Lawyer and international professor Payam Akhavan wins 2021 Bar Human Rights Award

Donnelly said Akhavan, with his many outstanding acts of service over decades of effort, meets the award’s criteria for “dedication to the advancement of human rights and the rule of law for the long term. or for a single act of exceptional service “. Akhavan served as recently appointed senior …

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Best Penny Stock Trading Apps of 2021

TD Ameritrade has always set the standard for high-end technology platforms with sleek designs, intuitive navigation, and robust features, all designed with the end user in mind. Its mobile trading app is no different which is why we chose it as the penny stock trading app with the best user …

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Singapore VMC to Form New Entity in UAE and Expand Reach of Arab Media Content

The new entity will launch a nine-day event that will include a film festival showcasing films from South Asia and the MENA region. Singapore-based media investment holding company Vistas Media Capital (VMC) announced plans for Middle East expansion in the media and entertainment sector and an investment management initiative for …

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Republicans remove PFAS measures from Wisconsin state budget

TO CLOSE Republican lawmakers in charge of the state budget drafting process have eliminated a number of key initiatives aimed at dealing with a growing number of “forever chemical” contaminations across the state. Members of the state’s joint finance committee voted on Thursday to eliminate 11 proposed scientist positions for …

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Suu Kyi trial set to open in Myanmar, junta rejects declaration by UN rights chief

(Reuters) – The trial of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was due to open on Monday, as the junta that toppled its elected government rejected criticism from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. man regarding his use of lethal force against demonstrators. FILE PHOTO: Myanmar State …

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The Recorder – Deerfield residents reject facade settlement, OK proposal for chain stores

DEERFIELD – Residents rejected a zoning bylaw revision that would have reduced facade requirements for city-owned lots and approved a new bylaw requiring chain stores to consider rural character in their designs for four hours during of the annual municipal meeting on Saturday. Section 17 was a draft by-law that …

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QSE opens the week with more than 16 points of gain on the bullish outlook for foreign funds

The Qatar Stock Exchange opened the week on Sunday with a gain of more than 16 points, mainly on the bullish outlook for foreign funds.Rising buying interest from Gulf institutions and individuals also helped the 20-stock Qatar index, which rose 0.15% to 10,739.48 points, recovering from an intraday low of …

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Competition intensifies in a molten Arctic

The new Russian nuclear icebreaker Arktika, with a sister ship under construction to the right (Rosatomflot file image) Posted on June 13, 2021 at 1:39 PM by The conversation [By Rockford Weitz] For decades, the frozen Arctic was little more than a footnote in global economic competition, but that is …

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G7 leaders will denounce “human rights violations” – but will their final communiqué even identify China?

Biden and other G7 leaders will call Beijing for “human rights abuses and violations of fundamental freedoms” – but will their final communiqué even identify China by name? Leaders have been negotiating a special press release for days It will allow the World Trade Organization to qualify China as a …

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More and more US financial giants are tiptoeing into crypto-assets | Money

Cryptocurrencies are attracting greater interest among traditional investors after a sharp rise in bitcoin prices in 2020 and early 2021. – Reuters pic WASHINGTON, June 13 – Investing in bitcoin and other digital currencies remains a risky game where the rules could change dramatically, but the rewards could be significant. …

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