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Help Stop Wadih Chourey From Being Deported
Posted By Anita Roddick Team on September 5, 2014
Topic : Human_rights
 
Let’s show the Home Secretary, Theresa May, that she needs to remember how to spell the word ‘compassion’. Please take a moment to sign 38 Degrees online petition calling on the government not to deport Wadih Chourey – a 44 year old man with Down’s Syndrome – back to Lebanon.
DO NOT DEPORT WADIH CHOUREY BACK TO LEBANON JUST BECAUSE HIS PARENTS HAVE DIED
38 Degrees - Campaign created by Yvonne Parmenter

 
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We Need To Support Refugees
Posted By Anita Roddick Team on August 12, 2014
Topic : Human_rights
 
Be warned this video contains graphic and shocking material at the end! It is a video from the Croatian government who are addressing a very real concern.

 
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Save Our GP Surgeries
Posted By Anita Roddick Team on August 12, 2014
Topic : Human_rights
 
In 2004 the government changed the funding formula for GP surgeries and didn't take account of the fact that in deprived areas people have higher health needs. Many practices would have gone bankrupt, so they introduced something called the 'minimum practice income guarantee' (MPIG) to stop practices falling below their previous level of income.

 
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Living Under The Streets Of Bucharest
Posted By Anita Roddick Team on June 4, 2014
Topic : Human_rights
 
This is a disturbing story highlighting the plight of men, women and children living in Bucharest who are strickened by drug abuse, HIV and TB. Many of these people were in orphanages and ‘care’ back in 1990, many of whom have now had children of their own, and now they all live in this underground hell hole.

We felt this story needed to be heard.
 
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What If Your Daughter Was Kidnapped
Posted By Anita Roddick Team on May 8, 2014
Topic : Human_rights
 
Could you imagine sending your child off to school just like any other day only for them to be kidnapped from their place of learning?

Just over three weeks ago, 234 teenage girls were kidnapped in the Nigerian city of Bornu while taking their exams. It is assumed that the girls were taken by Boko Haram, a local Islamic extremist group whose name means “western education is forbidden.” It is feared that the girls have been sold into marriage to the militants and some have been moved to nearby countries of Cameroon and Chad. Conflicting information about the girls’ whereabouts and their current status and situation has naturally left parents and loved ones devastated.

 
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