National media briefing: Care Not Killing, Crisis, ShelterBox, the Howard League for Penal Reform

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Charities and religious groups, including Care Not Killing, have condemned the BBC for broadcasting the final moments of a man's assisted suicide in a documentary fronted by Terry Pratchett.

See the Daily Mail for full story

The homelessness charity Crisis is among several groups urging ministers to consider the results of a new study that found homeless people are six times more likely to die early than the general population.

See The Independent for full story

The Cornish charity ShelterBox is delivering tents and equipment to the tornado-hit regions of the US.

See BBC News for full story

The Howard League for Penal Reform is calling for a stop to the "evil practice" of detaining under-16s for minor offences, which it says causes trauma to the child.

See The Guardian for full story

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