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NAB had moved the court stating the accountability court does not hold authority to release Capt (r) safdar on bail and wanted his transfer to Adiala Jail on judicial remand.
The DepEd would like to reiterate that even though teachers and school administrators hold authority over students, they are also responsible for their welfare and protection.
Their efforts to campaign for greater liberty may be rebuffed today but notions that only men can hold authority will be challenged every time Mrs Clinton appears on a television screen.
In Iraq, the Defense Intelligence Agency boss indicated that he believes it unlikely that a government in Baghdad could hold authority over the disparate regions within the country's official borders;
I've always believed good journalism should aim to give voices to the voiceless and to hold authority accountable.
For this reason, those who legitimately hold authority also have the right to use arms to repel aggressors against the civil community entrusted to their responsibility.
May God sustain all those who hold authority in the land, both in the civil and the religious spheres, to assure this worthy people the benefits of civilization and of economic and social progress, as well as the graces of a clearsighted and generous Christian life.
But they also act as both a sounding board and a safety net, giving people a say - whether on our Letters pages or on social media - and helping to hold authority figures to account.
It seems to me and I believe many other ordinary people of this once great nation, that people who attain and hold authority seem to get away with everything because of their status.
This choice helped shape a different hermeneutic, featuring the convictions that Scripture is self-interpreting, that Jesus' words and story hold authority over all other Scriptures, that Spirit revelation be balanced by communal discernment, and that the application of and obedience to Scripture remain central in the lives of believers.
We must disperse the pain of staff, seek to find hope, establish mature defenses, engage in change, diagnose problems early, engage staff in conversations, contain conflicts, create the capacity for hope, and hold authority courageously.