Motorcycle gunmen slay journalist in southern Philippines

first_img Philippines: RSF and the #HoldTheLine Coalition welcome reprieve for Maria Ressa, demand all other charges and cases be dropped June 7, 2018 Motorcycle gunmen slay journalist in southern Philippines News “The current government keeps on pointing to this task force, created in October 2016, as evidence of its desire to protect journalists but this is the sixth journalist to be murdered since Rodrigo Duterte became president. The authorities must take more concrete measures to guarantee journalists’ safety.” PhilippinesAsia – Pacific Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Violence RSF_en News Help by sharing this information June 1, 2021 Find out more Radio journalist Edmund Sestoso was fatally shot in a similar fashion by a motorcycle gunman just over a month ago in the central province of Negros Oriental. News May 3, 2021 Find out more News Regarded as one of the world’s most dangerous countries for journalists, the Philippines fell six places in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index and is now ranked 133rd out of 180 countries. The publisher of Trends and Times, a local community newspaper, Dennis Denora was sitting in the front passenger seat of a car shortly after midday when he was shot twice in the head at close range by two individuals on motorcycle who then sped away. “Dennis Denora’s murder is extremely disturbing and we call on both the Davao del Norte authorities and the presidential task force on media security to conduct a thorough investigation,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia Pacific desk. Receive email alerts The Panabo City police have not yet been able to establish the motive but the modus operandi and the profile of the victim – described by colleagues at the Davao del Norte Press & Radio-TV Club as a “well-known columnist” and “fearless” newspaper and radio commentator – suggests that he was targeted because of his work. Filipina journalist still held although court dismissed case eleven days ago Panabo City police at the scene of the murder of Dennis Denora (left). The increasingly frequent murders of journalists are a source of public dismay in the Philippines (photos: Octavio Valle / Facebook – Jay Directo / AFP). to go further PhilippinesAsia – Pacific Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Violence Follow the news on Philippines Mass international solidarity campaign launched in support of Maria Ressa Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Philippine authorities to do everything possible to find those responsible for the murder of Dennis Denora, a journalist who was shot dead today in Panabo City, in the southern province of Davao del Norte. Organisation February 16, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Calling on All Limerick Parents and Teachers to Register for SPAR…

first_imgWhatsApp Republic of Ireland internationals Jack Byrne and Amber Barrett were on hand today to help launch the SPAR FAI School Zone. One school in Limerick will win a specially commissioned  SPAR FAI football kit for their school; all they need to do to enter is for teachers  to register for the lesson plans online. One school selected from all participating schools nationwide will win a grand prize of a Zoom call with three Irish International players for their class. “We’ve been supporting the FAI for over 6years now through our sponsorship of the SPAR Primary Schools 5s competition. It’s been an exceptional year for teachers, parents and students and while the SPAR 5s may not be going ahead we are equally delighted to be sponsoring this initiative.So much work has gone into this programme to make it educational, fun and easy to deliver for parents and teachers alike. By signing up you’ll not only have all the resources and lessons delivered straight to your email but you’ll be in with a chance of winning brilliant prizes for a school in every county in Ireland.” Sign up now by visiting: https://www.fai.ie/domestic/spar-fai-school-zone/register/ & www.spar.ie Previous articleLimerick Post Show | Dora GolaNext articleLet There Be Theatre – the actor announced to read the play this Saturday for Limerick is Liam O’Brien Sarah Carrhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Speaking about the initiative, SPAR ambassador Jack Byrne said, ‘I’m delighted to be working with SPAR and the FAI to support this fantastic initiative. It is great to see SPAR supporting teachers and parents by sponsoring the School Zone concept, a resource that makes football relevant in so many innovative ways. I’m sure that it’s been a tough year for teachers, parents and students and that these lesson plans will bring everyday subjects to life in a new and exciting way.” Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live The sponsorship of the SPAR FAI School Zone initiative, developed by the FAI, is a continuation of SPAR’s dedication to grassroots football, following on from the successful SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme. Commenting on the new initiative, SPAR Sales Director, Colin Donnelly said: Advertisement TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostSPAR Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash THE SPAR FAI School Zone is a new digital learning platform for teachers and parents of primary school children in 4th, 5th and 6th class offering interactive and engaging lesson plans designed with both the classroom and home schooling in mind. The lesson plans have been designed in consultation with a panel of teachers and promise to engage, educate and enthuse students. Email Print Linkedin Twitter WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Fellow SPAR ambassador Amber Barrett, and qualified teacher, added,“We hope everyone enjoys learning from the SPAR FAI School Zone. As a qualified teacher I know how difficult the last year has been and the importance of finding new and interesting ways to make learning exciting. The lessons have been designed to be really easy to deliver and are backed up with easy to use resources and videos.”’  Facebook Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limerick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The new teaching resource will be hosted on the FAI’s website with innovative football themed lessons uploaded twice a week over the course of 4 weeks – beginning on the 15th of March and running until the 12th of April. The heavily resourced and user-friendly lessons covering core subjects such as Maths, History, Geography, English, Art, Irish and healthy eating will be emailed to teachers and parents weekly along with answer sheets. LimerickNewsCalling on All Limerick Parents and Teachers to Register for SPAR FAI School Zone and a chance to Win Football Kit for their SchoolBy Sarah Carr – March 9, 2021 59 Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live last_img read more

Fourth of July Cherry-Cola Cake.

first_img 55 Views   no discussions Share Sharing is caring! Food & DiningLifestyle Fourth of July Cherry-Cola Cake. by: – June 30, 2011 Fireworks will go off when your guests bite into this flavorful chocolate and cherry cake.Frosted with a powdered sugar icing, this isn’t just for Independence Day; this cake will be a hit year-round.You can either bake it in a rectangular baking pan or two nine-inch round cake pans.Add a maraschino or bing cherry on top for the perfect garnish.Ingredients:1 pkg. 2-layer size German chocolate cake mixCherry cola1 1/2 tsp. ground ginger1 tsp. finely shredded lime peel1 recipe Celebration Icing10 to 12 dark sweet cherries with stems Sharecenter_img Share Directions:Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Grease and flour a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside. Prepare cake mix according to package directions except substitute cherry cola for the liquid called for and add ground ginger and lime peel. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake according to package directions. Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.Use a serrated knife to cut top of cake level. Trim edges of cake. Discard trimmed pieces. Cut cake in half lengthwise into two 13×4-1/2-inch rectangles. Place one rectangle on a serving platter. Spread with tinted icing. Top with second rectangle. Spread with white icing. Refrigerate cake for 1 hour or until icing is set. Wrap cake in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 4 to 24 hours before serving. Top each slice with a cherry. Makes 10 to 12 servings.Celebration Icing: This recipe is based a 1-lb. box (about 41/2 cups) of powdered sugar. In a medium mixing bowl beat 1/3 cup butter with electric mixer until smooth. Gradually add 1 cup powdered sugar, beating well. Slowly beat in 3 tablespoons milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Gradually beat in 2 cups powdered sugar. Divide the mixture in half. Tweet Recipe source:  Better Homes and Gardenslast_img read more