Aviva Premiership: Round 1 wrap

first_img Moving on up: George Pisi points his pals to the top of the table after Saints ran riot in Round 1 of the PremiershipBy Alan DymockWEEK ONE in the new Aviva Premiership season splashed onto our screens at the weekend before crunching away, stepping over the debris from what was a tough first assignment.Everything began in Newcastle on Friday night under conditions that would have seen Poseidon fashioning a poncho out of a bin bag. It was the grand reintroduction of Falcons into the Premiership environment, and no doubt they are used to horizontal rain and skies the colour of bitumen soup, but they struggled, losing to Bath 21-0.Slippery when wet: Hits fly in during Falcons v BathA try for Anthony Perenise and a penalty try for Bath’s surging pack were the only dots of the contest, but new stand-off George Ford also put on an calm and accurate kicking display in wet and wild conditions.Newcastle on the other hand, looked bereft of ideas in attack and will need to offer a lot more as they make their first trip away to Sale next week.Saturday saw the return of the Twickenham double-header, as London Irish lost 20-42 to an efficient, rumbling Saracens – a brace from Sarries hooker Jamie George and elusive running from Irish’s Marland Yarde were the highlights of the game – before London Wasps and Harlequins wrestled like two oily sumos. There was intent and dropped balls throughout, a dangerous combination at the best of times, but two Wasps tries to one Quins try belied the score card. Nick Evans was not in the best form with the boot but did enough to keep Quins in front until the tense last minute where Andy Goode had a touchline conversion to win it.Needless to say the Twickenham posts are not in Goode’s good books as the upright robbed Wasps of a winner, but 62,000 fans were happy for the nail-biting finish. during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and Worcester Warriors at Welford Road on September 8, 2013 in Leicester, England. The Warriors never gave up the fight, as you would expect from a Dean Ryan-led side, but tries from David Mele, Adam Thompstone, Jordan Crane and a swerving, long-range bonus-point score from Niki Goneva was enough to ensure the champions were where they like to be: near the top of the table.What will week two bring? A miracle? A 0-0? A volcanic eruption? Who knows, but at least it’s back. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Sale Sharks were the surprise package of the day, turning over Gloucester at Kingsholm , 22-16, pulling ahead through perpetual-try-scorer Mark Cueto and then maintaining their advantage with a dot from centre Andy Forsyth. Henry Trinder snatched up a Tavis Knoyle offload before racing through for his own try and Freddie Burns kept dissecting the posts with his kicks, but they never had enough to see off the Sharks.Keeping them busy: Niki Goneva was in the mood on SundayIf ever there was a team that signaled their intent for the year in one game, though, it was Saints. Northampton started with George North and Alex Corbisiero on the pitch and Samu Manoa and Kahn Fotuali’i on the bench for their game against Exeter Chiefs, a show of just how much muscle they had. It paid off, too, as they raced to a 31-6 half-time lead.The big players stood up, too, with the Pisi brothers, Dylan Hartley, Tom Wood and Manoa all scoring. Exeter’s leader Dean Mumm scored one of his own, but the visitors never really landed a punch.Then, on Sunday, champions Leicester Tigers hosted Worcester Warriors.last_img read more

Royal celebration marks 150 years of reader ministry

first_img Comments are closed. Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Knoxville, TN May 10, 2016 at 5:56 pm Before I became an Episcopalian, the Eucharistic Minister was very important to me in the worship service. I feel very blessed to have been chosen to be a reader. I agree with Frank’s comment and would like for the TEC’s consideration. Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET [Anglican Communion News Service] The Queen’s husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, joined more than 600 lay readers at a service in London last week to celebrate 150 years of Reader Ministry. Prince Philip was the guest of honor at All Soul’s Langham Place, in London, for the service which was led by Archbishop of York John Sentamu.Sentamu interrupted his six-month sabbatical pilgrimage through the Diocese of York to lead the service, which was also attended by around 40 other bishops.“We were honored that Prince Philip was able to join us and are grateful to him for his very many years as patron of the Readers Council,” Bishop of Sodor and Man Robert Paterson, chair of the Readers’ Council, said. “Readers are the unsung heroes of many churches, supporting clergy and congregations as well as conducting funerals and acting as chaplains in places such as prisons and hospitals. It was important to be able to shine a light on this valuable form of ministry and give thanks for generations of quiet dedication and commitment.”Readers are lay people from all walks of life who are licensed by their bishop to a teaching and preaching ministry. They work with ordained and lay colleagues, usually serving within a ministry team. There are currently over 9,000 active readers in the Church of England and the Church in Wales.Each diocese has its own program of training. Many C of E Readers now receive a training award that is accredited by the University of Durham under the Common Awards scheme. Training usually lasts three years and is intended to develop both theological understanding and practical ministry skills.“Reader ministry has never been static, and, partly as a result of the pressures of two world wars, Readers drifted, willingly for the most part, into the multiple roles of general ecclesiastical factotum, eucharistic minister, often churchwarden, priest’s assistant, omnipresent helper,” Paterson said in his sermon. “That can’t be right: the church trains readers to be competent with the Bible, and with the application of Scripture in their context.“It is a distinct ministry with a distinct potential and a clear integrity, helping other people to hear and make sense of what God is saying to them in their unique place and time. You are trained in theology; God-talk is your specialism, which is why the training is tough and demanding. It’s not about being other-worldly, or technically competent in the dating of Deuteronomy or the symbolism of the Revelation, but being a person who can bring God into the conversation with people who are searching and with those who have lost their way.“Being a theologian in a secular culture is, in the words of Archbishop Michael Ramsey, ‘to be exposed to the vision of heaven and to the tragedies of mankind.’”Festivities marking the 150th anniversary will continue on July 16 with a day festival in Leicester’s De Montfort Hall. “Following the All Souls service of thanksgiving for what has been and what we have, this festival will look forward – growing lay discipleship,” the Readers’ Council secretary, Alan Wakely, said.Speakers include the writer and biblical studies lecturer Paula Gooder; Mark Russell,  chief executive of Church Army; Mark Greene, author and speaker from the London Institute of Contemporary Christianity; the Bible Reading Fellowship’s Debbie Thrower; and the founder of the Street Angels movement, Paul Blakey. Featured Events Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Royal celebration marks 150 years of reader ministry Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Anglican Communion Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Pittsburgh, PA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Associate Rector Columbus, GA Submit an Event Listing Comments (2) Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Shreveport, LA Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL 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 TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Albany, NY Director of Music Morristown, NJ Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Submit a Job Listing Rector Collierville, TN Youth Minister Lorton, VA Press Release Service Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Hopkinsville, KY May 9, 2016 at 10:08 pm Something we should have in TEC Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Washington, DC Rector Belleville, IL 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 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Smithfield, NC Curate Diocese of Nebraska Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Carole G Pryor says: Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Tags Rector Bath, NC Rector Tampa, FL The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Submit a Press Release Posted May 9, 2016 Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Frank Riggio-Preston says: last_img read more

Hedgehog charity profiled

Hedgehog charity profiled New charity Web sites can still generate national publicity. St Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital Trust today gets a one-third page illustrated feature in The Times’ Interface supplement simply for launching a Web site. The site has been created using NetObjects Fusion, which was donated by the supplier. Founder Susan Stocker reported “this month alone we had over 12,000 hits which is fantastic because we’ve done no promotion at all.”Visit St Tiggywinkles. Howard Lake | 19 September 2000 | News  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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. read more

Spar pledges £1 million for Macmillan Cancer Relief

first_img Retailer Spar has pledged to raise £1 million in the third consecutive year of its partnership with the cancer charity.To date SPAR has raised £670,000 for the charity from fundraising activities and corporate donations.SPAR stores across the UK will raise money by participating in Macmillan’s flagship event, the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on 27th September. 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 25 September 2002 | Newscenter_img Spar pledges £1 million for Macmillan Cancer Relief  9 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

RSPCA uses buy.at affiliate programme for its credit card

first_img 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. Howard Lake | 19 April 2006 | News The RSPCA has begun marketing its Platinum Mastercard via the buy.at online affiliate marketing service, offering a commission of £20 for each accepted application.The credit card, issued on behalf of the RSPCA by Beneficial, raises funds for the animal charity. For each new accepted user, Beneficial donates £15 to the charity.The RSPCA joins a growing number of the larger charities in using online affiliate marketing networks to promote its fundraising offer. Other charities are using the same system to promote direct debits, child sponsorship, virtual gifts, and legacies. Advertisement RSPCA uses buy.at affiliate programme for its credit card Tagged with: Digital  26 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Win 100 Lexmark printers for London charities

first_img Howard Lake | 19 October 2009 | News Printer company Lexmark UK is giving Londoners the opportunity to win a Lexmark printer for a local charity of their choice.Lexmark is is giving away one inkjet printer each to “the first 100 nominations made via the official Lexmark in the Community website.”Lexmark say that the winners will be picked from small, London-based charities, based within the M25. They add that “larger, more well-known charities will be excluded from the competition in this instance”, without stating how they distinguish between large and small charities. Advertisement They cite examples of charities that have been nominated that fit the criteria: these include The Jimmy Mizen Foundation in Mitchum, Hackney Family Backup and Homestart Ealing.Nominations can be made by all UK residents, and they close on 30 November 2009.www.lexmarkinthecommunity.co.uk  17 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporatecenter_img Win 100 Lexmark printers for London charities 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

