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The United Nations has called for renewed steps to rid the world of nuclear weapons during the first high-level meeting ever held by the General Assembly on this issue.
Methodists will celebrate 200 years since the founding of one the Church's first district missionary societies at a special event next week.
Governments have made major breakthroughs in talks about replacing the Millennium Development Goals in 2016 – although challenges remain, says Christian Aid.
A Government watchdog is looking into the case of a Yemeni activist who was detained at Gatwick and questioned on his work on drones and human rights.
Survival is launching a boycott of Botswana tourism on World Tourism Day (27 September) over the country's attempts to force the Bushmen off their ancestral land.
Over 10,000 people have signed a ‘Jubilee for Justice’ petition calling for cancellation of unjust debt, just and progressive taxation and an end to lending which forces countries into debt.
Forced evictions of Roma people in France have reached record proportions, Amnesty International revealed in a new report published today (26 September).
In a speech to representatives of the Commonwealth this week, the director of Survival International will criticise the Commonwealth's record on the rights of tribal people.
The US Government has, for a second time, failed to grant a visa to Pakistani lawyer Shahzad Akbar, preventing him from speaking in congress on the CIA drone programme.
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is among the supporters of five Christians facing trial for disrupting an arms fair.