(Reuters) -Facebook Inc's independent oversight board, which on Wednesday upheld the company's ban on former U.S. President Donald Trump, currently consists of 20 members. Here is a list of the board members: CO-CHAIRS CATALINA BOTERO-MARINO Botero-Marino is a Colombian attorney who was the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States from 2008 to 2014. She is now Dean of the Universidad de los Andes Faculty of Law. JAMAL GREENE Greene is a Columbia Law professor whose scholarship focuses on constitutional rights adjudication and the structure of legal and constitutional argument. He was a law clerk for former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. MICHAEL MCCONNELL McConnell, now a constitutional law professor at Stanford Law, was a U.S. federal circuit judge. Appointed by Republican President George W. Bush, he was viewed as a possible U.S. Supreme Court nominee. He is an ... » Learn More about Factbox-Who are the first members of Facebook’s oversight board?
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(Reuters) -Facebook Inc's oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company's decision to ban former U.S. President Donald Trump from the service, but called on the company to decide within six months whether to permanently ban him or restore his account. Here are some key facts about how the board works: WHAT DOES THE OVERSIGHT BOARD REVIEW? The board, which some have dubbed Facebook Inc's "Supreme Court," can overturn the company's decisions on whether some individual pieces of content should be displayed on Facebook or its photo-sharing platform Instagram. It can also recommend changes to Facebook's content policy, based on a case decision or at the company's request, but these are not binding. The board, which only makes rulings on a small slice of Facebook's content decisions, has said it aims to pick cases with wider relevance. It said it has received more than 300,000 cases since it opened its doors in October 2020. Cases so far have involved issues such as hate ... » Learn More about Factbox-What is Facebook’s oversight board?
An organic trial farm of the Dumagat tribe in Koloka-koloy in Puray, Rizal. (Photo by Masipag) MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines institutionalized organic agriculture through Republic Act No. 10068, or the Organic Agricultural Act of 2010. The law was recently amended by Republic Act No. 11511 which introduced these provisions: Nationwide educational and awareness campaign on the benefits of consuming organic products Adoption of the Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) as a community of group-based certification process, other than third party certification of organic products Protection of organic resources against contamination by genetically engineered organisms including crops, livestock and poultry and marine products Access to marketing by organic producers to ensure decent prices which would ensure organic ventures are profitable and sustainable While these measures are most welcome, a critical gap exists between the amended law and its implementing rules and ... » Learn More about Organic agriculture in PH: No funding, no plans
ENJOY a celebration of culture, tradition and festive delights this Hari Raya Aidilfitri at Pavilion REIT Malls. Get in the mood with stunning decorations, cultural delights and of course, plenty of festive shopping. Soak in the festivities with the Riang Riuh Raya celebrations at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, immerse in the beauty of traditional Malaysian kites at Intermark Mall with Wau Raya, and celebrate Aidilfitri together at Da Men USJ’s Muhibbah Mesra Raya. “Malaysians come to shopping malls during the festive season to admire the grand decorations, get in the festive mood and treat themselves to dining and shopping, ” said Pavilion REIT Malls CEO of Retail, Datuk Joyce Yap. “As Pavilion REIT Malls continue to create festive campaigns to delight visitors, we hope our Hari Raya celebrations will also bring appreciation, optimism and positivity by shining the light on our rich cultural heritage. “I wish all Muslims Selamat Berpuasa and Selamat Hari Raya. May this season of ... » Learn More about Celebrate Hari Raya with cultural delights and traditional goodies