Blogs

24 Jul 2015

On 3rd July 2015, a group of leading Catholics wrote to Iain Duncan Smith regarding his welfare reforms.We are delighted that the Minister took the time to reply to the issues raised and have published his response here.However, we believe the Minister has missed the point on the harm he is causing. We have therefore sent him the following letter in reply.

24 Jul 2015

On 3rd July 2015, a group of leading Catholics published an open letter to Iain Duncan Smith calling on him to change his approach to welfare reform. We are delighted the Minister has taken the time to respond to the letter, and publish it in full below.

24 Jul 2015

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has replied to a group of prominent Catholics who have criticised the UK government’s welfare policies as deeply harmful – but the authors of their Open Letter to Iain Duncan Smith say that he is still missing the point on the harm his policies are causing.

23 Jul 2015

Amnesty International has repeated its call for the investigation into child abuse at Kincora children's home to be included in the Westminster child abuse inquiry.

23 Jul 2015

A human rights watchdog in Pakistan has called for a stay of execution for Shafqat Hussain and an examination of allegations of torture and juvenility at the time of his sentencing.

22 Jul 2015

The High Court today (22 July) lifted a ban on protests taking place within a 250 metre 'forbidden zone' around an arms factory in Shenstone.

22 Jul 2015

An undercover investigation by a French TV channel has exposed the illegal eviction of thousands of tribal people from Kanha Tiger Reserve in the name of conservation.

22 Jul 2015

Liberty has urged Birmingham City Council to abandon plans which it says pose a significant threat to protest rights and civil liberties.

22 Jul 2015

Christian Aid is continuing to provide relief to Burundians affected by political turmoil and violence triggered by the disputed presidential polls, which took place on 21 July.