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first_imgThursday 10 March 2011 11:48 am Share alison.lock Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Spain’s Supreme Court barred the head of Santander from working as a banker for three months in an embarrassing blow to 68-year-old Alfredo Saenz and the eurozone’s biggest lender.The ruling is the culmination of a long-running case, centred around a conviction for false accusations against debtors when Saenz headed Santander-owned bank Banesto in 1994.Saenz will appeal against the ban, Santander said, and it expressed confidence that he would stay at the helm of the bank, where he has been for the past nine years.“I don’t think this is going to kick off any change in the top management structure for the time being. Things looked a bit bleaker for Saenz actually a few months ago when the news first came out,” Caja Madrid analyst Javier Bernat said.Saenz’s reputation as a top banker was sealed when he took over the helm of Banesto, the first Spanish bank to be bailed out by the Bank of Spain, turning it around to become one of Spain’s best regarded mid-sized banks.In an unprecedented move, Saenz will ask the government to intercede with the Spanish courts to seek a suspended sentence, Santander said.Saenz had originally been sentenced to six months and one day of prison in 2009. He has since made several appeals.The new ruling confirms that earlier verdict, though in less harsh terms, and Santander said Saenz would seek the suspension of his sentence with the Barcelona court that handled the original case as early as next week.One of the five judges involved in the case had called for Saenz to be absolved.Markets have largely ignored the case, and while Santander’s shares, down 2.4 per cent, were underperforming the European bank sector, analysts said the fall was largely due to a downgrade of Spanish sovereign debt by credit rating agency Moody’s.Santander has aggressively ramped up its size through a slew of acquisitions over the last decade, and Saenz is widely seen as a good complement to flamboyant chairman Emilio Botin, the driving force behind the acquisitions. center_img Tags: NULL whatsapp Santander chief Saenz to fight banking ban last_img read more

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first_img Topics: Sports betting Strategy Horse racing AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 29th March 2019 | By contenteditor Email Address While it may have shied away from the industry arms race seen in the weeks following the Supreme Court’s repeal of PASPA, Amelco has quietly been carving out a niche in the nascent US sports betting market. The supplier’s chief executive Damian Walton discusses the current state of the market. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Tags: Mobile Online Gambling OTB and Betting Shops Race Track and Racino Horse racing Regions: US Amelco turns its eyes Stateside While it may have shied away from the industry arms race seen in the weeks following the Supreme Court’s repeal of PASPA, Amelco has quietly been carving out a niche in the nascent US sports betting market. The supplier’s chief executive Damian Walton discusses the current state of the market.People could have been forgiven for thinking that in the rush by sports betting suppliers to establish themselves in the US, Amelco had been left behind. But then again, doing things quietly and efficiently has always been the supplier’s style.While it may not trumpet its major client wins, it has carved out significant market share in the global betting and gaming market, and the US is no different. Amelco has already been licensed in New Jersey, where it powers sports betting for long-term partner The Stars Group, and is preparing to expand into three additional states.Amelco’s development has been underpinned by its modular platform, allowing partners to pick and choose the elements they require. It’s surprising, then, that a key project of recent years has been the development of a white label offering.The aim is to provide a turnkey solution for clients to quickly launch a sportsbook, casino or iLottery offering – “in six weeks”, chief executive Damian Walton notes – with more operators looking for a cheap and cheerful route into new verticals.“A lot of businesses, at the start, are looking for a minimum guarantee each month, and a white label solution helps them achieve this across,” he explains. “For us, there’s no difference between putting out our product and a tailored product.”This does feel like a departure from Amelco’s core business, however. As a technology and trading software provider, it has put great emphasis on offering a modular solution to allow clients to pick and choose the elements they need. But the modular focus remains. The US market could prove to be the best possible endorsement of such an approach.“What we’re seeing in America is that sports betting is taking off and companies have paired off,” he says. “But they are now looking at their solution, wondering whether they’ve picked the right one, and are realising there are alternatives out there.”Key to this, he says, is the question of who owns the customer. Walton notes that many deals have seen European and US operators pair up, with the European operator taking on the role of the B2B provider. This sees their technology deployed on behalf of their US partner, with the sports betting operations effectively outsourced.Now, Walton explains, companies are starting to reevaluate these deals.