Posts Tagged ‘landmark’

Court of Human Rights Makes Landmark Decision to End Extradition to China From Europe: Safeguard Defenders

The European Court of Human Rights (Court) unanimously found that the extradition of a Taiwanese to China, which Poland’s courts had cleared earlier, would place him at significant risk of torture, ill-treatment, and deprivation of the right to a fair trial, the European human right NGO, Safeguard Defenders, reported. The NGO indicated that the unanimous […]

Palestine Action’s ‘Elbit Eight’ Prepare For Landmark Court Case

On October 10th, eight Palestine Action activists (including cofounders Huda Ammori and Richard Barnard) dubbed the ‘#ElbitEight’ will be facing trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court. The trial is expected to last five weeks and includes charges of burglary, criminal damage and blackmail, pertaining to actions spanning the first six months of Palestine Action. In this […]

In pictures: 10 landmark dates in the life of Queen Elizabeth II

A look back at the life of Queen Elizabeth II in 10 dates and 10 photos.

Serbia PM sends message of peace in landmark visit to northern Kosovo

Serbia’s prime minister made a landmark visit to Kosovo and sent a message of “peace, stability and tolerance”. Ana Brnabic is the highest-ranking Serbian official to visit Kosovo in years. It comes amid a recent flare-up of tensions between Serbia and Kosovo who went to war in 1998-99. Recent problems erupted last month over Serbia’s […]

Landmark First Peer-Reviewed Study on Pfizer and Moderna Covid Vaccines Confirms ‘Excess Risk’ of Adverse Side Effects

Landmark First Peer-Reviewed Study on Pfizer and Moderna Covid Vaccines Confirms ‘Excess Risk’ of Adverse Side EffectsDate: September 2, 2022Author: Nwo Report Posted BY: Kyle BeckerA landmark peer-reviewed study appears to be the first of its kind to provide hard data on the “excess risk” of adverse side effects of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines […]

San Marino legalises abortion, one year after landmark referendum

San Marino’s parliament has finally voted to legalise abortion following last year’s landmark referendum. The landlocked, Catholic micronation was one of the last European states that criminalised abortions under all circumstances. But last September, 77% of citizens voted overwhelmingly to overturn the 150-year-old law to make abortion legal in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy after a […]

San Marino legalises abortion, one year after landmark referendum

San Marino’s parliament has finally voted to legalise abortion following last year’s landmark referendum. The landlocked, Catholic micronation was one of the last European states that criminalised abortions under all circumstances. But last September, 77% of citizens voted overwhelmingly to overturn the 150-year-old law to make abortion legal in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy after a […]

Dems mount $10M ad campaign to sell landmark law — and skirt a November wipeout

Democrats passed their landmark legislation in time for the midterms. Now they need to sell it to voters — and the first phase of that effort is taking shape. In plans shared first with POLITICO, a trio of Democratic groups — Climate Power, the League of Conservation Voters and Future Forward USA Action, a nonprofit […]

In landmark ruling, Court of Appeals allows states to enforce anti-BDS pledges

In a decision which could have far-reaching implications for political actions and free speech, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the state of Arkansas was permitted to force anyone contracting with the state to pledge that they will not engage in boycotts of Israel.  Source

Hala Sultan Tekke: Muslim Holy Site and a Historic Landmark of Cyprus

The history of Cyprus is very colorful and shaped by diverse ancient cultures and modern civilizations. As such, it proves time and time again that it is a true treasure trove of historical sites. Visiting Cyprus can turn out to be such an informative joy ride for any enthusiastic lover of history. And any historian […]

Pharmacy Chains Defend Actions as Landmark Opioid Trial Nears Its End

CLEVELAND—Lawyers for pharmacy chains including CVS and Walgreens on Monday argued they were not to blame for the opioid epidemic, as jurors prepared to consider whether to hold them responsible for the devastation the drug crisis caused in two Ohio counties. Mark Lanier, a lawyer for Lake and Trumbull counties, told a federal jury in […]

Could Channel 4’s landmark Israel lobby investigation have been been made today?

Peter Oborne and his team knew their film would come under attack, so supported it with a detailed written report. (Channel 4) I just re-watched an episode of Channel 4’s Dispatches series which I still consider to be a landmark piece of British television. Airing in November 2009, Inside Britain’s Israel Lobby was produced by […]

Landmark Study Proves COVID Vaccines Much Less Effective Than Advertised

BY TYLER DURDEN THURSDAY, AUG 19, 2021 The largest study yet to examine the efficacy of COVID vaccines in the wild has just been published by the University of Oxford and UK Office for National Statistics, and unsurprisingly it found that the efficacy rates for the Pfizer and Moderna are significantly lower than the 90%+ […]

EU unveils landmark climate change plan with tougher targets for foreign companies and transport industry

The European Union has announced sweeping legislation to cut its carbon footprint by more than half by the end of this decade, including tougher caps on car emissions and a plan to tax foreign companies for the pollution they create. The European Green Deal: Fit for 55 plan is an attempt to wean the continent […]

US, Philippines Call on CCP to Abide by International Law on 5th Anniversary of Landmark South China Sea Ruling

