Blogs

8 Oct 2014

A major NHS supplier is at risk of becoming involved in American executions, after Alabama altered its lethal injection ‘cocktail’.

8 Oct 2014

Members of a hunter-gatherer tribe are reportedly being hunted down and killed by settlers who are invading their lands in southwest Ethiopia.

7 Oct 2014

The UK Chancellor’s announcement about freezing working-age benefits from 2016, hailed at the recent Conservative Party conference, is a 'blow to millions'.

7 Oct 2014

New legislation to overturn a law shielding perpetrators of human rights violations would bring justice a step closer to the victims of General Pinochet, says Amnesty.

7 Oct 2014

US federal judge Gladys Kessler has ordered that videotapes of Abu Wa'el Dhiab being force-fed in Guantánamo Bay are to be made public.

6 Oct 2014

Charities and poverty experts have spoken out about the deeply damaging effect of UK government welfare policies on Scotland’s poorest families.

6 Oct 2014

A group of leading aid agencies warn that parts of South Sudan could fall into famine early next year if the nine-month long conflict escalates as expected.