Posts Tagged ‘resigns’

First Jew of color to lead American Jewish museum resigns, cites racism

Gugulethu Moyo’s speech this week at a conference for staff members at American Jewish museums was supposed to help chart an optimistic future for the field. Moyo had planned to talk about how to cultivate leaders from marginalized groups in museums, drawing on her experience as the first Jew of color to head a Jewish […]

French Judge Resigns in Protest of Sarah Halimi Verdict

A French judge resigned from his position on April 23 in protest of the verdict involving Sarah Halimi’s suspected killer. Halimi was killed in April 2017 after being beaten and thrown out of her window. Her suspected killer, Kobili Traore, allegedly shouted, “Allahu Akbar!” while attacking her and “I have killed the sheitan! [demon]” after […]

Iran Bans 15 People From Traveling Over Zarif Leak, Official Resigns

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon August 14, 2020. Photo: Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Iran imposed travel bans on 15 people for alleged involvement in a leaked audio recording in which the foreign minister complains about the influence of the Revolutionary Guards on Iranian diplomacy, a […]

French Jewish judge resigns to protest ruling in Sarah Halimi case

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Biden news: President’s border czar resigns as White House asks private investors to stem migrant surge

Hunter Biden shrugs off Trumps’ criticism The White House announced its border coordinator, who was leading the Biden administration’s attempts at halting the surge of migrants, would step down at the end of the month. The announcement on late Friday came just hours after border czar Robert Jacobson outlined the president’s plans to approach US […]

Professor Resigns from Israel’s COVID Vaccine Committee Over Decision to Vaccinate Pregnant Women

A prominent member of Israel’s COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Committee has resigned in protest of the decision to recommend vaccines to pregnant women. Professor Eran Dolev has resigned from the Israeli Ministry of Health’s Vaccine Prioritization Committee because of the committee recommending pregnant women receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Dolev, the former chairman of the Israel Medical […]

Austria’s vaccine official resigns over order and distribution mistakes

Austria’s senior official in charge of COVID-19 vaccine orders has resigned for failing to purchase all available BioNTech/Pfizer doses. Health Minister Rudolf Anschober confirmed on Monday that Clemens Auer had asked to relieve him of his duties. “He did not inform me of the possibility of obtaining vaccines beyond the 31 million doses already secured, […]

Spain’s deputy PM resigns in high-stakes Madrid presidency bid after local govt calls snap election to avoid no-confidence vote

The left-wing deputy prime minister of Spain, Pablo Iglesias, has resigned and thrown his hat in the ring for the presidency of Madrid after the region’s government was forced out last week in a dramatic day for Spanish politics. On Monday, the Madrid-born leader of the Podemos party announced his resignation and intention to replace […]

Jordan’s health minister resigns after hospital oxygen shortage kills six COVID patients

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Secretary of Iranian Free Zones High Council Morteza Bank resigns

TEHRAN – Secretary of Iranian Free Zones High Council Morteza Bank has resigned from his position, handing over his resignation letter to President Hassan Rouhani, IRIB reported. In his resignation letter, Bank has stated old age and retirement as the reason for his resignation. Bank has previously served as President Rouhani’s deputy chief of staff. […]

Massachusetts school board member resigns after using antisemitic slur

The local school official in Massachusetts who  made an antisemitic slur on TV announced his resignation via Facebook Live video on Friday morning. Bob Hoey, a member of the Lowell School Committee, was on a local talk show Wednesday morning when he referred to a Jewish former official as a “kike.” The slur came amid […]

Polish historian resigns over 2007 photos of him performing Nazi salute

 A senior state historian in Poland resigned following the publication of photos from 2007 in which he appears to be giving a Nazi salute. Tomasz Greniuch had served as acting director of the Institute of National Remembrance’s branch in Wrocław, in southwestern Poland, since 2019. The institute in its announcement Monday wrote on Twitter that […]

Joe Biden Deputy Press Secretary T.J. Ducklo Resigns over Scandal

President Joe Biden’s deputy press secretary T.J. Ducklo resigned Saturday, unable to survive the scandal of verbally abusing a female reporter on the phone. “No words can express my regret, my embarrassment, and my disgust for my behavior,” Ducklo wrote in his resignation statement, admitting that his conversation was “abhorrent, disrespectful, and unacceptable.” White House […]

Peru’s health minister resigns amid scandal over now-impeached president’s secret Covid-19 vaccination

Peru’s health minister has resigned over a scandal involving former President Martin Vizcarra, who stands accused of jumping the line and getting vaccine jabs for himself and his wife months before its rollout. Dr. Pilar Mazzetti resigned her office on Friday night, a day after testifying before the Peruvian Congress about her former boss’ alleged […]

Steve Schmidt Resigns from Lincoln Project, Says He Was Molested as a Child

Steve Schmidt, MSNBC pundit, resigned from the Lincoln Project on Friday and claimed he was sexually abused by a man when he was 13. He also described his resignation as partly motivated by a desire to create a vacancy on his organization’s board of directors for a woman. Schmidt claimed to have been molested by […]

