Blogs

23 Jun 2013

Russian police and agents of a private security firm are currently attempting to evict the prominent Russian civil society group For Human Rights.

23 Jun 2013

Following the initiative of the Scottish parliament on regulating lobbying, Unlock Democracy welcomed the opposition day motion at Westminster.

22 Jun 2013

An Amazonian tribe has sent an urgent appeal to shareholders of Pacific Rubiales to protect the uncontacted Indians whose survival is threatened by the company.

22 Jun 2013

The TUC has warned that government plans to remove regulatory powers from the Gangmasters Licensing Authority will put thousands of vulnerable workers at risk.

21 Jun 2013

Libya has been told to end indefinite detention of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, including children, solely for immigration purposes.

21 Jun 2013

Just after the G8 agreed to support developing countries collect taxes owed to them, a parliamentary committee voted against legislation to make the task easier.

20 Jun 2013

An independent report commissioned for Shelter finds that young people are locked out of the property market for years and have little hope of owning their own homes.

20 Jun 2013

The UK Supreme Court has criticised Government lawyers over their unnecessary use of secret courts – known as Closed Material Procedures.