2 reopening stocks I’d buy in my Stocks and Shares ISA today Royston Wild | Thursday, 29th April, 2021 The Motley Fool UK’s Top Income Stock… UK share prices are back on the march and demand for reopening stocks specifically is soaring. These sort of cyclical shares are ones that theoretically will benefit the most from the end of Covid-19 lockdowns and travel restrictions.The FTSE 100 has just moved back through the 7,000-point marker again in Thursday trading. The fall of this important technical and psychological barrier gives another chance for UK share prices to move significantly higher in the days and weeks ahead.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Clearly the fight against Covid-19 still has much further to run. So I’m not getting too carried away by this fresh rally. Setbacks in the pandemic battle aren’t the only things that could put the prices of so-called reopening shares back on the defensive either. Fears over rising inflation and concerns over resurgent trade wars between major economies also have the capacity to smack UK share prices.Why I’m hunting for reopening stocksHaving said that, I’ve been scouting for top reopening stocks to buy in my Stocks and Shares ISA. The fight against Covid-19 — and as a consequence the bounceback in the global economy — might not follow a straight line from bottom left to top right. But history suggests that the world will recover from this pandemic. And I plan to make some great returns with some choice UK shares in the process.Here are two top reopening stocks on my radar today:1) Marketing mammothStrong economic data from the US has put marketing products supplier 4Imprint Group firmly on my radar. Commerce Department data this lunchtime showed economic growth in the States clock in at 6.4% in the first quarter. This was up from 4.8% in the prior three months and reflects the impact of Covid-19 vaccines and massive stimulus packages there. 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Apartments Architects: Jacques Ripault Architecture Area Area of this architecture project ArchDaily 2014 Year: photographs: Patrick Müller , Hervé AbbadiePhotographs: Patrick Müller , Hervé AbbadieClient:RIVPCost:6,04 M.€HTCity:ParisCountry:FranceMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Patrick Müller , Hervé AbbadieText description provided by the architects. Prow building on a triangular plot in Porte de Vanves in Paris, small tapered ten floors accommodation tower for students. The project is supported on an acoustic wall in the west side, kind of planted buttress along the railways.Save this picture!SectionOn the other side, the rooms are lit by successive plans, so shifted by stripping the floors that open lateral or frontal views for Students Studios. Rooms follow inflection distributions corridors on different floors . They are drawn by integrating furniture.Save this picture!© Patrick Müller , Hervé AbbadieOn the top floor , a large dining gazebo overlooking Paris from east to west . The set , like a wind tower is vented from north to south through openings in nozzles. Save this picture!© Patrick Müller , Hervé AbbadieProject gallerySee allShow lessV-Lodge / Reiulf Ramstad ArkitekterSelected Projects”Classic Japan” Episode 2: Sachio Otani’s Kyoto International Conference CenterVideosProject locationAddress:Porte de Vanves, 75014 Paris, FranceLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Save this picture!© Patrick Müller , Hervé Abbadie+ 21 Share 65 Rooms for Student Housing / Jacques Ripault ArchitectureSave this projectSave65 Rooms for Student Housing / Jacques Ripault Architecture France CopyApartments, Dorms•Paris, France “COPY” Area: 2227 m² Area: 2227 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/596809/65-rooms-for-student-housing-jacques-ripault-architecture Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/596809/65-rooms-for-student-housing-jacques-ripault-architecture Clipboard Year: 2014 65 Rooms for Student Housing / Jacques Ripault Architecture Projects “COPY” CopyAbout this officeJacques Ripault ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsEducational ArchitectureOther facilitiesDormsParisHousingEducationalResidentialFrancePublished on February 10, 2015Cite: “65 Rooms for Student Housing / Jacques Ripault Architecture” 10 Feb 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Save this picture!