Blogs

14 Jul 2013

The US government should immediately drop the “aiding the enemy” charge against Bradley Manning, Amnesty International has said.

13 Jul 2013

Downing Street has disowned a proposal to designate Faslane as sovereign UK territory in the event of Scottish independence.

13 Jul 2013

The authorities at Guantanamo Bay have twice censored a list of prisoners on hunger strike, set out by Shaker Aamer in letters to his lawyers.

12 Jul 2013

The Justice Secretary has called in the Serious Fraud Office to investigate G4S for overcharging tens of millions of pounds on electronic tagging contracts.

12 Jul 2013

Ban Ki-moon has underscored the support of the United Nations for an Egyptian Government fully accountable to its people.

11 Jul 2013

It is ten years since the Anglican-Methodist Covenant was signed. The Methodist Conference has agreed the timeline for assessing the progress achieved.

11 Jul 2013

A senior United Nations official has emphasised the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without fear of violence.

11 Jul 2013

Amnesty International has issued a strong warning about the dangers of arming opposition groups in Syria ahead of a debate in parliament on the issue today (11 July).

10 Jul 2013

The Methodist Conference has elected the Rev Kenneth Howcroft to be President of the Conference in 2014/15, and Mrs Gill Dascombe to be Vice-President.

10 Jul 2013

A US Federal judge has urged President Obama to address the hunger strike in Guantanamo, pointing out that he has the power and the authority to do so directly