“[The operators] are now looking at whether they really do want to use [their partner’s] brand over their own,” he says. “It’s really a question of who owns the customer – we’re seeing a lot of that, operators turning to alternative routes where they own the customers.”Owning the customer He believes it is unlikely that things will settle down any time soon, as companies explore the possibility of shifting to solutions that give them full ownership of each player. Walton says he has also seen a greater desire among the US operators to take control of trading. This means that operators are less interested in a single solution from a single supplier, instead building up a composite offering supported by a range of service providers.“It doesn’t have to be a technology partner that provides this,” he explains. “It can be a solution where the customer is providing that physical trading alongside third party technology.“Ownership of customers is very fashionable at the moment, so you can segment customers across sports, tiers and margins. This is where people are focusing; they’re not looking for a single solution, rather incorporating a level of differentiation in pricing to different target channels.”Customer ownership, he continues, has the added benefit of allowing for more in-depth player profiling, not only for marketing related activity, but also for responsible gaming. He says that it has traditionally been left to an operator’s, or supplier’s, trading team to assess risk levels of each customer.“It can obviously be difficult for traders to distinguish between at-risk punters or someone they can generate a large profit from,” Walton explains. “By taking that responsibility away from the trader as a process, using new technology, you can flag the at-risk individuals.“One of the things we’ve employed is machine learning, looking at bettor behaviour, to flag these customers as problem punters. That way you can take that control away from traders and elevate it to a separate team that can flag punters who shouldn’t be betting.”The US market is forcing a change in how European operators and suppliers do business, with the market requiring “an infinite amount of solutions to cater for all the different opportunities” in order to operate.“You’ve got casino, online, racecourses, so there’s not one solution that fits all,” Walton says. This has prompted previously online-only service providers to enhance or promote retail solutions. The channel is a “natural extension” of any sportsbook supplier’s offering – and a relatively simple shift.“The difference is you have to power the hardware with application programming interfaces (APIs) in retail, but if you can develop a solution that caters to different channels, and offer differentiated pricing, it’s easy pickings for software providers looking to reinvent their solution for that channel.”He also notes that to date, the US has largely offered European companies a retail-first opportunity.This effectively means suppliers have to step back to move forward, launching a US-facing retail solution before moving into online and mobile as regulation permits. “So you can effectively take your partners into the future,” Walton says. “It’s a clear way to position yourself and your solution in the US market.”last_img read more

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first_imgSovereign Trust Insurance Plc (SOVREN.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2007 annual report.For more information about Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc (SOVREN.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc (SOVREN.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc (SOVREN.ng)  2007 annual report.Company ProfileSovereign Trust Insurance Plc is an insurance and risk management services company in Nigeria licensed to cover all cases of life and non-life insurance. Products cover the spectrum of travel, quote and buy, family wellbeing, vehicle, 3 rd party motor and marine insurance. Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc was established following the restructuring and recapitalisation of the then Grand Union Assurances Limited. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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first_imgFirst Quantum Minerals (FQMZ.zm) listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange under the Mining sector has released it’s 2015 interim results for the half year.For more information about First Quantum Minerals (FQMZ.zm) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the First Quantum Minerals (FQMZ.zm) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: First Quantum Minerals (FQMZ.zm)  2015 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileFirst Quantum Minerals Limited is an international holding company overseeing the extraction of copper, nickel, gold, zinc and acid through mining operations in Zambia, Australia, Finland, Turkey, Spain and Mauritania. The mining corporation operates six mines: Kansanshi copper-gold mine, Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine, Las Cruces copper mine, Pyhasalmi copper-zinc mine, Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine and Cayeli copper-zinc mine. Its subsidiary divisions have interests in evaluating and acquiring mineral properties, regulatory reporting, treasury and finance, corporate