Blogs

12 Dec 2013

A civil rights group working with Christians in Pakistan has called for an end to the blasphemy law and the violation of the rights of religious minorities.

11 Dec 2013

Human rights defenders from Colombia and Guatemala have exposed degrading environmental, ecological, economic and social impacts on indigenous communities.

11 Dec 2013

Up to 2,000 students have marched across central London today, defying injunctions by the University of London banning demonstrations.

11 Dec 2013

The head of the WCC has offered condolences to the Mandela family on behalf of 345 churches representing some 550 million Christians around the world.

11 Dec 2013

Syrian activists abducted in Damascus must be released unconditionally, influential regional and global human rights organisations say.

11 Dec 2013

Those who promote criminalisation of, or violence against, lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people cannot reasonably claim that this is a sign of Christian love, says Savitri Hensman, challenging a Church of England General Synod member's reported comments in Jamaica.

11 Dec 2013

Home Secretary Theresa May has been criticised by Reprieve for refusing a request by Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee to question the head of MI5.

11 Dec 2013

Quakers in Britain have welcomed yesterday's (10 December) government announcement which heralds the first same-sex marriages from 29 March 2014.

10 Dec 2013

Faith leaders have gathered at Parliament to urge MPs to rewrite the Lobbying Bill and prevent significant damage to legitimate civil society campaigning.