Blogs

20 Dec 2013

Church leaders in South Sudan have issued a letter expressing unanimous sadness and condemnation concerning recent violence in the country,

20 Dec 2013

Lawyers for the Libyan Abdul-Hakim Belhaj have called the Gibson Inquiry report into the improper treatment of detainees ‘a waste of time and money’.

19 Dec 2013

Newspaper revelations that Westminster peers regularly 'clock on' at the House of Lords to claim a daily allowance of £300 for virtually no work have caused anger.

19 Dec 2013

European leaders should use a meeting of the European Council to agree further action against tax dodging by multinationals, a new report urges.

19 Dec 2013

The lawyer representing over 550 prisoners who are fighting for their right to vote has dismissed the recommendation from a parliamentary committee.

19 Dec 2013

Penal reformers have expressed disappointment at a negative ruling from the Court of Session in Scotland on prisoner votes.

19 Dec 2013

A contract for development of the Ecumenical Centre and WCC offices has been awarded to the Geneva-based firm LRS Architects.

19 Dec 2013

The legal charity Reprieve has criticised the government's decision not to hold a judge-led enquiry into UK rendition to torture.

19 Dec 2013

Torture, flogging and summary killings are rife in secret prisons run by the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham, an armed group controlling swathes of northern Syria.