© Hank Mardukas Photography+ 21 Share “COPY” Mixed Use Architecture Area: 3750 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project United States Woodard Residence / archimaniaSave this projectSaveWoodard Residence / archimania ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/805978/woodard-residence-archimania Clipboard Photographs: Hank Mardukas Photography Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Architects: archimania Area Area of this architecture project Photographs Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/805978/woodard-residence-archimania Clipboard CopyAbout this officearchimaniaOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsMixed Use ArchitectureResidential ArchitectureHousingMemphisUnited StatesPublished on February 23, 2017Cite: “Woodard Residence / archimania” 23 Feb 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/900182/gable-house-esign24-studio Clipboard Area: 1350 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Structure Engineer: Houses 2015 ArchDaily Gable House / B.DESIGN24 STUDIO CopyHouses•Surat, India Photographs: Photographix Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Civil Engineer:Bharat Bhai PatelFacade:Perfect GlazePrincipal Designer:Bheru JangidCity:SuratCountry:IndiaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© PhotographixText description provided by the architects. Designed as a relaxation space and spatially planned as an outhouse that is architecturally unique and different from any other structure of the city, the inspiration of this home is from the tropical houses of Singapore. Designed with a tropical concept, therefore, the house is the result of the client’s brief with a similar approach adopted for the interiors too. A clean and simplistic plan determines the spatial planning of this oasis within a huge landscaped area with lush greenery A House in the Garden, the lower floor accommodates living areas and rooms for servants while the first floor accommodates a swimming pool, a baby pool, and a formal living / dining space and kitchen.Save this picture!© PhotographixEach of the living areas opens up to the pool and the greens outside by means of decks and verandahs, creating a spatial hierarchy of open, semi-open and covered spaces. The swimming pool, being on the first floor keeps the overall sense of privacy- deemed crucial in the Indian culture intact. Upon reaching the second floor, all bedrooms are located here, each with its own private balcony that optimizes the surrounding views while creating private, semi-open spaces. All open and covered spaces are reminiscent of the tropical openness and open themselves up to optimize the naturesque surroundings.Save this picture!Higher Ground Floor Plan A multi-triangular roof anchors the project, giving it a unique identity and become symbolic of its tropical intent. While the implementation of the roof was a challenge, through specific marking of the center points of each roof, this unique structure has been achieved to perfection. Other challenges of execution such as a high water level in the footing and the location of the swimming pool, etc, were all overcome through stringent construction processes. The weight of the entire first floor was carefully calculated and implemented thereafter. Weight, leakage, and privacy were the three issues to be taken care of during swimming pool design and implementation. Save this picture!© PhotographixThe interiors adopt the same tropical approach, improvised in an Indian context. Indian Black Marble with different finishes, i.e., Riverwash, Sandblast, and Leather wash is used for the external facade to diversify its aesthetics. Mild Steel, a commonly used construction material is used in the cladding of the columns, which is not a common adaption of the material. The fins surrounding the entire structure are made of rusted iron, in order to endow it with a rustic look and augment the earthy aesthetics.Save this picture!© PhotographixProject gallerySee allShow lessEeStairs Headquarters / Bronsvoort Blaak ArchitectenSelected ProjectsLEEGE Office / RAMOPRIMOSelected Projects Share Year: Gable House / B.DESIGN24 STUDIOSave this projectSaveGable House / B.DESIGN24 STUDIO Architects: B.DESIGN24 STUDIO Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Save this picture!© Photographix+ 29Curated by Fernanda Castro Share Angle Consultancy Manufacturers: Kohler, Leela Laxmi, Luxury living, Ramanand nissad, Zoomer house ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/900182/gable-house-esign24-studio Clipboard India “COPY” Photographs Projects CopyAbout this officeB.DESIGN24 STUDIOOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSuratIndiaPublished on August 18, 2018Cite: “Gable House / B.DESIGN24 STUDIO” 17 Aug 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
ArchDaily “COPY” Japan Dutch Gable Roof House / Hiroki Tominaga-Atelier CopyAbout this officeHiroki Tominaga-AtelierOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTokyoJapanPublished on September 04, 2018Cite: “Dutch Gable Roof House / Hiroki Tominaga-Atelier” 03 Sep 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
