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A High Court ruling has deemed the government's level of support for asylum seekers and to freeze asylum support for three consecutive years as "irrational". Let’s be clear; asylum seekers are some of the world’s most vulnerable people, desperate to escape persecution such as rape, torture and war. Yet their suffering continues within the UK, largely a result of the paltry financial assistance
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Obama announced an initiative to defeat the Islamic State terrorist group. Obama in his speech said “No religion condones the killing of innocents.” To which a lot of historians of religion would reply: “What?” The Crusades happened, so did the Inquisition and innumerable other wars and witch-hunts. “Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘I have noted what Amalek did to Israel in opposing them on the
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Stateless people have no nationality and are not accepted as citizens by any country. With no ID, they are deprived of basic rights and vulnerable to exploitation and human traffickers.  Stateless people have no rights to the basics most people take for granted such as health-care, education and employment. They cannot travel, open bank accounts, buy a house or car, or even get married. There
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Although Humulin has been on the market for many years for a relatively cheap price, a single month long dose of the insulin variety manufactured by Eli Lilly costs Type 1 diabetics $1,200 today—more than five times the amount in 2007. Why? Because the company can charge that much, Eli Lilly’s insulin marketing director said. Eli Lilly spent zero additional dollars on research and development
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