first_img More From Our Partners Brave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgKansas coach fired for using N-word toward Black playerthegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comPorsha Williams engaged to ex-husband of ‘RHOA’ co-star Falynn Guobadiathegrio.com by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesScientific MirrorJoe DiMaggio’s Mob Ties Will Totally Transform Your Opinion Of The StarScientific MirrorAdventure CrunchCheck Out These Strange Looking MotorhomesAdventure CrunchDefinition.org25 Size Comparisons That Change The PerspectiveDefinition.orgAtlantic MirrorA Kilimanjaro Discovery Has Proved This About The BibleAtlantic MirrorNinjaJournalistCareless Workers Caught In Unbelievable MomentsNinjaJournalistAuthors PickSee Demi Moore After Her Recent TransformationAuthors Pick Wednesday 10 November 2010 7:40 pm whatsapp EXPLORER Tullow Oil said a dispute with the government of Uganda had forced it to abandon drilling at two oil-rich blocks near Lake Albert and that it was unsure when this would recommence.The London-based company added that the government was wary of agreeing to a plan to decouple Tullow’s dispute from another, potentially lengthier, dispute between the government and Tullow’s former partner, Heritage Oil, which could delay a return to drilling.“We have no definitive timeline (for a resolution),” chief operating officer Paul McDade said.Tullow bought half-shares of two oil blocks from Heritage earlier this year, giving it 100 per cent ownership of three blocks which cover the Ugandan side of Lake Albert and which Tullow believes could contain billions of barrels of oil. Heritage refused to pay capital gains tax on the sale, which the government and Tullow said was due, and subsequently the government refused to renew the licences for Tullow which had planned to sell stakes to France’s Total and China’s CNOOC. The licence dispute has forced Tullow to halt operations at the blocks. Sharecenter_img KCS-content Tags: NULL Show Comments ▼ Tax dispute forces Tullow Oil to abandon drilling in Uganda whatsapplast_img read more

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first_img Former Swiss banker Rudolf Elmer, who was found guilty of breaching bank secrecy laws over his transfer of client data to the online website Wikileaks, has been remanded in custody, reports said yesterday. The former chief operating officer at private bank Julius Baer’s subsidiary in the Cayman Islands was detained on Saturday because he risks destroying evidence, his lawyer Ganden Tethong Blattner told ATS news agency. Elmer plans to appeal against Wednesday’s court decision that found him guilty of handing over secret files. Share Sunday 23 January 2011 10:23 pm Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULL Swiss banker placed in custody whatsapp whatsapp KCS-content More From Our Partners Killer drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comlast_img read more

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first_imgWednesday 6 April 2011 8:14 pm whatsapp IMF slams US for incomplete budget Show Comments ▼ KCS-content whatsapp center_img THE United States should include in its budget the cost of mortgage loan guarantees and other housing supports, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said yesterday in a rare criticism of its biggest shareholder.The IMF also faulted the Obama administration for failing to address the tax deduction for mortgage interest, which it called “both expensive and regressive.” The tax break is hugely popular, and eliminating it would no doubt cause political pain at a time when the Obama administration is already preparing for the 2012 presidential election campaign.The Obama administration has kept Fannie and Freddie off the budget. Including them would make an already ugly fiscal picture look even worse. More From Our Partners Killer drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.com by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailNews SharperGrab A Tissue Before You See Richard Simmons At 72News SharperTaco RelishOnly People With An IQ Of 130 Can Name These ItemsTaco RelishDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepediaGloriousaCouple Had Their Home Demolished Because Of ThisGloriousaZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen Heraldautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farm Share Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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first_imgEconet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited (ECO.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Technology sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited (ECO.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited (ECO.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited (ECO.zw)  2020 interim results for the third quarter.<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>Company ProfileEconet Wireless Zimbabwe is a diversified telecommunications group; it is the largest enterprise of its kind in Zimbabwe and the largest company on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange in terms of market capitalisation. Econet Wireless Zimbabwe provides products and solutions for mobile and fixed wireless telephony, public payphones, internet access and payment solutions. In 2009, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe became the first operator in Zimbabwe to launch data services with 3G capability. This was followed by an extensive project to expand its geographic coverage; building a fibre-optic network, providing financial transaction switching and point-of-sale and value-added retail support services. The company is a subsidiary of a privately-owned group controlled by its founder, Strive Masiyiwa. The group’s subsidiaries include Econet Global, Econet Wireless Africa, Econet Wireless International, Econet Enterprises, Liquid Telecom Group and Econet Media.last_img read more

