Morocco Arrests Journalist And YouTuber; Singapore Defends Fake News Law — Activist Post – December 30, 2019

By Aaron Kesel

(Activist Post)  All over the world there has been a crackdown of freedom of the press and speech. Now, Morocco has arrested a journalist and YouTuber for criticizing their King, amid Singapore defending its Orwellian fake news law.

Morocco has arrested YouTuber Mohamed Sekkaki and journalist Omar Radi in two separate cases for criticizing the Moroccan King Mohammed VI and making comments about a court decision and the judge in charge of the case against the leaders of the Hirak protest movement, New Indian Express reported.

The YouTuber Mohamed Sekkaki, known as “Moul Kaskita,” was sentenced by a court in the western city of Settat to four years in prison for “insulting the King,” his lawyer Mohamed Ziane told AFP.

In a separate case, a Moroccan journalist and activist was charged and detained over a tweet that criticized a court decision, his defense council told AFP. →

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This Futuristic Hospital Has Introduced Nature As Medicine — Collective Evolution – August 14, 2019

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IN BRIEF

  • The Facts:Khoo Teck Puat Hospital in Singapore is a case study in what can happen when nature-inspired design is applied to the medical setting to promote healing.
  • Reflect On:There are many studies that show the healing benefits of nature and the effects it has on our health & well-being. What if all hospitals integrated a more conscious approach to healing?

Lush garden views and natural landscapes aren’t usually the first thing you envision when you think of hospitals, but Khoo Teck Puat Hospital in Singapore is changing all of that.

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Apple’s First Store In Southeast Asia Is Powered By 100% Renewable Energy – May 31, 2017

Apple’s newest store in Singapore is more than eye-catching, it runs on 100% renewable energy!

Apple Singapore

Credit: © Nigel Young and Apple

Last weekend, the first Apple store in Southeast Asia opened its doors to tech-savvy customers. To keep with the company’s mission to “generate and source from more than 4 gigawatts of new clean energy worldwide by 2020,” the new building, which was designed by Foster + Partners and Apple, is powered entirely by clean energy.

The Apple Orchard Road store features mature trees inside and outside the shop. Due to a stunning glass front, the splendor can be witnessed from meters away. Considered to be one of Foster + Partners’ “greenest Apple spaces yet,” the store is located in the heart of Singapore and was crafted to portray the strong focus on community and connection to nature.

Stefan Behling, Head of Studio, Foster + Partners said:

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