Blogs

28 Aug 2014

Peruvian Indians have issued an urgent appeal for government action following a spate of encounters between highly vulnerable uncontacted Indians and tourists.

28 Aug 2014

The British government is being asked to reopen an investigation into BT, after new evidence appeared to link the company to illegal US drone strikes and their associated surveillance

28 Aug 2014

Atrocities by Syrian government forces and non-State armed groups continue to take place, causing suffering to civilians and affecting international peace and stability, says a UN-appointed panel.

28 Aug 2014

The majority of women working part-time earn less than the living wage in over 50 local authority areas across Britain, according to research published today by the TUC.

27 Aug 2014

Christian Aid partner in Gaza, the Agricultural Development Association, estimates that the recent conflict has cost the agricultural and fisheries sectors more than US$100 million.

27 Aug 2014

British resident Shaker Aamer has reportedly been beaten at Guantánamo Bay, in evidence of a new crackdown on prisoners protesting their detention without charge.

27 Aug 2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the announcement of an open-ended ceasefire for Gaza and expressed hopes for a political process towards a durable peace.

26 Aug 2014

Africa’s last huntiing Bushmen have given formal notice of their intention to sue the Botswana government over its “unlawful and unconstitutional” attempts to starve them off their ancestral land.

26 Aug 2014

According to analysis from the UK online HR resource XpertHR, annual pay rises are delivering a median 2.5 per cent increase.