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Zimbabwe Anglicans return to shrine for Bernard Mizeki celebrations Rector Collierville, TN Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET [Anglican Communion News Service] Thousands of pilgrims from Zimbabwe and beyond are expected to gather in Harare next week to commemorate the life of Bernard Mizeki, a lay African catechist and missionary martyred in 1896.The celebrations, between June 14-16, will be the first ones held at the martyr’s shrine in more than five years. Previously Anglican pilgrims had been barred from the site by excommunicated and former bishop Nolbert Kunonga.Bishop Chad Gandiya of Harare told ACNS, “After having been in exile for five years and failing to host these celebrations at the shrine, this years’ celebrations are indeed special and the theme God is faithful could not be more timely.“This time we are back at our churches, and all other church properties including the shrine are back in our hands,” he said. “Going by last year’s numbers which were estimated at over 10,000 people, we do not expect anything less this year,”Last year Kunonga, with backing from the police, stopped members of the Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) from worshipping at the shrine. Pilgrims instead went ahead and celebrated the event at the Marondera show grounds, an area located about 11 kilometers from the shrine.Commenting on this year’s event, the Most Rev. Albert Chama, CPCA primate and bishop of Northern Zambia, said he was grateful to God that the festival will be held at the shrine.He also explained the relevance of the event to Christians in Africa and how they can learn from a life guided by Bernard Mizeki. “[African] Christians should know that the route they have chosen is not without challenges or hurdles,” he said. “Christianity is about actions, some of which can lead to death. All pilgrims should remember that death in Christ is in fact a gain.“The event itself shows the importance of Christianity among Africans,” said Chama. “Bernard Mizeki was an African who was martyred for propagating the Good News to fellow Africans at a time when they did not understand the Christian faith.”Gandiya said Bernard Mizeki’s life had been one of deep commitment to God and his people. “Even after being warned, he decided to preserve the lives of others at the expense of his own.”“As a shepherd, you don’t desert people that have been put under your care,” the Bishop said. “Having been in exile for a long time, we understand and find a lot of relevance and comfort from his life.”Gandiya also revealed that the preparations for the celebrations are in the final stages and that they are ready and happy to host the event freely for the first time in more than five years.He concluded, “This is the first time that we won’t be looking over our shoulders as we celebrate this special day.” Tags Rector Hopkinsville, KY Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Washington, DC Rector Shreveport, LA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Youth Minister Lorton, VA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Anglican Communion Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Pittsburgh, PA Curate Diocese of Nebraska New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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Formerly sponsored by The Whitbread Charitable Trust, the calendar won the CAF Innovation – Corporate Community Investment with a difference Award in 2004.The new site now includes links to GuideStar UK profiling all the featured charities, sector news stories, and RSS feeds from the calendar homepages.Gareth Jenkins, founder and editor of the Count Me In Calendar, said: “The new site design has the same navigation as the original, so our thousands of regular users will find everything very familiar. However with three new calendars and more on the way, there is now a huge amount of additional content to be explored. “The new site still offers free listings for charities, which is vital to ensure that we continue to offer the most comprehensive coverage of charity events anywhere.” The Count Me In Calendar, which lists charity campaigns, has been re-launched with a re-design and three new calendars covering environmental events, charity challenges and multi-faith celebrations.The site now offers listings, profiles and detailed information about all major UK charity awareness and fundraising campaigns; environmental workshops, campaigns, conferences, festivals and working holidays; UK and international charity challenge events; and multi-faith religious celebrations together with hundreds of national country days.The Count Me In Calendar is free to users and charities, and is supported by advertising revenue. Advertisement Charity campaign calendar relaunched AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Giving/Philanthropy About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. 59 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 8 August 2006 | News
Guide Dogs launches Christmas ‘thank you’ appeal 47 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 30 November 2007 | News The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association is thanking donors with a Christmas gift this November whilst highlighting the ongoing need for support. TDA has created the campaign that aims to generate cash donations from Guide Dogs’ warm audience. It uses the story of Diane Stephens and her new guide dog Floyd to emphasise the continuing requirements of visually impaired people.Diane lost her sight around 15 years ago, when her children were young but was able to regain her independence with her first guide dog William. However, last Christmas was particularly difficult for her – she lost William to skin cancer and had to use a cane to get around. Now that she has been successfully partnered with Floyd, Diane is looking forward to her favourite festive activities – such as carol singing around the village and visiting the Christmas bazaar. Advertisement This case study will appeal to donors on multiple levels, says Jamie Taylor, Senior Account Director at TDA. Diane’s regained independence is a powerful and heart-warming story. Dog lovers will also empathise with the sadness Diane felt at losing her first guide dog and her plans to spoil Floyd with lots of treats this Christmas. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: christmas Individual giving
