Blogs

12 Mar 2014

A gravely ill Yemeni man has become the first Guantánamo Bay prisoner to have his claims of abuse at the military base considered by a US court of law.

12 Mar 2014

Tributes have been paid from across the poltical spectrum to Bob Crow, leader of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, who died yesterday at the age of 52.

11 Mar 2014

Health unions will join campaigners today in Westminster to raise their concerns about government proposals to fast-track hospital closures.

10 Mar 2014

Amnesty International is to brief US politicians on the ongoing failure to adequately investigate past human rights violations and abuses in Northern Ireland.

10 Mar 2014

Pope Francis met with Rev Olav Fykse Tveit, Secretary General of the World Council of Churches, on 7 March in an encounter described as "very positive".

10 Mar 2014

War on Want is joining forces with political activist and fashion designer Katharine Hamnett to protect garment workers making clothes for UK retailers.

8 Mar 2014

Three major British Churches have attacked the Government’s Child Poverty Strategy, saying that it fails to provide a credible plan to tackle the issue.