Blogs

9 Jan 2014

The government will make some changes to its much criticised Lobbying Bill, but charities and NGOs say much more is needed.

9 Jan 2014

The UN Secretary-General has urged developing countries to work collectively towards reaching MDG anti-poverty targets.

9 Jan 2014

Church Action on Poverty has expressed "deep sadness" at the death of their former CEO, Paul Goggins MP, aged just 60 years.

8 Jan 2014

A review of US surveillance practices casts doubt on the necessity for some of them and highlights the need for urgent change, reports Human Rights Watch.

8 Jan 2014

Civil rights charity Inquest, which has been supporting the Mark Duggan family, has expressed deep concern about the official verdict on his shooting.

8 Jan 2014

Rights groups have welcomed a ruling that a Mayor’s decision to forcibly evict 300 Roma in 2010, to a site adjacent to a waste dump, was illegal.

8 Jan 2014

The DWP will take no account of the hardship caused by imposing sanctions on claimants and their families, an FOI request indicates.