rule of fight club is, give the ball to Lelia Masaga.” :: Related Posts :: Super Rugby Pick of the Week – Round 1 Time: 05:28 Music: The Aston Shuffle – Your LoveADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. ‘I deliberately haven’t mentioned it too much this week’: Tim Sampson keeping mum ahead of Blues battle The Western Force aim to play the role of party poopers on Saturday when they take on the ladder-leading Blues at a venue that shall not be named. Highlanders player ratings vs Brumbies | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman The Highlanders have given themselves a decent shout at playing in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final. Who were the top dogs in what was effectively a semi-final showdown with the Brumbies? Hurricanes player ratings vs Reds | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman How did the Hurricanes rate in their final game of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman, their 43-14 victory over the Reds? Rugbydump’s Super Rugby Pick of the Week – Round 3 | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. Username * Password * Email * Password Repeat * Please send me news, information and special offers from RugbyDump By clicking register you agree to our Privacy Policylast_img read more

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Wood Structure Inside Stone Walls / Corpo Atelier

first_imgArchDaily Houses Wood Structure Inside Stone Walls / Corpo Atelier ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/582925/wood-structure-inside-ston-walls-corpo-atelier Clipboard 2014 Save this picture!© Ricardo Oliveira AlvesA traditional pitched roof is placed to cover the top of the box. Inside, the wood structure that supports it is expanded vertically, trespassing the house in all its dimension, both dividing and hierarchizing the space.Save this picture!SectionThe habitable areas then occupy the interstices of this clearly defined geometry of wood pillars and beams. Private spaces that require enclosure and intimacy – such as bedrooms and bathrooms – take place in three independent volumes embedded in the structure, hanging from the roof. The social areas occur at the groundfloor, organized around the pillars, emphasizing a sense of functional and visual continuity.Save this picture!© Ricardo Oliveira AlvesProject gallerySee allShow lessCarol Urzua / Lira Arquitectos AsociadosSelected ProjectsPaulo Freire Library / 3C Arquitetura e UrbanismoSelected Projects Share Save this picture!© Ricardo Oliveira Alves+ 32 Share photographs:  Ricardo Oliveira AlvesPhotographs:  Ricardo Oliveira Alves Save this picture!© Ricardo Oliveira AlvesRecommended ProductsDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorDoorsVitrocsaGlass Technology in Hotel BeaulacWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsSkylightsVELUX CommercialLonglight 5-30° – Modular Skylights“The vertical pillar extends to the far heavens.The horizontal beam extends to somewhere unknown.People dwell where the vertical and the horizontal intersect,awed by trees, fearing beasts and groping for their coordinates.”Shuntaro TanikawaSave this picture!Floor PlanFour thick stone walls are the remaining elements of an ancient rural house. Like a box open to the sky, these walls enclose a volume that is no longer divided in two levels, but presents its real volumetric potential. Architects: corpo atelier Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/582925/wood-structure-inside-ston-walls-corpo-atelier Clipboard Projects Year:  “COPY” CopyHouses, Renovation•Sernancelhe, Portugal Year:  Photographs Portugal Wood Structure Inside Stone Walls / Corpo AtelierSave this projectSaveWood Structure Inside Stone Walls / Corpo Atelier “COPY” 2014 CopyAbout this officecorpo atelierOfficeFollowProductsWoodStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationSernancelheHousesRefurbishmentRenovationPortugalPublished on January 01, 2015Cite: “Wood Structure Inside Stone Walls / Corpo Atelier ” 01 Jan 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogVentilated / Double Skin FacadeTechnowoodProfile Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar PanelsMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel PicturaCultural / PatrimonialIsland Exterior FabricatorsSeptember 11th Memorial Museum Envelope SystemConcreteKrytonSmart ConcreteSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – B-ClassMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Stainless Steel FinishesWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Mass TimberWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityChairsSellexChair – IrinaBathroom FurnitureKaleBathroom Cabinets – ZeroMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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Most profitable towns in Britain

first_img Where are the most profitable companies located in Britain? Where are the most profitable companies located in Britain? That could prove useful information to fundraising researchers and corporate fundraisers. Information solutions company Experian has just released its research, and the top towns are Brecon in Wales, Perth in Scotland, and Worthing in England. Worthing in West Sussex has been named the most profitable town in Britain for the third year in a row.Find out more from Experian. Advertisement 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. Most profitable towns in Britain  13 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Howard Lake | 29 April 2001 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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Maintaining Financial Control During the COVID-19 Pandemic

