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‘When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a Communist.’
This was said in the 20th century by Helder Camara, a Catholic Archbishop in Brazil living under a brutal right-wing dictatorship.
We are pleased to announce that as of yesterday, 22 May 2013, Ekklesia's daily e-mail briefing service (covering news, events and comment) has resumed.
World hunger could soon be ended if revenues lost to developing countries through tax dodging were available for investment in agricultural development, says Christian Aid.
The Brazilian authorities have evicted Indians from the Belo Monte dam site, where they were protesting for their land rights.
The Brazilian authorities have begun an operation to remove eleven illegal ranches from the Yanomami territory in Brazil, and return the land to the Indians
New figures published by the TUC suggest that low wages in the Bangladesh textile industry have nothing to do with cash-strapped consumers demanding cheap clothes.
An official submssion from Survival International calls on the IACHR to hold Brazil’s government accountable for failing to remove illegal invaders from Awá land.
Christian Aid Week (12-18 May 2013) will this year be urging the British public to "bite back at hunger"
Primark is facing unprecedented pressure to ensure that the tragedy witnessed in Bangladesh lasty week never happens again.
Germany's biggest Protestant gathering has made a strong appeal for an end to international tax evasion and speculation on foodstuffs.