Blogs

11 Apr 2014

Christian Aid has stressed the urgent need to disarm warring factions and scale up protection for the 980,000 civilians displaced by violence.

11 Apr 2014

An Office of the Children’s Commissioner report says children who arrive alone to seek asylum in the UK struggle to be heard in a system designed for adults.

11 Apr 2014

A medical evaluation of Shaker Aamer has detailed the physical and psychological damage caused by his torture and ongoing abuse at Guantanamo Bay.

10 Apr 2014

The Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land and the Justice and Peace Committee issued a statement about the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. It is a highly significant document in the light of recent media attention to these issues, and repeated statements from Baroness Warsi and others. There are serious issues at stake here, but it is important that they are understood properly and in context so that the appropriate solidarity for all oppressed groups can be expressed.

10 Apr 2014

At an ecumenical consultation, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons has noted that human trafficking is on the rise across the globe.

10 Apr 2014

A church relief agency is calling on the UK government to ensure that people with disabilities are at the heart of their international development programmes.

9 Apr 2014

A key new report highlights the failure of the government's employment support and sanctions system for disabled people and spells out the alternative approach.

9 Apr 2014

A new ComRes survey suggests that people aged 18-35 years are more likely to oppose renewal of Trident than their older peers, in Scotland and beyond.