first_img SHARE SHARE Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Many are experiencing unanticipated loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences (HHS), located in the College of Health and Human Sciences, has created nine fact sheets outlining the steps that individuals should take to maintain financial control and minimize hardship amid a reduction of income.HHS Extension suggests that people in such situations assess the scenario and take control of what they can to minimize stress. It is important to manage well-being by taking it one day at a time and keeping mentally and physically healthy.The fact sheets outline how to determine a person’s net worth and recommend thinking about non-financial resources — such as skills and talent — that may be helpful in this uncertain time. Once someone has a clear view of family or individual resources, they should consider using available community, state or national resources. The fact sheets include a list of these resources, with contact information.After assessing these additional resources, set priorities for spending and create a budget. Prioritize expenses such as housing, food and medicine, insurance, utilities, and lender payments and eliminate any nonessential expenses. HHS Extension recommends reaching out to lenders and creditors to ask if they have any relief available during the pandemic.Be aware of fraud and scams and know your rights. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb also ordered the suspension of residential eviction proceedings or foreclosure actions, and providers of essential utility services are prohibited from discontinuing service to customers during this state of emergency.The fact sheets can be found at https://extension.purdue.edu/article/36749. Home Indiana Agriculture News Maintaining Financial Control During the COVID-19 Pandemic By Purdue University News Service – Apr 5, 2020 Maintaining Financial Control During the COVID-19 Pandemic Previous articleThe Week in Review-Hoosier Ag This Week Podcast for April 4, 2020Next articleCoronavirus Impact Ripples Across Farm Country Purdue University News Servicelast_img read more

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Free peaceful activists, journalists, aid workers in amnesty

first_img Follow the news on Syria Receive email alerts Photo: AFP Toll of ten years of civil war on journalists in Syria Damascus TV presenter arrested under cyber-crime law News February 3, 2021 Find out more SyriaMiddle East – North Africa Wave of Kurdish arrests of Syrian journalists October 24, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Free peaceful activists, journalists, aid workers in amnesty RSF_en Read in Arabic (بالعربية)President Bashar al-Assad should release all peaceful activists, media professionals, and humanitarian assistance providers as part of an amnesty announced on October 23, 2012, Human Rights Watch, Alkarama, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights, Index on Censorship, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Reporters Without Borders, PEN International and Samir Kassir Foundation – Skeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom said today. These persons have been detained purely for exercising their basic rights such as freedom of assembly and freedom of expression, or for assisting others and therefore should not have been detained or prosecuted in the first place, the groups said. The president’s Legislative Decree No. 71 grants a general amnesty, reducing or eliminating prison terms for most crimes, but it excludes those who have been charged or convicted of terrorism offenses under the Anti-Terrorism Law enacted on July 2. Although Assad issued four amnesty decrees in 2011 and two others in January and May, security forces have kept many peaceful activists in detention. To ensure that the amnesty does not exclude them, the government should allow independent UN monitors inside Syria’s detention facilities, the groups said.center_img March 12, 2021 Find out more News News Help by sharing this information Organisation to go further SyriaMiddle East – North Africa “If this amnesty announcement is genuine, Bashar Al-Assad must allow independent international observers to visit all of Syria’s detention centres,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire said.”Journalists and citizen-journalists who were arrested just for exercising their right to inform Syrians and the international community about the events taking place in Syria must be released at once, along with human rights defenders. Failing this, the announcement will be just an empty shell.”Some of the worst human rights abuses in Syria take place outside of public view, behind the cell walls of detention facilities, where thousands of Syrians, including many women and children, are arbitrarily detained and in many documented cases, brutally tortured. Peaceful activists, human rights defenders, aid workers, lawyers, doctors, writers, and journalists continue to be held, often arbitrarily, in incommunicado detention, and subject to torture and ill-treatment.Anwar al-Bunni, a lawyer who is following up on the cases of many detainees, told Human Rights Watch that he is familiar with several cases in which individuals are being charged with assisting terrorists because they were providing humanitarian assistance and that in some cases activists are also being charged with having conducted terrorist acts, including the prominent Syrian actress May Skaff. The Anti-Terrorism Law defines a terrorism act as “every act that aims at creating a state of panic among the people, destabilizing public security and damaging the basic infrastructure of the country by using weapons, ammunition, explosives, flammable materials, toxic products, epidemiological or bacteriological factors or any method fulfilling the same purposes.” The law also stipulates that the promotion of “terrorism” including through the distribution of literature, or other information, is punishable by imprisonment with hard labor. Financing terrorism includes supplying, directly or indirectly money, weapons, ammunition, explosives, means of communication, information, or “other things” to be used in the implementation of a terrorist act.Security forces should not use the expansive powers of the country’s Anti-Terrorism Law to exclude peaceful activists, human rights defenders, humanitarian workers and other political detainees from the amnesty, the groups said.Although Syrian authorities technically lifted the emergency law on April 21, 2011, on the same day they enacted Legislative Decree 55, limiting the time that a person can be lawfully held in detention without judicial review to 60 days for certain crimes, including terrorism offenses. According to a former detainee who spoke to Human Rights Watch, high ranking officers explained to him while in detention that they were using this provision and the Anti-Terrorism Law to legally hold detainees for up to 60 days pending judicial review. This limit, does not meet the requirement in international law that judicial review of detention should take place “promptly.” Furthermore, several former detainees interviewed by Human Rights Watch said that they had been held without judicial review even longer than the 60 days permitted by Syrian law.While it is impossible to verify the number of people detained since the beginning of anti-government protests in March 2011, the Violations Documentation Center (VDC), a Syrian monitoring group, has said it is at least 32,160. In some instances activists have reported that security forces detained their family members to pressure the activists to turn themselves in. Among those detained incommunicado are several employees of the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM). On February 16, Air Force Intelligence raided the group’s offices and arrested 16 people, including seven women. Five of the men arrested, including Mazen Darwish, the group’s president, and other staff members – Abdel Rahman Hamada, Hussein Ghareer, Mansour al Omari, and Hani Zetan – remain in incommunicado detention. Their whereabouts are unknown. On October 2, the prominent human rights lawyer, Khalil Maatouk, who was working on the SCM case, was abducted while driving to his office with a friend, Mohamed Zaza, and has not been seen since. Maatouk has represented numerous human rights defenders and activists, including Darwish. Anwar al-Bunni, who is following up on his detention, told Human Rights Watch that Maatouk, who has health problems, is being detained in a Political Security detention facility in Damascus. Maatouk is the executive director of the Syrian Center for Legal Studies and Research and the head of the Syrian Center for the Defense of Detainees. He has defended numerous activists before and during the uprising in front of military, state security, and civil courts.Humanitarian assistance providers and doctors have also been arrested and otherwise harassed by the Syrian government while attempting to provide assistance in violation of its obligations under international humanitarian law. Under humanitarian law, the government is required to allow and facilitate the rapid and unimpeded passage of impartially distributed humanitarian aid to the population in need and to ensure the freedom of movement of humanitarian relief personnel essential to the exercise of their functions. A formerly detained doctor who spoke to Amnesty International after he was released in spring 2012 reported that he had been held with two other doctors in late February in the Air Force Intelligence branch in Mezze, Damascus and that both had been tortured in detention. Security forces arrested one of them, Dr. Mohamad Osama Al-Baroudi, at his clinic on February 18, and the other, Dr. Mahmoud Al-Refaai, at Al-Mouwasat hospital in Damascus, on February 16. The released doctor said he believed that Dr. Al-Baroudi and Dr. Al-Refaai were detained for providing medical treatment to injured demonstrators.On December 31, 2011, Syrian Military Intelligence arrested Hussam Ahmed Al-Nabulsi after he and another man riding with him on a motorbike were shot at and he was injured, witnesses reported. A family member told Amnesty International that before his arrest he had been providing food and money to families who had suffered as a result of the unrest. His family has tried to find out his whereabouts and condition, but the authorities have not responded to their requests for information. Syria remains one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists to work. According to Reporters Without Borders, since the beginning of anti-government protests in March 2011 at least 150 journalists and citizen journalists have been imprisoned. 15 journalists and 41 citizen-journalists have been killed. Other people who have expressed controversial views or promoted freedom of expression have also been targeted by the government.Syrian security forces have conducted a widespread and systematic campaign of torture of detainees across Syria since the beginning of the anti-government protests. Former detainees and defectors have reported horrific torture including sexual abuse such as rape, forced nudity, and electric shock to the genitalia; beatings with batons and cables, particularly targeting sensitive body areas; and burning and electric shocks.The government should immediately stop arbitrarily arresting, detaining, and torturing those in custody, the groups said. The government should provide immediate and unhindered access for recognized international detention monitors, including the office of the Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States, Lakhdar Brahimi and the UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Syria, to all detention facilities, official and unofficial, without prior notification.The Joint Special Representative’s Office and the COI should provide professional human rights monitors who are trained to organize random and regular visits to all places of detention, including suspected secret detention centers. These experts should have the capabilities and resources to identify people who are arbitrarily detained, protect interviewees from retaliation, ensure the confidentiality and safekeeping of interviews, and interview women who have been sexually abused and children who have been tortured.For more Reporters Without Borders reporting on Syria, please visit:http://en.rsf.org/syria.html News March 8, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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Two Letterkenny schools to see improvement works

