Category - saudi arabia

  • 19 Oct 2010

    Attempts by the arms giant BAE Systems to recruit graduates to their business were met by a series of protests at a major careers fair in central London.

  • 23 Sep 2010

    As part of an ill-tempered debate, some say that there should be no mosque in Park Place, New York, until there are churches and synagogues in Saudi Arabia, says Martin Marty As another thoughtful commentator remarked, this amounts to saying, "Until they are like us, we will be like them."

  • 15 Sep 2010

    With sad predictability, the latest attempts to smear Peter Tatchell began before his documentary on the pope had been broadcast. But those Christians who attack him with questionable allegations need to answer the very real questions that he asks.

  • 21 Aug 2010

    Amnesty International has urged the Saudi Arabian authorities not to paralyse a man in retribution for similar injuries he allegedly caused during a fight.

  • 30 Jul 2010

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) must pay the entire cost of renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system, the government confirmed today. This increases the chances of Trident renewal being delayed or scrapped as nuclear weapons have previously been funded by the Treasury.

  • 20 Jul 2010

    Peter Tatchell is to receive an honorary doctorate from Sussex University in recognition of 43 years of campaigning for human rights. Best known for his campaigns for gay rights and for his attempted arrest of Robert Mugabe, he said he was initially hesitant about the honour but has chosen to accept.

  • 9 Jun 2010

    Leaders of The Centre for Jewish-Christian Understanding have expressed "distress" over the decline of Christian presence throughout the Middle East.

  • 30 Apr 2010

    Supporters of the Campaign Against Arms Trade will be active inside and outside the AGM of BAE Systems, one of the world's largest arms companies, in London next week.

  • 25 Mar 2010

    A judge has refused to allow a legal challenge over a recent decision by the Serious Fraud Office to abandon several corruption investigations into the multinational arms company BAE Systems.

  • 26 Feb 2010

    The High Court has been asked not to grant approval for a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) settlement with the arms company BAE Systems. Campaigners want a judicial review of the SFO's decision to drop investigations into the company.