20 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 30 January 2007 | News The website address of Help the Hospices is about to gain considerable publicity when it appears on about 33 million letters passing through the postal system each week. The envelopes will feature the text “Royal Mail Supports Hospice Care – www.hth.org.uk/royalmail” during February, after the Royal Mail Group introduces a new stamp cancellation mark to publicise its partnership with the national charity for the hospice movement.The new special edition “stamp cancellation mark” is being introduced to coincide with Valentine’s Day.Visitors to the website will find more information about the partnership and be encouraged to make an online donation to Help the Hospices. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Help the Hospices’ URL to appear on 33 million letters On Welsh letters, the stamp cancellation mark will appear in both English and Welsh.Denyse Busby-Earle, Director of Engagement and Inclusion at Royal Mail Group, said: “Our partnership with Help the Hospices, which is our first official charity partnership, has been extremely successful to date and we’re very proud of it…“We feel that now is a very good time to raise awareness another notch – not least because during February many people will be examining their cancellation marks closely to get a clue as to who might have sent them a Valentine’s card!”To date, the partnership has generated over £700,000 for Help the Hospices and individual local hospices around the UK. Tagged with: corporate Digital Individual giving About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.
Melanie May | 10 August 2020 | News About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. INEOS Automotive & Walking with the WoundedINEOS Automotive is Walking With The Wounded’s lead partner for its November-December trek across The Arabian Desert. The expedition, the Grenadier Walk of Oman, will consist of a 6-man team of ex-service personnel, trekking 400km over the course of 21 days. The partnership between INEOS Automotive and WWTW was developed after the charity’s CEO Ed Parker learnt of the company’s plans to build a 4X4 to overcome any terrain. Development continues on the Grenadier, INEOS Automotive’s first production vehicle, built to handle the world’s harshest environments. In addition to INEOS Automotive, Craghoppers, Monster Energy, Avanti Communications, Shard Capital and the Invictus Games Foundation have also partnered with the charity to sponsor the expedition.[Main image also Walking with the Wounded] Salesforce & The Diana AwardSalesforce has issued a $500,000 grant, as well as ongoing commitment to support The Diana Award’s mentoring scheme across the UK. The programme is aimed at young adults in their last two years of school at risk of dropping out, and provides them with mentoring and work experience. This year’s programme will run summer workshops focused on developing career awareness and the skills needed for school and the world of work. The workshops will empower participants to engage in their communities, re-focus on personal goal setting and create active citizens who are ready to learn and transition back to school. Salesforce and The Diana Award’s aim with the grant is to reach 360 young adults through an intensive mentoring programme and another 600 through 2-day career workshops. McLaren Racing is proud to announce a partnership with mental health charity @MindCharity as part of our support for the #WeRaceAsOne campaign.Read more. — McLaren (@McLarenF1) July 30, 2020McLaren & MindMcLaren Racing has announced a partnership with Mind as part of its support for the #WeRaceAsOne campaign. McLaren will support Mind in conjunction with Formula 1’s choice of global charity for the #WeRaceAsOne campaign. As part of the collaboration, for the rest of the 2020 Formula 1 season the Mind logo will feature on the MCL35 engine covers, pit crew helmets and on the helmet visors of McLaren F1 drivers, Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz. In celebration of the partnership, McLaren and Mind are also launching a prize draw, the money from which, together with a proportion of funds raised from associated merchandise sales, will help Mind tackle the mental health emergency created by the pandemic, with the remaining profits going to F1’s chosen global charity. The Range & Tŷ HafanTŷ Hafan, the hospice for children in Wales, has received a donation of £10,000 from The Range after staff chose the children’s charity as one of the causes to benefit from its plastic bag levy fundraiser. The donation takes the retail giant’s total contribution over the past five years to £48,000 after donating the carrier bag charge to the Welsh hospice to help support life-limited children and their families across Wales. Advertisement The DEC has launched an urgent appeal to help people fleeing conflict in countries like Yemen and Syria as they face the deadly new threat of coronavirus. Help protect families who have lost everything from Covid-19: https://t.co/kMenYFqk79 #DECappeal pic.twitter.com/W9FPYIFxfn— DEC (@decappeal) July 14, 2020Quilter Foundation & DECThe Quilter Foundation has donated £50,000 to the international appeal launched by the Disasters Emergency Committee in response to the Coronavirus crisis. The donation is on top of the £193,000 already contributed by the Quilter Foundation to the National Emergencies Trust Covid-19 appeal, which sought to deliver urgent support to vulnerable groups in the UK impacted by the crisis. Quilter