illegal

  • 8 Jan 2014

    Rights groups have welcomed a ruling that a Mayor’s decision to forcibly evict 300 Roma in 2010, to a site adjacent to a waste dump, was illegal.

  • 12 Aug 2013

    An Anglican and a Roman Catholic bishop have condemned the UK government billboard and stop-and-search campaign targeted at unregistered immigrants.

  • 7 Aug 2013

    It has often been said that there ought to be no such thing as an 'illegal' human being. Yet this language is used frequently and potently in relation to migration. Simon Barrow previews a film that looks at the issue from a human and historical point of view.

  • 1 Aug 2013

    Campaigners have hailed an "incredible" court decision that the government's attempts to destroy casualty and maternity services at Lewisham Hospital are unlawful.

  • 19 Jan 2013

    When those in power disregard human rights and undermine the rule of law, the results can be horrific, observes Savitri Hensman, commenting on recent developments in Sri Lanka. It is to be hoped that, today, non-violent means of resistance will be used, as Sri Lankans and those who care about Sri Lanka seek to defend democracy and civil liberties.

  • 14 Dec 2012

    Legal charity Reprieve has welcomed a settlement the al Saadi family have accepted from the UK Government, which forcibly ‘rendering’ them to Gaddafi’s Libya.

  • 14 Jul 2011

    A law making it an offence to call for a boycott against the state of Israel or its West Bank settlements will have a chilling effect on freedom of expression.

  • 30 Mar 2011

    Without seeking to draw explicit conclusions about the current conflict in and over Libya, Harry Hagopian offers some observations and questions about what is going on, and proposes a cautious hopefulness about the 'Arab spring', even in the midst of winter.

  • 14 Mar 2008

    Members of different faiths will gather in Friends House in central London on Saturday to discuss The Iraq War and Occupation: Ethics and Values with a leading lawyer who has horrifying uncovered evidence of British involvement in atrocities.

  • 15 Oct 2007

    European Baptists are renewing their efforts to press for the release of an imprisoned peace pastor, Zaur Balaev, after an Azerbaijan court last week rejected his appeal against a two-year prison sentence for illegal religious activity and violence.