Blogs

20 Feb 2014

A Briton imprisoned in the Democratic Republic of Congo has received a life sentence for the murder of his friend and cellmate despite reports that the death was a suicide.

19 Feb 2014

The legal charity Reprieve has called on the British Government to clarify its position on the covert US drone programme.

19 Feb 2014

Four major Churches have criticised the PM for not understanding his Government’s own figures nor the reality of destitution.

19 Feb 2014

The UN Secretary-General and the High Commissioner for Human Rights have urged the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to improve its human rights record

18 Feb 2014

The WCC says drones pose a “serious threats to humanity” while setting “dangerous precedents in inter-state relations”.

18 Feb 2014

The response of the Department of Work and Pensions to Archbishop Vincent Nichol's criticism of welfare reform has come under fire from the Free Churches.

18 Feb 2014

Amnesty has expressed concern that the Catholic Church body auditing internal child protection practice in Northern Ireland is having its work undermined and its funding cut.

17 Feb 2014

The tone of the Church of England's House of Bishop's 'Pastoral Guidance on Same Sex Marriage' is cold and legalistic, says Savi Hensman. She argues that it is in contrast to the more welcoming attitude of General Synod and that putting it into practice may prove harder than anticipated.