will match funds raised by employees donating to the appeal. We are delighted that @therankgroup is extending their partnership with us into 2021. Over the last 6 years Rank customers and employees have raised a really impressive £2.6 million for our work to support unpaid #carers. Thank you! https://t.co/97992I4FMC— Carers Trust (@CarersTrust) July 27, 2020The Rank Group & Carers TrustThe Rank Group has extended its partnership with Carers Trust into 2021. The partnership has had a major impact in supporting Carers Trust’s work with unpaid carers right across the UK. Since its inception more than six years ago in February 2014, it has raised £2.6 million for Carers Trust with £300,000 raised in the last twelve months alone, while since early April this year, Meccabingo.com has increased its contribution to Carers Trust, raising over £77,500. Over the six years, the money raised has benefitted over 12,000 unpaid carers. Funds have typically been provided to adult carers in the form of grants, distributed through Carers Trust’s network of over 120 local carers’ charities. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 #Employment is more than just a job.It is a sign of being included in society.???And can increase independence.?But many people with a #LearningDisability are locked out of work through stigma and a lack of support.?@AdventIntl is working with Mencap to change this.? (1/2) pic.twitter.com/JroQRPOvVY— Mencap (@mencap_charity) July 27, 2020Advent International & MencapPrivate equity firm Advent International has donated £400,000 in response to Mencap’s coronavirus appeal. The donation will help the charity provide vital support to people with a learning disability during the coronavirus pandemic as well as empower people to build independent lives after this crisis through the charity’s supported employment programme. Tagged with: corporate corporate fundraising 772 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 12 corporate partnerships supporting charities around the UK Hospitality Action & Invisible ChipsHospitality Action is asking people to buy a portion of Invisible Chips when ordering online or in a range of restaurants to raise funds to help restaurant and hospitality staff struggling as a result of the pandemic’s impact on their places of work. The campaign is Fronted by well-known faces and hospitality heroes Fred Sirieix, Heston Blumenthal and Tom Kerridge. BrewDog was the first restaurant group to sign up, serving them for £3.95 a portion across all of its 52 sites. Luella & Starlight Children’s FoundationFashion brand Luella is teaming up with Starlight Children’s Foundation in a new partnership. To celebrate its launch Luella is releasing a new and exclusive design. The Luella Sequin Star t-shirt in navy is available now on Luellafashion.co.uk, with £10 from every sale donated to Starlight. Luella’s sister retail stores, Sassy & Boo, will also be offering Luella designs created exclusively for Starlight from August 2020. Newcastle Building Society & Newcastle United FoundationNewcastle Building Society will become Newcastle United Foundation’s Regional Community Partner this autumn in a six-year partnership. This will see a £1.1 million investment supporting the redevelopment of the Murray House Recreation Centre near St. James’ Park into a state-of-the art community facility. The partnership will see the Society also become a partner of the Foundation’s NU:Futures programme, an outreach programme targeting thousands of schoolchildren plus hundreds of young people not in education, employment and training across North of Tyne. Parsons Sons & Basley & Sussex good causesSussex-based estate agent and property specialist Parsons Sons & Basley (PS&B) has launched its new community charity campaign, offering £500 every quarter to help good causes within Sussex. The business is asking the public to write in and nominate charities, projects or causes they feel deserve to win. Anything will be considered as long as it is not-for-profit and benefits the people of Sussex. Each nomination must be for a Sussex based cause and should highlight the type of project, charity, group or service, details on what the £500 would be used for, and contact details for both the nominee and the nominator. The first £500 donation will be awarded in September and nominations must be submitted to [email protected] by midnight on 31 August. 771 total views, 2 views today From MacLaren’s partnership with Mind, to INEOS Automotive’s with Walking with the Wounded for its November-December trek across The Arabian Desert, here are 12 recent ways charities are being supported. Richard Place Dobson & Air Ambulance Kent Surrey SussexRichard Place Dobson (RPD), Crawley based chartered accountant and business advisor, has chosen Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) as its next charity partnership over the financial year of 2020/21. In previous years, RPD has raised thousands for St Barnabas House, St Catherine’s Hospice and Crawley Open House.