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first_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Enter Your Email Address Image source: Getty Images. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Despite the stock market crash back in March, some UK stocks have done exceptionally well over the last six months. The rises by both Ocado and AO World highlight the appetite investors have for online only retailers. But I think there are even better companies out there to invest in. The backer of Tesla and other tech companiesOne such company is Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust (LSE: SMT). The share price is up 44% over the last six months. This has been driven by its focus on tech, a principal beneficiary of the covid-19 situation.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Its top holding is Tesla. This is followed by holdings in Amazon, Tencent, Illumina and Alibaba. Spotify and Netflix are also in the top 10 holdings.The trust, run by Baillie Gifford, is a top performer. The manager though has other strong-performing trusts. This gives me hope the current outperformance isn’t a flash in the pan.Technology isn’t going away so the trust should keep doing well and the share price might well keep flying upwards. But a word of warning — it’s closely tied to the success of its biggest holding, Tesla.A UK tech stock riding the 5G waveSpirent Communications (LSE: SPT) is another tech stock that’s making moves upwards. It’s piggybacking on expectations of a 5G revolution. The company provides testing and assurance services to the telecoms industry.Spirent says that 5G isn’t yet at the end of its journey. There will be a lot more ongoing demand for its services is the key message. Spirent Communications, like Scottish Mortgage, is in the right place at the right time.The latest results showed the company is making good progress, which should work through to the share price (it’s already nearly double its low during the stock market crash). Spirent saw revenue rise 7% in its first half to $233.7m (£177.53m). On a reported basis, operating profit was up 97% at $35.6m and its profit before tax improved 93% to $36m, while basic earnings per share grew 94% to 5.28 cents.Devoted fans bring in the profitsGames Workshop (LSE: GAW) has been getting a lot of press attention. It’s not hard to see why. The share price has been motoring upwards. The company displays a lot of signs of a quality business. It has repeat, dedicated customers, high margins and the ability to grow sales and profits.The shares have been hitting new highs recently. The boost has been provided by results last month that showed a 10% jump in profits before tax to £89.4m for the year ending on 31 May. At the same time, cash on hand before paying dividends stood at £70.5m, against £50.7m in the year before.On a more operational level, it’s encouraging to see its roughly 40% jump in user numbers on the Warhammer website to over 8m. This indicates there are a lot of fans out there.The opportunity to licence itself creates the next big opportunity for Warhammer and as such, I think the shares, though expensive already, could keep moving higher.center_img Andy Ross owns no share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Andy Ross | Tuesday, 11th August, 2020 | More on: GAW SMT SPT Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. UK stocks: why I think these 3 could keep flying higher See all posts by Andy Rosslast_img read more

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first_img Advertisement Howard Lake | 4 July 2016 | News Tagged with: direct debit Rapidata Services plc regular giving Research / statistics Regular giving cancellations continued at their lowest level for second successive year Cancellation rates for Direct Debit donations remained at their lowest level for 13 years in 2015, despite the negative media reports and political criticism of some fundraising methods during the year. The public’s continued commitment to regular giving to charities will be revealed today by Direct Debit processing specialist Rapidata on the first day of the Institute of Fundraising’s National Fundraising Convention in London.Rapidata has tracked trends in charitable giving by Direct Debit for 13 years. The past two years have seen the lowest cancellation rates so far for the whole of this period, according to Rapidata’s Charity Direct Debit Tracking Report 2016.Public commitment to regular givingDirect Debit cancellation rates are continuing at the lowest levels for the past 13 yearsThe record low was achieved in 2014 with an average annual Direct Debit cancellation rate of 2.67%. But 2015 was the next lowest on record at 2.89%.This was the first time that cancellations had fallen below the average annual rate of 3%, down from over 4% during the difficult times of the economic recession in 2008 and 2009.The low cancellation rates do not appear to show any impact of the media coverage of criticism of some fundraising. Cancellation rates remained below average from May 2015 to March 2016 inclusive.There was a more sustained peak of cancellations 
during the summer months of July to August 2015, but Rapidata say that this follows the expected pattern of the annual cancellation cycle. In addition, this peak was still below the average rate for that time of year. Following this peak, rates dropped again towards the year end to an all-time low for the month of November of 2.34%.Did some newspapers’ interpretation of the death of Mrs Olive Cooke affect regular giving rates?Low rates continued into 20162016 got off to a good start: the cancellation figure for January of 2.64% is the lowest rate for that month since the study began in 2003.Of course, the still unclear results of the EU Referendum result could still have a negative impact on regular giving levels. Yet “all signs so far look positive”, according to the agency. Trust in charitiesProfessor Adrian Sargeant, director of the University of Plymouth Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy commented on the findings, saying:“Despite the fundraising crisis last year, donors did not respond by cancelling their regular gifts in their droves. This is exactly the kind of evidence we should be using to inform policy decisions.”Peter Lewis, Chief Executive of the Institute of Fundraising, welcomed the report, saying:“The evidence in this report backs up what we have heard from our members – existing supporters are continuing to trust and support the charities they already give to. Charities will want to build on the fact that donors are sticking with the causes they support, doing even more to ensure donors’ needs are at the heart of how they fundraise.”Scott Gray, managing director of Rapidata, said that the findings indicated that “we should not underestimate the strength of the public’s connection with the charities they choose to support.”At the same time he urged that:“the figures should be taken with caution as the last year has shown fundraising it cannot rest on its laurels. Whilst no long-term impact on regular giving from the fundraising crisis is good news for regular giving, we must note that the majority of media attention has been directed
 at recruitment channels – direct mail, telephone fundraising, sharing of data in prospecting – and that the importance of retaining and nurturing supporters has never been more important.”Rapidata’s Charity Direct Debit Tracking Report will be available as a free download.center_img  147 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis20 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  148 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis20last_img read more

