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2015/05/26 16:10
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Hypocrisy of Tory plans to abolish the Human Rights Act When David Cameron got back in, almost his first act was to bring Michael Gove in from the cold—as Minister of Justice no less. Gove’s first...
2015/05/26 16:10
2015/05/26 16:10
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2015/05/26 00:28
2015/05/26 00:28
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... History: The Morsi Death Sentence“The crackdown against the opposition is only intensifying and the judiciary is very much at the forefront of this crackdown.” Shadi Hamid, Brookings Centre...
2015/05/25 23:49
2015/05/25 23:49
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KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Govern­ment facilities and premises will be used to house the Rohingya mi­­grants in Penang, said Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Home Minister, who on Sunday challenged...
2015/05/25 15:43
2015/05/25 15:43
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A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's work, produced daily by James Vincent and covering papers such as The Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian,...
2015/05/25 11:24
2015/05/25 11:24
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The Tories who witnessed the Major years still bear some scar tissue and David Cameron is no exception. The absence of triumphalism with which he greeted his and his party’s victory this month (and...
2015/05/25 08:29
2015/05/25 08:29
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... 1400 inmates are crammed between its walls. Cells are packed, record keeping is haphazard and the authorities have barely enough resources to keep it all going. And to top it all off,...
2015/05/22 13:28
2015/05/22 13:28
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... from Amnesty International released on 20 May 2015 has condemned the Ukrainian combatants for a litany of war crimes, including torture, electric shock treatment, and mock executions. But...
2015/05/22 12:33
2015/05/22 12:33
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Chrystia Freeland: My Ukraine, and Putin’s big lie On March 24 last year, I was in my Toronto kitchen preparing school lunches for my kids when I learned from my Twitter feed that I had been put on...
2015/05/22 12:29
2015/05/22 12:29
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New ITC publication provides framework for improving biodiversity and rural livelihoods from trade. A study by the International Trade Centre (ITC) published today on the occasion of the...
2015/05/21 09:26
2015/05/21 09:26
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Mental health, legal aid groups alarmed by proposed welfare cuts for psychiatric patients accused of serious crimes Mental health experts and legal aid groups are alarmed by a proposal to strip...
2015/05/21 05:41
2015/05/21 05:41
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said "nope, nope, nope" to Australia offering resettlement to any of the thousands of migrants caught up in South East Asia's refugee crisis. Prime Minister Tony Abbott...
2015/05/19 14:46
2015/05/19 14:46
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Attorney-General George Brandis has been criticised for funding cuts to community legal centres in last week's budget Photo: Andrew Meares The ACT has joined a chorus of state governments condemning...
2015/05/18 21:15
2015/05/18 21:15
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National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) are obliged to comply with the principles relating to the status of national institutions, known as the Paris Principlesfor the effective implementation of...
2015/05/17 10:15
2015/05/17 10:15
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When a Sydney restaurant refused to pay Chris Tao for gruelling work as a kitchen hand, he wasn't sure where to turn for legal advice. When a Sydney restaurant refused to pay Chris Tao for gruelling...
2015/05/15 11:03
2015/05/15 11:03
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... a video on the Facebook page of Iranian-American writer Reza Aslan criticising the media for “generalisation and bigotry when reporting on Muslims,” he could hardly have imagined that he...
2015/05/15 10:05
2015/05/15 10:05
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The animal rights group PETA is awarding an Athens man the “Compassionate Action Award” for breaking into a hot car to rescue a dog, an act that ended with the military veteran going to jail on...
2015/05/14 07:26
2015/05/14 07:26
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Nauru government criticised over new law limiting free speech An expelled magistrate of Nauru and a Pacific media watchdog have accused Nauru of breaching its international obligations by introducing...
2015/05/13 13:11
2015/05/13 13:11
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... indigenous Christian residents of this Galilee village near Lebanon's border, Ameer Ashqar's grandparents were told to leave for two weeks as the newly formed Israeli army swept through the...
2015/05/13 10:26
2015/05/13 10:26
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... should allocate more money to combating it. Ms Batty addressed a packed ACT Law Society forum in Canberra today sharing searing accounts and lessons from her experience as a domestic...
2015/05/13 09:26
2015/05/13 09:26
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ACT legal services struggling to cope with funding cuts Community legal services in the ACT have warned they are facing hundreds of thousands of dollars in shortfalls due to federal funding...
2015/05/26 16:10
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