Blogs

17 Dec 2013

China’s abolition of the 'Re-education Through Labour' (RTL) system risks being no more than a cosmetic change, says Amnesty.

17 Dec 2013

CND says that "the government is floundering" in its attempt to make the case for Trident replacement as questions continue to grow across the political spectrum.

16 Dec 2013

The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States has affirmed Church support for human rights at a major conference in Rome.

16 Dec 2013

A European election candidate for the North West Green Party has been arrested at the Barton Moss anti-fracking demonstration in Salford.

16 Dec 2013

The protection of child victims of trafficking should be a priority for MPs in relation to the Modern Slavery Bill, ECPAT UK has said.

16 Dec 2013

The Conference of European Churches believes that the example of Nelson Mandela can encourage people of goodwill across Europe to work for change.

16 Dec 2013

The enormous financial burden the Philippines labours under in servicing international debt must be lifted, says Christian Aid and other NGOs.

16 Dec 2013

The government’s Transparency in Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning, and Trade Union Administration Bill – described in the Financial Times as “one of the worst pieces of legislation put before the Houses of Parliament for many moons” – enters Committee stage in parliament on 16 and 18 December 2013, and goes to Report stage on 13 and 15 January 2014. Ekklesia co-director Simon Barrow explains what is wrong with this dangerous piece of legislation and how it can be, and is being, challenged.