Life and Death

  • 21 Apr 2009

    A legal attempt to block Britain's Channel 4 News from broadcasting a report about the death of passer-by Ian Tomlinson at the recent G20 protest in London has failed.

  • 21 Apr 2009

    A six session course looking at compassion, justice and how your church can effect change locally and globally

    - Is your Church looking to connect more effectively to its local community?

  • 16 Apr 2009

    Thousands of people took part in a united memorial service on Merseyside yesterday, remembering 96 Liverpool football fans killed 20 years ago in the Hillsborough tragedy.

  • 14 Apr 2009

    Remembering the earthquake that devastated the Italian town of L'Aquila in the Abruzzi region, US Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori marked Easter Day in Florence.

  • 13 Apr 2009

    Conor Gearty speculates about the ongoing search for truth in human rights and reflects on his seven years as director of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE.

  • 24 Mar 2009

    Amnesty International today revealed that the number of executions in 2008 rose significantly compared to the previous year, while more countries in Asia made use of the death penalty than any other region of the world.

  • 19 Mar 2009

    Catholic Bishop William F Murphy has written to New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson to urge him to sign a repeal of the death penalty recently adopted by the New Mexico legislature.

  • 19 Mar 2009

    The Vatican has amended comments made about condoms by the Pope, but the change in tone is unlikely to stem critics who say his anti-contraception stance is damaging the fight against HIV-AIDS.

  • 18 Mar 2009

    Amnesty international is urging campaigners to help stop the execution of 128 Iraqis. Amnesty International reports that the Iraqi government plans to execute as many as 128 people in the next couple of weeks.

  • 10 Mar 2009

    The idea of preparing for death makes sense, says Giles Fraser. In a society that fears dying it has taken a reality TV celebrity to remind us of what is truly important in negotiating mortality.