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Worsening insecurity under Mr President’s watch (2)

Business Day Online 13 May 2021
Granted funds, amnesty arrangements, prisoner-hostage switch, among other sketchy emoluments, further embolden these terror beings ... Many others have been killed ... Capital funding towards better education and healthcare, improved social and economic amenities, especially in the worst-hit regions, should be prioritised by the government ... .
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US expresses concern about violence and discrimination against religious minorities in India

The Times of India 12 May 2021
"The government said the law strengthened oversight and accountability of foreign NGO funding in the country,” said the report. In February, the government cancelled the FCRA licenses of five Christian-linked NGOs, cutting off their foreign funding.
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Nigeria: 2,000 killed in three months - CSOs

Ghana Web 10 May 2021
The groups noted with concern that terrorists were being granted ‘amnesty’ and got paid by the government. “This is tantamount to funding and supporting terrorists, encouraging murder and the decimation of the Nigeria’s gallant troops and amounts to treason against the Nigerian state and people,” they added ... Join our Newsletter. .
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Ohio sports betting legalization bill introduced by Senate Republicans: Capitol Letter

Cleveland 07 May 2021
A 10% tax would be placed on each bet, with the proceeds going to fund schools and gambling addiction programs ... Amnesty international? U.S ... Attorney General Merrick Garland a letter to oppose a reported Justice Department amnesty program that would let academics disclose past foreign funding without fear of prosecution.
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Senators Object to Amnesty for Academics Funded by China

The Epoch Times 06 May 2021
Eight Republican senators aren’t happy that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is moving forward with amnesty for researchers who admit getting past funding from foreign sources ... taxpayer-funded research ...
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CRT Amnesty & Electronic Recycling Event on May 8 in Burwell

Sandhills Express 06 May 2021
Recycle your old CRT (Cathode Ray Tubes) TVs, CRT monitors, and other electronics properly with FREE* recycling at a CRT Amnesty event happening near you ... WHAT TO EXPECT AT CRT AMNESTY EVENTS. The CRT Amnesty and Electronic Recycling events are available to all residents thanks to funding from the Nebraska Environmental Trust.
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Helen McEntee shares photograph of week-old son

The Irish Times 06 May 2021
Last week the Fine Gael Meath East TD became the first serving Cabinet Minister to give birth while in office ... Government asks AG about legality of ban on housing estate bulk-buys Any unilateral UK move on soldier amnesty a ‘breach of trust’, Taoiseach says Government to block investment funds from buying up housing estates Instagram Post ... .
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Minister Helen McEntee shares photograph of week-old son

The Irish Times 06 May 2021
Last week the Fine Gael Meath East TD became the first serving Cabinet Minister to give birth while in office ... Bulk-buying property to be tackled through planning process, Ryan says Plans to give give amnesty to soldiers accused of Troubles crimes are criticised Government to block investment funds from buying up housing estates Instagram Post ... .
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Dáil hears of 7,000,000-strong national herd’s importance

The Irish Times 06 May 2021
This is an inescapable scientific fact.” ... “They might like to call it almond milk ... This is something that is very often lost.” Government still wants funds in housing market but not at any price Any unilateral UK move on soldier amnesty a ‘breach of trust’, Taoiseach says Dáil criticism over rollout of vaccine scheme for pregnant women ... ... .
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New polls show G7 populations back sharing vaccine know-how

Al Jazeera 05 May 2021
“G7 governments have clear human rights obligations to put the lives of millions of people across the world ahead of the interests of the pharmaceutical companies that they have funded,” Steve Cockburn, head of Economic and Social Justice at Amnesty International, said.
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Rich nations urged to share vaccine knowledge as WTO debates waiving patents

The Citizens 05 May 2021
"G7 governments have clear human rights obligations to put the lives of millions of people across the world ahead of the interests of the pharmaceutical companies that they have funded," said Steve Cockburn, head of economic and social justice at Amnesty International, in a news release.
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Yemen journalists living in danger on World Press Freedom Day

The New Arab 03 May 2021
Akram Al-Walidi, Abdelkhaleq Amran, Hareth Hamid and Tawfiq Al-Mansouri were sentenced to death on 11 April 2020 on what Amnesty International called "trumped-up charges" ... Radi was imprisoned in Casablanca on charges of rape, sexual assault, receiving foreign funding, and collaborating with foreign intelligence.
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For whom the clock ticks

Dawn 22 Apr 2021
Next to this another gap between the Fund programme and the government’s own wishes remains ... These two are an amnesty scheme to channel so-called ‘black money’ into the housing sector, and the requirement on banks to increase their lending to the housing sector to five per cent of their total lending portfolio by December 2021.
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