Peace and War

  • 13 Feb 2015

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the perseverance of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany to bringing conflict in Ukraine to an end.

  • 9 Feb 2015

    Only a lasting peace settlement in South Sudan can create the conditions for food security and development, says a leading NGO.

  • 4 Feb 2015

    The managing editor of Foreign Affairs magazine recently went to Damascus, where he interviewed President Bashar al-Assad. Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian assesses where the president stands in the tragic and bloody mess that exists in Syria at the moment, where ordinary people are caught between competing barbarisms.

  • 31 Jan 2015

    Serious death threats to human rights defenders, many of them church leaders, have been made by a paramilitary group in Colombia.

  • 30 Jan 2015

    Though the recent cross-party attempt to gain a House of Commons vote against the £100 billion renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system was defeated by the Conservative-led Government, with support from a number of Labour MPs, important points were put on the record about the humanitarian and environmental impact of these WMDs.

  • 29 Jan 2015

    New evidence shows that the Nigerian authorities were clearly warned of impending Boko Haram attacks on Baga and Monguno.

  • 29 Jan 2015

    Secret plans considering relocating Trident to Wales have been described as "logistically untenable" and a "slap in the face" for the people of Wales.

  • 27 Jan 2015

    Events are taking place around the British and Irish isles to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Tuesday 27 January 2015. The theme for this year is 'Keep the memory alive'.

  • 25 Jan 2015

    What is security?

    If your family is going hungry because your benefits have been cut, security might mean knowing that you have enough to eat. But Prime Minister David Cameron wants to make you secure by renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system at a cost of £100 billion.

  • 23 Jan 2015

    When children are murdered, let us call each child by name and name what has been done to her in the name of some cause she will never know or understand. To call a murdered child a suicide bomber is to violate her all over again, says Professor Tina Beattie, in the wake of Boko Haram's deadliest yet attacks in northern Nigeria.