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  1. Disability News Service and the DWPRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    John Pring is an experienced journalist, who has been reporting on disability issues for nearly 20 years. He launched the Disability News Service in April 2009 to provide in-depth reporting on issues that affect the lives of people with disabilities.

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  2. German court to hear evidence from Yemeni drone victimRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    A court in Germany to take evidence from a Yemeni victim of the US secret drone programme in the wake of revelations that military bases on German soil play a key role in the strikes. Faisal bin Ali Jaber, an environmental engineer from Sana'a who lost two relatives to a 2012 drone strike, has won the right to give evidence next month, as part of a constitutional claim filed in Germany.

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  3. Motherhood and apple pie at the hustingsRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    At the end of the week in which the party manifestos were published, I attended a hustings in a nearby church. The five candidates standing in this rural seat - Conservative, Green, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Ukip - all took part.

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  4. UN urges 'robust' Mediterranean rescue operations for refugeesRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The head of the United Nations refugee agency has expressed shock at the news of the latest boat capsizing in the Mediterranean Sea in which hundreds of people are feared lost, adding that such a catastrophic event provides yet another indication of the need for a "robust" rescue-at-sea mechanism aimed at preventing future tragedies. "This disaster confirms how urgent it is to restore a robust rescue-at-sea operation and establish credible legal avenues to reach Europe", UN High Commissioner for Refugees AntA3nio Guterres confirmed in a press release issued yesterday . 9 comments

  5. New report shows 13% increase in black and Asian workers in low paid workRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The number of black and Asian workers in low-paid jobs increased by 12.7 per cent between 2011 and 2014, according to a new report published on 17 April 2015 to mark the beginning of the Trades Union Congress annual Black Workers' Conference. The report, Living on the Margins shows that over the same period the number of white workers employed in low-paying industries increased at a much slower rate of 1.8 per cent.

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  6. Court allows challenge to execution of Pakistani convicted as juvenileRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The Islamabad High Court has said it will hear the first significant legal challenge to the execution of a Pakistani who was convicted as a juvenile. In an order handed down on 17 April, the Court told the Pakistani government to appear in court in two weeks to respond to concerns about the planned execution of Shafqat Hussain.

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  7. Calling people cockroaches: limits of acceptable speechRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    A recent BBC documentary powerfully depicted the plight of Christians in the Middle East, amidst threats by Isis and other forces. At the end Douglas Bazi, a Catholic priest who had been tortured, pleaded with the West to offer refuge to those wanting to leave. 4 comments

  8. Is Katie Hopkins the unacceptable face of government policy?Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Katie Hopkins, a person who makes her living by courting controversy, has written a piece for the Sun which has caused outrage. As thousands of men, women and children die a horrible death in the Mediterranean, she writes, 'NO, I don't care. 1 comment

  9. Listening to the Advisors - reflecting on the election debatesRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    All politicians rely on advisors to develop their electoral strategy. So David Cameron must have been listening to his when he decided to minimise his involvement in the election debates.

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  10. Pledge to Vote for what you believe in 6 - Keith HebdenRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    With a few weeks till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper . To help focus our thinking, we've invited commentators from across the political spectrum to explain how the values are integral to their electoral choices.

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  11. Conservative tax cuts worth far more to high earners, saysTUC analysisRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    New Trades Union Congress commissioned analysis of tax policies in the Conservative Party manifesto published yesterday shows that the party has chosen to prioritise unfunded tax giveaways to the wealthy over support for the low-paid and middle earners. It shows that the big winners from unfunded tax cut proposals would be higher earners, with the lowest paid getting much smaller gains.

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  12. Extending 'right to buy' would worsen housing crisisRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    There has been widespread criticism of a Conservative Party manifesto pledge to extend the 'right to buy' to housing association tenants. This would worsen the housing crisis and be costly to the public.

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  13. Why the Armenian Genocide matters - an Ekklesia Harecourt eventRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    On Thursday 23rd April a very important public conversation is taking place, entitled 'Against Genocide: faith, hope and Armenia'. If you are in the London area, we hope you will come along and extend the invitation to others This year marks the centenary of Europe's 'hidden genocide' - the Ottoman government's systematic extermination of its minority Armenian subjects inside their historic homeland which lies within territory constituting present-day Turkey.

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  14. Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 5 - Jill SeggerRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    With a month to go till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper . To help focus our thinking, we've invited commentators from across the political spectrum to explain how the values are integral to their electoral choices.

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  15. Health disaster strikes recently contacted Indians in BrazilRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    An Indian woman from Earth's most threatened tribe is fighting for her life after being contacted in Brazil's north-eastern Amazon rainforest. Jakarewyj, a member of the AwA tribe, has contracted flu and a severe respiratory disease after her group was "surrounded by loggers" and contacted in late December 2014.

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  16. Rewriting history and our Election campaignRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Many dramas are based on a true story. I never thought I'd see a General Election based on fiction.

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  17. Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 4 - Ray GastonRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    With a month to go till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper. To help focus our thinking, we've invited commentators from across the political spectrum to explain how the values are integral to their electoral choices.

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  18. Competition TimeRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    We're always interested in the views of Ekklesia supporters, and so this month we are launching a small competition. We are seeking your views on how Ekklesia presents itself and we're very keen to hear from you.

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  19. Liberty takes fight against mass surveillance to European CourtRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Liberty, the movement for civil liberties and human rights in the UK, has filed an appeal with the European Court of Human Rights against the Investigatory Powers Tribunal ruling that UK intelligence agencies' mass surveillance activities are legal. Liberty is challenging the Tribunal's December 2014 judgment that GCHQ's Tempora programme - which sees the agency intercept and process billions of private communications every day - complies with human rights law.

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  20. UN delivers humanitarian supplies to vulnerable groups in SyriaRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Despite what it describes as huge challenges in getting access, the United Nations Children's Fund has managed to deliver much-needed humanitarian supplies to Qamishli in north-east Syria, a spokesperson for the agency said yesterday . UNICEF has managed to deliver 43 trucks containing humanitarian provisions to the town, spokesperson Christophe Boulierac told reporters in Geneva, noting that the trucks had passed through the Nusyabin crossing point in Turkey over the past few days with supplies to assist 2.3 million people in need.

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