Blogs

1 Feb 2014

The controversial Lobbying Bill, pushed through by the government in the face of vigorous civic and public opposition, has become law.

1 Feb 2014

EU countries licensed arms exports in 2012 valued at €39.9 billion, including a record €9.7 billion in sales to the Middle East – an increase of 22 per cent.

1 Feb 2014

The URC has become the first denomination to express support for Christians about to go on trial in London for protesting against the arms trade.

31 Jan 2014

Lawyers acting for Mohammed Asghar, a British man suffering from severe mental illness, have appealed against his death sentence for blasphemy at Pakistan’s High Court.

31 Jan 2014

US Christian leader Tony Campolo has given his backing to five Christians who are on trial for blocking an entrance to the London arms fair.

31 Jan 2014

The Methodist Council, meeting in London this week, has agreed to become a partner to the Churches Mutual Credit Union (CMCU).

31 Jan 2014

Nearly one hundred representatives of the German member churches of the World Council of Churches (WCC) met from 16 to 18 January 2014 at the Evangelical Academy of Loccum in order to share their experiences from the WCC 10th Assembly in Busan, Korea, and to discuss how they would continue their way together on their pilgrimage of justice and peace. Christina Biere, a former WCC Central Committee member, summarises and shares their reflections and findings.

31 Jan 2014

Syrian authorities deliberately and unlawfully demolished thousands of residential buildings in Damascus and Hama in 2012, says HRW.