Category - murder

  • April 20, 2018

    Responses to the horrific murder of an eight-year-old girl show the moral and spiritual damage caused by the growing power of India’s extreme right.

  • March 5, 2018

    Following the double murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his partner, Martina Kusnirova the Secretary- General of Reporters Without Borders has called on the Slovak Prime Minister to express regret and apologise for insulting journalists " on several occasions".

  • January 25, 2018

    Amnesty International will hold a vigil for the murdered Cambridge University student Giulio Regeni on 25 January to mark the two-year anniversary of his disappearance in Egypt.

  • December 13, 2017

    The 2016 Femicide Census report reveals that 113 women were killed by men in England, Wales and Northern Ireland between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016.

  • October 26, 2017

    A new UN report outlines how environmental activists and human rights defenders who stand up to business abuses have faced criminalisation and murder.

  • January 9, 2015

    Let us start with a few clear parameters. Murderous violence is always wrong and does as much damage to its perpetrators as to its victims. Freedom of expression is at the heart of the free society and must ever be defended. But with that right come responsibilities and an obligation to discernment and humility.

  • October 4, 2014

    Muslim leaders in Britain and across the world have condemned as 'despicable' the apparent murder of aid worker Alan Hemmings.

  • April 16, 2012

    Since 2000, 55 journalists in Mexico have been killed. Most of them brutally shot or tortured for doing their job. Maria Elizabeth Macia Castro from the city of Nuevo Laredo wrote online under the pseudonym ‘The Girl from Laredo’, reporting the activities of criminal groups in her area. She used Twitter to push the information she uncovered to a wider audience.

  • October 13, 2011

    A Philippine church is seeking global backing to help pressure the government to re-investigate the unresolved murder of a bishop five years ago.

  • July 14, 2011

    When it comes to evil, says Alison Jasper, we have a tendency to mystify it - that is reproduce unchallenging representations of it, from the monster in the movie with unclean appetites for human flesh and blood, right through to the 'monstrous perverts' of the tabloid press. Much more careful analysis and understanding is required to discover what lies behind the routine (but often imprecise) label 'evil'.