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Over the past five years, the UK’s ruling Coalition has brought in heavy cuts to social security and public services. If a Conservative-led alliance comes to power in the general election, this is likely to intensify.
The UK’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has ordered intelligence agency GCHQ to destroy illegally collected communications of a Libyan rendition victim.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has urged the UK Government to take meaningful humanitarian action to help solve the migrant crisis.
On 13 April, Pax Christi and Quaker Peace and Social Witness will join the Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) in challenging the $1.75 trillion annual spend on the military and on war.
The UK Government is continuing to delay the publication of flight records which could hold evidence of the use of British territory by CIA ‘torture flights'.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is refusing to request the release of a British citizen who was kidnapped and rendered to Ethiopia over nine months ago, it has emerged.
The UK government is refusing to guarantee that it will not misuse the intercepted lawyer-client communications of two rendition victims in their cases against it.
Campaign Against Arms Trade has called on the government to ensure that weapons supplied by UK companies are not used in Saudi led air-strikes on Yemen.
The body investigating British abuses in Iraq says it will not request as evidence the US Senate report on CIA torture, in the case of two Pakistani men tortured and rendered by the UK and the US.
US officials may have attempted to negotiate the forced return of British resident Shaker Aamer to Saudi Arabia, despite a promise not to do so, it has been revealed.