administration, and a metal marketing division. Copper is the main commodity mined by First Quantum Minerals in Zambia, and gold is a by-product commodity. First Quantum Minerals Limited is listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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first_imgFidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2019 presentation results for the half year.For more information about Fidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Fidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Fidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng)  2019 presentation results for the half year.Company ProfileFidelity Bank Plc is a financial services institution in Nigeria offering banking products and services for the individual, commercial and corporate sectors. Its extensive full-service personal and business offering ranges from transactional accounts, online banking, loans and term deposits to money market, treasury services loans and advances, commercial support overdrafts, equipment leasing finance and trade, working capital, project, asset and syndicate finance. Fidelity Bank Plc operates through 225 business offices, 730 ATMs and 3 853 point-of-sale channels. Founded in 18=987 and formerly known as Fidelity Union Merchant Bank, the company changed its name to Fidelity Bank Plc in 1999. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Fidelity Bank Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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first_img Associate Rector Columbus, GA Submit a Press Release An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Submit an Event Listing Rector Martinsville, VA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET People Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Randolph Alexander named rector of Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, VA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Shreveport, LA Posted May 20, 2013 New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Featured Events An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Press Release Service Rector Belleville, IL Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Hopkinsville, KY Youth Minister Lorton, VA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem 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 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 center_img Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Smithfield, NC 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 Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Bath, NC Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Tags After an 11-month search, Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill is pleased to announce that it has called the Reverend J. Randolph Alexander, Jr. as its tenth Rector. He will join the congregation on Sunday, August 25, 2013.Randy Alexander comes to Immanuel from Christ Church in Pelham, NY, an historic church in Westchester County on the Long Island Sound, where he has served as Rector since 2000.  In 2012, he was one of six candidates for Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Virginia.Previously, Randy served as Priest Associate at Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, London, England; as Assistant Rector at St. Paul’s Church, Baltimore, MD; and as Curate at St. John’s Church in Larchmont, NY. Randy is a graduate of the University of Virginia and General Theological Seminary in New York City.He is married to the Rev. Patricia Phaneuf Alexander, a graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary, who serves as Upper and Middle School Chaplain at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, MD. The Alexanders have three young sons: William, Peter and Andrew.“Immanuel Church on the Hill is a vibrant worship community known locally for the colorful bounty of pumpkins that fills our churchyard the month of October in support of our outreach goals in both Northern Virginia and abroad,” says Senior Warden Constance Kurz. “We celebrate excellence in preaching, worship and music, as well as an abiding love of learning and discussion for all ages, stemming from our deep roots at the seminary. Randy’s considerable gifts as a priest and his broad experience will serve us well as we look forward to ‘heading up the hill’ in 2015 to our second worship space, the new Immanuel Chapel rising on the seminary grounds.”The Vestry and members of Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill hope the extended Alexandria community will join them in welcoming Randy and his family.  Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill is an Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Virginia, affiliated with Virginia Theological Seminary, and its Zabriskie Chapel is located at 3606 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA. Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Curate Diocese of Nebraska AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest 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 Featured Jobs & Calls Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Tampa, FL Rector Collierville, TN Submit a Job Listing Rector Washington, DC Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Albany, NY last_img read more

