Posts Tagged ‘disrupted’

Gaza coronavirus testing & vaccinations disrupted after main lab damaged in Israeli strikes, health officials say

Gaza’s primary Covid-19 testing and vaccination site was taken offline after it was struck in an Israeli air raid, Palestinian health officials said, warning that Tel Aviv’s bombing campaign will drive a surge in the pandemic. The strikes triggered a “complete halt” on immunizations, virus screenings and telemedicine services at Gaza’s al-Rimal clinic on Monday, […]

UK Rail Services Disrupted as Cracks Found in High-Speed Trains

Britain’s rail network is experiencing significant disruption on Saturday after a number of high-speed Hitachi trains were taken off service after cracks were found. “Routine checks of Hitachi trains early this morning identified cracks on part of the chassis of some trains. Safety is always our absolute priority, so these trains have been taken off […]

Former Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Lawmakers Who Disrupted Session Arrested

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested three former opposition lawmakers on Wednesday for disrupting legislative meetings several months ago, adding to concerns about a crackdown on the city’s pro-democracy camp. Posts on the Facebook accounts of Ted Hui, Eddie Chu and Raymond Chan said they had been arrested over the incidents in the […]

Goldman Sachs Event At Harvard Disrupted Today

Goldman Sachs Event At Harvard Disrupted Today Massachusetts – A Goldman Sachs recruitment event at Harvard University was just disrupted over Goldman’s investments in Energy Transfer Partners (ETP). Goldman Sachs is the top shareholder of ETP and the second largest shareholder of ETP’s parent company, Energy Transfer Equity, holding nearly $2 billion in shares in […]

Billionaires Stuck: Davos Disrupted By Massive Snowfall, Avalanche Alerts

It’s ironic that for a World Economic Forum conference which lists global warming – only in the more politically acceptable phrasing of “Extreme Weather Conditions” – as the top 1 and 2 global risks for 2018, respectively, in terms of likelihood and impact… … that this year’s WEF event in Davos […]

FERC Meeting Disrupted By Celebrity Actor and Pipeline Protester

Above James Cromwell and Pramilla Malick speak to media outside of FERC. Newest Protest Targets Millennium Valley Lateral Pipeline, Which FERC Is Forcing Through Without Required Water Quality Certificate Protesters were removed from today’s monthly Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) meeting after speaking out against the commission’s controversial effort to force the construction of the Millennium Valley […]

Video: Israeli envoy disrupted at Austria university

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 23 October 2017 Palestine solidarity activists disrupted a speech by the Israeli ambassador at the University of Graz in Austria on 19 October. This video of the protest was published by BDS Austria, an activist group that supports the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement for Palestinian rights. Soon after […]

Fire Erupts At Residential Skyscraper In Dubai

The Sulafa Tower in Dubai was evacuated on Wednesday as fire-fighters fought to put out a blaze at the 75-storey residential building. Video shows smoldering debris falling from the 285-metre high building to the ground below with plumes of smoke rising into the air in the heavily populated Dubai’s Marina district. Breaking News reports: The […]

Sarah Silverman dresses up as Hitler on Conan O’Brien to complain that the world’s most evil man is being "unfavorably" compared to Donald Trump

From: dailymail.co.uk In light of the recent comparisons between Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler, late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien invited the Nazi leader to his show to address the parallels. On Thursday night, O’Brien mentioned ‘it doesn’t get much worse than “Trump is Hitler”‘, referring to recent remarks made by Louis […]

Why Is Marijuana Banned? The Real Reasons Are Worse Than You Think

Johann Hari, The InfluenceWaking Times Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by The Influence, and is reprinted here with permission. Across the world, more and more people are asking: Why is marijuana banned? Why are people still sent to prison for using or selling it? Most of us assume it’s because someone, somewhere sat down with the […]

Why Is Marijuana Banned? The Real Reasons Are Worse Than You Think

Johann Hari, The InfluenceWaking Times Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by The Influence, and is reprinted here with permission. Across the world, more and more people are asking: Why is marijuana banned? Why are people still sent to prison for using or selling it? Most of us assume it’s because someone, somewhere sat down with the […]

Why Is Marijuana Banned? The Real Reasons Are Worse Than You Think

Johann Hari, The InfluenceWaking Times Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by The Influence, and is reprinted here with permission. Across the world, more and more people are asking: Why is marijuana banned? Why are people still sent to prison for using or selling it? Most of us assume it’s because someone, somewhere sat down with the […]

Why Is Marijuana Banned? The Real Reasons Are Worse Than You Think

Johann Hari, The InfluenceWaking Times Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by The Influence, and is reprinted here with permission. Across the world, more and more people are asking: Why is marijuana banned? Why are people still sent to prison for using or selling it? Most of us assume it’s because someone, somewhere sat down with the […]

Infographic: 7 ways the Palestinian Authority helps Israeli occupation

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 26 January 2016 The Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority works closely with the Israeli occupation. Earlier this month, for instance, Israeli officials praised the PA for “cracking down” on opposition and resistance to Israel’s occupation in the West Bank. The PA’s leader, Mahmoud Abbas, has previously called this so-called security coordination a […]

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