Tokyo Olympics chief finally resigns amid international outcry over sexist remarks

Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori has stepped down from his role, again apologizing for making sexist remarks about women “talking too much” that caused a major international scandal. The Olympics president announced his resignation on Friday during a meeting of the Games organizing committee. Mori yet again expressed regret over his remarks and the […]

Yoshiro Mori: Tokyo 2020 president resigns after saying women talk too much

The president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee has resigned following widespread pressure to do so over remarks that were criticised for being derogatory against women. Yoshiro Mori, who is also Japan’s former prime minister, told a meeting of the Japanese Olympic Committee board of directors earlier this month that he thought women talked too […]

Welfare minister Shmuli resigns, citing ‘mistake’ of joining Netanyahu coalition

Welfare Minister Itzik Shmuli announced Wednesday that he was taking a break from the government and politics, saying he was taking responsibility for the “mistake” of joining Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government. In a post to his Facebook page, Labor party member Shmuli wrote: “I decided to take time off from politics to consider my […]

Estonia In Crisis As Prime Minister Resigns Over Party Corruption Scandal

Estonia has been plunged into a crisis after prime minister, Jüri Ratas, was forced to resigned over a corruption scandal involving his party. Ratas handed in his resignation to the Baltic country’s president early on January 13 after a corruption scandal forced several key officials in his Centre party to quit overnight. Al Jazeera reports: The […]

Dutch Government Resigns Over Child Welfare Fraud Scandal

The Dutch government is resigning over its response to a child welfare benefits scandal, Prime Minister Mark Rutte confirmed on Friday. The move came after more than more than 20,000 thousand families were wrongly accused of child welfare fraud and told to pay money back. Rutte’s government will remain in office in a caretaker mode […]

West Virginia Republican Lawmaker Resigns After Arrest for ‘Unlawfully Entering US Capitol’

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — A Republican lawmaker from West Virginia, who had only served in the state legislature for one month, has now resigned from office after being arrested for participating in the storming of the U.S. Capitol building during the counting of Electoral College votes, filming and cheering. His attorney had originally said that […]

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf Resigns

Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf resigned Monday, citing ongoing court battles regarding his appointment. Source 00 Hits: 4

Moldova’s pro-Russian prime minister Ion Chicu resigns

Moldova’s pro-Russian prime minister Ion Chicu has resigned, paving the way for an early parliamentary election in the country, which has seen widespread protests calling for the government to stand down. Chicu, who has led a pro-Russian government since November 2019 in the former Soviet state, announced his resignation on Wednesday, a day before the […]

Gatekeeper Barr Resigns & WeAreChange News

New Chinese Study Confirms COVID-19 Attacks Testicles, May Affect Male FertilityPosted: 15 Dec 2020 09:15 AM PSTA new study has revealed that SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, infects the testicles and likely impacts male fertility. Recall in March we reported that doctors in central Wuhan raised concerns over testicle damage after observing a lowered ratio of testosterone to luteinising […]

Backstabbing Barr ‘Resigns’ After Covering up Epstein Case, Hiding Hunter Biden Investigation

Attorney General William Barr announced his resignation on Monday in a letter to President Trump. In the letter, Barr appeared to stroke Trump’s ego and declared he “will spend the next week wrapping up a few remaining matters important to the administration, and depart on December 23.” Why didn’t Bill Barr reveal the truth to […]

Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi resigns

Browse > Home / News / Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi resigns December 11, 2020 by JNS Read on for article Senior Palestine Liberation Organization official Hanan Ashrawi announced her resignation on Wednesday, saying that Palestinian politics needed a “renewal.” Palestinian politician Hanan Ashrawi in her office in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Jan. […]

Romania’s PM Orban resigns after slim election loss, interim leader sworn in to build coalition

Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has resigned following an unexpected – and narrow – election defeat after a tightly-fought campaign. President Klaus Iohannis has been sworn in as interim PM until a new government is formed. Orban, leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), announced his resignation on TV after the Social Democrats (PSD) emerged […]

Senior Palestinian official Ashrawi reportedly resigns over renewed coordination with Israel

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Romania PM Ludovic Orban resigns after narrow election defeat to left-leaning populists

Romania’s prime minister Ludovic Orban has resigned, following a narrow election defeat to the left-leaning populists. Orban, a centre-right leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), announced his resignation on television following disappointing election results for his party. However, with 95% of votes counted from Sunday’s election, the oppoisition Social Democrats (PSD) have around 30% […]

Hungarian Politician Known For Anti-LGBTQ Stance Resigns After ‘Orgy’ Bust

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A former European Parliament lawmaker from Hungary resigned from his country’s ruling party Wednesday after being swept up in a scandal involving what media reports called an orgy that police in Brussels broke up last week amid Belgium’s covornavirus lockdown. Jozsef Szajer, who on Sunday resigned his seat in the European […]

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