Photo: Occupy RiverwestMembers from a broad array of labor, community and student organizations participated in a “Black and Brown Lives Matter” protest on Sept. 26 near the Milwaukee Area Technical College, which is across the street from a variety of police buildings. Speakers demanded justice for Michael Brown and others killed and brutalized by the police and vowed to continue their fights for justice, including support for a Sept. 30 Milwaukee rally to demand justice for Dontre Hamilton, a 31-year-old Black man who was unjustly shot and killed by Milwaukee police in a public park. Before the protest, Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow,” spoke to a crowd of 2,000 at the college.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
Facebook Twitter SHARE SHARE Facebook Twitter Disease and Insects Take Aim at Indiana Crops By Gary Truitt – May 17, 2017 Home Indiana Agriculture News Disease and Insects Take Aim at Indiana Crops Disease and Insects Take Aim at Indiana CropsWhile planting continues this week, disease and insects are taking aim at the crops that are already in the ground. The cold, wet weather that arrived just after much of our early corn was planted is fostering seedling disease in many areas, according to Brian Early with Dupont Pioneer. “It should start to show up in corn by the end of this week or early next,” he said. “The disease will attack the mesocotyl between the seed and the upper part of the plant. Generally, it will look like a good stand, and then it will start to go backward as the disease eats on that connecting tissue.” Some soil borne diseases are already showing up in early planted soybeans.Meanwhile, information from Purdue indicates that black cutworm pressure will be significant this year. Early says that activity is already taking place in Southern Indiana, “It takes about 300 growing degree units for that to happen, so we are seeing some cutting from black cutworms in the south and moving into central Indiana.” He added, in the north, it will take another week for the larvae to get big enough to start cutting.Early says much of the early planted corn is not looking very good right now, but should recover, “There is a lot of corn with a very sickly yellow color, but as soon as the roots get developed it will shape up.” Listen to the complete agronomy update under the agronomy tab. Previous articlePerdue Faces Push Back on USDA Reorganization PlanNext articleDairy Marketing Services Terminating Indiana Agreements Gary Truitt
to go further Since the end of your time under house arrest, you have on several occasions said that you reject the status of icon and that you see yourself as a politician seeking concrete results for her people. We are aware of the political circumstances in Myanmar that force you to seek compromises with the Tatmadaw’s representatives. May 12, 2021 Find out more Organisation Minister of Foreign Affairs Help by sharing this information Paris, 6 September 2018 News An iniquitous sentence of seven years in prison on a trumped-up charge of violating the Official Secrets Acts was passed at the start of this week on Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, two reporters with the Reuters news agency who have already spent nearly nine months in detention. Sincerely, News As you know, the two reporters were crudely framed by the police, as a police captain, Moe Yan Naing, acknowledged in court on 20 April. The thoroughness of their investigative reporting nonetheless forced the Tatmadaw, Myanmar armed forces, to recognize the reality of the Inn Dinn massacre and to sentence seven soldiers to ten years in prison for their role. We are deeply saddened by your only statement about the two journalists. In an interview for NHK in June, you simply said that “they were nor arrested for covering the Rakhine issue” but “because they broke the Official Secrets Act” and that it “will be up to judiciary, it is for the judiciary to decide.” Their innocence was nonetheless glaringly obvious. Daw Aung San Suu KyiSign the petition to free Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo ! US journalist held in Yangon prison notorious for torture Dear State Counsellor, Their only crime was to investigate