Blogs

5 Jun 2015

Figures collated by human rights organisation Reprieve suggest that 150 people have been executed by the Pakistani authorities since December 2014.

5 Jun 2015

An editorial in Science magazine which calls for isolated tribes to be contacted for their own benefit has been slated as “dangerous and misleading” by Survival International

5 Jun 2015

Increased fighting in South Sudan’s Unity State has forced a Christian Aid partner in the area to stop temporarily giving aid to those in desperate need.

4 Jun 2015

A mass trial of 494 protestors in Egypt, including an Irish teen facing the death penalty, has been postponed for the eighth time in nearly two years.

4 Jun 2015

The UN has expressed grave concern over the security and humanitarian situation in South Sudan and called for an end to the harrassment of humanitarian personnel.

4 Jun 2015

New figures published by the Electoral Commission show 10 UK registered political parties reported accepting over £30.6 million in donations in the first quarter of 2015.

3 Jun 2015

The German Federal Prosecutor is reported to have begun investigating a US base in Germany that is used as a ‘hub’ for drone strikes.

3 Jun 2015

Although the Government has delayed plans to replace the Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, many areas of concern remain, says Liberty.

3 Jun 2015

Christian Aid has applauded a new report which demands fresh solutions to tax dodging by multinational companies.