Globalisation and Development

  • 27 Apr 2007

    The quiet demise of mass nonviolent protests in Iraq is rarely mentioned by the media or analysts, says Tim Nafziger. How different could things have been if nonviolent demonstrations by Iraqis had been widely covered and taken seriously?

  • 27 Apr 2007

    The head of the United Church of Canada has written to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper urging his government urgently and immediately to resume financial support to the Palestinian Unity Government - in the face of a wide boycott.

  • 26 Apr 2007

    News organisations and NGOs are concerned at the increasing restrictions they face as the bloody conflict continues in Sri Lanka and the government seeks to clamp down.

  • 25 Apr 2007

    The world's richest nations have been accused of foot-dragging over aid pledges to Africa made during the Make Poverty History campaign.

  • 23 Apr 2007

    World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Dr Sam Kobia has issued a passionate appeal to both sides in the Sri Lanka conflict to end their violence and seek a viable political way forward.

  • 23 Apr 2007

    On a visit last week, he former South African archbishop has urged the Taiwanese people to heal the wounds caused by a 1947 uprising in which thousands were massacred.

  • 22 Apr 2007

    A leading Nigerian church figure, Sunday Mbang, has won the world Methodist Peace prize. But Nigeria is currently caught up in presidential and parliamentary election violence and disruption.

  • 20 Apr 2007

    A Catholic aid agency is calling on the World Bank board to demand President Paul Wolfowitz’s resignation in the wake of his alleged role in securing a promotion and a substantial pay rise for his partner.

  • 19 Apr 2007

    El Salvador's struggling families will lose out if an alternative fuel project goes ahead, says a Lutheran bishop. The US should not solve its environmental problems on the backs of poor countries, he suggests.

  • 19 Apr 2007

    Campaigners from across the UK will visit all 26 European embassies in London today to protest against free trade deals they say will have a devastating impact on millions of the world's poorest people.