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A UN fact-finding mission into the Israeli offensive in Gaza, which led to the death of 1,400 Palestinians and 13 Israelis, says it has evidence that both Israel and Hamas committed war crimes.
Victims of rape and other torture by Iranian security forces are facing renewed risk after documents detailing abuses against them were confiscated this week.
Amnesty International has called on the Sudanese government to withdraw charges against Abna Hussein and repeal the law used to flog women for wearing "indecent" clothing.
Corruption and poverty mutually reinforce injustice whilst undermining equitable economic growth and sustainable development, according to faith-based development agencies.
A new opinion poll from Christian Aid reveals that 50 per cent of UK adults believe the police are too heavy-handed or deploy too many officers when dealing with peaceful protests.
The Church of Scotland and the Catholic Church in Scotland have urged Parliament to hold a free vote over the sending home of the Lockerbie bomber on compassionate grounds.
Long-term development in East Timor – which became independent ten years ago – will be “seriously hindered” if justice for past crimes is not delivered, Progressio has warned.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has begun legal action against the British National Party because of what appear to be racial restrictions in its membership.
After attacks on Christians in Pakistan, and the inability of the authorities to act, a petition seeking an end to the country's blasphemy law has been launched in the UK and elsewhere.
The Church of Scotland has praised the decision today which means the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, has been released from prison on compassionate grounds.