Blogs

28 May 2013

An impression of state sanctioned violence and discrimination against LGBTI people is taking root in Russia, Amnesty International says.

28 May 2013

The general secretary of the World Council of Churches has spoken on behalf of the global body in solidarity with Christians in the Arab world.

28 May 2013

Questions are being asked following a report which claims that Scottish airports were used as part of a US programme of rendition flights.

28 May 2013

A film that illustrates peaceful alternatives to the destructive cycle of violence in Syria is being given a special screening in Edinburgh tonight.

28 May 2013

The United Nations human rights chief has called on the international community to end the Syrian conflict, saying it is “an intolerable affront to the human conscience.”

27 May 2013

President Obama has failed to provide any meaningful assistance to the hunger-striking detainees being held without charge at Guantanamo Bay, says Reprieve.

25 May 2013

Nothing justifies the vicious murder of a British soldier that took place on the streets of Woolwich this week. We are right to condemn it. Consistency and integrity mean that we must also speak out against the killing of innocent people by the US and UK government in Afghanistan and elsewhere.

25 May 2013

The African Union must reject the Kenyan government calls for the International Criminal Court's case to be tried in Kenya, Amnesty International says.