Blogs

29 Aug 2014

The UN Secretary-General has expresssed alarm at what seems to be a “dangerous escalation” in the crisis in Ukraine, as the Security Council held emergency talks on the latest developments.

29 Aug 2014

The British and Portuguese trade union movements have signed a co-operation protocol aimed at ensuring Portuguese migrant workers in the UK can join unions and enforce their rights at work.

28 Aug 2014

Peruvian Indians have issued an urgent appeal for government action following a spate of encounters between highly vulnerable uncontacted Indians and tourists.

28 Aug 2014

The British government is being asked to reopen an investigation into BT, after new evidence appeared to link the company to illegal US drone strikes and their associated surveillance

28 Aug 2014

Atrocities by Syrian government forces and non-State armed groups continue to take place, causing suffering to civilians and affecting international peace and stability, says a UN-appointed panel.

28 Aug 2014

The majority of women working part-time earn less than the living wage in over 50 local authority areas across Britain, according to research published today by the TUC.

27 Aug 2014

Christian Aid partner in Gaza, the Agricultural Development Association, estimates that the recent conflict has cost the agricultural and fisheries sectors more than US$100 million.

27 Aug 2014

British resident Shaker Aamer has reportedly been beaten at Guantánamo Bay, in evidence of a new crackdown on prisoners protesting their detention without charge.

27 Aug 2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the announcement of an open-ended ceasefire for Gaza and expressed hopes for a political process towards a durable peace.