Posts Tagged ‘watchdog’

Slain RCMP Const Yang Cleared of Wrongdoing in Shooting: BC Police Watchdog

British Columbia’s police watchdog has cleared a slain Burnaby RCMP constable of wrongdoing after she shot a man in the altercation that led to her death. The Independent Investigations Office says after a review of all available evidence its chief civilian director determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe Const. Shaelyn Yang committed […]

“Historic Levels Of Fraud”: US Watchdog Estimates $45.6 Billion Bilked From Pandemic Unemployment Program

A federal watchdog has found that $45.6 billion may have been scammed out of the nation’s unemployment program during the pandemic, as fraudsters used a variety of methods to commit fraud – including using the Social Security numbers of dead people, hard-to-trace emails, and the identities of prisoners who were ineligible for aid. Source

UK Police Watchdog Says Rapper, 24, Shot by Police in London Was Unarmed

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said in a statement on Sept. 7 that a detailed search of the scene where a 24-year-old man was killed by police in south London on Sept. 5 had been completed, “No non-police issue firearm has been recovered from the vehicle or the scene.” Chris Kaba, a rapper […]

UK Police Watchdog Says Rapper, 24, Shot by Police in London Was Unarmed

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said in a statement on Sept. 7 that a detailed search of the scene where a 24-year-old man was killed by police in south London on Sept. 5 had been completed, “No non-police issue firearm has been recovered from the vehicle or the scene.” Chris Kaba, a rapper […]

UN watchdog calls for security zone at Ukrainian nuclear plant

UN watchdog IAEA releases its highly anticipated report on Ukraine’s beleaguered Zaporizhzhia power plant, calling for the establishment of a security zone and not directly attributing the attacks to either side of the conflict.

Watchdog Probes London Car Chase That Ended With Police Shooting Man Dead

Specialist firearms officers from the Metropolitan Police shot dead a man in his 20s after a car chase through the streets of south London on Monday night. Scotland Yard has not said why police were pursuing the “suspect vehicle” but at 9:51 p.m. they cornered the blue Audi Q5 in Kirkstall Gardens, Streatham. Police described […]

Watchdog Probes London Car Chase That Ended With Police Shooting Man Dead

Specialist firearms officers from the Metropolitan Police shot dead a man in his 20s after a car chase through the streets of south London on Monday night. Scotland Yard has not said why police were pursuing the “suspect vehicle” but at 9:51 p.m. they cornered the blue Audi Q5 in Kirkstall Gardens, Streatham. Police described […]

Zelenskyy hits out over nuclear watchdog’s visit to Zaporizhzhia plant

Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has hit out over the UN visit to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant.  He’s upset the nuclear watchdog inspecting the Zaporizhzhia facility, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has not yet called for the demilitarisation of the site, which has been occupied by Russian troops since early on in the six-month war.  […]

Zelenskyy hits out over nuclear watchdog’s visit to Zaporizhzhia plant

Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has hit out over the UN visit to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant.  He’s upset the nuclear watchdog inspecting the Zaporizhzhia facility, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has not yet called for the demilitarisation of the site, which has been occupied by Russian troops since early on in the six-month war.  […]

Ukraine war: UN nuclear watchdog’s Zaporizhzhia visit will be its ‘toughest ever’

A team from the UN’s nuclear watchdog is finally on its way to Ukraine’s embattled Zaporizhzhia power plant.

BRITISH “WATCHDOG” JOURNALISTS UNMASKED AS LAP DOGS FOR THE SECURITY STATE

Events of the past few days suggest British journalism – the so-called Fourth Estate – is not what it purports to be: a watchdog monitoring the centers of state power. It is quite the opposite. The pretensions of the establishment media took a severe battering this month as the defamation trial of Guardian columnist Carole […]

Watchdog Calls for House Ethics Investigation into Charlie Crist for Abusing Proxy Voting

An ethics watchdog organization asked the House Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate Florida Rep. Charlie Crist (D) for allegedly abusing the proxy vote process. 

Nonprofit Watchdog Uncovers $350 Million in Secret Payments to Fauci, Collins, Others at NIH

An estimated $350 million in undisclosed royalties were paid to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and hundreds of its scientists, including the agency’s recently departed director, Dr. Francis Collins, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, according to a nonprofit government watchdog. “We estimate that up to $350 million in royalties from third parties were paid to […]

Europol told to delete personal data not linked to any crime by EU watchdog

Europol has been ordered to delete any information related to individuals who have not been found guilty of any crime. An investigation found that the European Union’s police agency had collected and stored data on innocent citizens. Europol was told to delete any data that did not comply with safeguards on the length of time […]

