Blogs

29 Jul 2013
29 Jul 2013

Leading UK refugee charities have called on the Government to work with EU member states to establish a resettlement programme for Syrian refugees.

29 Jul 2013

The children of British resident and Gunatanamo detainee Shaker Aamer have submitted statements to a US Senate hearing, describing life without their father.

29 Jul 2013

The TUC hascriticised new laws that will force employees to pay upfront fees to pursue a sexual harassment or race discrimination complaint against their employer.

28 Jul 2013

Along with other faith-based groups, the WCC has helped develop the United Nations refugee agency declaration on protection for refugees, displaced and stateless people.

28 Jul 2013

The UN Secretary- General has condemned the upsurge of violence in Egypt, calling for peaceful protest and respect for the right to free speech and assembly.

27 Jul 2013

The WCC General Secretary has expressed sadness over the deaths and injuries caused by the train derailment on 24 July near Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

27 Jul 2013

The TUC has warned that ending automatic inspections of companies applying for a Gangmasters licence could increase the number of rogue employment agencies.

27 Jul 2013

Family members of Guantanamo detainees have submitted letters to a US Senate Hearing on closing the prison, describing the nightmare of living without their loved ones.