Category - terrorism

  • March 23, 2016

    Ekklesia associate and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) expert, Dr Harry Hagopian, has made a brief response to the outrages in Brussels via AudioBoom.

  • March 23, 2016

    The World Council of Churches General Secretary,  the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has strongly condemned a series of lethal terror attacks carried out in Brussels as “wicked and indiscriminate” and calls for prayers for those affected.

  • February 22, 2016

    Despite claims by the Pakistan Government that it is targeting terrorists with the death penalty, new research has shown that just one in ten of those executed since 2014 could either be linked to a proscribed terrorist organisation or were executed for offences which fit the definition of ‘terrorism’.

  • December 2, 2015

    When the Prime Minister referred to MPs voting against the bombing of Syria as "terrorist sympathisers", he illustrated much that is wrong with  the West's approach, characterised by George W

  • November 24, 2015

    As Parliament prepares to debate next steps in Syria, Quakers in Britain have issued a statement.

  • November 24, 2015

    Why is the government so determined to protect British people from dying at the hands of terrorists, but completely unconcerned about British people dying as a result of its own policies?

  • November 23, 2015

    The UN Security Council has called on all countries that can do so to take the war on terrorism to Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria and Iraq and destroy its safe havens, warning that the group intends to mount further terror attacks like those in Paris and Beirut.

  • November 17, 2015

    We have been here before. November 13 2015; September 11 2001. Thither the echoes come.

  • November 17, 2015

    I love France. I lived my early teenage years in this country and pursued my secondary and tertiary education in its institutions before I was fortunate enough to do my law studies in the UK.

  • November 17, 2015

    The horror of the slaughter in Paris and elswehere can be numbing not just of the senses, but of our sensibility, says regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian. It may not be easy, but now is a good time to remind ourselves of the wider context, corollaries and ramifications of the terror attacks in Paris - not least from a European perspective.