Blogs

21 Oct 2013

A decision by a court in Japan to deny a retrial to an 87-year-old man on death row is a “travesty of justice”, says Amnesty International.

20 Oct 2013

There is still massive humanitarian need in the Indian states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, says UK-based churches' global development agency Christian Aid.

20 Oct 2013

The World Council of Churches has congratulated the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for its Nobel Peace Prize recognition.

19 Oct 2013

A delegation from the International Council of Christians and Jews has been welcomed on a World Council of Churches visit.

19 Oct 2013

In a collection of essays, former students of the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey share how their years at the Institute created some of their fondest memories.

19 Oct 2013

Many uncertain – and as yet unanswerable – questions prey on commentators' minds about Turkey today. Can it indeed play a constructive global (read: stabilising) role in the Middle East and North Africa region or is it merely a spoiler at best and a bully at worst? Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian explores the issues around and behind Turkey's current situation.

19 Oct 2013

A second report has been released by the UN criticising the US’ covert drone programme for killing hundreds of civilians and withholding information about their deaths.

19 Oct 2013

The civil liberties and human rights organisatio Liberty has applied for a fresh inquest into the death of a young British Army recruit at Deepcut barracks.