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After the historic referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan on 25 September and the resulting tension at the local, regional and international levels, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reminds the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of the need to safeguard the right to criticize in what is now an increasingly uncertain political environment. News News December 28, 2020 Find out more Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” In particular, RSF urges the KRG authorities to preserve media pluralism and pluralism of opinion and to protect the local and international journalists covering the various developments in the region.“The authorities must not neglect the public’s right of access to freely reported news and information and the right to express critical opinions on matters of general interest, rights that are essential to the democratic debate,” said Alexandra El Khazen, the head of RSF’s Middle East desk.RSF has compiled a list of violations of the freedom to inform in Kurdistan on the day of the referendum and during the preceding weeks, and of its repercussion beyond Kurdistan’s borders.Media targeted On the day of the referendum, Turkey’s High Council for Radio and TV Broadcasting (RTÜK) ordered the Turkish satellite operator Turksat to stop transmitting Rudaw TV, a pro-KRG TV channel, and then banned transmission of two other Kurdish TV channels, Kurdistan 24 and Waar TV, on the grounds that they were “dangerous for Turkish national interests.”In Kurdistan, four journalists with NRT TV were prevented from entering three voting stations (at the Zhilwan, Qazi Mohamed and Barzani Namir schools) in the city of Erbil. They were also barred from the Hotel Rotana, where several politicians voted.The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has had NRT TV in its sights since 2015, and its owner, Shaswar Abdulwahid, campaigned against the referendum. As well as being suspended for eight hours on the eve of the referendum, it has been the target of several attacks and restrictions in recent weeks.An NRT TV crew was prevented from covering the arrival of the KRG’s president (and KDP leader), Masoud Barzani, in Sulaymaniyah on 20 September. NRT TV’s bureau in Erbil’s Ainkawa district was raided by the security forces in August, just as it was about to open a new studio designed to broadcast referendum-related programmes.Five days later, NRT TV was suspended for a week in all of the region’s cities on the culture ministry’s orders. And on 31 August, pro-referendum gunmen threatened NRT TV employees in Duhok and tore down an NRT TV poster.Two other Kurdish TV channels, Roj News and KNN, were also prevented from covering the address that President Barzani delivered in the city of Kirkuk on 12 September. These media channels, in addition to Payam TV, were at several occasions prevented from covering meetings about the referendum in the Kurdistan region or even meetings organized by the Kurdistan referendum delegation in Bagdad. Journalists threatened While the referendum received a great deal of international media coverage, local journalists and activists whose coverage was regarded as critical were the targets of intimidation by unidentified gunmen or by the security forces.Mohamad Wali, a cameraman with Roj News (which supports Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, the PKK), was arrested on 20 September while covering a protest against President Barzani’s visit to Sulaymaniyah. His equipment was seized and he was held for eight hours. Ahmed Shingaly, a Kurdish journalist of Yazidi origin, reported on Facebook on 6 September that four gunmen had smashed one of the windows of his car while it was parked outside his home. He said the attack was probably a reprisal for his articles about the Yazidi community and his criticism of government corruption and certain corrupt officials.Hoshang Kareem, the host of a daily political programme called “Your Opinion” on the Communist Party-affiliated Rega TV, took a call during the programme on 31 August from a person who threatened to kill him and identified himself as a member of an elite Peshmerga unit.Sherwan Sherwani, an outspoken journalist who actively supported the “No to the referendum” campaign, reported on Facebook on 14 August that he had gone into hiding because he had been threatened and because the security forces were looking for him.Ibrahim Abbas, a freelance journalist who was fired from President Barzani’s press office last year and who recently became very critical of the government, especially Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, was beaten up by unidentified gunmen in Erbil on 11 July. He was briefly arrested and threatened in Erbil in May because of what he was posting on social networks.In June, around 100 journalists and activists signed a statement criticizing the decision to hold the referendum at a time when the security, economic and political environment was so bad, and voicing concern about the possible repercussions at the national, regional and international levels.The referendum was effectively banned by Iraq’s supreme court and was criticized by a range of countries including Turkey, Iran, Syria and the United States. It was also condemned by the UN Security Council.Iraq is ranked 158th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2017 World Press Freedom Index. Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan News Follow the news on Iraq September 28, 2017 Media targeted in Kurdistan referendum tension SAFIN HAMED / AFP Receive email alerts IraqMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abuses RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” IraqMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abuses Organisation February 15, 2021 Find out more to go further RSF_en Help by sharing this information News December 16, 2020 Find out more