Blogs

9 Aug 2013

Bigotry, suspicion and sectarianism - how do they emerge in human relationships and in history? Anna Schwoub introduces a trio of plays at Just Festival 2013 that help to answer those questions, showing how history often resonates painfully in the insecurities of the present.

9 Aug 2013

The Peruvian government has confirmed that uncontacted Indians are living inside an area being drilled by oil company Pacific Rubiales.

9 Aug 2013

Amnesty has joined bereaved families in calling for an independent public inquiry into the circumstances of the Omagh bomb and subsequent investigative failures.

8 Aug 2013

UNICEF has welcomed the release of 68 children and young people from Burma's armed forces under an accord between the Government and the world body.

8 Aug 2013

Emergency decrees issued by the King of Bahrain which include the banning of protests are a shameful attempt to ban dissent and freedom of expression, says Amnesty.

8 Aug 2013

Communities, churches, statutory authorities, survivor groups, police and NGOs need to work together better to tackle modern day slavery in Scotland and the UK.

7 Aug 2013

One of the world's largest arms fairs will be held in London in September. Christians will join a day of prayer and protest on 8th September, recognising that silence in the face of evil is itself evil. However much or little time we have, and wherever we live, we can do something to speak out, says Ekklesia associate Symon Hill.