Benjamin Ward

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Name: Benjamin Ward
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Duke Chapel Accepting Nominations for Community Humanitarian Service Award

The Duke University Chapel Humanitarian Service Award aims to recognize individuals with a commitment to service and simplicity.  The award is inspired by the lives of two Duke professors:  Dr. George R. Parkerson Jr. and the late Dr. C. Eric Lincoln ... [Published Duke University - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Repton man failed to stop at scene of crash in Etwall

Comments (0)A MOTORIST has been ordered to pay a fine after he left the scene of a crash without stopping or informing the police.Benjamin Ward, 23, of Hill View in Repton, committed the offence while driving along Main Street, in Etwall, on February ... [Published Burton Mail - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bulgaria: Bulgaria: New Evidence Syrians Forced Back to Turkey

Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Bulgaria, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey (Brussels, September 18, 2014) – Bulgarian border police have in the past month forced Syrian asylum seekers back to Turkey and beaten some of them, Human Rights Watch said today ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The EU must take more responsibility for the migrants risking their lives to reach Italy

The Italian Navy’s twitter feed contained joyous news last week: a pregnant mother among the 90 people rescued from the sea by a Navy frigate had given birth on board to a little girl, Yambambi. Over that weekend more than 1,600 people were rescued. While ... [Published The Independent - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

John Hilti

, 88, of Chicago, formerly of Saunemin, passed away at 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Evenglow Lodge, Pontiac. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home, Pontiac, with Pastor James Rees officiating. Burial ... [Published Daily Leader - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

HRW call for investigation into immigrant abuse

HRW (Human Rights Watch) have requested that the Spanish government investigate whether the Guardia Civil abused immigrants in Melilla on August 13 when they were coming over the fence.A video, spread by HRW and recorded by a journalist shows, among other ... [Published EuroWeeklyNews - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Moroccan authorities raid camp of migrants waiting to cross into Spain

Some 1,500 migrants tried to enter Spain last week, with 80 of them managing to scale the six-metre razor-wire fence African immigrants sit at the top the border fence as Spanish Guardia Civil officers climb to reach them. Photograph: Stringer/REUT ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

The NYPD: A Work in Progress

The New York City Police Department is a work in progress. It has moved along a winding path of reform for decades. It never seems to get to where it needs to be because the demands keep changing. Reform is a never-ending process that constantly requires ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

allAfrica.com: Africa: Halt Summary Pushbacks to Morocco

press releaseBerlin - Spain should immediately halt summary returns of migrants to Morocco from its North African enclave, Melilla, Human Rights Watch said today. Spain should also investigate evidence that Guardia Civil officers beat migrants at the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Top NGO Alleges Spain Police Beat Migrants at Border

Human Rights Watch accused Spanish police on Monday of beating migrants and illegally forcing them back into Morocco when they tried to climb over the border into Spanish territory.The international watchdog (HRW) said Madrid must discipline Spanish Civil ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

‘Sorry we missed you, your parcel is on the roof’

East Sussex resident Benjamin Ward could not believe it when he found his parcel stuck on top of his roof An online shopper was left bemused after a careless courier left a parcel on top of the roof of his home.Benjamin Ward, 34, from Hove in East Sussex, ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 11 2014]
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First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Italy: Time Running Out for Refugees Seeking Asylum in Italy

Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Italy, Libya LUCCA, Italy, Aug 1 2014 (IPS) - His journey started four years ago in Conakry, Guinea. Now that Mamoudou* has finally reached Italy, he hopes this will be his final stop. When he first left his home, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 01 2014]

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...Monday, Human Rights Watch urged Spain to investigate evidence that its Guardia Civil officers had beaten migrants with batons at the border fence. "spain's right to secure its border doesn't give it carte blanche to abuse migrants" said HRW's Benjamin Ward
...secure its borders doesn't give it carte blanche to abuse migrants," said Benjamin Ward, deputy director of the Europe and Central Asia Division. "the government in madrid and local authorities in melilla need to ..."
...secure its borders doesn't give it carte blanche to abuse migrants," said Benjamin Ward, deputy director of the Europe and Central Asia Division. "the government in madrid and local authorities in melilla need to stop these illegal pushbacks and take action against any guardia civil officers who use excessive force against migrants."
"however well intentioned, a private operation with one boat is not a substitute for coordinated eu action to rescue refugees and migrants in distress across the mediterranean sea" says Benjamin Ward, deputy Europe director for Human Rights Watch

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Duke Chapel Accepting Nominations for Community... [Published Duke University - Sep 22 2014]
Repton man failed to stop at scene of crash in ... [Published Burton Mail - Sep 21 2014]
Bulgaria: Bulgaria: New Evidence Syrians Forced... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
The EU must take more responsibility for the mi... [Published The Independent - Sep 17 2014]
John Hilti [Published Daily Leader - Sep 16 2014]
WEEKLY DIGEST - 25 AUGUST 2014 [Published Alicante Leader - Aug 25 2014]
HRW call for investigation into immigrant abuse [Published EuroWeeklyNews - Aug 24 2014]
The NYPD: A Work in Progress [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
Moroccan authorities raid camp of migrants wait... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
GCSE Results - Appleby Grammar School [Published Westmorland Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
allAfrica.com: Africa: Halt Summary Pushbacks t... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
Africa: Spain Should Investigate Beatings of Mi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
Africans Desperate To Enter Europe Face Alleged... [Published Business Insider - Aug 19 2014]
Top NGO Alleges Spain Police Beat Migrants at B... [Published Naharnet - Aug 18 2014]
Spain: Halt Summary Pushbacks to Morocco [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 18 2014]
‘Sorry we missed you, your parcel is on the roof’ [Published Telegraph - Aug 11 2014]
Italy: Time Running Out for Refugees Seeking As... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 01 2014]
First privately funded refugee rescue operation... [Published The Independent - Jul 28 2014]
World: EU: Make Saving Lives at Sea Top Priority [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 05 2014]
"The European Elections – Looking For Bright Sp... [Published Social Europe Journal - May 24 2014]
Music recital awards presented [Published Huron Plainsman - May 19 2014]
National piano playing auditions held [Published Huron Plainsman - May 01 2014]
Huron Area Junior Festival winners announced [Published Huron Plainsman - Mar 14 2014]
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Bulgaria: Bulgaria: New Evidence Syrians Forced... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Bulgaria, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey (Brussels, September 18, 2014) – Bulgarian border police have in the past month forced Syrian asylum seekers back to Turkey and beaten some of them, Human Rights Watch said today ...
Spain: Halt Summary Pushbacks to Morocco [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 18 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Morocco, Spain Investigate Beatings of Migrants at Enclave’s Border (Berlin, August 18, 2014) – Spain should immediately halt summary returns of migrants to Morocco from its North African enclave, Melilla, Human ...
Italy: Time Running Out for Refugees Seeking As... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 01 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Italy, Libya LUCCA, Italy, Aug 1 2014 (IPS) - His journey started four years ago in Conakry, Guinea. Now that Mamoudou* has finally reached Italy, he hopes this will be his final stop. When he first left his home, ...
World: EU: Make Saving Lives at Sea Top Priority [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 05 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Bulgaria, Eritrea, Germany, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, World Step Up Joint Rescue Operations; Resettle More Syrians (London) – European Union ...
"The European Elections – Looking For Bright Sp... [Published Social Europe Journal - May 24 2014]
John Weeks Democracy versus Neoliberalism Over four days, 22-25 May , citizens of European Union countries vote for representatives to the EU parliament in Strasburg, an opportunity that a very large proportion in each country will ignore. Among those ...
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