Blogs

6 Aug 2014

An independent review of laws governing industrial disputes has been greatly scaled back after the QC in charge objected to recent ministerial announcements on the introduction of anti-strike laws.

5 Aug 2014

Christian Aid has scaled up its response to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone to target 3.8 million people across the country with potentially life-saving advice.

5 Aug 2014

Amnesty International is appealing to the US government to immediately halt the transfer of a US fuel shipment currently on its way to Israel for use by the Israeli military.

5 Aug 2014

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has urged world leaders to find new ways to broker peace at the commemoration of 100 years since the outbreak of WW1 at Glasgow Cathedral.

4 Aug 2014

Quakers’ online project serialising the diaries of five young people who lived during and opposed World War I goes live today.

4 Aug 2014

Royal Dutch Shell faces heavy criticism that it has turned its back on the victims of human rights and environmental abuse caused by the company, despite UN pressure for urgent remedial measures.

4 Aug 2014

Quaker Peace & Social Witness have joined American Friends Service Committee in making an open statement to the international community from Nobel Peace Prize Laureates.

2 Aug 2014

Record numbers of Quakers are heading to Bath for Yearly Meeting Gathering (YMG) 2014, from 2 – 9 August.