Blogs

16 Jun 2015

Donors attending today's Geneva pledging conference for South Sudan should address a massive funding shortfall ofmore than $1.1 billion, say humanitarian agencies.

15 Jun 2015

The Mediterranean is the most dangerous sea route for refugees and migrants, says Amnesty International as it launches a new report at the start of Refugee Week.

15 Jun 2015

Liberty has welcomed the call of the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation for a fundamental overhaul of the laws governing State surveillance.

15 Jun 2015

Pakistan is to execute a former police officer diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, despite the execution of mentally ill people being illegal under domestic and international law.

12 Jun 2015

Organisers of a march for marriage equality in Northern Ireland expect thousands of people to walk through central Belfast tomorrow to demand a change in the region's law.

12 Jun 2015

The government has announced that it intends to proceed with proposals to introduce a seven-day waiting period before claimants are eligible for Universal Credit.

12 Jun 2015

Just hours after innocent juvenile Aftab Bahadur was hanged, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal for Shafqat Hussain, says the legal charity Reprieve.

12 Jun 2015

Lending levels to the most impoverished countries in the world have tripled, ten years after the G7 finance ministers agreed a debt cancellation deal for low income countries.