Blogs

19 Jul 2013

The Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches have welcomed aspects of the Trident Alternatives Review, but sayTrident is unneccesary and unaffordable.

18 Jul 2013

An Amnesty International briefing on the situation in Egypt says hundreds of supporters of former president Morsi have been arrested and denied their legal rights.

18 Jul 2013

UK export licences for military equipment worth over £12bn have been approved for 27 countries classified as "of concern" because of their poor human rights records.

17 Jul 2013

An ITUC survey shows a majority of the UK electorate feel ministers prioritise business interests over workers' rights and have failed to tackle unemployment and tax avoidance.

17 Jul 2013

Under Universal Credit, families working full time could have less disposable income than part-timers, according to a new report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

17 Jul 2013

A new briefing from Amnesty reveals that the Chinese authorities are still illegally holding detainees in custody and refusing them access to their lawyers and families.

16 Jul 2013

CND has criticised the government’s Trident Alternatives Review as ‘fundamentally flawed’ after its failure to consider non-replacement of the Trident weapons system.

16 Jul 2013

An object sacred to the Hopi people has been returned after dozens of katsinam (‘friends’) were sold at a Paris auction house despite repeated requests and litigation.

16 Jul 2013

Christian Aid welcomes a UK funded programme to tackle exploitation of domestic workers in South Asia and Middle East and calls on the government for further support.