Posts Tagged ‘prominent’

Prominent international figures urge release of human rights defenders in India

Over 50 eminent international figures including members of several European parliaments academics, lawyers, Nobel laureates, civil society leaders, and diasporic organisations have signed a joint statement urging the Indian government to show compassion and responsibility in the current Covid emergency, and call upon the authorities to release all arrested human rights defenders into safe conditions […]

Russia Bans 9 Prominent Canadians From Its Territory in Sanctions Response

Russia will ban nine prominent Canadian citizens from entering its territory indefinitely, its foreign ministry said on Monday, in a response to Canadian sanctions imposed in March over human rights concerns. Canada on March 24 set new sanctions on nine Russian officials over “gross and systematic violations of human rights in Russia.” Ottawa is particularly […]

Prominent candidates withdraw election race in favor of Raeisi

TEHRAN — In separate statements released on Monday night, five presidential hopefuls, including Rostam Qasemi, Mohammad Hassan Nami, Alireza Afshar and Hossein Dehghan, withdrew from the election race in favor of Ebrahim Raeisi and the “Revolution Front”. Dehghan, the former defense minister in Hassan Rouhani’s first administration, said after careful consideration and consultation with advisors […]

Infrared Reveals a Wife Swap in a Prominent Medieval Religious Book

Some good old-fashioned swinging? Medieval photoshopping? Not quite, but scientists have discovered something about Francis I of Brittany that he would surely have preferred to have kept secret. Researchers and scientists at Cambridge’s historic Fitzwilliam Museum , part of the team curating “The Human Touch” exhibition, noticed something was amiss when they were examining the […]

Prominent candidates introduced

Prominent candidates introduced – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — As the registration for the June 18 presidential elections closed on Saturday, the Tehran%20Times has decided to provide respectful readers with brief introductions of prominent presidential candidates. This series of introduction will continue tomorrow. Es’haq Jahangiri Currently serving as the first vice president, Jahangiri, a key member of […]

Halt Covid Vaccine, Prominent Scientist Tells CDC

In a public comment to the CDC, molecular biologist and toxicologist Dr. Janci Chunn Lindsay, Ph.D., called to immediately halt Covid vaccine production and distribution. Citing fertility, blood-clotting concerns (coagulopathy), and immune escape, Dr. Lindsay explained to the committee the scientific evidence showing that the coronavirus vaccines are not safe. On April 23, 2021, the CDC’s Advisory […]

In wake of Meron disaster, prominent rabbi says ‘women should be more modest’

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Was no one responsible for the death this prominent journalist?

A prominent , senior journalist in Delhi is seriously injured by a car allegedly driven by a senior defence organisation official, she dies later and the media does not even report this. What does this tell us of the state of our media ? She was injured on March 25 and succumbed to her injuries […]

Prominent Democrats Held Range of Opinions on Court-Packing

Prominent Democrats have held a range of opinions on court-packing coinciding with the constant fluctuations of the political landscape, with some fiercely opposing the scheme in the past despite the newfound push from the radical left to expand the Supreme Court to 13 justices —  a move Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) believes will “rightfully reflect the […]

Myanmar security forces arrest prominent leader of anti-coup campaign

Myanmar security forces on Thursday arrested one of the main leaders of the campaign against military rule after ramming him with a car as he led a motorbike protest rally, friends and colleagues said. Opponents of the Feb. 1 coup that ousted an elected government led by Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi have […]

The devastating Maoist chapter in the life of a prominent Holocaust historian

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Romanian Police Investigate Death Threats Against Prominent Jewish Actor

Romanian actress Maia Morgenstern, who portrays Virgin Mary in Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ”, answers questions during a press conference after the Romanian premiere of the movie in Bucharest April 16, 2004. Photo: REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel Romanian police were investigating on Sunday death threats made against award-winning film and theatre star Maia Morgenstern and […]

Prominent retired generals aided Honoré review of Capitol security

Erik S. Lesser/AP Photo Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, tapped by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to review Capitol security in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 insurrection, is getting assistance from a “task force” of senior retired military officials, according to a list revealed for the first time Friday. Among those officials is Karen Gibson, the […]

