Blogs

29 Nov 2013

A high profile Colombian investigative journalist is in the UK to launch a new report about the systematic use of sexual violence in Colombia’s armed conflict.

29 Nov 2013

Britain’s Overseas Territories are being pressed to commit to expose the true owners of more than half a million shell companies set up on their shores.

29 Nov 2013

Despite advocating transparency and tighter tax rules, key G20 economies are actively and aggressively promoting financial secrecy, says a new report.

29 Nov 2013

The Kirk "cares about the needs of everyone in Scotland and is often in the areas where it is most difficult to be", its Moderator has told Westminster MPs.

28 Nov 2013

During the Scottish Parliament debate on the Independence White Paper yesterday, those campaigning for a No vote were challenged to offer an agenda for change.

28 Nov 2013

David Cameron faces pressure on UK tax havens amid reports that Google has increased the profits it shifts through Bermuda to avoid tax.

28 Nov 2013

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has called for the forced relocation of tribal people in Ethiopia to be halted, and has raised concerns over Botswana’s Bushmen.

27 Nov 2013

Sarah-Jayne Clifton, formerly at Friends of the Earth International, has started work as Jubilee Debt Campaign’s new Director.

27 Nov 2013

World Council of Churches General Secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has welcomed the interim agreement between Iran and six world powers.