• September 3, 2014

    This morning, 40 men in black suits gathered at City Hall, Cardiff, surrounding one Afghan woman in bright colourful clothing holding a sign that read "Talk to me, not about me".

  • October 19, 2013

    In his latest Middle East Analysis vodcast for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian turns attention towards North Africa today and more specifically, Libya.

  • June 16, 2013

    The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, has said reports that GCHQ are gathering intelligence from phones and online sites should not concern people who have nothing to hide. Hague's refusal – on security grounds of course – to either confirm or deny the UK's links with the US Prism secret surveillance programme is a source of further disquiet.

  • May 31, 2013

    An international ecumenical consultation in Hong Kong is all set to examine issues of human security and peace with justice across Asia.

  • January 4, 2013

    Security multinational G4S, which branded itself a shambles over the Olympics staffing crisis, has been shortlisted among the world’s most shameful firms of 2012.

  • November 24, 2012

    Participants from Latin America will meet in Guatemala next week for a regional consultation on peace and human security in the continent.

  • May 2, 2012

    These were to be the 'legacy olympics'. Regeneration of run down areas, the enthusing of young people with the ideals of sport and healthy activity, the showcasing of the UK (or at least its south-eastern segment), new stadia and facilities - all these have been presented as the quid pro quo for massive expenditure and the likelihood of a gridlocked capital city.

  • February 14, 2012

    Liberty has today (14 February) launched a campaign, ‘For Their Eyes Only’, against the Government’s Justice and Security Green Paper.

  • May 24, 2011

    Security does not land in a helicopter; it grows from the ground up - that's what Iraqis told a professor of peace-building at Eastern Mennonite University in the USA. Different experiences and perceptions of what it is to be secure or seek security were among the insights shared by contributors to a forum at the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation in Kingston, Jamaica, in May 2011.

  • October 14, 2010

    Peace, migrants' rights, freedom of religion, security and development are the four priority themes adopted by the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs.