Posts Tagged ‘adopts’

Lebanon adopts strict security measures following bank raids

Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi has announced that the country will adopt strict security measures following bank raids carried out by depositors, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday. Mawlawi’s remarks came during a press conference at the Interior Ministry, where security agencies were present to discuss measures to keep the country safe and stable. Angry depositors […]

Lebanon adopts strict security measures following bank raids

Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi has announced that the country will adopt strict security measures following bank raids carried out by depositors, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday. Mawlawi’s remarks came during a press conference at the Interior Ministry, where security agencies were present to discuss measures to keep the country safe and stable. Angry depositors […]

United Nations adopts ‘historic’ resolution on justice for rape survivors

The UN has adopted a text aimed at combating sexual assault and providing access to justice for victims of such abuse. The United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution aiding access to justice for survivors of sexual violence on Friday, in a vote which was welcomed by cries of joy and applause from those in […]

Breitbart Business Digest: Powell Adopts an Irresponsible Monetary Policy

It appears that Jerome Powell’s speech in Jackson Hole finally convinced investors that they could not fight the Fed. The major indexes fell for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Nasdaq Composite, and the S&P 500 each closed out August lower than they started the month, as the selloff […]

World Bank Adopts Geospatial Surveillance And Tracking

The COVID-19 crisis has not only led to an exacerbation of poverty and the undoing of development gains in many countries around the world, but it has also shed light on the significant access constraints and data gaps on local conditions that the international development community has had to face. However, access to granular ground […]

Iowa governor signs bill targeting Ben & Jerry’s over Israel, adopts controversial antisemitism definition in state

This week Iowa’s GOP Governor Kim Reynolds signed two bills into law related to Israel. One targets companies outside the United States that “boycott” Israel. The other adopts the controversial International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism across the state. It was an honor to host Yinam Cohen, Israeli Consul General to the […]

China Adopts a New Defense Budget

Against the backdrop of the seriousness of Ukraine’s Western-backed preparations for a dramatic escalation and aggression against Donbass and Luhansk, including with US-funded biological weapons, China has rolled out its defense budget for 2022. It happened on the opening day of the fifth annual session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC). Usually these annual […]

Ukraine war: Switzerland adopts entire EU sanctions package against Russia

Switzerland on Monday endorsed the EU’s entire package of economic sanctions of the European Union against Russia, shocked by the brutality of Moscow’s assault on Ukraine while ensuring to preserve its neutrality. The federal government “is taking this step with conviction, in a thoughtful and unequivocal manner”, insisted the President of the Swiss Confederation, Ignazio […]

UNSC adopts resolution to facilitate humanitarian aid in Afghanistan

The UN Security Council adopted a resolution on Wednesday that exempts sanctions against the Taliban to ease humanitarian aid in Afghanistan, Anadolu Agency reported. The resolution introduced by the US was unanimously approved by the 15-member council. According to the resolution, humanitarian assistance and other activities that support basic human needs in Afghanistan, processing and […]

Florida detective adopts boy who survived massacre of family by father

A Florida detective who arrived at a horrific crime scene where a man had killed his girlfriend and special needs daughter and critically injured his son has adopted the boy three years later. Mike Blair was one of the first police officers on the scene after Ronnie Oneal killed his girlfriend Kenyatta Barron, their daughter […]

European Parliament Adopts Text Proclaiming Abortion a ‘Human Right’

ROME, Italy — The European Parliament (EP) voted Thursday in favor of a report describing abortion as “essential healthcare” and a “human right.” The European Parliament adopted the document on June 24 by a vote of 378 votes in favor, 255 against and 42 abstentions at its plenary session in Brussels, Belgium. Last week, the European […]

Switzerland Adopts Draconian Police Law

The new anti-terror law adopted by Switzerland last weekend is one of the harshest police laws in all of Europe. Its adoption in a referendum highlights the urgency of building a genuine workers’ party in Switzerland that defends as a matter of principle the democratic rights of working people. The “Federal Law on Police Measures […]

Penn State student government adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The Penn State University Park Student Government (UPUA) voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.The vote follows an April 8 resolution by the student government to fight antisemitism on campus.”Penn State is not immune to the disease of antisemitism,” the resolution noted. “In 2019, the Daily Collegian released […]

UN Security Council unanimously adopts resolution demanding COVID ceasefire

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution demanding a “sustained humanitarian pause” in all conflict areas to enable coronavirus vaccine access. The British-drafted resolution, cosponsored by 112 countries, intends to facilitate the unhindered delivery of vaccines and the vaccination of millions of people in conflict areas The text reiterated the council’s demand last […]

Israel adopts law allowing names of unvaccinated to be shared

Israel’s parliament passed a law Wednesday allowing the government to share the identities of people not vaccinated against the coronavirus with other authorities, raising privacy concerns for those opting out of inoculation. The measure, which passed with 30 votes for and 13 against, gives local governments, the director general of the education ministry and some […]

Joe Biden Adopts a Trump Approach to Iran

Lawrence Davidson is professor of history emeritus at West Chester University in Pennsylvania. He has been publishing his analyses of topics in U.S. domestic and foreign policy, international and humanitarian law and Israel/Zionist practices and policies since 2010. An Analysis () by Lawrence Davidson 9 February 2021 Part I—Joe Biden, the Good Stuff All right! […]

Paris adopts the IHRA definition of antisemitism

The city of Paris adopted the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism during a session of the Council of Paris on Thursday, joining a growing number of cities around the world, including London and more recently the French city of Nice, to make the move.The decision was taken by the Council of Paris, headed by Paris’ Mayor […]

UAE Adopts Amendments to Grant Citizenship to Investors and Other Professionals

A general view of the Business Bay area, after a curfew was imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Satish Kumar / File. The United Arab Emirates has adopted amendments that would allow the Gulf state to grant citizenship to investors […]

NBCUniversal Adopts Ruderman Foundation Guidelines to Audition Actors with Disabilities

NBCUniversal joins the growing number of production companies committed to auditioning actors with disabilities with the help of the Ruderman Family Foundation, a Jewish disability awareness and activist organization. The major media and entertainment conglomerate announced the guidelines on January 29 and joins in the foundation’s continuous efforts to improve the portrayal of disabilities in entertainment […]

Major American Jewish coalition adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

Nearly all of the members of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations are adopting a common, but hotly debated, definition of antisemitism. The conference, an umbrella group of Jewish organizations, announced Tuesday that 51 of its 53 members have adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s working definition of antisemitism, a 500-word document […]

Blind Veteran Adopts San Diego Rescue Dog Without Eyes

A blind three-year-old Lab/Shepherd who had his eyes removed is going to a loving family, including a blind veteran. Louis was brought to a California animal shelter in December 2020 after his previous owners removed his eyes due to an eye infection instead of deciding to treat the infection and then discovered they could not care for […]

CSUN Student Government Adopts IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism

The student government at California State University Northridge (CSUN) unanimously passed a resolution adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism on December 7. The resolution states that anti-Semitic incidents have increased in the United States by 12% from 2018 to 2019 and that in 2018, there was graffiti threatening a mass shooting […]

Media adopts canard Israel denies vaccine to Palestinians – analysis

In March, the Anti-Defamation League published an article on its website called “Coronavirus crisis elevates antisemitic, racist tropes.”The article featured images shared by white supremacists and anti-Israel antisemites on social media and messaging apps accusing Jews of, among other things, intentionally spreading COVID-19. One example was a cartoon of the IDF trapping an elderly Palestinian […]

European travel insurers warn jab will be required to book trips if EU adopts Covid-19 vaccine mandate

Several European travel insurance companies say the Covid-19 vaccine will become mandatory to book a trip, should the EU adopt the requirement – a vow that has unsettled those who haven’t made up their mind about taking a jab. While vaccination is not currently needed to purchase a travel insurance policy for visiting Europe, it […]

New Jersey adopts new use-of-force policy to focus on de-escalation

Nationwide reckoning: The policy changes come eight months after George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minneapolis sparked sustained protests in New Jersey and across the U.S. against police brutality and a launched nationwide reckoning with the way law enforcement interacts with Black communities. Grewal said his office “did not begin this hard […]

Couple Adopts Four Siblings Via Zoom: ‘We’re a Family’

A Texas technology-savvy couple adopted four siblings on Tuesday over the Zoom video chat platform. Yves and Khalila Hughes, who both work as technology specialists, not only adopted the four children, they hope to use their technology skills to help more children get adopted. “I started to hear about the great need,” Yves Hughes Jr. […]

English Premier League adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The English Premier League, the highest level of soccer in England, has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, the organization said on Thursday.In a press release, the league said it had adopted the definition as a part of its “ongoing commitment to promote equality and diversity, and to combat discrimination […]

EU Council Adopts Declaration to Bolster Fight Against Antisemitism

European Union flags in front of the European Commission building, in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: Amio Cajander via Wikimedia Commons. The European Union’s main body for the coordination of its 27 member states adopted a declaration on Wednesday pledging to step up the fight against antisemitism and protect Jewish life on the continent. As The Algemeiner […]

UK’s Buckinghamshire New University adopts IHRA antisemitism definition

Buckinghamshire New University has become the latest higher learning institution in the United Kingdom to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.The decision was made by the university’s senate and council last week in order to advance the institution’s “historic mission to create a learning community that is truly inclusive,” according to […]

Couple Adopts Two Boys with Cerebral Palsy: ‘Now Our Family Is Complete’

A couple made two special needs children in need of a home a permanent part of their family this summer in Gadsden, Alabama. Willie and Teresa Smith became licensed therapeutic foster parents in 2003 when the youngest of their six kids was still in high school, according to AL.com. “Since then, they have opened their home, […]

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