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Israel Designates Palestinian Civil Society Groups as Terrorists

Hamodia 24 Oct 2021
The groups include Palestinian human rights organizations Addameer and Al-Haq, which document alleged rights violations by both Israel and the Palestinian Authority ... “Those organizations present themselves as acting for humanitarian purposes; however, they serve as a cover for the Popular Front promotion and financing.” ... .

Proposition 119: Education measure is unique and innovative for some, dangerous and wrong for others

The Tribune Greeley 24 Oct 2021
Under Proposition 119, the $21 million would go directly into the School Finance Act — annual legislation that sets funding levels for all of Colorado’s school districts and charter schools — so it can be spent immediately on education.

Asad Umar hails US-DFC for continuing investments in Pakistan

Urdu Point 23 Oct 2021
Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reform and Special Initiatives Asad Umar holds meeting with Acting Chief Executive officer (CEO) of US International Development Finance Corporation. Acting Chief Executive Officer of US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Mr.

UN body expresses concerns over possible narcotics production, smuggling in Afghanistan under Taliban

Beijing News 23 Oct 2021
... money laundering and terrorist financing risk environment in Afghanistan, reported the news channel ... In particular, UNSCR 2593 (2021) demands that Afghan territory not be used to threaten or attack any country or to shelter or train terrorists or to plan or finance terrorist acts.

Ransomware attacks show need for international solution - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 23 Oct 2021
Most OECD countries today ignore and even legitimize cyberattacks by allowing ransom payments ... The existing Anti-Money Laundering Act, the Anti-Terrorist Financing Act, the Banking Act and the Securities Act are laws, and in complete contradiction to the payment of ransom by private and public companies ... Courtesy) ... .

Climate advocates turn sights on Wall Street

The Hill 23 Oct 2021
But by finding that a "disorderly transition" to a low carbon economy was a key threat to the economy, it has opened the potential floodgates for financial regulators to act against emissions in order to stabilize the market, said Alex Martin of Americans for Financial Reform ... And in the House, there is the Fossil Free Finance Act from Reps.

GST authorities arrest one in input tax credit fraud worth ₹91 cr from Thane

Live Mint 23 Oct 2021
He has indulged in fraudulent availment and utilisation of input tax credit to the tune of ₹90.68 crore without receiving the goods or services in violation of the provisions of CGST Act 2017," a Ministry of Finance statement read.

'The volume of voting restrictions is really unprecedented:' New voting laws explained

WPTV 23 Oct 2021
ATLANTA, Ga ... “And that kind of voter suppression is best dealt with at the federal level and that’s why Congress has to act," Sweren-Becker said ... The first is the Freedom to Vote Act. It’s a comprehensive package of voting, redistricting and campaign finance reforms ... The second is the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act ... Report a typo. .

Mumbai: ‘Proof of illicit trafficking of drugs in Armaan Kohli case’

The Times of India 23 Oct 2021
Mumbai ...Prima facie such material relating to illicit trafficking in connivance is brought on record by the prosecution,” the special judge said ... The court held it is evident stringent sections of the NDPS Act are duly invoked “pursuant to” Kohli’s involvement in financing illicit trafficking and harbouring offenders ... Kohli was arrested in August ... .

News From 110 Years Ago: 10/23/2021

Traverse City Record-Eagle 23 Oct 2021
NO COUNTY in Michigan will take better care of its poor and dependent upon charity than that of Grand Traverse County ... Some years ago the Supervisors purchased the twenty acres that the infirmary will rest on. Financing took a special act of legislation after the voters disapproved monies for it ... M.L. Lake, A.B ... The animal has decidedly pink eyes ... .

'Proof of illicit trafficking of drugs in Armaan Kohli case’

The Times of India 23 Oct 2021
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES. Mumbai. ‘Proof of illicit trafficking of drugs in Armaan Kohli case’. Mumbai. MSRTC workers to go on hunger strike ... Dy CM ... MUMBAI ... The court held it is evident stringent sections of the NDPS Act are duly invoked “pursuant to” Kohli’s involvement in financing illicit trafficking and harbouring offenders ... .

'Sassa must act against officials who failed to distribute food parcels to struggling communities'

Independent online (SA) 23 Oct 2021
Mkhwebane ordered Sassa CEO Busisiwe Memela-Khambula to take appropriate steps to ensure that all Sassa officials involved in SCM processes, including members of the BECs and BACs, are trained on the relevant provisions of section 217 of the Constitution, the Public Finance Management Act.

Lowering the bar

Indian Express 23 Oct 2021
The NDPS Act distinguishes between a drug consumer and peddler, and forbids treating the former as hardened criminals ... She was charged under Section 27 A of the NDPS Act, which accused her of being involved in “financing” drugs.

It’s time to kill the procedure that talks ‘a bill to death’ | Mark S. Singel

Penn Live 23 Oct 2021
Just last week, on a procedural vote that failed to muster the 60-vote minimum, every single Republican voted against the Freedom to Vote Act. Understand that the bill is a package that includes campaign finance reform, national standards for in-person and mail-in voting, and a citizen-driven effort to assure fairness in redistricting.

Scoppe: Voting law debates aren't mainly about stopping fraud, or protecting voting rights

The Post and Courier 23 Oct 2021
The proposed Freedom to Vote Act would make sweeping changes to U.S. election law, campaign finance law and redistricting law, all devil’s-in-the-details topics, and the bill includes some elements for any reasonable person to love and also to hate ... I’m not taking sides on the Freedom to Vote Act.