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Media watchdog urges release of journalist detained in Kabul

Beaumont Enterprise 06 Feb 2023
Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders along with 14 French media outlets and production ... In a joint statement, RSF and French media said journalist Mortaza Behboudi, with dual French and Afghan citizenship, was arrested on Jan.
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Irish citizen Bernard Phelan not among pardoned Iran prisoners

RTE 05 Feb 2023
Iran's supreme leader has pardoned "tens of thousands" of prisoners including some arrested in recent anti-government protests, state news agency IRNA reported, after a deadly state crackdown helped quell the nationwide unrest ... Mr Phelan, who is originally from Clonmel in Co Tipperary, also holds French citizenship.
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The French Are in a Panic Over le Wokisme

The Atlantic 04 Feb 2023
The French have long prided themselves on having a system of government that doesn’t recognize racial or ethnic designations ...It happens all the time.” The French reaction to le wokisme has been revelatory for me ... In principle, it is hard to deny the superiority of the French model of universal citizenship— liberté , égalité , fraternité .
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The Curse of ‘Yordim’: Why Israeli Jews Are Leaving the Country

The Palestine Chronicle 31 Jan 2023
For example, Israelis applying for French citizenship increased by 13 percent; Portuguese authorities recorded a 68% increase in citizenship applications from Israelis, and the Polish and German authorities recorded a 10% increase in the same applications over the past two months.
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Today in History: JAN 28,

Reflector 28 Jan 2023
Side by side, leading Democratic and Republican senators pledged to propel far-reaching immigration legislation through the Senate by summer, providing a possible path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people in the U.S ... Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is 68.
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Today in History: JAN 28, Space Shuttle Challenger explodes

The Greeneville Sun 28 Jan 2023
Side by side, leading Democratic and Republican senators pledged to propel far-reaching immigration legislation through the Senate by summer, providing a possible path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people in the U.S ... Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is 68.
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A State for Some of Its Citizens

Dissident Voice 27 Jan 2023
Footage of Mengistu, looking nervous but also somewhat defiant, calling on his countrymen to end his 9-year incarceration, mostly ended speculation in Israel on whether the soldier was alive or dead ... Gen ... Unlike Shalit, who is white and holds dual Israeli-French citizenship, Mengistu and al-Sayed are Ethiopian Jew and Bedouin, respectively ... .
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Black soldier’s saga highlights racism in Israel

People's World 27 Jan 2023
Footage of Mengistu, looking nervous but also somewhat defiant, calling on his countrymen to end his 9-year incarceration, mostly ended speculation in Israel on whether the soldier was alive or dead ... Gen ... Unlike Shalit, who is white and holds dual Israeli-French citizenship, Mengistu and al-Sayed are Ethiopian Jew and Bedouin, respectively.
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The Best NBA Players From Every European Country For The 2022-23 Season

The Post and Courier 25 Jan 2023
This holds true, for example, in the case of Joel Embiid who recently obtained his French citizenship ... Just this past offseason, Joel Embiid received his French citizenship and passport making him eligible for this list. There is no telling if he will join forces with Rudy Gobert on the French National Team but what a sight to see that would be.
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A State for Some of Its Citizens: Captured Black Soldier’s Saga Highlights Racism in Israel

The Palestine Chronicle 25 Jan 2023
Footage of Mengistu, looking nervous but also somewhat defiant, calling on his countrymen to end his 9-year incarceration, mostly ended speculation in Israel on whether the soldier was alive or dead ... Gen ... Unlike Shalit, who is white and holds dual Israeli-French citizenship, Mengistu and al-Sayed are Ethiopian Jew and Bedouin, respectively ... .
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Canada welcomes record number of French-speaking immigrants

The Siasat Daily 24 Jan 2023
Today, we are proud to announce we have reached our target of 4.4 per cent French-speaking immigrants outside of Quebec in 2022 — one year earlier than expected,” Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced on Monday.
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Irish deputy PM presses Iran to release dual national

Arab News 23 Jan 2023
Phelan, who also holds French citizenship, went on hunger and water strike on Jan ... He is known to have chronic heart and bone issues, and French authorities have said they are “extremely worried about his health, which is poor and requires appropriate medical ...
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Martin: Government 'very concerned' for Bernard Phelan in iran

RTE 22 Jan 2023
Mr Phelan, who also holds French citizenship, is one of two dozen foreigners who are being held in Iran, according to activists, who describe the detainees as "hostages" seized to extract concessions from the West ... the French and Irish authorities, a French diplomatic source said.
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Cannot cross the same river twice

The Manila Times 22 Jan 2023
The priority date is the date when a visa petition for a family member was received and acknowledged by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) ... French tributary ... 11, 2011, Immigrants, Refugees, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) increased the number of points an applicant can get.
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Irish citizen held in Iran suspends hunger strike

RTE 20 Jan 2023
Mr Phelan, who also holds French citizenship, is one of two dozen foreigners who are being held in Iran, according to activists, who describe the detainees as "hostages" seized to extract concessions from the West ... "We are extremely worried for Bernard Phelan," a French foreign ministry official said today.

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