Video: Glen Mitchell reflects on El Salvador’s presidential elections

first_imgVideo: Glen Mitchell reflects on El Salvador’s presidential elections Press Release Service Featured Jobs & Calls Submit a Press Release Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Associate Rector Columbus, GA El Salvador Videos, Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Video Submit a Job Listing Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Hopkinsville, KY Featured Events Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Albany, NY An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Washington, DC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Director of Music Morristown, NJ Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Collierville, TN Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Smithfield, NC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Bath, NC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Belleville, IL Anglican Communion, Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Tags Rector Tampa, FL Rector Knoxville, TN Latin America, AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA [Episcopal News Service] Glen Mitchell is a member of St. Mary’s Kerrisdale Anglican Church in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has served as an election observer in El Salvador in previous years and observed the Feb. 2 presidential elections. Here he reflects on that experience and also talks about the country’s young electorate. The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Curate Diocese of Nebraska Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Youth Minister Lorton, VA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT By Lynette WilsonPosted Feb 4, 2014 Submit an Event Listing Rector Shreveport, LA Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC last_img read more

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Call for Israeli military police enquiry into death of British documentary filmmaker

first_img RSF_en to go further Help by sharing this information WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists RSF asks ICC prosecutor to say whether Israeli airstrikes on media in Gaza constitute war crimes Reporters Without Borders today took advantage of the visit to France of Israeli deputy defence minister Ze’ev Boim (picture) to demand an Israeli military police investigation into the circumstances of the death of British documentary filmmaker James Miller on 2 May in Rafah, in the south of the Gaza Strip.”There are never any proper investigations when journalists are killed by the Israeli army,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard complained. In Miller’s case, the army command has prepared a report that will be used by the military prosecutor, Menahem Finkelstein, to decide whether or not to order an investigation, which would be carried out by the military police.”The facts of the case that have been established and the testimonies that have been gathered indicate a serious breach of the rules on opening fire,” Ménard said. “Since the Israeli Defence Forces pride themselves on being one of the world’s most moral armies, it should be unthinkable that there could be no police investigation into this tragedy.” Those responsible for firing the shots at Miller must be punished, he insisted.The members of Miller’s crew and their two Palestinian assistants say the shots were fired by an Israeli soldier. Two videotapes confirm their account that a soldier opened fire from one of the Israeli armoured personnel carriers that were protecting bulldozers demolishing houses on the Egyptian border. The journalists were waving white flags and were wearing bulletproof vests marked “press” in order to identify themselves to the Israeli soldiers.An autopsy on Miller’s body conducted at the Israeli national forensic institute on 8 May established that he was struck head-on by an Israeli-type bullet, thereby supporting the account of Miller’s crew.The fact that he was hit head-on by an Israeli-type bullet contradicts the claim of Col. Ari Levy, the deputy commander in the Gaza Strip, that Miller was hit by a shot from behind, a claim implying that he could have been killed by Palestinian gunfire. The army also suggested that Miller could have been killed in crossfire between Palestinians and Israeli soldiers, or by a ricochet.Aged 34, married and the father of two children, Miller was killed on his 16th day in the Gaza Strip while making a documentary for Home Box Office on the conflict’s impact on Palestinian children and refugee camp dwellers in Rafah. He was the second journalist to be killed by Israeli gunfire since the start of 2003 and the fifth since the start of the second Intifada in September 2000. May 28, 2021 Find out more News June 18, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Call for Israeli military police enquiry into death of British documentary filmmaker Receive email alerts Organisation center_img June 3, 2021 Find out more IsraelMiddle East – North Africa IsraelMiddle East – North Africa Follow the news on Israel Israel now holding 13 Palestinian journalists News News May 16, 2021 Find out more Newslast_img read more

