Life and Death

  • 31 Oct 2006

    Ekklesia has written about and been quoted on the issue of ‘disability’ abortions. Comments have also been made about frozen embryos, euthanasia and living wills.

  • 29 Mar 2015

    My first reaction to the news of last week’s aeroplane crash was, of course, horror. Millions of people reacted in a similar way. For the friends and relatives of those killed, the reaction was naturally more intense. It is hard to imagine what they are going through, as for all those bereaved suddenly and without explanation.

  • 27 Mar 2015

    Public support for the death penalty in Britain has dropped to less than half the UK population for the first time, according to a new survey.

  • 20 Mar 2015

    The UN has called on Pakistan to permanently halt the planned execution of Shafqat Hussain and to investigate all cases of children on the country's death row.

  • 11 Mar 2015

    Over 500 prisoners could be in line for execution in Pakistan within days, after the government lifted its moratorium on the death penalty, new research reveals.

  • 6 Mar 2015

    The deaths of at least 10 more refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean expose European governments' failure to provide for a coordinated search-and-rescue operation says Amnesty.

  • 27 Jan 2015

    Events are taking place around the British and Irish isles to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Tuesday 27 January 2015. The theme for this year is 'Keep the memory alive'.

  • 16 Jan 2015

    Satellite images provide indisputable and shocking proof of the scale of last week’s attack on the towns of Baga and Doron Baga by Boko Haram.

  • 11 Jan 2015

    Around 2,000 civilians have been slaughtered by the armed group Boko Haram in north east Nigeria, with thousands more being forced to flee.

  • 8 Jan 2015

    On the centenary of the beginning of the terrible Armenian genocide in 1915, can Turkey show the good will and good faith needed to repair and repopulate the destroyed Armenian nest, asks Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian. Can it act so that its hitherto legal denial of a human truth does not breed further oppression, but challenges it instead?