News News April 27, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information News June 2, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts Follow the news on China Four Reporters Without Borders activists were detained today just after they had displayed mock detour signs for the Chinese delegation attending a summit with the EU. The delegation was symbolically redirected towards the International Criminal Court. Reporters Without Borders wanted to draw EU leaders’ attention to the 26 journalists and 62 cyber-dissidents imprisoned in China. March 12, 2021 Find out more Organisation Four Reporters Without Borders activists who were arrested by Dutch policein The Hague on 8 December were released after being held in separate cellsfor the legal maximum of six hours.They were arrested after they hung mock detour signs symbolicallyredirecting the Chinese delegation to the EU-China summit to theInternational Criminal Court (ICC). The signs were hung in front of thebuilding where the summit was being held, at a road intersection which theChinese delegation had passed a few minutes earlier.______________________________________________________________08.11.2004The Hague police detain four Reporters Without Borders activists in China protestFour Reporters Without Borders activists were detained by police in The Hague this morning just after they had displayed mock detour signs (see image below) symbolically redirecting a visiting delegation from China towards the International Criminal Court (ICC). The signs were unfurled outside the building where the Chinese delegation is participating in a summit with the European Union. The delegation had passed the intersection a few minutes before the arrests took place. to go further ChinaAsia – Pacific China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes The government of Premier Wen Jiabao, head of the Chinese delegation to The Hague, is responsible for massive and systematic crimes against freedom of expression, said the worldwide press freedom organisation. Its leaders should therefore present themselves before the ICC, for the international justice that the People’s Republic has used every possible means to stifle.The organisation aims to draw the attention of European authorities and public opinion to the state of freedom of the press and expression on the Internet in China. At least 26 journalists and 62 cyberdissidents are currently imprisoned in the country.It earlier urged the European delegation, particularly European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende, whose country currently holds the EU presidency, to call for the release of these prisoners of opinion and for an end to censorship of the press and Internet in China. News ChinaAsia – Pacific RSF_en China’s Cyber Censorship Figures December 8, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Four Reporters Without Borders activists released
People photo created by freepik – www.freepik.comTHE Irish Life insurance company paid out €6.2 million to customers and their families affected by injury, illness and death in Limerick during 2018.According to its annual claims report published this week, the company paid out €4.5 million in life insurance to the families of 64 people who died in Limerick.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up €1.7 million was paid to 29 specified illness claimants in Limerick.Cancer was the biggest cause of life insurance and specified illness claims in Limerick, while the average age of death claims was 64 years, and 53 for specified illness claims.The figures show that women in Ireland claimed at an earlier age than men with the average age for female specified illness claims, just 51 years old, four years earlier than men.The research also revealed that people in Ireland are financially under-covered with half having no life insurance cover at all, and only one in five have enough savings to get by in the case of serious illness or injury. Linkedin Facebook WhatsApp NewsHealth€6.2 million paid in Limerick insurance claimsBy Bernie English – February 20, 2019 760 Advertisement Print Email Twitter Previous articleLimerick collective is offering free marketing adviceNext articleCastletroy Shopping Centre appeal decision ‘vital for the community.’ Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news.