first_img 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Two Letterkenny schools to see improvement works Google+ By News Highland – January 15, 2011 Newsx Adverts Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleSuccess for Donegal students at BT Young Scientist & Technology ExhibitionNext articleInquest in to death of Strabane man to begin Monday News Highland Facebook Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Google+center_img Pinterest Construction work will soon begin on extensions at St Patricks National School, Lurgynrack and Scoil Mhure gan Smal in Letterkenny, according to Deputy Niall Blaney.Deputy Blaney confirmed that the tendering process is underway for both projects.And he said building contractors are now being asked to submit their bids for the work. Twitter Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

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Concern over rise of anti-community behaviour in Galliagh area of Derry

first_imgA Derry Sinn Féin Councillor has raised concerns over a rising number of incidents in the Galliagh area over the past two weeks.There has been a rise in young people gathering on the streets and being involved in under age drinking, throwing fireworks, and fighting.While local youth staff in the area are restricted from stepping in to support, Councillor Aileen Mellon says this anti community activity is an added pressure and not acceptable to anyone during this time.She is calling on young people to realise what they are doing, the impact it is having on others and the potential harm they are putting themselves in:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mellon-Galliaghweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Concern over rise of anti-community behaviour in Galliagh area of Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR AudioHomepage BannerNews Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter By News Highland – May 31, 2020 Previous articleContact tracing will need to stay in place – FosterNext articleGardai respond to overnight fire at derelict house News Highland Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Google+ Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic last_img read more

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