Joint letter: US should condemn Egypt for silencing human rights defenders

We, the undersigned groups, are appalled by the evidence that the Egyptian government and the intelligence apparatus persist in their efforts to silence human rights defenders even beyond Egypt’s borders. We call on the US government to condemn these actions. According to Politico, during a June visit to Washington, DC, …

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Press release | Press releases | Writing

07.21.21 “This invitation to investigate our own country under the authority of this Council is an insult to the American people and a parody of the real human rights atrocities being committed around the world.” WASHINGTON– U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today …

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In Iraq, politically sanctioned corruption proves once again fatal

Opinion: The two deadly fires that recently killed hundreds of people in Iraqi hospitals were not a coincidence, but the consequence of widespread corruption and years of neglect, writes Taif Alkhudary. The deadly fire at the Covid isolation ward at Al-Hussein hospital was the second major hospital fire in Iraq …

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New Reports Show Natural Gas Production Boom Has Failed For Appalachians, Urges Economic Transition | Energy and environment

The natural gas boom in the Appalachians has turned out to be an economic collapse from which local and state officials can bounce back if they embrace the growing clean energy economy. This is the result of two results-oriented reports released Tuesday by the nonprofit think tank Ohio River Valley …

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Pros, cons and who should create an account

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make informed decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, such as American Express, but our reports and recommendations are always independent and objective. BlockFi is a global platform offering interest accounts, crypto-backed …

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Violence Intensifies in Protests Against Water Crisis in Khuzestan, Iran | News of the protests

Tehran, Iran – Iranian authorities said a policeman was shot dead by “agitators” in Iran’s Khuzestan province, where six nights of protests against water shortages turned deadly. State media reported that another Bandar Mahshahr policeman was injured after being shot in the leg on Tuesday evening, as videos and reports …

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Emilio Estefan, Human Rights Group produces anthem “Libertad” for Cuba – NBC 6 South Florida

The call for freedom for Cuba is at the center of a new song and video produced by Emilio Estefan in collaboration with a human rights group. “Libertad” aired Tuesday on the YouTube channel of the Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba. Yailenys Perez, one of the singer on the …

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Kimmel Foundation Donates $ 1 Million For New Nebraska Equine Sports Complex | Nebraska today

The Richard P. Kimmel and Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation donated $ 1 million in leadership to support a new state-of-the-art Nebraska equestrian sports complex at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and its Department of Animal Sciences estimate that 180,000 Nebraska horses are used …

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Retirees Said They Can Live Fast And Die Old

Mr Cooper’s comments follow the release of a position paper by the Commonwealth Treasury on Monday, which examined the need for super funds to develop strategies that would encourage people to withdraw all of their super balances to the retirement. Challenger’s findings are consistent with previous research by the Grattan …

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Democrats prepare to vote on Tracy Stone-Manning to lead Bureau of Land Management

WASHINGTON – Democrats are preparing to make their voices heard by the appointment of Tracy Stone-Manning as head of the Bureau of Land Management, despite united opposition from Republicans who have called her an “eco-terrorist” because of her involvement in a tree planting episode as a graduate student in the …

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