Key Quotes for 2016

Key Quotes for 2016

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Last update: Wednesday 21st August
 
A new report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), Destitution in the UK has been published today (27 April 2016) and found that 1,252,000 people, including 312,000 children, were destitute at some point in 2015. 4/5 were born in the UK and around a third had a complex need.
Social IssuesEkklesia Weekly Digest - 6th May 2016
 
New research by the national charity Turn2us has found that 48 per cent of low income households are not claiming the welfare benefits and tax credits they could be entitled to. This is despite the fact that 87 per cent of this group have seen no improvement to their financial situation over the last year.
MoneyEkklesia Weekly Digest - 13th May 2016
 
Muslim refugees are forcing Christian refugees to participate in Islamic prayers at German refugee camps, according to a report by Open Doors. The charity found that 231 of the refugees questioned said they have been bullied or harassed by Muslim refugees and security guards.
Religious PersecutionChristian Concern - 13th May 2016
 
The Scottish Government’s controversial law against sectarianism and religious hatred could be abolished, after every opposition party backed its repeal.
The LawThe Christian Institute - 20th May 2016
 
The BBC’s output is ‘too Christian’ and more room should be made for content from other faiths, the corporation’s head of religion and ethics has said.
MediaThe Christian Institute - 20th May 2016
 
A new report from the European Commission has warned that there is strong evidence of criminal networks taking advantage of the current refugee crisis in Europe to target and exploit the most vulnerable people – especially women and children. According to the report there has been a particular increase in the number of Nigerian women and girls travelling via Libya, of whom 80% have been identified as likely to be victims of trafficking. Rates of child trafficking are also increasing.
CrimeCARE Impact Direct - 20th May 2016
 
The number of patients requesting euthanasia for mental conditions in Holland has risen sharply in the last five years, with only 2 in 2010 compared to 56 in 2015. Currently, 4% of deaths in Holland are a result of doctor-assisted suicide. Of last year’s total, 36 were conducted by a clinic in Amsterdam, which specialises in requests for euthanasia due to mental health conditions. One woman was euthanised for a germ phobia; another was a sexual abuse victim in her 20s.
World IssuesChristian Concern - 20th May 2016
 
Oklahoma lawmakers passed a bill yesterday that would make performing an abortion a crime. If it becomes law, any doctor found to have performed an abortion, except to save a woman’s life, could lose their medical license and face up to three years in prison.
The LawChristian Concern - 20th May 2016
 
185,824 abortions were carried out in England and Wales, a 0.7% increase from 2014. Whilst the percentage of abortions for women under 30 decreased slightly, it has risen for women over 30. The statistics also showed increased repeat abortions and abortions on the basis of disability.
Social IssuesChristian Concern - 20th May 2016
 
Scientists have raised fresh questions over the effectiveness and safety of a ‘gene-editing’ technique which leads to the creation of ‘three-parent babies’. Mitochondrial replacement therapy aims to prevent babies inheriting health problems. But in some trials researchers found that unhealthy mitochondria could sometimes ‘carry-over’, dominating the healthy mitochondria. Over time this could actually cause one of the diseases the therapy is intended to cure.
ScienceChristian Concern - 20th May 2016
 
The life of the unborn child and conscientious objection are under further threat, after the Royal College of Midwives has backed a campaign to decriminalise abortion up to birth.
Social IssuesChristian Concern - 20th May 2016
 
Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released on 16 May 2016 show 3.9 million people in the UK are in persistent poverty. The figures show one in three people have experienced poverty in recent years, underlining the precarious nature of work in Britain.
MoneyEkklesia Weekly Digest - 20th May 2016
 
More than three quarters of the British public would accept refugees in their neighbourhood or home, according to a new Amnesty International survey published yesterday (18 May 2016), showing that anti-refugee political rhetoric is “out of step” with public opinion.
Social IssuesEkklesia Weekly Digest - 20th May 2016
 
The city regions at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse – Greater Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds – have enjoyed rising prosperity over the last few years, according to new research published on 19 May 2016.
Work/EmploymentEkklesia Daily Bulletin - 23rd May 2016
 
The British Government is leaving the country’s so-called ‘forgotten refugees’ hungry and homeless, shocking new research from the Refugee Council has revealed.
Social IssuesEkklesia Daily Bulletin - 23rd May 2016
 
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