the September 2017 massacre of ten Rohingya civilians by members of Myanmar’s army. In the course of shedding light on the terrible reality of the ethnic cleansing carried out by the army and its auxiliaries in the north of Rakhine State, the news agency’s reporters discovered summary executions, mass graves, the torching of villages and systematic efforts to eliminate of all trace of the atrocities. Follow the news on Myanmar RSF_en of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar MyanmarAsia – Pacific Media independence Armed conflictsImprisonedWhistleblowersUnited NationsJudicial harassmentNobel Prize State Counsellor Office No 8 Naypyitaw, Myanmar May 26, 2021 Find out more Related documents RSF’s open letter to Daw Aung San Suu KyiPDF – 182.66 KBLettre ouverte de RSF à Daw Aung San Suu KyiPDF – 197.81 KB This is why we urge you to intercede immediately to obtain the release of these two Reuters journalists. One of your closest allies, President Win Myint, has the power to grant them a pardon. How are we to understand the sentence passed on these two journalists at the start of the week? What credibility can the rule of law and judicial independence have in Myanmar after this farce? To those who have tried to raise the issue in your presence, you have responded with “fury,” as in January with former US diplomat Bill Richardson, one of your oldest supporters, who felt obliged to resign from your international panel of advisers after you described Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo as “traitors.” Thai premier, UN rapporteurs asked to prevent journalists being returned to Myanmar RSF wrote to you on 7 September 2017 asking you to use your moral authority to ensure that journalists were free to work in Myanmar. Your response was silence. Your response to the appeals of Myanmar’s journalists and foreign journalists was silence. Your response to the international community’s appeals was silence. Christophe Deloire Secretary-General September 6, 2018 – Updated on September 11, 2018 Open letter: RSF asks Aung San Suu Kyi to get Reuters journalists released in Myanmar State Counsellor News But nothing, absolutely nothing, forces you, as the Union of Myanmar’s head of government, to observe this deafening silence. Nothing forces you to refer to journalists’ coverage of Rakhine State as “a huge iceberg of misinformation.” Nothing forces you to go down in history as someone who betrayed the ideals on which she built her reputation. Receive email alerts News You have the ability to take action today in support of the values that you defended with courage for so long. MyanmarAsia – Pacific Media independence Armed conflictsImprisonedWhistleblowersUnited NationsJudicial harassmentNobel Prize May 31, 2021 Find out more Were journalists traitors when they covered the military junta’s suppression of the 1988 democracy movement, in which you rose to political prominence? Were journalists traitors when they relayed your calls for democracy during the 15 years you spent under house arrest? Were journalists traitors when they hailed the advent of democracy with your party’s victory in 2015 and your appointment as head of government in 2016? Minister of the President’s Office Five days after Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to seven years in prison on a trumped-up charge, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has written to the head of Myanmar’s government asking her to end her deafening silence and to intercede on behalf of the two journalists. On 19 July, Martyrs’ Day in Myanmar, government leader Aung San Suu Kyi prepares to pay tribute to her father, Maj. Gen. Aung San, regarded as Father of the Nation of modern-day Myanmar (photos: Ye Aung Thu / AFP). Awarded the Sakharov Prize in 1990 and the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, you have long been hailed as resolute advocate of democracy and you have defended what is one of its foundations with a great deal of vision. Speaking when you were released in 2010, you said, “the basis of democratic freedom is freedom of speech.” The following year, you assured RSF of your commitment to press freedom. RSF asks Germany to let Myanmar journalist Mratt Kyaw Thu apply for asylum