Category - protest

  • January 6, 2015

    If the government gets its way, the Independent Living Fund (ILF) is closing.

  • December 31, 2014

    In verse 1 of chapter 2 of Luke’s gospel we are introduced to a word of hope, a person who in the ancient Roman empire was referred to as “Divine, Son of God, God, God from God, Lord, Redeemer Liberator, and Savior of the World” and his name is…

  • December 23, 2014

    Ferguson is in turmoil. So is New York. And so is Union Theological Seminary in the city of New York, a long-standing institution of theological education located on the upper west side of Manhattan – or in West Harlem – since 1836. Annegreth Schilling, a German theologian currently at Union, looks at the social and political location and witness of theology in a troubled and unjust world.

  • October 28, 2014

    Amnesty International has said that a Chinese consulate in Northern Ireland will become a focus of protest for those concerned with China's human rights record.

  • October 10, 2014

    When the banks wrecked the economy, people were angry: angry with politicians, bankers, and super-rich tax dodgers. Movements like Occupy questioned the very foundations of our global capitalist economy. Voters needed a party or a leader who would understand their anger, who would reject business as usual politics and teach the establishment a lesson. So what did that establishment need?

  • June 29, 2014

    This summer almost a thousand people will be ordained as deacons or priests in the Church of England. It is a season of celebration, but for many who look to the Church to be a beacon of justice and compassion, events at Westminster Abbey yesterday left them feeling extremely disappointed.

  • March 26, 2014

    The decision by a Moscow court to detain a protester in a psychiatric institution is a “Soviet-era tactic” designed to crush dissent, says Amnesty International.

  • March 21, 2014

    Four Christians in Australia have been arrested for holding a prayer vigil in demonstration against the government's inhuman asylum seeker policy.

  • February 20, 2014

    Amnesty International has called on the Ukrainian authorities to respond to any protester violence in a targeted and proportionate manner.

  • February 14, 2014

    Amnesty International has expressed concern that the Bahraini authorities will use violence to quash demonstrations on the third anniversary of the uprising.