Journalist beaten up by members of ultra-nationalist Turkish Cypriot group

first_img Help by sharing this information October 20, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalist beaten up by members of ultra-nationalist Turkish Cypriot group Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders today condemned the beating received by newspaper editor Murat Kanatli from members of an ultra-nationalist group on 17 October in Nicosia and urged the authorities to identify and punish those responsibility, so that a feeling of impunity does not endanger all journalists covering the political situation in Cyprus.The incident occurred after Kanatli, who edits the opposition weekly Yeni Cag, covered a demonstration held by the ultra-nationalist “Grey Wolves” in protest against the positions adopted by the European Union, United Kingdom and United States on a settlement in Cyprus.Kanatli subsequently went to the headquarters of the Grey Wolves with the aim of interviewing the group’s leader. On his way back to the newspaper’s offices, he was attacked in the street by some 30 members of the group, who punched and kicked him and took his digital camera.The police did not carry out any arrests, but they questioned Kanatli at great length about his reasons for going to the Grey Wolves headquarters. At his request, the police recovered his camera but the Grey Wolves kept the memory card. Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EU News CyprusEurope – Central Asia RSF_en RSF and 60 other organisations call for an EU anti-SLAPP directive Follow the news on Cyprus to go furthercenter_img News December 2, 2020 Find out more CyprusEurope – Central Asia Ten RSF recommendations for the European Union News Organisation News June 2, 2021 Find out more November 23, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Limerick Students Compete for Texaco Children’s Art Competition Awards

first_imgPredictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Email LifestyleLimerickNewsLimerick Students Compete for Texaco Children’s Art Competition AwardsBy Meghann Scully – March 16, 2020 290 Advertisement Previous articleLimerick City and County Council announces closure of public officesNext articleLimerick Post Show | Effect of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Limerick businesses Meghann Scully WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Twitter Facebook Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Linkedin Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Print First held in 1955, it is hosted annually by Valero Energy (Ireland) Limited – the company that markets fuel in Ireland under the Texaco brand. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR JUDGING of the 25,800 entries received in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition is currently underway with winners to be announced in mid-April.Pictured is adjudicator Eoin Butler admiring one of the entries received from a pupil at Scoil Ide Naofa, Ballagh entitled ‘Peekaboo’.In all, over 500 young Limerick artists submitted entries this year. Currently in its 66th year, the Texaco Children’s Art Competition is the longest-running art sponsorship in Ireland.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up TAGSartKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostTexaco Art Competition last_img read more

Funding announced for LYIT’s Killybegs campus

first_img Twitter Google+ Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Facebook Homepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest WhatsApp Harps come back to win in Waterford Previous articleRugby Review: Ireland beat Italy with England up nextNext articleBathing ban lifted at Lady’s Bay in Buncrana News Highland Twitter Google+center_img WhatsApp Education Minister Joe McHugh T.D. has today (Sunday August 11) announced funding of €1.8m towards significant building upgrades at the School of Tourism at Letterkenny IT (LYIT) Killybegs Campus.The funding is being provided under Project Ireland 2040 which commits to Exchequer investments of €2.2 billion in higher education infrastructure over the coming decade.Minister McHugh said: “I am delighted to announce this funding under Project Ireland 2040 for the LYIT School of Tourism in Killybegs. This investment will enable significant upgrades to the existing structures, while the relocation and upgrade of the library space to the main campus building will provide a much needed focal point for students and staff.“In providing this funding, the Government is acknowledging the important role the School of Tourism has played, and continues to play, particularly as it celebrates 50 years on the go this year.“The funding also supports LYIT as a member of the Connacht Ulster Alliance, which continues to work towards Technological University status. Under Project Ireland 2040, major investment in new buildings for members of the Alliance are being advanced as part of the Higher Education Public Private Partnership Programme in Letterkenny and Galway, while significant upgrade and refurbishment works are targeted in Sligo and Castlebar.”The funding under Project Ireland will be provided through the Higher Education Authority (HEA).The €1.8m will facilitate the upgrade and modernisation of the Killybegs campus, including a new library and education facilities at the main building as well as administration offices. The investment will also improve the student experience as the campus is modernised.The upgrade work will help support LYIT’s ambition to attract new students to courses in tourism and hospitality at the Killybegs Campus and forms an essential part of the LYIT plan to double student numbers on the campus to around 400 in the coming years.Minister McHugh added: “Improving the higher education offerings at a regional level is a key plank of Project Ireland 2040. It will help to drive increased opportunities for students to study in Donegal and to promote local and regional education in the tourism industry. These skills are vital to the tourism market which are an important driver of growth in our rural economy.“LYIT has also been proactive in supporting a diversity of education provision including part-time, Springboard, lifelong learning and apprenticeships. I am pleased that the investment announced today will support LYIT to further develop and grow these offerings. Congratulations to everyone involved in LYIT and I look forward to seeing the success of this investment with LYIT president Paul Hannigan.” Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – August 11, 2019 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows DL Debate – 24/05/21 Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Funding announced for LYIT’s Killybegs campuslast_img read more