US government

  • November 4, 2017

    The United States will withdraw from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global anti-corruption programme for the oil, gas and mining sector.

  • August 8, 2017

    The US Government is refusing to disclose evidence that could help free an elderly British man who was sentenced to death in Florida three decades ago.

  • August 1, 2017

    The family of a disabled man who faces execution in Saudi Arabia for allegedly attending protests have appealed for help to save his life and have given fresh details of the abuses he has suffered.

  • July 15, 2017

    There are urgent concerns that 14 Saudi Arabian men accused of protest-related offences are facing imminent execution. The group, including disabled Munir al-Adam and juvenile Mujtaba’a al-Sweikat, have been moved to the Saudi capital Riyadh in the last few hours according to reports received by the human rights organisation Reprieve.

  • April 28, 2017

    Multi-faith pilgrims will unify to honour creation at the Peoples Climate March in Washington on the National Mall, tomorrow. The event, which comes as a crescendo in a week of climate action, is expected to draw tens of thousands from across the US and broad support from 300 sister marches planned across the country and around the world.

  • April 3, 2017

    A family in Yemen is concerned that US drones are trying to assassinate them without charge or trial, international human rights group Reprieve has found.

  • March 29, 2017

    A  letter, signed by 4,000 Catholic priests, religious brothers and sisters and deacons has called on elected officials and citizens alike to fulfill the moral responsibility to welcome and protect those displaced from their homes, fleeing from war and other forms of violence.

  • February 3, 2017

    An attack on a village in Yemen ordered by President Trump caused the death of a newborn baby, alongside as many as 23 civilians, the human rights organisation Reprieve has discovered.

  • December 24, 2016

    A court in Yemen is to hear calls for a death sentence against an American father-of-three, who disappeared inside the country’s prison system over a year ago.

  • December 1, 2016

    The director of the CIA, John Brennan, has warned President-elect Donald Trump against resuming the use of torture.