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first_img Please enter your comment! Orange County Division of Building Safety has launched a Master Building Permit Program, also known as the Masterfile review process, for residential single-family, two-family, and townhome construction. The program takes advantage of the electronic plan review process, with the goal of increasing the efficiency and speed by which construction plans can be reviewed and approved for new construction. Additionally, the process drastically reduces paper consumption.Under this program, an electronic master set of plans and supporting documents may be submitted for review electronically. Once approved, it may be used as the master set of plans for permitting and the construction of identical single-family, two-family or townhomes on a repetitive basis.The creation of a Master Building Permit Program is authorized by Florida Statute 553.794. All Florida-licensed general, building or residential contractors may utilize this program, as long as they have a written acknowledgment from a design professional that the plans and documents in the application will be used for future site-specific permit applications.Two builders have already submitted Masterfiles successfully under the pilot program. Lennar Homes is having great success using the program for single-family residences and is preparing submissions for townhomes. Pulte Homes has become the first to submit Masterfiles and gain approval for construction townhomes and is currently in the process of using the approved plans for site-specific building permits.Frequently Asked QuestionsWho is eligible for the program?Florida licensed general, building and residential contractors.When did the program begin?The Orange County pilot Masterfile program for residential construction began in 2018, and the expansion of the program for townhomes started in 2019.How does it help the development process? It makes the process more efficient by saving time and money versus traditional paper submittal or single-site electronic submittal. This process drastically reduces the review time needed for each new building utilizing a pre-approved Masterfile. If a builder is interested in participating in this program, how do they get started?Email [email protected] to schedule a meeting. The submission will include digitally signed and sealed plans and supporting documents that would normally be required as part of a building permit application, along with a written acknowledgment from a design professional that the plans and documents in the application will be used for future site-specific building permit applications.What plans and supporting documents should be submitted to create a Masterfile?Foundation plan, floor plans, exterior elevations, roof framing plan, typical wall sections and applicable electrical, plumbing, fuel/gas and mechanical plans. Supporting documents include energy calculations, truss engineering and layout, and product approvals.What model options can be included for master filing? Limited options are allowed and should be discussed at a meeting with the Division of Building Safety staff.What information must be submitted for site-specific building permits once a Masterfile has been approved?The Masterfile model name and number, an affidavit from the engineer of record affirming the mastered plans will conform to the soil conditions on the site, the site-specific survey or site plan, and any other information not included in the Masterfile.For more information on the Master Building Permit Program, contact the Orange County Division of Building Safety at 407-836-5522.Photo Caption: Orange County Plans Examiners Tracy Fair and Steve Delahaye review and aapproves electronic Masterfile. Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 TAGSBuilding PermitOrange County Previous articleRecreational marijuana: Let’s Talk About ItNext articleBack to School 2019: Teachers’ expectations help students to work harder, but can also reduce enjoyment and confidence Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Anatomy of Fear Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replycenter_img Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Please enter your name here From the Orange County Newsroom You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitterlast_img read more

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first_imgMonday Jan 29, 2007 Crusaders team try of 2006 The 2007 Super 14 Tournament starts in a few days time, and in the spirit of that, I thought I’d post an absolutely brilliant team try from last year by the Champions, the Crusaders.The ball was passed 8 times, the full length of the field. It was eventually scored by sub Tanera Latimer, but truly defined the term ‘team try’. ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. Blues secure Trans-Tasman final place despite not scoring in second half versus Force The Blues have secured their place in the inaugural Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final with a 31-21 victory over the Western Force in Auckland. ‘I’d pent-up frustration, a lot I probably didn’t realise’: Marcus Watson’s emotional Wasps return Set to turn 30 later this month, Marcus Watson had an early birthday present last weekend when he finally made it back into the Wasps XV. Gavin Coombes grabs four tries as Munster easy to victory over Zebre Gavin Coombes scored four tries at Zebre as Munster secured second place in the northern section of the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup. Leinster finish with Rainbow flourish as fans attend RDS for first time in 16 months Retiring duo Scott Fardy and Michael Bent bowed out on a winning note as Leinster finished the Rainbow Cup with a victory over Dragons. Crusaders team try of 2006 | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. 