Blogs

27 Sep 2013

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.

27 Sep 2013

Methodists will celebrate 200 years since the founding of one the Church's first district missionary societies at a special event next week.

26 Sep 2013

Governments have made major breakthroughs in talks about replacing the Millennium Development Goals in 2016 – although challenges remain, says Christian Aid.

26 Sep 2013

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.

26 Sep 2013

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.

26 Sep 2013

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.

26 Sep 2013

Forced evictions of Roma people in France have reached record proportions, Amnesty International revealed in a new report published today (26 September).

25 Sep 2013

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.

25 Sep 2013

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.

25 Sep 2013

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is among the supporters of five Christians facing trial for disrupting an arms fair.