Canada Opposes Voluntary U.S. Meat Labeling

first_img Canada Opposes Voluntary U.S. Meat Labeling Facebook Twitter While visiting Washington D.C. last week, Canadian officials voiced strong opposition to any voluntary country-of-origin labeling program in the United States. Agri-Pulse reported a voluntary version of the U.S. COOL law “did not come up at all,” according to Canadian Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay after meeting with USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack. MacAulay noted that Canada “does not support voluntary labeling.”Last month the World Trade Organization authorized just more than $1 billion in retaliatory tariffs for Mexico and Canada, who have long disputed mandatory meat labeling. The mandatory COOL law was repealed by Congress before the retaliations were put into place. Still, Calando proceeded with the WTO process to have authorized retaliation should COOL resurface. Canada has a voluntary labeling program of its own, according to Agri-Pulse, but Canadian stakeholders have compared it to a “truth in advertising” requirement that is less restrictive than the former U.S. mandatory COOL law. SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Canada Opposes Voluntary U.S. Meat Labeling SHARE Facebook Twitter By Gary Truitt – Jan 18, 2016 Previous articleThe RFS is a Vital Issue in the 2016 CampaignNext articleHog Supplies will be a 2016 Concern Gary Truittlast_img read more

Women’s basketball falls short in loss to No.24 West Virginia

first_imgFacebook ReddIt printSenior guard Lauren Heard scored a career-high in points on Saturday afternoon, but that was not enough for TCU as they fell to the West Virginia Mountaineers 79-70.Heard scored 34 points in the loss and moved into 10th place on the TCU all-time scoring list with 1,344 career points. She was also 9-of-9 from the free throw line and had five assists.After 12 lead changes in the first half, West Virginia went into halftime leading 38-35.The Mountaineers went on a 10-0 run and outscored the Horned Frogs 18-10 in the third period despite shooting just 30% in the quarter.TCU would come out strong to start the fourth quarter and came within six points of West Virginia, trailing 63-57 at one point. The Mountaineers would then go on a 6-2 run to extend the lead to double digits. West Virginia’s Kysre Gondrezick scored 16 points in the second half to push the Mountaineers to win.TCU is now 5-15 all-time against the Mountaineers and 3-6 when facing West Virginia at home. Forward Michelle Berry had a team-best eight rebounds and Patricia Morris scored a season-high eight points in her first-time seeing action since Dec. 22. All eight of her points came from the free throw line.Four Horned Frog seniors were honored after the game: Emma Schmidt, Aahliyah Jackson, Michelle Berry, and Lauren Heard.TCU’s four seniors along side head coach Raegan Pebley. Photo Courtesy of GoFrogs.comTCU will play the Kansas Jayhawks on the road on Sunday, Feb. 7. Tip-off is set for 1:30 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Linkedin Sam Fristachi Previous articleTCU falls apart down the stretch, drops heartbreaker to No. 12 Missouri in overtimeNext articleHoroscope: January 31, 2021 Sam Fristachi RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Sam Fristachihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sam-fristachi/ Lauren Heard scored a career-high 34 points in the loss. (Photo Courtesy of GoFrogs.com) Sam Fristachihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sam-fristachi/ ReddIt + posts Women’s Basketball falls in regular-season finale against Texas Women’s Basketball falls to Kansas State in overtime loss Linkedin Sam Fristachihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sam-fristachi/ Facebook Samantha Fristachi is a senior from Massapequa, New York. She is a journalism and sports broadcasting major and a business minor. She hopes to be a sports broadcaster on ESPN one day. Twitter Twitter Women’s Basketball on three-game skid after loss to Oklahoma Women’s basketball falls in Big 12 Championship quarterfinals to Baylor TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Sam Fristachihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sam-fristachi/ TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hellolast_img read more