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first_imgFor 28 consecutive years, the Committee of 500 Years has been protesting the use of the racist name and image of the Cleveland baseball team.In 2019, the team dropped the hated “mascot,” after removing it from team apparel the same year. Credit: Susan SchnurOver 100 people rallied outside the Progressive Field stadium on opening day, July 24. Speaker Phil Yenko, executive director of the American Indian Movement of Ohio, credited the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement to increasing the pace of changing racist imagery of sports teams at all levels. In 2019, the team dropped the hated “mascot,” after removing it from team apparel the same year.— Report and photo by Susan Schnur FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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first_img Corn ZCN21 (JUL 21) 684.50 -14.50 Cutting Costs in Tight Times, Difficult but DoableIn a special series of reports this month, Hoosier Ag Today and  Farm Credit MidAmerica have been focusing on the fixed costs of a farming operation and how to better manage those expenses. We have focused on equipment costs and land costs. Some fixed expenses are more difficult to cut than others. Evan Hahn, Vice President of credit, Agribusiness, with FCMA, says labor  costs are areas where efficiency can often be improved, but employees may be affected, “One way is to improve production efficiency by using precision equipment which can reduce labor costs.”A cost that  is often hard to control is family living costs. Hahn said they recommend writing a check each month to cover family living costs, “With lower profit levels in an operation, some families may have to look at lowering their living costs. One way they can do that every month is to write themselves a check out of the farming operation. That allows them to separate those costs from the farming operating costs.”Hahn says, if you need help evaluating your fixed costs, talk with your  lender.FCMA has other resources to provide advice and direction for your operation. Visit them at e-farmcredit.com. How Indiana Crops are Faring Versus Other States SHARE All quotes are delayed snapshots Cutting Costs in Tight Times, Difficult but Doable Wheat ZWN21 (JUL 21) 680.75 -3.00 Previous articleIndiana Field Conditions ImprovingNext articleRyan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for April 18, 2017 Gary Truitt RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Minor Changes in June WASDE Report Facebook Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitter Name Sym Last Change Home Indiana Agriculture News Cutting Costs in Tight Times, Difficult but Doable Soybean ZSN21 (JUL 21) 1508.50 -35.50 By Gary Truitt – Apr 17, 2017 Battle Resistance With the Soy Checkoff ‘Take Action’ Program Lean Hogs HEM21 (JUN 21) 122.68 0.22 Feeder Cattle GFQ21 (AUG 21) 151.18 2.78 Live Cattle LEM21 (JUN 21) 118.70 1.13 STAY CONNECTED5,545FansLike3,961FollowersFollow187SubscribersSubscribelast_img read more

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first_imgReddIt Robbie Vaglio Snow temporarily stepping down as honors dean Facebook I am the executive editor of TCU 360 from Raleigh, North Carolina. If you walk by my desk in the newsroom you’ll immediately know I’m Post Malone’s biggest fan. I’m always looking for a good story to tell! If you have any story ideas, feel free to reach out! Go Panthers! printA former student charged with hacking into his professor’s grade book and changing his grades made a recent court appearance and is no longer in custody.An indictment must be issued within the next 180 days before the date of Vu Thanh “Steven” Phan’s next court appearance is scheduled.The Tarrant County district attorney was unable to provide any additional information on the case. Phan was arrested in January on a charge of computer security breach between $2,500 and $30,000 — a state jail felony — and had his initial appearance in Tarrant County Magistrate Court last Friday. According to Texas penal code, breach of computer security is when an individual accesses a computer, computer network or computer system without the effective consent of the owner and with the intent to defraud or harm another or alter, damage or delete property.Phan is accused of “knowingly accessing a computer system or network … without the effective consent of TCU, the owner and did knowingly obtain a benefit, defraud or harm,” according to arrest affidavits.Video footage in Tandy Hall Room 226 taken on Dec. 12 shows Phan swapping the keyboard at the instructor’s work station with one from his backpack and returned later that evening to take his keyboard back.Phan used the information captured on his keyboard to log into D2L to change his grades, according to arrest affidavits.Special Agent Brian Sanders of the Secret Service said keyboard devices can be used to “log keystrokes and illegally obtain password information on computers,” according to the arrest affidavits.According to a spokesperson for the university, Phan is no longer enrolled in TCU. Linkedin TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Vu Thanh “Steven” Phan was arrested Wednesday morning on a computer security breach charge. Photo courtesy of Tarrant County Jail. Previous articleStudent expected to launch sports betting appNext articleFootball falls to SMU for first time since 2011 Robbie Vaglio RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Two students joined harassment and discrimination lawsuit against TCU Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ + posts Twitter ReddIt Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ What to watch during quarantine World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Facebook Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ Twitter Linkedin Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ TCU wants ex-professor’s discrimination suit dismissed Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more