The United States on Sunday called on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to abide by international law in the South China Sea on the fifth anniversary of a landmark ruling by an arbitration tribunal repudiating China’s vast territorial claims in the region. “Nowhere is the rules-based maritime order under greater threat than in the South […]

 ‘Sholay’ was a landmark film but not a classic with a social theme

 ‘Sholay’ was a landmark film, directorial masterpiece and greatly entertaining movie but not a classic with a social theme  Without doubt Sholay was the most impactful film ever made in the history of Bollywood.No film ever influenced or penetrated the Indian psyche as much as ‘Sholay’  .Few scenes of films ever flash memories ,with such […]

Tarpon Springs Lights Landmark for Greek War of Independence

The Tarpon Springs Cultural Center will be lit up in the blue and white this week as a commemoration of the Greek War of Independence. Credit: Facebook/City of Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs, Florida, the home to a great many Greek immigrants, will light up the facade of its Cultural Center in the Old City Hall […]

Monsanto Found Guilty of Chemical Poisoning in Landmark Case

A French farmer who can no longer perform his routine farming duties because of permanent pesticide injuries has had his day in court, literally, and the perpetrator of his injuries found guilty of chemical poisoning. The French court in Lyon ruled that Monsanto’s Lasso weedkiller formula, which contains the active ingredient alachlor, caused Paul Francois […]

An open letter to the NYT on landmark ‘apartheid’ report

Palestinians are wondering why, after seven weeks, the New York Times never published reports of a leading, well-respected Israeli human rights organization’s January publication, “A Regime of Jewish Supremacy from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea: This is Apartheid.”  As papers of record, the Times’ readers deserve to learn of B’tselem’s report, its argument, […]

A Tel Aviv landmark gets a facelift revealing its Brutalist charms

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Landmark decision recognizing non-Orthodox conversions performed in Israel sparks fierce debate

Browse > Home / News / Landmark decision recognizing non-Orthodox conversions performed in Israel sparks fierce debate March 3, 2021 by Israel Kasnett – JNS.org Read on for article Israel’s Supreme Court handed down a bombshell decision on Monday recognizing Reform and Conservative conversions for those seeking to obtain citizenship. The result has caused an […]

In landmark case, German court sentences ex-Syrian intel agent to 4.5 years over involvement in 2011 protests crackdown

A 44-year-old former Syrian official was sentenced to jail time by a German court for crimes committed in his home country. German justice claimed jurisdiction based on universal application of law against serious crimes. The sentence passed in the city of Koblenz marks the first time the principle of universal jurisdiction was used in Germany […]

Landmark victory for India’s MeToo movement as Delhi court strikes down defamation claim

In a landmark ruling on a case that has defined India’s MeToo movement, a Delhi court on Wednesday struck down the criminal defamation lawsuit brought by a former government minister against a woman journalist who accused him of sexual harassment. Acquitting Priya Ramani in the case initiated by former foreign minister MJ Akbar, additional chief […]

Press Conference Today: Update on Landmark Case Against FCC on 5G and Wireless Exposure

Press Conference Today: Update on Landmark Case Against FCC on 5G and Wireless Exposure Activist Post / Activist Post By B.N. Frank The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is supposed to protect Americans by regulating the telecom industry. It has failed miserably for decades (see 1, 2). During the Trump administration lawsuits were filed against the […]

11,000 Pages of Evidence Filed in Landmark 5G Case Against FCC, Hearing Jan. 25

 11,000 Pages of Evidence Filed in Landmark 5G Case Against FCC, Hearing Jan. 25 The Liberty Beacon / This article was posted by TLB Staff 11,000 Pages of Evidence Filed in Landmark 5G Case Against the FCC, Hearing Set for Jan. 25 After the FCC last month found no evidence of harm caused by […]

100 years of life, 80 of marriage: US couple marks landmark year

Lou and Edith Bluefeld, of Boca Raton, helped to kosher the White House kitchen, ran a catering business that served visiting US presidents

U.S. treasury chief meets Egypt’s president ahead of landmark Sudan visit

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Landmark Study Highlights Health Threats Of 5G On People + Planet

Landmark Study Highlights Health Threats Of 5G On People + Planet Waking Times RSS Feed / WTStaff Dr. Joseph Mercola, Children’s Health Defense Waking Times Flying under the radar, so to speak, during the media coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, is the rollout of a hyper-fast speed 5G wireless network. As millions of Americans are […]

Landmark Study Reveals Elephant Tusk Origins Of 16th Century Shipwreck

In 1533, a famous Portuguese trading vessel called the Bom Jesus went missing on its way to India. It sank off the coast of present-day Namibia while it was filled with more than 40 tons of precious cargo, including gold, silver, copper, and more than 100 elephant tusks. Scientists have traced the origins of much […]

Crippling common good worldwide, landmark study shows $427 billion lost each year to tax dodging by corporations and the rich

A first-of-its-kind international report released Friday shows how wealthy countries are the primary drivers of tax revenue loss each year—contributing to $427 billion in losses to public funding annually and affecting the ability of countries all over the world, including developing nations, to provide services to the public. The Tax Justice Network’s inaugural State of Tax […]

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