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UN urges China to review counter-terrorism policies after official visit

The Observer 29 May 2022
The trove included mugshots of thousands of people detained by authorities, databases of arrests for offences including studying scripture and visiting overseas countries, and internal documents detailing shoot-to-kill policies for attempted escapes and other measures of enforcement.

Positive community engagement stressed for success of CSR initiatives

The News International 29 May 2022
Islamabad ... The event titled ‘CSR Initiatives in Gwadar (The Gateway to CPEC)’ was co-organised by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad and the University of Gwadar in collaboration with the COPHC, Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) and Gwadar Development Authority (GDA) ... Riphah Institute of Public Policy director Dr ... Comments. Comment. .

Folwell spurs bipartisan NC House medical debt overhaul bill

Winston-Salem Journal 29 May 2022
Another study, conducted by Rice University's Baker Institute of Public Policy, the National Academy for State Health Policy and the SHP found that in 2019 some of North Carolina’s nonprofit hospitals billed $149.2 million to poor patients who should have qualified for free or discounted charity care under the hospitals’ own policies.

Sindh to legislate to compensate civilian victims of terror attacks, says Wahab

The News International 28 May 2022
The commission stated that after a study, it identified pathways that linked the CVE laws and policies with human rights in Sindh in order to understand how it could best engage with laws and mechanisms for the protection and promotion of human rights in the province.

UNDP, IBA host 2nd Challenge Cup to promote innovative urban resilience

The News International 28 May 2022
Executive Director IBA Karachi Dr S Akbar Zaidi, who is the lead investigator of the UNDP-IBA research study, highlighted the role of data-driven approaches in development studies and policy initiatives and the critical role played by academic institutions to achieve it.

Yes, Muslims are portrayed negatively in American media -- 2 political scientists reviewed over 250,000 ...

The Star Democrat 28 May 2022
But the studies they reviewed leave open two pressing questions that we address through our research ... Other studies that looked at the impact of negative information about Muslims also found an increase in support for policies that harm Muslims, such as secret surveillance of Muslim Americans or the use of drone attacks in Muslim countries.

Real research about methods to curb gun violence is lacking

The News-Enterprise 28 May 2022
As of right now, in the entire country, there is just a single federally funded study on preventing gun violence in America’s schools ... School districts across the country are formulating policies in a vacuum without “any evidence to hang their hat on.” ... The study is in such early stages that there isn’t even preliminary data.

Julianna Goldman: Why America doesn’t know how to stop school shootings

West Hawaii Today 28 May 2022
As of right now, in the entire country, there is just a single federally funded study on preventing gun violence in America’s schools ... As of right now, in the entire country, there is just a single federally funded study on preventing gun violence in America’s schools.

House committee declined to hear turnpike bill, interim study planned, chair says

The Express-Star 28 May 2022
Representative Sterling and I want to do an interim study with the OTA to look at their policies, their procedures and their administrative rules to review them and see if there’s some things we need to do in the legislature to help that process.” ... “So, that tells you their studies are showing they’ve got to do some things to handle the traffic.”.

Rochester police accountability board says it will begin accepting complaints June 20

The Post - Monroe 28 May 2022
• The PAB has completed a review of the Rochester Police Department's new policies about response to protests ... The PAB study also recommends policies "prohibiting the use of tear gas and flash bangs at all mass gatherings and prohibit their use for crowd dispersal" and audits of the use of crowd-dispersal responses.

‘Dynamic laws, policies a must to cope with cyber-attacks’

The News International 28 May 2022
This was stated by Brigadier (r) Mohammad Yasin, the Adviser Emeritus, Sustainable Development Policy Institute while initiating discussion at the 63rd Meeting of SDPI’s Study Group on Information Technology and Telecommunication (ICT). Pakistan has such policies and laws which ...

Arming teachers – an effective security measure or a false sense of security?

McAlester News-Capital 28 May 2022
To shine light on the matter, The Conversation reached out to Aimee Huff and Michelle Barnhart, two Oregon State University scholars who have studied the ins and outs of putting guns in the hands of the nation’s teachers as a way to protect students ... Policies vary across states.

Why the clamor for government positions?

The Manila Times 28 May 2022
I stumbled upon a research study undertaken by the Pew Research Center on why politicians want to stay in power ... We do not take policy positions.". Although the study was conducted in the United States, I found most of its findings applicable in the Philippine scenario. Here are some of the findings in the study.

Exchange: SRP, cities eye higher height for Verde River dam

The Dispatch 28 May 2022
The partnership is kicking off a four-year study into the feasibility of modifying the Bartlett Dam. Congress authorized the study last year, which followed a two-year long SRP and Reclamation appraisal study, the Arizona Capitol Times reported ... The anticipated cost of the study is $10 million.

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