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first_imgWednesday Apr 12, 2017 Hooker Sean Cronin makes a mockery of Dan Biggar with a stunning try Leinster Hooker Sean Cronin scored this superb try during victory over the Ospreys at the weekend, making a fine return from injury after missing out on the entire Six Nations. There have since been calls for his inclusion in the British & Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand.Cronin took a lovely offload from Robbie Henshaw who created space for him out wide, then a sublime turn of pace made Wales flyhalf Dan Biggar look a little silly on defence.Ronan O’Gara tweeted: “That’s why he will be the impact sub in each test vs NZ.. incredible feet and pace and power from Sean Cronin”, and winger Luke Fitgerald has said that he would definitely not be out of place wearing the famous red jersey of the Lions.Cronin himself has played down the talk, instead focussing on Leinster’s upcoming“Look, with the Lions thing, I’d be chuffed and delighted if I was even in those conversations. But it’s good to have people like ROG plugging for you.”“I think the thought around picking the Lions squad is that he’s looking for guys playing at the top of the test arena, that’s the pool he is going to pick from.“Now if he goes to pick guys from outside that, happy days, and I’d be chuffed and flattered even if I was just in those conversations. But it’s just about trying to get back here and stay fit and play well,” Cronin said.Analysis from Luke Fitzgerald on the try and other bits of Cronin playADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Great Tries Related Articles 26 WEEKS AGO Incredible athleticism for sensational try… 26 WEEKS AGO ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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first_img RSF_en November 21, 2016 Turkmenistan : RFE/RL reporter hounded for snapping supermarket line TurkmenistanEurope – Central Asia Condemning abuses ViolenceInternet Coronavirus off limits in Turkmenistan Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the repeated attacks and acts of harassment targeting Soltan Achilova, an RFE/RL correspondent in Turkmenistan, who has been assaulted twice in the past few weeks. Aged 67 and employed by RFE/RL’s Turkmen-language service, Achilova was chased by a policeman and the manager of a supermarket in Ashgabat on 25 October after taking photos of a long line outside the supermarket. When she went to a sanatorium later the same day, two plainclothes policemen questioned her about her family and place of residence and accused her of taking photos without permission. After being interrogated for several hours in the street and refusing to go to a police station, she was eventually allowed to leave. But she was attacked, insulted and robbed by a woman and three men just a few minutes later. In a state of shock, she finally managed to return home. While visiting a sanatorium again on 8 November, Achilova was accosted by two women who accused her of maligning Turkmenistan. The same day, a woman staying in the same building as Achilova was beaten and thrown to the ground by two other women, who shouted: “This is for taking photos.” They had clearly mistaken her for Achilova. “We firmly condemn these attacks on Soltan Achilova,” RSF editor-in-chief Virginie Dangles said. “The international community must react to the human rights violations in this country. Despite repeatedly trampling on freedom of information and other freedoms, Turkmenistan continues to enjoy good economic relations with many countries including France.” Turkmenistan is ranked second from last – 179th out of 180 countries – in RSF’s World Press Freedom Index. The regime tolerates no dissent and persecutes the correspondents of the Prague-based RFE/RL’s Turkmen service, which is one of the very few media outlets providing independently-reported news in the Turkmen language. Turkmenistan has just one Internet Service Provider and, for most people, the only access is available in Internet cafés, where they have to show an identity document whenever they want to connect. Most of the websites providing independent information on Turkmenistan remain blocked in the country. A campaign to remove satellite TV dishes is currently under way. Saparmamed Nepeskuliev, a freelance journalist who was arrested in July 2015, is still being held on a trumped-up charge of drug possession. President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov is on the list of 35 press freedom predators that RSF compiled this year. March 13, 2020 Find out more March 31, 2020 Find out more Gourbangouly Berdymoukhammedov, président du Turkménistan, en visite en France Crédit: AFP Help by sharing this information Follow the news on Turkmenistan News Receive email alerts TurkmenistanEurope – Central Asia Condemning abuses ViolenceInternet December 18, 2020 Find out more to go further News Organisation Four-year jail term for independent website’s correspondent in Turkmenistan News #CollateralFreedom: RSF now unblocking 21 sites in 12 countries Newslast_img read more

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