Blogs

13 May 2013

As Michael Gove joins Iain Duncan Smith and David Cameron in misusing and misrepresenting facts for his own purposes, Jill Segger argues that politicans have taken another step towards destruction of the trust which is essential if our common democratic life is to thrive.

13 May 2013

Investing £30bn in infrastructure would boost short term growth and increase the UK's long term economic output, according to new research from the TUC and NIESR.

13 May 2013

Nicaraguan street children will have the chance to compete in the 2014 Street Child World Cup with the support of young people of the Methodist Church in Britain.

13 May 2013

In a statement opposing same-sex unions, the House of Bishops and Standing Committee of the Church in the Province of the West Indies tried to justify persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people, reports Savitri Hensman. Meanwhile human rights activists in the Caribbean and beyond continue to work for decriminalisation and protection from violence, causes that Anglicans worldwide should support.

12 May 2013

Twenty years after independence, Eritrea’s prisons are filled with thousands of political prisoners locked up without charge, says a new report from Amnesty.

11 May 2013

Two school pupils from Birmingham have made a hard-hitting new film about a prisoner in Japan who has been on death row for 45 years.

11 May 2013

The Brazilian authorities have begun an operation to remove eleven illegal ranches from the Yanomami territory in Brazil, and return the land to the Indians

10 May 2013

In a panel discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in Hamburg, the WCC General Secretary has expressed positive hopes for the leadership of Pope Francis.