Iran ‘enriching uranium at 20% purity,’ says nuclear watchdog

Iran has started to enrich uranium up to 20 per cent purity at Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Wednesday. The equipment being used is far more efficient than the first-generation of machines, noted the agency. According to the UN nuclear watchdog, Tehran has 94 IR-6 machines installed in […]

UN atomic watchdog: Iran further raising nuclear stockpile

The United Nations’ atomic watchdog says it believes that Iran has further increased its stockpile of highly enriched uranium in breach of a 2015 accord with world powers. The International Atomic Energy Agency told member nations in its confidential quarterly report Wednesday that Iran has an estimated stock of 17.7 kilogrammes of uranium enriched to […]

UK Vaccine Watchdog Does NOT Recommend Covid Jabs For Healthy Children Aged 12 to 15

The Joint Committee on Vacination and Immunisation (JCVI) said on Friday it has decided NOT to recommend Covid vaccinations for healthy children aged 12 to 15 They vaccines watchdog said there was ‘insufficiant evidence to support a universal offer of vaccines’ to that age group given the lower rates of serious illness. However, despite the […]

UK Watchdog Approves New Antibody Cocktail To ‘Prevent & Treat Covid’

The UK’s drug regulatory body has approved a “first of its kind” Covid antibody cocktail that, they say, can prevent and treat covid. The Government is aiming for the treatment to be offered to Brits as soon as possible. In a press release issued by the UK government on Friday, the Medicines and Healthcare products […]

Travel PCR Tests ‘A Rip-Off’: Former Head of UK Competition Watchdog

COVID tests for travel are “a predictable COVID rip-off,” according to Lord Tyrie, the former head of the UK Competition and Markets Authority. Currently, all travellers must take at least one PCR test after arriving in England, which they must pay for themselves from an approved provider, in addition to a test prior to departure from […]

The Watchdog with Lowkey

Press & Media Lowkey — Activist, rapper and host of the new MintPress Podcast show, ‘The Watchdog’, is joined by journalist Whitney Webb to examine the IDF’s military intelligence Unit 8200, which gave birth to the NSO group responsible for Pegasus Spyware, and how Israel’s national security state is merging with that of the United […]

Antisemitism Watchdog Derided And Mocked For Demanding Firing Of Spanish TV Host

The so-called Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) is calling for disciplinary action against a reporter from a television station in Spain who made anti-Israel remarks during a broadcast about Israeli athletes: TV3’s commentator Clara Basiana made the offensive remarks while reporting live on air on June 10 about Israeli artistic duet swimmers Eden Blecher and Shelly […]

Watchdog: Syria has likely used chemical weapons 17 times

The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog told the U.N. Security Council that its experts have investigated 77 allegations against Syria and concluded that in 17 cases chemical weapons were likely or definitely used. Fernando Arias called it “a disturbing reality” that eight years after Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, which bans the […]

Privacy Watchdog: UK Covid Passport Small Print Says It WILL Be Used Domestically

The British government has claimed that it intends to send private security contractors to knock on the doors of anyone returning from holidays to make sure they are quarantining upon their return, as required by law. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced Wednesday that those returning from destinations that have not been added to the government’s ‘green […]

Judge rejects Facebook’s complaints against Irish data watchdog, probe into EU user info transfers to US can resume

An Irish High Court judge has thrown out Facebook Ireland’s attempt to stop an investigation by the country’s Data Protection Commission (DPC), which had ordered the tech giant to stop sending data from its EU users to the US. “For the reasons set out in this judgment, I refuse all of the reliefs sought by […]

Iran now enriching uranium to 63% purity — UN watchdog

Iran has enriched uranium to 63-percent purity, higher than the 60% it has announced, which is already way beyond the 3.67% allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal, a report said Tuesday, citing a document by the International Atomic Energy Agency. “According to Iran, fluctuations of the enrichment levels… were experienced,” the UN nuclear watchdog said […]

Syria faces sanctions from chemical weapons watchdog, rejects attack claims

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) — The world’s chemical weapons watchdog will decide this week whether to impose unprecedented sanctions on Syria for its alleged use of toxic arms and failure to declare its arsenal. Member states of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will weigh a French proposal to suspend Syria’s “rights […]

Iran, UN nuclear watchdog start talks on unexplained uranium traces

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

UN nuclear watchdog confirms Iran started enriching uranium to 60 percent purity

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Video of 13-Yr-Old Adam Toledo Being Shot Released by Chicago Police Watchdog

Chicago’s civilian police oversight agency on Thursday released a video of the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, which has been described as “incredibly difficult to watch” by Lori Lightfoot, the city’s mayor. Toledo died of a gunshot wound to his chest early on March 29, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said on […]

Iran almost ready to enrich uranium to 60 percent, UN nuclear watchdog says

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

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