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There are many people in Britain's faith communities who have not yet grasped the importance of taking action now on threats to civil liberties, says Savi Hensman. She would like to see that change.
Ekklesia is pleased to be involved in a major civil society event taking place across Britain today.
A renewed popular discourse on fundamental human rights for all is needed in the face of the erosion of civil liberties by governments and corporate power, said the director of Liberty this morning.
The Convention on Modern Liberty, which is bringing together people from all parties and belief persuasions across Britain, has published a new report highlighting a massive governmental assault on civil rights.
Despite repeated claims that it opposes torture, the British government has so far failed to respond to specific allegations that its operatives have been complicit in a Guantánamo mistreatment case.
Baha'is have expressed gratitude to Iranian scholars, writers and artists across the world who signed a recent open letter apologizing for silence during Iran’s long-running mistreatment of them.
For most of Indian history, those Hindus who have perpetrated violence against women have got away with it, says Wendy Doniger. It's time for this to stop.
Europe's biggest grouping of Anglican, Orthodox and Protestant churches has called on Albania to return sacred property seized during the 46 years of communist rule that followed the Second World War.