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27 Aug 2013
27 Aug 2013

Clarence Jones, a principal aide to Martin Luther King Jr., who had collaborated in drafting a speech for the March on Washington, described that event in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday 26 August 2013 during a week when the 50th anniversary of the speech was being commemorated world-wide. Theodore A. Gill, World Council of Churches' senior publishing editor sets the scene and shows how the dream of change through nonviolence remains alive today.

27 Aug 2013

It is unconscionable that chemical weapons may have found their way into the conflict in Syria, says the World Council of Churches.

27 Aug 2013

Soldiers serving in Afghanistan who joined the Army at 16 are twice as likely to die than those who joined at 18 or above, a new report has claimed.

27 Aug 2013

United Nations inspectors probing the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria have begun interviewing witnesses, survivors and doctors and collecting samples.

26 Aug 2013

A global coalition of the world’s major churches is to launch a campaign to press for better rights for Bangladeshi garment workers.

26 Aug 2013

Ecumenism, justice and peace were the focus during the World Council of Churches General Secretary's recent visit to churches in the USA.

26 Aug 2013

The killing of at least 1,089 people over the past fortnight underscores the urgent need for Egypt’s security forces to comply with international standards.