A Bristol-based charity, Life Cycle UK, has won the Robin Corbett Award for Prisoner Rehabilitation 2017. Its innovative Bike Back project at HMP Bristol recreates the environment of a working bike shop in a prison.
A national priests' group has cited the words of Pope Francis: "Let us make non-violence our way of life", as they pledged support and offered assistance to US bishops regarding international justice and peace.
The civil liberties and human rights organisation Liberty has called on the Ministry of Defence to drop plans to prevent servicemen and women from suing it for negligence, branding them “nakedly self-serving” in its response to theGovernment’s consultation on the measures.
Delivering her first address as the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed underlined that Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are essential for a safe and secure future that brings prosperity, opportunity and human rights for all.
On 26 February 2017, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas formally received the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, for a meeting to discuss just peace in Palestine and Israel.