Blogs

11 Nov 2014

The Philippine authorities are failing to tackle torture as not a single perpetrator has been convicted under a landmark anti-torture law that came into effect five years ago, says Amnesty.

11 Nov 2014

The TUC has asked UK Statistics Authority to investigate whether the Treasury has breached the Code of Practice for Official Statistics in a press release on female employment.

11 Nov 2014

The White Feather Diaries is an online Quaker storytelling project to mark the centenary of the First World War, and beyond. It has been curated by Ekklesia associate Symon Hill.

10 Nov 2014

The belief that violence “saves” is so successful because it doesn’t seem to be mythic in the least. Violence simply appears to be the nature of things. It’s what works. It seems inevitable, the last and, often, the first resort in conflicts, says the late Professor Walter Wink. If a god is what you turn to when all else fails, violence certainly functions as a god. What people overlook, then, is the religious character of violence. It demands from its devotees an absolute obedience-unto-death. It requires a theological critique.

10 Nov 2014

Leading human rights NGOs have warned that Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee is “not…adequate” for investigating the UK’s involvement in rendition and torture.

10 Nov 2014

The Christian Funders’ Forum (CFF) has announced that it is launching its first ever Christian social action awards ceremony.

10 Nov 2014

With the eyes of the world on Brisbane ahead of this week’s G20 Summit, Micah Challenge has been seeking to make the most of the spotlight.

10 Nov 2014

As the world marks a year since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, the focus is on how to move forward action against climate change.