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LETTER FROM INDIA: Judge Stands Up to Narendra Modi

Consortium News 26 Feb 2021
Betwa Sharma is the former politics editor at HuffPostIndia and has contributed to The New York Times, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, Al Jazeera and Time Magazine.
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Mehdi Hasan joins MSNBC weekend lineup with new opinion program

Finger Lakes Times 25 Feb 2021
MSNBC is giving former Al Jazeera journalist and author Mehdi Hasan a spot in its prime-time lineup as the cable news network expands its opinion programming ... MSNBC announced Thursday that he will take over the 8 p.m ... in 2015 to work full time on the Al Jazeera program "UpFront" and hosted a podcast for the online publication the Intercept ... .
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In Greece, a wildfire of ‘Me Too’ allegations singes the cabinet

Al Jazeera 25 Feb 2021
But this is the first time the movement has claimed a government-appointed functionary ... Lignadis’s defence attorney told Al Jazeera the charges are provably false because Lignadis was not where his accusers say he was at the times when the sexual assaults were alleged to have happened – in August 2010 and on August 8, 2015 ... But he has never raped.”. .
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What are ‘vaccine passports’ and should we have them?

Al Jazeera 25 Feb 2021
[Muaz Osman/Al Jazeera] Progress Report ... Each time a COVID-19 vaccine has been approved, there has been a collective sigh of relief from the medical world ... [Muaz Osman/Al Jazeera] In the Doctor’s Surgery ... “What happens now?” She asked, this time looking up at me ... People are being kept apart at times when they need others around them the most.
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Italians working in cultural sector decry pandemic closures

Al Jazeera 24 Feb 2021
About 300,000 people work in Italy’s art and culture sectors [Ylenia Gostoli/Al Jazeera]On Monday, restaurant owners protested, calling on the government to reinstate evening opening times ... Francesca Bettio, a professor of political economy at the University of Siena, told Al Jazeera.
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Iran and world powers hint at talks over nuclear deal

Al Jazeera 24 Feb 2021
“There, they are likely to agree to an interim set of measures to buy more time for negotiating a timetable for a mutual return to full compliance with the JCPOA,” he told Al Jazeera ... She told Al Jazeera “it won’t be the end of the world but it won’t be good” if the nuclear deal signatories fail to come to an agreement in those three months.
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Unidentified armed men ransack home of Ethiopian journalist Lucy Kassa, question her about conflict coverage

CPJ 24 Feb 2021
... account of the incident published in the Los Angeles Times ... Lucy told CPJ that she has covered the conflict in Tigray since it broke out last year, writing articles for international outlets including the Los Angeles Times, Al-Jazeera, and the Norwegian magazine Bistandsaktuelt.
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Bangladesh court rejects sedition case over Al Jazeera report

Al Jazeera 23 Feb 2021
A court in Bangladesh has rejected an attempt to bring charges of sedition against the director general of Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) and three others who contributed to an investigation into high-level corruption in the country ... Al Jazeera’s ... Al Jazeera] Secret deal.
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Iran: South Korea releasing $1B frozen by US sanctions

The Hill 23 Feb 2021
The Iranian government seized the Hankuk Chemi oil tanker in January on allegations of environmental pollution, Al Jazeera reports. This was the first time in over a year that Iran had seized a major vessel and many international commentators felt it was done in response to the frozen funds, which Iran has denied.
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It's not Woman's Hour, it's White Woman's Hour

The New Arab 22 Feb 2021
Comment. Genuine dialogue requires a respectful space, and if you're not white, you won't find it on Barnett's Woman's Hour, writes Ruqaya Izzidien ... It's not a challenge when you question an interviewee on a topic that doesn't relate to their expertise ... Her work has been published in The New York Times, the Guardian, the BBC and Al Jazeera English.
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What are the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines?

Al Jazeera 21 Feb 2021
It is not the first time I have heard this – when we book people in for their flu vaccines each year, there is a cohort of folk who won’t have it because they believe it gave them mild flu-like symptoms the last time ... [Muaz Kory/Al Jazeera] Progress Report ... [Muaz Kory/Al Jazeera] Good News.
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Khashoggi confidant Omar Abdulaziz: 'I’m worried about the safety of the people of Saudi Arabia'

The Observer 21 Feb 2021
His words do matter – his tweets have been viewed nearly a billion times in the past year; he has an almost daily YouTube programme that has clocked up 45m views ... “At that time,” he says of Khashoggi’s unexplained disappearance, “the Turkish government started leaking some information to Al Jazeera.
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Trump ally Erik Prince violated Libya arms embargo: UN report

Al Jazeera 20 Feb 2021
The confidential report to the Security Council, obtained by The New York Times and The Washington Post, and partly seen by Al Jazeera, said on Friday that Prince deployed a force of foreign mercenaries and weapons to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar, who has fought to overthrow the UN-recognised Libyan government, in 2019.
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