Two Al-Jazeera journalists hit while covering an anti-American demonstration

first_img Covid-19 in Africa: RSF joins a coalition of civil society organizations to demand the release of imprisoned journalists on the continent SudanAfrica News April 10, 2020 Find out more Follow the news on Sudan Receive email alerts On 22 March, while covering a demonstration against the war in Iraq, Islam Salih, an Al-Jazeera journalist and Mohammed el Hassan, his cameraman, were hit by several policemen. ‘We expressly call on the Khartoum authorities to allow the Sudanese and also the foreign press to freely cover demonstrations taking place in the capital. We are also concerned by the growing number of journalists being summoned for having’transgressed the limits’, said Robert Ménard, secretary-general of Reporters Without Borders. On 22 March, Islam Salih, an Al Jazeera journalist and Mohammed el Hassan, his cameraman, were hit by several policemen while covering a student demonstration, near the American embassy, against the war in Iraq. Although Islam Salih told one of the policemen he was an Al-Jazeera journalist, they continued to hit them on the knees with truncheons. The cameraman finally managed to flee with his equipment. And the footage could be broadcast. Also, on the same day, Hayder Al Mukashfi, a journalist at the daily Al-Ayyam, was interrogated by members of the security services. One of the officers told him that ‘what he was writing ‘transgressed the limits. For the time being, we are at the stage where we advise you to change what you have written’ Hayder Al Mukashfi writes the ‘Transparency’ column. Help by sharing this information News March 24, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Two Al-Jazeera journalists hit while covering an anti-American demonstration Organisation center_img Sudan : Press freedom still in transition a year after Omar al-Bashir’s removal SudanAfrica News Coronavirus infects press freedom in Africa April 6, 2020 Find out more RSF_en News to go further March 29, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Roaming dogs a concern in Brundidge

first_img Email the author Randy Harvey, District 4, said dogs are “taking over Brundidge.”“Pit bulls and mixed breed dogs are running on Galloway Road, turning over garbage cans and it’s not safe to be out at night,” Harvey said. “Dogs are a problem all around town. We need a dog catcher. The city needs to be more concerned about what is going on in the city.”Boyd said the city is addressing the dog problem and has special cages on order to help alleviate the problem.“And, we’re working on getting a dog catcher,” she said.The mayor and all council members, Betty Baxter, District 1; Arthur Lee Griffin, District 2; Margaret Ross, District 3; Byron Gaynor, District 4; and Chris Foster, District 5, were present.The Brundidge City Council meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Brundidge City Hall. The meetings are open to the public. “With the project being over budget and the delay in getting started, we looked at ways to reduce the cost,” Thomas said. “If the city purchases the materials for the project and contracts the work out, we can get the project completed for about $27,000.That’s a savings of about $18,000 and the project will be completed at an earlier date.”Thomas said the contractor for the city would be Larry Leatherwood and others if needed to complete the project.The council voted to allow the project to be city led. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel No other business came before the council however; two citizens were on the agenda to discuss their concerns.Desiree Pickett, District 5, once again addressed the council to express her concern for the lack of representation for her district on the council.Pickett said Representative Chris Foster has missed half of the council meetings since June and is not visible or available to the residents of District 5. “Our district is not being represented and our representative should be asked to resign so our district could be represented,” Pickett said.Boyd acknowledged Pickett’s concern and said there are certain laws and procedures that have to be followed in such situations. Skip By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content You Might Like Officials: Highway rally would not be legal A proposed protest on U.S. Highway 231 would not be legal, according to officials with the Alabama Department of Transportation…. read more By The Penny Hoarder Published 3:00 am Thursday, January 18, 2018 Latest Stories Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… The Brundidge City Council held its second and final meeting of January on Tuesday.The council considered a resolution that would allow T-Mobile to make cell tower modifications to improve and expedite services in the Brundidge area. The council voted to approve the resolution.Brundidge City Manager Britt Thomas reported to the council that the city’s efforts to remediate the recreational park that was closed several years ago on Nassau Street are moving forward even though the project to construct a walking trail at Ramage Park came in over budget at $45,000 and the contractor could not begin work until April or May. Roaming dogs a concern in Brundidge Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img read more