Race and Identity

  • 31 Oct 2006

    Gordon Brown has proposed that Remembrance Sunday might be developed into a patriotic national day to celebrate British history, achievements and culture. Ekklesia has suggested that Martin Luther King’s ‘World House’ vision would be a better starting point.

  • 25 Jan 2015

    Senior figures in the United Reformed Church (URC) have expressed solidarity with minority communities feeling vulnerable.

  • 24 Jan 2015

    An online guide to help combat the exploitation of migrant workers, so that everyone is treated fairly, has been launched by the TUC.

  • 20 Jan 2015

    While some heavily red (in this case, right-wing Republican) areas of the United States downplay or even ignore Martin Luther King Day, it has generally won widespread support across the country since it was introduced in 1983 to mark his birthday.

  • 18 Jan 2015

    In the worldwide Catholic Church, the World Day of Migrants and Refugees is celebrated in January each year, having been instituted in 1914 by Pope Pius X. In 2015 it falls on 18 January, which is also the Church's World Peace Day (and for many the first Day of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity).

  • 16 Jan 2015

    Without in any way wanting to mitigate the horror, grief and shock of the murders in Paris, I am growing weary of the disingenuity of so many in the media disclaiming the potentially violent power of the pen and the image.

  • 16 Jan 2015

    Izza Leghtas, who is Western Europe researcher at the NGO Human Rights Watch, has written an important dispatch on why France must now tackle intolerance against Jews and Muslims in the aftermath of the appalling Charlie Hebdo killings.

  • 14 Jan 2015

    Tribal people have been forcibly and illegally evicted from India’s Kanha Tiger Reserve in the name of conservation. Across India, many face a similar threat.

  • 8 Jan 2015

    On the centenary of the beginning of the terrible Armenian genocide in 1915, can Turkey show the good will and good faith needed to repair and repopulate the destroyed Armenian nest, asks Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian. Can it act so that its hitherto legal denial of a human truth does not breed further oppression, but challenges it instead?

  • 2 Jan 2015

    Cologne Catholic Cathedral will turn off all its lights to defy an anti-Muslim march through the German city on Monday 5 January 2015.