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Prominent Lebanese Critic of Hezbollah Is Killed

Prominent Lebanese Critic of Hezbollah Is Killed

Prominent Lebanese Critic of Hezbollah Is Killed Prominent Lebanese Critic of Hezbollah Is Killed BEIRUT, Lebanon — A prominent Lebanese critic of the militant group Hezbollah was found dead on Thursday after being shot multiple times in what his friends called a political assassination. Lokman Slim, 58, was a publisher and filmmaker who was among a small group of political …

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Prominent French Intellectual Steps Down Amid Accusations of Incest

Prominent French Intellectual Falls to Accusations of Incest

Prominent French Intellectual Steps Down Amid Accusations of Incest Prominent French Intellectual Steps Down Amid Accusations of Incest Last year, Vanessa Springora, a publisher, accused Gabriel Matzneff, a prizewinning author, of abusing her when she was a minor. He had never hidden having sex with girls and boys in their teens but long enjoyed the complaisance of his literary entourage. …

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Prominent French Intellectual Falls to Accusations of Incest

Prominent French Intellectual Falls to Accusations of Incest

Prominent French Intellectual Falls to Accusations of Incest Prominent French Intellectual Falls to Accusations of Incest Last year, Vanessa Springora, a publisher, accused Gabriel Matzneff, a prizewinning author, of abusing her when she was a minor. He had never hidden having sex with girls and boys in their teens but long enjoyed the complaisance of his literary entourage. In 2019, …

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Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court

Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court

Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court BEIRUT, Lebanon — Appearing weak and shaking uncontrollably, one of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent prisoners, the women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, appeared before a Saudi judge on Wednesday to learn that her case was being transferred to a special court …

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A Prominent News Media Critic Is Starting a News Outlet of His Own

A Prominent News Media Critic Is Starting a News Outlet of His Own

A Prominent News Media Critic Is Starting a News Outlet of His Own A Prominent News Media Critic Is Starting a News Outlet of His Own Over the last 15 years, Ken Doctor has made his living as a critic of the news industry. A onetime media executive who started out as a publisher and editor of an alt weekly, …

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Ethiopia Announces Arrests in Prominent Singer’s Killing

Ethiopia Announces Arrests in Prominent Singer’s Killing

Ethiopia Announces Arrests in Prominent Singer’s Killing Ethiopia Announces Arrests in Prominent Singer’s Killing NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia has said that two men have been arrested in connection with the killing of Hachalu Hundessa, a well-known musician and activist whose death last month was followed by unrest in which hundreds were killed. Attorney General Adanech Abebe announced the arrests in …

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UCL renames building and rooms named after prominent eugenicists

UCL renames building and rooms named after prominent eugenicists

UCL renames building and rooms named after prominent eugenicists UCL renames building and rooms named after prominent eugenicists The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Lecture theatres and a building named after prominent eugenicists Francis Galton and Karl Pearson have been renamed, University College London has announced. The …

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Prominent Scientists Denounce End to Coronavirus Grant

Prominent Scientists Denounce End to Coronavirus Grant

Prominent Scientists Denounce End to Coronavirus Grant Prominent Scientists Denounce End to Coronavirus Grant A group of 77 Nobel laureates has asked for an investigation into the cancellation of a federal grant to EcoHealth Alliance, a group that researches bat coronaviruses in China. The pre-eminent scientists characterized the explanation for the decision by the National Institutes of Health as “preposterous.” …

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From Prominent Turkish Philanthropist to Political Prisoner

From Prominent Turkish Philanthropist to Political Prisoner

ISTANBUL — During a tumultuous day in court in February, the Turkish businessman and philanthropist Osman Kavala was unexpectedly acquitted of trying to overthrow the government and then rearrested before he could walk free. He described it as the best day of his life. “We were acquitted,” he told his lawyers, referring to the eight others tried with him. Never …

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