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first_img PalestineMiddle East – North Africa May 16, 2021 Find out more News Organisation June 3, 2021 Find out more RSF asks ICC prosecutor to say whether Israeli airstrikes on media in Gaza constitute war crimes News RSF_en Follow the news on Palestine May 28, 2021 Find out more PalestineMiddle East – North Africa center_img News “The climate continues to be very oppressive for Palestinian journalists, who are still subject to arrests, physical attacks and searches as a result of tension between the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas in the Gaza Strip,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Political rivalry continues to take its toll on press freedom.”In one of the latest incidents, Samer Rwayched, a correspondent of Sawt Al-Aqsa (a radio station linked to Hamas), was arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces at his home in the West Bank city of Hebron on 7 May. Representatives of the radio station told Reporters Without Borders they did not know the official reason for his arrest or where he is currently being held.Ttwo journalists working for Hamas-linked websites, Mohamed Ezzat Al-Halayka and Sami Asa’d, were arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces on 4 May. Al-Halayka was arrested at his home in the village of Al-Shouyoukh, outside Hebron, while Asa’d was arrested near his home in Bethlehem. Other people regarded as Hamas supporters were arrested the same day in Hebron.Muhannad Adnan Aziz Salahat, a journalist based in the West Bank who works as a representative of the Palestinian Human Rights Foundation (Monitor) in Jordan, was arrested by the Palestinian intelligence services on 1 May after responding to a summons he had received from them five days earlier. Since his arrest, the intelligence services have refused to provide any information about his detention.Salahat had already ready been arrested twice in recent weeks by the intelligence services at the Al-Karama crossing between the West Bank and Jordan, on 28 March and 14 April. Thereafter he was forbidden to leave the Palestinian Territories although there was no legal basis for the prohibition.He has written articles criticising arrests of Palestinian citizens by Israeli troops and recently made documentaries aired by the pan-Arab satellite TV station Al Jazeera that showed the living conditions of Palestinians in Jerusalem after their homes were demolished by the Israeli army. The Palestinian Authority said the documentaries were liable to incite violence against Israel.The Gaza City home of Noufouz Al-Bakri, the correspondent of the newspaper Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, was searched by individuals claiming to be from the Hamas government’s information ministry on 25 April. They told her that, to continue working as the newspaper’s correspondent, she would have apply for permission to open a newspaper bureau, because that is what her home was, they said. She later contacted the information ministry, which denied having anything to do with the search.It was not the first raid on Al-Bakri’s home. It was searched by 7 March by individuals claiming to belong to the Hamas interior ministry’s security forces (read http://en.rsf.org/palestinian-territories-security-forces-raid-journalis…).Gunmen fired on an Al Jazeera vehicle containing a reporter, cameraman and assistant, as well as its driver, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on 22 April. The Palestinian Authority security forces said they would investigate the shooting, in which no one was injured.Reporters Without Borders has learned that the Palestinian Authority’s communications ministry warned local radio and TV stations in the West Bank that their broadcasting could be suspended if they did not renew their licences by 15 April. The West Bank has at least 28 TV stations and 27 radio stations and there is a real danger that the Palestinian Authority could use this measure to close down the ones it does not like.The head of Al-Mahed, the only Christian TV station in the West Bank, said the communications ministry was asking for exorbitant amounts to renew the station’s licences. “Only the rich can afford media licences now,” he said. “This is going to limit news media diversity in the West Bank. It is just a means of restricting freedom of expression.”Both the Palestinian Authority security forces and the Hamas Executive Force are still on the lastest version of the Predators of Press Freedom list which Reporters Without Borders issued on 3 May. Israel now holding 13 Palestinian journalists to go further May 10, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Political tension between Hamas and Fatah still takes its toll on Palestinian journalists WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists News Help by sharing this information Receive email alertslast_img read more

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