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German Navy corvette Oldenburg ready for UNIFIL mission

first_img View post tag: UNIFIL View post tag: F263 Vessels The German Navy’s corvette Oldenburg (F263) is to deploy to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). The ship is scheduled to leave its homeport Warnemünde with its Delta crew on September 10, 2018, according to the navy.The patrol of the coast of Lebanon comes twelve months after the previous deployment, Corvette captain Thorsten Vögler said, adding that the crew underwent the necessary preparations and training before setting sail for Lebanon.Oldenburg belongs to the K130 Braunschweig class — Germany’s newest class of ocean-going corvettes.Established in 1989, UNIFIL aimed to restore international peace and security and confirm the withdrawal of Israeli forces from southern Lebanon.UNIFIL, which has around 10,500 peacekeepers coming from 41 troop contributing countries, maintains an intensive level of operational and other activities amounting to approximately 13,500 activities per month, day and night, in the area of operations. Share this article September 6, 2018 View post tag: FGS Oldenburg View post tag: German Navy View post tag: Deutsche Marine Back to overview,Home naval-today German Navy corvette Oldenburg ready for UNIFIL mission German Navy corvette Oldenburg ready for UNIFIL missionlast_img read more

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Title race not over for Pellegrini

first_img Pellegrini said: “Every point we drop will be more difficult. “When you have mathematical chances you must try to continue fighting, but the most important thing is to trust in what we are doing, try to win the next game and we will see at the end of the season where you will finish.” George Boyd struck the only goal of the game with a sweet, low left-foot half-volley from the edge of the area just after the hour. The Scot had shot narrowly wide with a volley from distance just moments earlier. City did muster 21 chances but only got five on target and generally lacked energy and a cutting edge. TV pundit Jamie Redknapp claimed it was the type of performance that could get a manager the sack, but Pellegrini – who is coming under increasing pressure – refused to criticise his side. He said: “It was a normal performance. I don’t think we played very bad. We had three or four chances. Burnley had just one shot on target and scored one goal, but we need to create more chances. “I don’t think we created the amount of chances we need to score goals.” Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini refused to accept the title race was over despite another heavy setback to his side’s chances at Burnley. The champions crashed to a surprise 1-0 defeat to the relegation battlers at Turf Moor and remain five points behind Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea, who now have two games in hand. City have fallen away alarmingly since pulling level with the Londoners on New Year’s Day and have won just three of their last nine league games. Press Association When it was suggested the performance should not be acceptable, Pellegrini, speaking in his post-match press conference, said: “I said it was a normal performance. We will try to improve and we must do it.” On Redknapp’s remarks he said: “I accept any different opinions of all people.” With the title looking a long shot, City could now face a battle to hold on to second place – or even their spot in the top four – with Arsenal just one point behind. Pellegrini brushed aside those concerns and instead turned focus to Wednesday’s Champions League battle at Barcelona. The Chilean said: “We are worried just about our team. We continue in second place, so we are not doing so bad. We have 27 points more we must fight for to try to keep this position. “From tomorrow we must trust in what we are doing and try to win on Wednesday in Barcelona.” Pellegrini revealed that James Milner missed the game to rest a knee problem but was expected to be fit to play at the Nou Camp. The mood in the Burnley camp was understandably different after a result that reinvigorated their survival hopes. The Clarets’ victory – despite some battling recent displays – was only their second in 13 games and pulled them within a point of 17th-placed Sunderland. Manager Sean Dyche said: “Our will and desire to be in the Premier League is all on show, but we won’t get too carried away. “We know there’s a long way to go. The players are grounded. “We haven’t been broken from defeat – we’ve been dented a few times – but this win reinforces confidence and belief. “It was deserved, I think. Overall I think we edged it. It was a close game, why wouldn’t it be against players of that calibre? I’m obviously delighted with the outcome and the performance. “I have said many times this season I think the players are improving. I think they are growing and learning at this level. “It doesn’t guarantee the future and there is still room for more, but this reinforces all the good work that has been done.” last_img read more

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