Blogs

14 Aug 2014

Campaign Against Arms Trade has condemned the UK government's response to its own review of licensed exports to Israel.

14 Aug 2014

Two senior UN officials have condemned the “barbaric acts” of sexual violence and “savage rapes” the armed group Islamic State (IS) has perpetrated on minorities in areas under its control.

14 Aug 2014

A US District Court judge has ordered that independent doctors be allowed into Guantanamo Bay to evaluate a hunger striker whose health has deteriorated so much that there are concerns for his life.

13 Aug 2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Iraqi security forces not to intervene in the country’s political process amid heightened tensions and the threat from the Islamic State.

13 Aug 2014

As it announces its half-year figures, the world’s largest security company, G4S, faces growing pressure to end complicity in Israel’s torture and ill-treatment of Palestinians.

13 Aug 2014

A judge in Egypt has walked out of a mass trial of hundreds of prisoners that includes an Irish teenager who was a juvenile when arrested.

12 Aug 2014

The Joint Public Issues Team of the Methodist Church in Britain, the Baptist Union of Great Britain and the United Reformed Church has produced a free resource on the ethics of organ donation.

12 Aug 2014

The UNHRC has appointed three members to its independent Commission of Inquiry to investigate purported violations of international humanitarian and human rights laws in Israel Palestine.