Economist Manuel Trajtenberg to head prominent Israeli think tank

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Catapult: The Long-Reaching History of a Prominent Medieval Siege Engine

One of the most iconic images of the European Middle Ages is the castle. This defensive structure was often heavily fortified and provided its inhabitants with much-needed safety. It was usually quite difficult for an enemy to capture a castle, and for that, an attacking army needed siege engines. The catapult was one of the […]

Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul released from prison

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Prominent Hezbollah critic found dead in his car in south Lebanon

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Prominent lawyer with Jewish roots under fire for identifying as Latinx

A former president of the Pro-BDS National Lawyer’s Guild is under fire for identifying herself as Latinx though she is white with Jewish roots. Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan earlier this week defended self-identifying for years as Latinx, a claim for which she was criticized in an article that was published Jan. 1 on the Prism […]

Israel convicts prominent Palestinian activist of unauthorized protest, assault

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Prominent Democrat Priest, Who Endorsed Obama, Ousted Following Child Rape Claims

One of the most prominent Catholic priests in Chicago who campaigned for Obama in 2008 has been ousted following revelations that he raped a child. Father Michael Pfleger, the longtime pastor at St. Sabina Church, was asked by Cardinal Blase Cupich to “step aside from ministry following receipt by the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for […]

Loujain al-Hathloul: Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist sentenced to five years in jail

A leading Saudi women’s rights activist has been sentenced to five years and eight months in jail for charges including trying to harm national security. Loujain al-Hathloul, who successfully campaigned for women to have the right to drive in Saudi Arabia, has been imprisoned jail since her arrest in May 2018. On Monday, the Specialised […]

Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist sentenced to nearly 6 years, local media report

Loujain al-Hathloul, a renowned Saudi advocate of women’s rights, has been sentenced to five years and eight months in prison, local media have reported. However, an early release is also reportedly possible for her in February. The 31-year-old, who rose to prominence in 2013 while campaigning for making driving licenses available to women in Saudi […]

Prominent rabbi said he didn’t know his ParCare vaccination was illicit

Rabbi Herschel Schachter, a leading Modern Orthodox rabbi who received a COVID-19 vaccine Thursday at a clinic now under investigation for improperly administering the vaccine, said he was led to believe that the vaccination was above board. Schachter and Rabbi Mordecai Willig, both head teachers at Yeshiva University and major authorities on Jewish law, were […]

European court rules Turkey must free prominent Kurdish politician Demirtas

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6 prominent Holocaust survivors have died in Europe over the past month

(JTA) — The constant stream of breaking news about American politics and the coronavirus pandemic has hidden a sobering fact: Six prominent Holocaust survivors who had dedicated much of their lives to educating others against hatred have died in Europe over the past month. These are their stories. Esther CohenEsther Cohen is flanked by her […]

Prominent Iranian physicist assassinated near Tehran

Friday, 27 November 2020 2:08 PM  [ Last Update: Friday, 27 November 2020 9:10 PM ] A file photo of martyred Iranian physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Prominent Iranian physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been assassinated in a terrorist attack near the capital Tehran. The Fars news agency reported that he had been targeted on Friday in a multi-pronged attack involving at least […]

Prominent Iranian Nuclear Scientist Fakhrizadeh Assassinated – State Media

A general view of Tehran, Iran, April 15, 2020. Photo: WANA (West Asia News Agency) / Ali Khara via Reuters. An Iranian nuclear scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret atomic weapons program was assassinated near Tehran on Friday, Iranian state media reported. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh died of injuries in hospital after armed assassins fired on his car, Iranian media reported. Fakhrizadeh has long been described by Western, Israeli […]

Tokoroa car crash that killed two prominent Chinese dissidents could be ‘sabotage’

Mr Xi was the chairman of the New Zealand branch of the Federation for a Democratic China, Mr Wang belonged to the Independent Chinese PEN Centre and Mr Yu is Secretary-General of New Zealand Value Alliance. They were heading to Wellington for a planned protest at Parliament the following day and to present politicians with […]

Two prominent Jewish Democrats win House reelection in Florida

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Prominent Druze sheikh laid to rest after followers snatch his body from Israeli hospital

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