Blogs

27 Jun 2013

Housing benefit could face further cuts from 2015, George Osborne announced in the Comprehensive Spending Review yesterday (26 June 2013).

26 Jun 2013

Political reformers have welcomed approval by the Scottish Parliament of a bill extending the franchise to young people for next year's referendum.

26 Jun 2013

An Amnesty International petition calls on the European Commission to take action to end continuing discrimination against Roma people across Europe.

25 Jun 2013

What are the Big Ideas that will change the world? Friends of the Earth is inviting answers as part of its new project which launched online on 24 June.

25 Jun 2013

Amnesty International has received credible reports that the Nigerian authorities have hanged four men in Benin City Prison.

24 Jun 2013

New analysis shows that an extra 180,000 children with at least one parent working in the public sector will end up in poverty due to government policies by 2015.

24 Jun 2013

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has encouraged countries to focus on the importance of good governance and efficient public administration.

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.