People and Power

  • 15 Oct 2014

    Christian Aid is one of nine participating charities taking part in the Will Aid scheme raising vital funds to help people in the UK and across the world.

  • 8 Oct 2014

    All over Scotland, people are still trying to work out what exactly just happened in the referendum on 18 September 2014. Tam McTurk looks beneath the timbers of the vote and raises constructive questions about the future of the Yes movement for social change and the rush to join pro-independence political parties.

  • 6 Oct 2014

    The West has a lot to answer for in terms of its colonial past, influence over the region and propping up of dictators. But this also means that it should have learned much over the years. So can it exercise some humility and apply those lessons intelligently? Ekklesia associate and MENA region expert Dr Harry Hagopian looks behind the horrific killing of Alan Hennings to ask what sustains IS/ISIL and what can be done to marginalise them.

  • 4 Oct 2014

    Hong Kong’s police failed in their duty to protect peaceful pro-democracy protesters from attacks by counter demonstrators yesterday, says Amnesty International.

  • 3 Oct 2014

    Students protesting for democracy in Hong Kong raised their hands and refused to fight when attacked by pro-China activists today.

  • 3 Oct 2014

    The ever-productive Martin Marty Centre at the Divinity School in the University of Chicago has offered a powerful article in its 'Sightings' series on what can and cannot be known and understood about IS/ISIS at present.

  • 3 Oct 2014

    As the UK Prime Minister promises greater devolved powers within Britain, researchers have warned that Mr Cameron's track record makes such promises difficult to beileve.

  • 3 Oct 2014

    Amnesty International has called on the Bahraini authorities to release a human rights activist detained for posting tweets deemed insulting to the country’s Ministry of Interior.

  • 1 Oct 2014

    In response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the WCC has brought together reps of Christian aid organisations and UN agencies to escalate their efforts.

  • 1 Oct 2014

    The Anglican Bishop of Manchester says that the Church can "be on the right side of equality issues", after years struggling with them.