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Jewish leaders: Antisemitic celebrities stoke fears of normalizing hate

Independent Record 04 Dec 2022
Neo-Nazi trolls are clamoring to return to Twitter as new CEO Elon Musk grants “amnesty” to suspended accounts ... Helena housing trust fund sees zero applications in opening period Helena man charged with fifth DUI Man shot in leg in East Helena; no suspects identified Helena's Party Plus Rentals and Sales to close Feb.
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Antisemitic celebrities stoke fears of normalizing hate

Independent Record 03 Dec 2022
Neo-Nazi trolls are clamoring to return to Twitter as new CEO Elon Musk grants “amnesty” to suspended accounts ... Helena housing trust fund sees zero applications in opening period Helena man charged with fifth DUI Man shot in leg in East Helena; no suspects identified Helena's Party Plus Rentals and Sales to close Feb.
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Waiving fees for library books promotes our culture of no accountability

New York Post 03 Dec 2022
In 2019, public libraries in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens collected some $3 million in late fees, while those who owed more than $15 in fines were barred from checking out additional books (there were 400,000 such folks citywide pre-amnesty, according to the NYPL) ... But library funding isn’t the biggest problem.
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Good Afternoon, News: Takeoff Was an Innocent Bystander, Portland Resignation Tea, and Seal Facial Recognition

Portland Mercury 03 Dec 2022
... oil , a move the Associated Press describes as an aim to prevent energy price spikes and while also depriving Russian president Vladimir Putin of revenue to fund his war efforts ... Due to the general amnesty now offered all accounts on Twitter I plan to commit the following crimes.
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Ndiomu; FG Has No Immediate Plan to Wind Down Amnesty Programme

This Day 01 Dec 2022
Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Major General Barry Ndiomu (rtd), recently engaged newsmen on the major achievements of the Amnesty Programme as well as his programme of action, among other issues ... It’s almost 15 years since the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) kicked off under President Umaru Yar’Adua.
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Wales fans feel pride and despair but not anger after swift World Cup exit

The Observer 01 Dec 2022
After all the hype and expectation, it wasn’t meant to be like this ... Wales 0 England 3 ... Newsletters may contain info about charities, online ads, and content funded by outside parties ... Elis James has donated his fee for this column to Amnesty International, which is campaigning for Qatar and Fifa to establish a compensation fund for migrant workers ... .
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Stolen checks, fraudulent activity: three major trade association PACs fell victim to theft in what's ...

Business Insider 30 Nov 2022
... dollars in stolen funds ... The commission has a "safe harbor" policy in place that, as long as committees follow a series of protective regulations, grants them general amnesty from facing civil penalties for any misappropriated funds.Read the original article on Business Insider.
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Political Lobby Groups Launch Workplace Sensitization Program in Hungary

Hungary Today 22 Nov 2022
According to the information provided by Amnesty International Hungary, which is linked to funding from Hungarian billionaire George Soros and the Open Society Foundations, the training is 270 minutes long and consists of several modules.
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The BBC played a blinder in calling out Qatar abuses during World Cup coverage

Belfast Telegraph 22 Nov 2022
Were it not for the small matter of World War II breaking out, there was a 50-50 chance that the 1942 World Cup would have taken place in Nazi Germany ... But Qatar is something special ... Alan Shearer asked why, if Infantino feels that strongly, he’s been ignoring Amnesty International’s request for a compensation fund for migrant workers’ families ... .
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World Cup coverage: The BBC played a blinder in calling out Qatar abuses

Irish Independent 22 Nov 2022
Qatar is in a whole different league of abhorrent ... “You will know what it is like.”Alan Shearer asked why, if Infantino feels that strongly, he’s been ignoring Amnesty International’s request for a compensation fund for migrant workers’ families.It was powerful stuff, unprecedented and justified ... .
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'Elevate our voices' says first out gay Qatari as FAs scrap rainbow armbands

ITV 21 Nov 2022
It is these types of actions, Amnesty International says, that need to be amplified. "It is not too late for them to make strong, significant statements," says Sacha Deshmukh, Chief Executive at Amnesty International UK ... Amnesty says, however, that many of these changes are not being properly implemented and enforced.
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Wales’s football revolution is born of tears, pride, fan culture and radical history

The Observer 21 Nov 2022
Wales fans have been waiting 64 years to take their place among football’s elite and a long-held pipe dream has suddenly begun to feel very real ... Read more ... You do it your way ... Show ... Elis James has donated his fee for this column to Amnesty International, which is campaigning for Qatar and Fifa to establish a compensation fund for migrant workers ... .
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Amnesty calls on Canada Soccer to support compensation for migrant workers in Qatar

Moosejaw Today 20 Nov 2022
... the joint call by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and FairSquare Projects, a non-profit human rights organization, for FIFA to to create a US$440-million Workers Compensation Fund for labourers and families "who suffered harms in the lead-up to the Qatar World Cup.".
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BBC ignores World Cup opening ceremony in favour of Qatar criticism

The Observer 20 Nov 2022
“If he feels that strong about the migrant workers and their families, Amnesty has been asking Fifa for just over $400m in a compensation fund ... Viewers watching in the UK on Freeview could have watched the buildup on Al Jazeera, the English-language rolling news channel funded by the Qatari government.
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Stop Funding Hate is Really About Shutting Down Any Dissent From Woke Orthodoxy

The Daily Sceptic 20 Nov 2022
The censors are well funded and organised. The pressure group Stop Funding Hate was founded in 2016 by Richard Wilson, a former corporate fundraising officer for Amnesty International ... The first big target for Stop Funding Hate was the Daily Mail ... I am writing as a volunteer for Stop Funding Hate because I saw your advert on GB News today.

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