Blogs

20 Jul 2015

On the weekend of Nelson Mandela's birthday, prominent South Africans have united to urge the UK Government to reconsider plans to repeal the Human Rights Act.

17 Jul 2015

CND have condemned UK air strikes in Syria carried out despite the House of Commons voting in August 2013 against such action.

17 Jul 2015

The Addis talks on how to pay for poor countries’ development asked all the right questions but failed to provide clear answers, says Christian Aid.

17 Jul 2015

British personnel have conducted air strikes in Syria, despite the Government’s claim that there would be a vote in Parliament before such action took place.

16 Jul 2015

Quakers will hold an open interfaith service of commemoration and commitment for a nuclear-free world on 6 August, the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

16 Jul 2015

Pope Francis has asked forgiveness from the indigenous peoples of Latin America for the many crimes committed by the Catholic church during the “so-called conquest.”

15 Jul 2015

Experts at the UNHRC have ordered the Ethiopian government to release Andargachew Tsege, a Briton who was abducted in Yemen and rendered to Ethiopia in 2014.

15 Jul 2015

The UN has welcomed the agreement reached between international negotiators and the Government of Iran as paving the to way a viable solution of the country's nuclear programme.

14 Jul 2015

Almost 3000 people have signed a letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, calling on him to sever Church of England ties with the arms industry.