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U.S Hostage in Iran Warns Business Travelers: ‘If You Value Your Freedom… Don’t Come Here’

[PJ Media Aug. 31, 2017] As relaxed sanctions in the wake of the P5+1 nuclear deal have stoked more business relationships with Iran, a U.S. resident unjustly held by the regime is warning both personal and business travelers against stepping foot in the Islamic Republic. Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese-American and permanent U.S. resident, is secretary-general...
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Family, US Congress Convince Imprisoned US Permanent Resident to End Hunger Strike in Iran

From Center for Human Rights in Iran SOURCE: https://www.iranhumanrights.org/2017/08/family-us-congress-convince-imprisoned-us-permanent-resident-to-end-hunger-strike-in-iran/ AUGUST 1, 2017 Nizar Zakka “Under Intense Torture and Pressure” A Lebanese-born US permanent resident who was sentenced in September 2016 to 10 years imprisonment in Iran ended his hunger strike in Tehran’s Evin Prison on July 27, 2017 after pleas from his family and a call by...
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Nizar Begins Fifth Hunger Strike, Iran Responds With Torture

Statement on the Continued Unlawful Detention of Internet Freedom Advocate Nizar Zakka Nizar Begins Fifth Hunger Strike, Iran Responds With Torture Internet freedom advocate Nizar Zakka started his fifth hunger strike in Evin Prison this Tuesday. Nizar issued the following statement today: “I will not sign a forced confession or accept anything less than my freedom and innocence....
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TechUK warns UK Gov to avoid lack of talent following Brexit and non-EEA rules.

TechUK has released a new report, urging UK politicians to recognise the critical significance of international talent in driving success for a Global Britain. The ‘Global Tech Talent Powering Global Britain’ report found that the UK’s digital sectors account for 16 percent of Gross Value Added (GVA), 24 percent of total UK exports and three million...
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Join us at the AIIA Navigating Digital Government Summit

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The 2017 AIIA Navigating Digital Government Summit will bring together political, business and technology leaders to discuss the complex issues of how technology is transforming the customer experience and what this means for the way Government does business and interacts with customers in the future. The Australian government has pledged to create a future-proofed nation,...
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techUK launches major report ‘The UK Digital Sectors After Brexit’ alongside Brexit priority asks

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January 24, 2017: New research launched today outlines how the UK’s fast-growing high-exporting digitally intensive industries can form the bedrock for Brexit success. techUK today publishes a major new report commissioned from Frontier Economics The UK Digital Sectors After Brexit, alongside a set of key asks for Government to...

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ITAC Announces New President and CEO

Toronto, ON —   Robert Watson, a Robert-Watson-150x150widely respected senior executive with over 35 years experience in the Canadian technology industry, will be appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of ITAC, the Information Technology Association of Canada, effective April 18, 2016. Robert Watson brings extensive experience in...
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