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Hong Kong Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops have called for social justice in their Christmas messages, praising human rights defenders in China as 'shining stars'.
Amnesty has called on the Philippines to ensure timely justice for the Maguindanao massacre, and to abolish private armies, one year after the killings.
Human rights groups have deplored a jail sentence given to a Chinese activist who organized a support group for parents of babies made ill by tainted milk.
CSW has said it will deliver a letter to the PM from parliamentarians, urging him to raise human rights cases
Bishops of the Anglican Church in Southern Africa say they are deeply disturbed by news of growing human rights abuses in Swaziland.
The Millennium Development Goals are failing the world’s poor because governments ignore and abuse their human rights, says Amnesty.
By all means let Catholics welcome the Pope to Britain and fund his visit, says Peter Tatchell. But whether he should be honoured with a State Visit at taxpayer's expense is another matter and raises a wider range of concerns.
The new Secretary General of Amnesty International began his first day in office pledging to ensure governments respect the rights of the world’s most impoverished and vulnerable groups.
Human rights are suffering in Libya as it continues to stall on reform, Amnesty International has warned in a new report, despite the country’s efforts to play a greater international role.
A global day of action demanding an end to human rights abuses against minorities in Iran, and particularly the Baha’i community, has been called for 12 June.
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Tomorrow Parliament will vote on military action in Syria. Quakers in Britain oppose this, consistent with their belief that killing is wrong.
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