Victims of child abuse have set out detailed proposals and costings for a redress scheme which they want the Northern Ireland Executive to set up following the end of the Historic Institutional Abuse Inquiry.
The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, has today refused to answer questions in the House of Commons about the case of Andargachew ‘Andy’ Tsege, a British father of three who is held on Ethiopia’s death row.
The Government’s Criminal Finances Bill will play a useful role in the fight against corruption, but its potential has been overshadowed by the failure to take decisive action on secrecy in UK-owned jurisdictions, says Christian Aid.
Arrests of children have fallen by 59 per cent in the last five years after a concerted effort by police across the country and a successful campaign by the Howard League for Penal Reform to keep as many boys and girls as possible out of the criminal justice system.
Campaign Against Arms Trade has condemned the bombing of a funeral in Yemen, believed to be by the Saudi-led coalition, which took place on 8 October 2016, and has called for an end to all arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the revoking of all current licences. The strike is reported to have killed over150 innocent people, injuring hundreds more.