Michigan Republican canvassers say they've received threats
LANSING, Mich. — Norm Shinkle, a Republican member of the board in charge of certifying Michigan’s election results, said Monday he received “quite a few” threats as he considered whether to validate the Nov. 3 vote.The Board of State Canvassers convened to consider certifying the state’s election tallies, which found Democratic President-elect Joe Biden won by 154,000 votes over Republican President Donald Trump.The panel features two Republicans and two Democrats. But the spotlight has been on the GOP members. While taking a public comment from Monica Palmer, chairwoman of the Wayne County B...
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Arizona election officer denounces threats against family, staff
Los Angeles (AFP) - Arizona's top election officer on Wednesday denounced violent threats against her family and staff over vote results which flipped the western US state Democratic for the first time in decades.Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, whose Phoenix home has been visited by protesters, said threats and "continued intimidation tactics will not prevent me from performing the duties I swore an oath to do." As secretary of state, Hobbs is the person who has to certify by November 30 the results of the November 3 election.Other officials across the country, including in Georgia, Nevada, Mi...
Azerbaijan prepares report on threats of Armenians against int’l media representatives
By TrendAzerbaijan has prepared a report on threats and pressure of Armenia and the Armenian lobby against the international media outlets and journalists highlighting the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, Chairman of ‘Azerbaijani Journalists Network’ Public Association Ayaz Mirzayev said at a briefing on the report’s presentation, Trend reports.According to Mirzayev, the report covers the period from September 27 to November 10.He noted that there were enough media representatives who approached the coverage of the process completely objectively. These people were subjected to pressure from the ...
Russian TV presenter talks about Armenians’ threats against him (VIDEO)
Trend:Russian journalist, TV presenter, and public figure Maksim Shevchenko talked about the threats from the Armenians towards him and his family through a video, Trend reports.“Threats are coming to me and my family, some terrible insults… Moreover, I am under pressure from the Armenians,” Shevchenko said.The full version of the video:
Threats against those who tell truth about Karabakh conflict unacceptable – Israeli expert
By TrendAny threats and harassment against those who openly and truthfully speak out about what is happening in Nagorno-Karabakh are unacceptable and are punishable under criminal law, Israeli expert, lawyer, mediator, diplomat, public figure Natavan Rashidova Katzman told Trend.The expert noted, she herself was also threatened by the Armenians.At the end of October, after the publication of new articles in news agencies, she received life-threatening calls.“The stranger spoke in Russian, in a very categorical and unpleasant manner, and tried to discuss with me what awaits me in the future,” s...
Embassy in US calls on Azerbaijanis for vigilance amid threats by Armenian radicals
By TrendThe Azerbaijani embassy in US has appealed to Azerbaijanis living in the country, Trend reports on Nov.6.“Considering the provocative activities of the Armenian radicals in recent days, as well as the relevant information and received messages about the possible threats, we once again urge you to be careful. In case of threats, we advise to contact local law enforcement authorities, or the embassy at +1 202-560 -3583″, said the appeal.—Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz
Man arrested in threats to kill Trump backers, including DeSantis and Rubio, police say
MIAMI — Police in Florida have arrested a 61-year-old man who they say made online threats to kill supporters of President Donald Trump, including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state’s U.S. senators, Marco Rubio and Rick Scott.Richard Szala was arrested early Wednesday after police received information that Szala was leaving YouTube comments threatening to shoot and kill Trump supporters and his neighbor, Clearwater police said.Besides threatening Florida’s governor and Rubio and Scott, Szala also made threats to kill U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina...
UK plays leading role in legal threats against investigative journalists, new report says
For investigative journalists working on corruption, the UK harbours the biggest legal threat. It is the origin of more legal action against journalists than any other, apart from their home countries, a new report by the Foreign Policy Centre says.The report, titled ‘Unsafe for Scrutiny: Examining the pressures faced by journalists uncovering financial crime and corruption around the world’, surveyed 63 investigative journalists working on financial crime and corruption from 41 countries around the world. The survey was conducted by the Foreign Policy Centre, a UK think tank.“Investigative jo...
“70% of businesses experience threats to corporate reputation,” highlights BDO study | Daily FT
Businesses are becoming increasingly vulnerable to reputational risk, with 70% of them having experienced an event that has posed a threat to their reputation. That’s according to the fifth annual Global Risk Landscape Report produced by specialist accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLPBDO’s extensive survey of no less than 500 C-Suite executives across the EMEA, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas shows that companies are alert to the dangers, with 25% suggesting shareholder price is a primary consequence of reputational damage, with a quarter also believing...
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Facing threats and harassment, health department directors across Missouri have left jobs
PARK HILLS, Mo. — Amber Elliott took over as director of the St. Francois County public health department in January, excited to take the position after serving five years as assistant director and a communicable disease nurse for the department.Elliott was looking forward to tackling issues such as opioid addiction, lead poisoning and childhood trauma with her staff of nearly two dozen employees.She did not expect that within a few months her small health department about an hour south of St. Louis would be overwhelmed with fighting a pandemic. But what has been even more surprising are the t...
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