Journalists targeted by governments desperate to control news

first_img Follow the news on Palestine March 23, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalists targeted by governments desperate to control news PalestineMiddle East – North Africa LIBYA News Organisation News Help by sharing this information May 16, 2021 Find out more to go further PalestineMiddle East – North Africa Current tally2 dead1 missing4 arrestedYEMENReporters Without Borders has learned that Mohamed Yahia Al-Malayia, the correspondent of the newspaper Al-Salam, has died from the gunshot wound he received when he was hit by a sniper during the deadly attack by government forces on demonstrators in Sanaa’s Change Square on 18 March. The toll from the shooting was at least 52 dead and 126 wounded. Malayia’s death brings the number of Yemeni journalists killed since the start of the unrest in Yemen to two. The other fatality was Al-Masdar photographer Jamal Al-Sharabi, who was also a victim of the shooting in Change Square on 18 March.Malayia was the son of the spokesman of the Yemeni Congregation for Reform (Al-Islah) in the northern province of Amran, of which Al-Salam is the mouthpiece.Reporters Without Borders offers its condolences to the families of these two journalists, who paid with their lives for their determination to report the news. Such atrocities are unacceptable.Al-Jazeera’s Sanaa bureau was attacked at dawn yesterday by a score of gunmen who seized equipment. The Doha-based TV station said it did not know who carried out the raid, but pointed out that uniformed police stationed nearby did not intervene when gunmen with their faces covered by scarves remained on the roof of an adjoining building until midday.The raid follows the expulsion of two Al-Jazeera correspondents, Ahmed Zidan and Abdulhaq Saddah, on 19 March on the grounds that they were “working illegally in Yemen” and “inciting violence.” The authorities had confiscated transmission equipment from Al-Jazeera and Al-Arabiya on 11 March on the grounds that their coverage of protests in the south of the country was biased (read the release: http://en.rsf.org/middle-east-north-africa-two-journalists-killed-many-2…).Current tally2 dead8 deportedSYRIASince mid-March, the authorities have been cracking down hard on journalists and media covering the anti-government demonstrations taking in various cities, especial the southern city of Deraa, which is located near the Jordanian border.The Syrian Human Rights Monitoring Centre said journalist, writer and activist Louay Hussein was arrested yesterday after a raid on his home in the Damascus district of Sahnaya. A political prisoner from 1984 to 1991, Hussein had issued a call on the Internet for solidarity with the demonstrators in Deraa who were the victims of a heavy-handed crackdown last weekend.Employees of Orient TV, a privately-owned satellite TV station that broadcasts from the United Arab Emirates, have been threatened by senior Syrian security officials because of its coverage of the anti-government demonstrations in Deraa and other cities. The station also interviewed opposition figures. Reporters Without Borders has been told that three employees resigned after getting threatening phone calls. As a result of the harassment, the station’s management announced that it would no longer cover events in Syria.GAZA STRIPReporters Without Borders condemns the use of violence by the Hamas government’s security forces on 19 March against journalists who were covering a demonstration in Gaza City by young people to call for reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.Associated Press cameraman Khaled Mohammed Al-Ashqar and his driver were beaten and briefly detained. Members of the security forces then ransacked the Reuters bureau in order to seize video footage showing the attack on Ashqar. Equipment was vandalized and employees were threatened and attacked. One employed was threatened with being thrown out of a window. Another had his hand broken.The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights reported in a press release on 20 March that give plain-clothes security officials had raided the offices of France Télévision and radio Al-Manar on the 11th floor of the Bank of Palestine building in the west Gaza City district of Rimal on 19 March. Four individuals also stormed into the bureau of the Japanese TV station NHK on the same floor. Similar raids were carried out on the CNN bureau and Mayadeen Media.Freelance journalist Manal Hassan Al-Nawajha was also attacked by a police officer while covering the use of force to disperse the demonstrators from the Square of the Unknown Soldier on 19 March. Her camera was seized and she was held by the police for more than two hours.The Hamas government issued an apology but such behaviour is unacceptable. Reporters Without Borders urges the authorities controlling the Gaza Strip to carry out an investigation and to punish those responsible. Clear and precise instructions should be given to the security forces to avoid any recurrence of such violence and to ensure that journalists are free to work.Ahmed Al-Baghdadi, a journalist who works for the Palestinian Authority television station, was arrested on 20 March in Gaza City and was kept blindfolded for 48 hours until his release last night.Baghdadi said: “I was among a group of friends who had gathered at the home of the journalist Alaa Al-Tahrawi, when internal security agents raided the house and took me, Tahrawi and three other people off to their headquarters at Deir Al-Balah. They took our ID cards, mobile phones and other personal documents. Then they interrogated us, accusing us of meeting in order to organize marches. When I said I was a journalist, they made fun of me, saying they did not recognize us as journalists. They asked if I took part in the 15 March demonstration. I said I had, adding that many Hamas journalists had also participated. I asked them if they had arrested and questioned those journalists as well. They kept me blindfolded for 48 hours, insulting me and hitting me.”BAHRAINThe Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced yesterday that it has withdrawn the licences of 2 Connect, a local telecommunications company and Internet service provider run by Ibrahim Sharif, the head of the opposition party Waad, who was arrested last week. The TRA gave no reason for the decision, which will take effect on 27 March. It just warned 2 Connect clients that they have until then to switch to another ISP.A message posted on the blog of the journalist Lamees Dhaif says there has been no news of her since 15 March (http://www.lamees.org/articles1/p2_articleid/374).KUWAITInformation minister Rudhan Al-Rudhan has brought a legal action against the Shiite newspaper Al-Dar for describing the deployment of Saudi troops in Bahrain as an “invasion,” Al-Dar editor Abdel Hossein Al-Sultan said. The newspaper used the headline “Saudi invasion” for an article criticizing the arrival of Saudi soldiers in Manama on 14 March at the request of the Bahraini authorities to help quell unrest. Sultan said he was told not to publish anything that could harm relations between Gulf nations.EGYPTSoldiers arrested an Al-Jazeera journalist yesterday in Cairo while he was covering a demonstration outside the national TV station to demand the overhaul of its programming following President Hosni Mubarak’s departure. center_img RSF asks ICC prosecutor to say whether Israeli airstrikes on media in Gaza constitute war crimes Receive email alerts WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists News June 3, 2021 Find out more May 28, 2021 Find out more Israel now holding 13 Palestinian journalists News Reporters Without Borders has learned that Fatma Ben Dhaou, a Tunisian journalist who had gone to Libya for the newspaper Le Quotidien, is missing. Her newspaper has not heard from her since 18 March, when she was heading to Tobruk with another Tunisian woman journalist.The four Al-Jazeera journalists – two correspondents and two cameramen – who were arrested at Zenten, near the Tunisian border, are still being held by the pro-Gaddafi forces in Tripoli.The three journalists who were arrested near Adjabiya on 19 March – Dave Clark and Roberto Schmidt of AFP and Joe Raedle of Getty Images – were released in Tripoli last night and arrived in Tunisia at midday today. RSF_en last_img read more

