Benjamin Ward

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Name: Benjamin Ward
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Italy: Time Running Out for Refugees Seeking Asylum in Italy

Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Italy, Libya LUCCA, Italy, Aug 1 2014 (IPS) - His journey started four years ago in Conakry, Guinea. Now that Mamoudou* has finally reached Italy, he hopes this will be his final stop. When he first left his home, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

First privately funded refugee rescue operation sets sail from Malta in August

At around the same time that Regina and Christopher Catrambone were enjoying the last of the summer sun on a holiday cruise in the Mediterranean last year, 518 migrants crowded into an old fishing vessel and set sail on the same sea. They too wanted to ... [Published The Independent - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

EU Court Rips Poland over CIA Black Sites

By WILLIAM DOTINGA(CN) - Poland violated the EU's human rights laws when it allowed the CIA to torture two men at secret black sites within its borders, a unanimous European Court of Human Rights held Thursday.Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri is currently being ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Marijuana production firm buys Brampton facility

DurhamRegion.comBRAMPTON— A medical marijuana production firm has announced the purchase of a 300,000-square-foot facility in Brampton.Canadian Cannabis Corporation (CCC) announced in a news release it had bought a building at 102 Rutherford Rd. S. The ... [Published Northumberland News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Feds overturn Canada's latest attempt for marijuana regulation

10 mins ago in Crime.Brampton - With the legal status of marijuana in Canada still under dispute, Canadian Cannabis Corporation (CCC) is one of the five companies granted a licence by the Canadian government to grow medical marijuana, but is the first ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian Cannabis Corporation Announces Closing of Purchase of 300,000 Sq. Foot Brampton Facility

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/14 -- Canadian Cannabis Corporation ("CCC") is pleased to announce the purchase of its 300,000 square foot facility in Brampton, Ontario located at 98-102 Rutherford Road South.The property was purchased for ... [Published BioSpace - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Eu Flouts The 1951 Refugee Convention

Written for  teleSUR English , which will launch on July 24Last October, a boat carrying migrants from Eritrea, Somalia and Ghana, sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa. The accident claimed the lives of over 360 people. It was reported that the boat ... [Published ZNet - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Central York High School names fourth marking period honor-roll students

Central York High School recently named its honor-roll students for the fourth marking period.Distinguished honors12th grade: Sydney Adams, Nitasha Agarwal, Taylor Akins, Christina Altland, Ian Apgar, Jessica Bailey, Alexis Balanda, Ryan Benedict, Alexis ... [Published York Daily Record - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Italy's Renzi says EU must take responsibility for boat migrants

By ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Tuesday Europe must take responsibility for rescuing boat migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea from Africa by making a "significant investment" in the region's border control agency, Frontex. ... [Published Sharenet - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Malta to support Italy’s threat to suspend Mare Nostrum operation

Italy wants Frontex to take over the duties of the Mare Nostrum operationMiriam DalliHundreds of migrants were saved by maltese, Italian and US naval vesselsThe Maltese government will be supporting Italy’s threat to suspend the Mare Nostrum operation ... [Published MaltaToday - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

World: EU: Make Saving Lives at Sea Top Priority

Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Bulgaria, Eritrea, Germany, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, World Step Up Joint Rescue Operations; Resettle More Syrians (London) – European Union ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 05 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 19 2014 - 1 reports

Music recital awards presented

Students of Beverly J. Bigge presented two piano recitals with the theme, “Music — The Dance of Life,” at the Centennial Center on May 7. The recitals were held in conjunction with the National Federation of Music Clubs National Music Week.Tierra Decker, ... [Published Huron Plainsman - May 19 2014]

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"however well intentioned, a private operation with one boat is not a substitute for coordinated eu action to rescue refugees and migrants in distress across the mediterranean sea" says Benjamin Ward, deputy Europe director for Human Rights Watch
"The European court has said loud and clear that Poland shares responsibility for CIA counterterrorism abuses on its territory," Ward said. "it's a reminder that poland and other european governments haven't properly investigated their involvement in cia torture, rendition, and secret detention."
According to a recent press release, "ccc believes this facility offers the ideal structure for a large-scale medical marijuana production plant. among many other beneficial characteristics, the facility is close in proximity to laboratory and quality assurance labs and has direct access to an urban skilled workforce" said Benjamin Ward, President and CEO of Canadian Cannabis Corporation

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Italy: Time Running Out for Refugees Seeking As... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
First privately funded refugee rescue operation... [Published The Independent - Jul 28 2014]
EU Court Rips Poland over CIA Black Sites [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 25 2014]
Marijuana production firm buys Brampton facility [Published Northumberland News - Jul 17 2014]
Feds overturn Canada's latest attempt for marij... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 16 2014]
Canadian Cannabis Corporation Announces Closing... [Published BioSpace - Jul 16 2014]
Eu Flouts The 1951 Refugee Convention [Published ZNet - Jul 11 2014]
Central York High School names fourth marking p... [Published York Daily Record - Jun 26 2014]
Italy's Renzi says EU must take responsibility ... [Published Sharenet - Jun 24 2014]
Malta to support Italy’s threat to suspend Mare... [Published MaltaToday - Jun 24 2014]
World: EU: Make Saving Lives at Sea Top Priority [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 05 2014]
"The European Elections – Looking For Bright Sp... [Published Social Europe Journal - May 24 2014]
Music recital awards presented [Published Huron Plainsman - May 19 2014]
National piano playing auditions held [Published Huron Plainsman - May 01 2014]
Huron Area Junior Festival winners announced [Published Huron Plainsman - Mar 14 2014]
Man, 22, charged in fatal April crash [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Dec 18 2013]
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