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#Abuse of Power

From TheJournal.ie Trump's defence claims trading US military aid for political favours isn't impeachable offence Abuse Of Power

Trump's defence claims trading US military aid for political favours isn't impeachable offence

The White House, meanwhile, is seeking to block the publication of former national security adviser John Bolton’s book.

From TheJournal.ie 'The President did absolutely nothing wrong': Trump's lawyers tell impeachment trial Abuse Of Power

'The President did absolutely nothing wrong': Trump's lawyers tell impeachment trial

White House counsel have begun outlining their case against the charges laid against the president.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Colgan has 'case to answer' over claims of inappropriate behaviour at Gate Theatre, report finds Independent Review

Michael Colgan has 'case to answer' over claims of inappropriate behaviour at Gate Theatre, report finds

The Gate Theatre commissioned an independent review in the wake of claims made last year.

From TheJournal.ie Gate Theatre appoints independent expert to examine Michael Colgan allegations Abuse Of Power

Gate Theatre appoints independent expert to examine Michael Colgan allegations

The theatre said it is taking the allegations “extremely seriously”.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook does u-turn on censoring 'napalm girl' photo Vietnam War Photo

Facebook does u-turn on censoring 'napalm girl' photo

Norway’s biggest selling newspaper had accused Facebook of censorship.

From TheJournal.ie "Should the gardaí get discretion?": Ross rounds on 'bent' guards abusing the points system Abuse Of Power

"Should the gardaí get discretion?": Ross rounds on 'bent' guards abusing the points system

“We should ask the really radical question — should the gardaí get discretion? If so many of them are abusing it – why should they have it?”

From TheJournal.ie Silvio Berlusconi underage prostitute conviction overturned Bunga Bunga

Silvio Berlusconi underage prostitute conviction overturned

The former Italian PM has been acquitted of charges of paying for sex with an underage prostitute and of abuse of power.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong Opinion

Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong

Unlike other small open economies, Ireland does not have a single agency dedicated to fighting corruption; our failure to hold people to account for manifest wrongdoing sends a clear message to citizens and international investors.

From TheJournal.ie Column: "They put a gun to my head and told me to shut up or they would blow it off" Opinion

Column: "They put a gun to my head and told me to shut up or they would blow it off"

Miriam Isaura López Vargas was a mother and housewife going about her daily business when she was grabbed off the street by soldiers, tortured and raped. She is just one of the many caught in the crossfire between Mexico’s police and drug gangs.

From TheJournal.ie Minister for Justice: All teenagers to be removed from St Patrick's by 2014 St Patrick's

Minister for Justice: All teenagers to be removed from St Patrick's by 2014

The Inspector of Prisons has reported incidents of forced stripping of prisoners, excessive punishment, and bullying and intimidation of young and vulnerable inmates by staff at the facility.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak makes first public statement, denies abuse of power Egypt

Mubarak makes first public statement, denies abuse of power

The former president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak has broken his silence to insist that he did not abuse his postition of power – and he invited the country’s authorities to investigate his financial affairs.

From TheJournal.ie Silvio Berlusconi faces tax fraud charges as trial resumes Italy

Silvio Berlusconi faces tax fraud charges as trial resumes

The Italian prime minister faces four trials – with charges including fraud, embezzlement, tax evasion and paying for sex with an underage prostitute.