Punjab government bans paper before first issue can appear

first_imgNews It said it suspected it was a new move against the editor Masood Malik (photo) who had angered President Pervez Musharraf three years ago. Plainclothes officials went on 31 August to the printing works in Rawalpindi where the Urdu-language paper was being put together for its launch on 6 September and ordered work on it to stop. When printer Malik Abdul Aziz asked why, the officials left and returned with police who arrested the four, closed the works and seized equipment.Editor Masood Malik told Reporters Without Borders he had obtained all necessary official permission to start the paper. Officials refused to comment on the ban. Malik said he suspected the federal government was involved.In its 2002 Annual report, Reporters without Borders wrote:”On 20 July 2001, Masood Malik, chief reporter of the right-wing Urdu daily Nawa-i-Waqt, was sanctioned by the newspaper’s editors only a few hours after asking the Pakistani President a question during a press conference. The journalist asked General Musharraf, who had just returned from the Indo-Pakistani summit in Agra (India), if it wouldn’t have been easier for a democratically elected head of state to obtain an agreement with the Indian president. General Musharraf replied by asking the journalist if “he was joking”. A few hours later, Masood Malik learned that he had been removed from the newspaper’s investigation desk. According to the private newspaper Dawn, this sanction could be due to pressure from the authorities, especially the Press Information Department in charge of regulating the Pakistani press. The Department denied putting pressure on the editors of Nawa-i-Waqt.” Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontières) called today on the federal government and Punjab provincial authorities to publicly explain why they had banned a new daily paper, the Islamabad Times, before it could bring out its first issue. It demanded the release of its printer, his son and two employees who were arrested. Help by sharing this information Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murder Follow the news on Pakistan News News Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists News Organisation to go further April 21, 2021 Find out more June 2, 2021 Find out more RSF_en PakistanAsia – Pacific September 3, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Punjab government bans paper before first issue can appear PakistanAsia – Pacific Receive email alerts Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire January 28, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more