Blogs

9 Jan 2015

A witness has told Amnesty that the flogging of Saudi Arabian activist Raif Badawi took place on 9 January in front of al-Jafali mosque, Jeddah.

9 Jan 2015

Enforcement of the national minimum wage must be continuously improved, says says a new report published this week by the Trades Union Congress.

9 Jan 2015

A judge in Florida will rule today on case of Kris Maharaj, who is seeking to overturn his 28-year old conviction for capital murder.

8 Jan 2015

An Anglican bishop is among those backing a call on all prospective MPs to pledge a time limit on the detention of migrants.

8 Jan 2015

Shell’s long-overdue compensation pay out to a community devastated by oil spills in the Niger Delta is an important victory for its victims.

8 Jan 2015

On the centenary of the beginning of the terrible Armenian genocide in 1915, can Turkey show the good will and good faith needed to repair and repopulate the destroyed Armenian nest, asks Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian. Can it act so that its hitherto legal denial of a human truth does not breed further oppression, but challenges it instead?

7 Jan 2015

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) joined in international condemnation of the killings of media staff at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo