21 June, 2010 - 14:37
This is your chance to have your voice heard directly by the Government; to tell them why the detention of children must end NOW, and that it is vital that children’s welfare is put at the heart of any new policy. The deadline for the consultation is Thursday 1 July 2010.
16 June, 2010 - 10:25
The Trustees of Refugee and Migrant Justice have been forced to place the charity into administration because of late payment of legal aid by the Legal Services Commission. The legal representation of more than 10,000 vulnerable asylum seekers and victims of trafficking, including nearly 900 separated children, is now at risk.
9 June, 2010 - 12:25
EU officials, principally led by Germany, have widened the scope of shared data on suspected terrorists and serious criminals to include political activists, defined in documents as “troublemakers” who attend “large public gatherings”, says a report in The Guardian.
3 June, 2010 - 15:21
Free Gaza MovementCindy and Craig Corrie, the parents of Rachel Corrie killed in Gaza in 2003, have called on governments of the world to act now to secure the freedom of all flotilla activists, release the identities of those killed and demand an independent investigation into Israel’s attack on the Fre
1 June, 2010 - 13:16
Refugee and Migrant Justice, who provide asylum and immigration legal support, is facing possible closure because the Legal Services Commission, which funds legal aid work, has changed its payment scheme, so now they will have to wait for payment until after each case has closed.
27 May, 2010 - 12:51
Make sure your summer holiday will be happy, not crappy, as the government’s Planning Inspectorate continues to allow the water companies to ignore Environment Agency regulation on combined sewer overflows polluting the UK’s beaches and rivers.
24 May, 2010 - 12:03
Why weren’t Triesman’s bribery allegations followed up? asks investigative jounalist Andrew Jennings. “If Russia is guilty of bribing Spanish referees, that’s a story. Instead of going after that, they punished the source. Nobody wants to touch the real story. Russia want the World Cup in 2018, but the benefits are greatly exaggerated.
17 May, 2010 - 22:04
Shell’s Shareholders will be confronted by the reality of what they’ve invested in on their way to Shell’s AGM on Tuesday 18th May. Amnesty International have placed ads in the national press, paid for by AI supporters, shaming Shell for the hell it has visited on the Niger Delta.
11 May, 2010 - 15:54
Ameer Makhoul, director of the Israeli Palestinian human rights NGO, Ittijah, has been arrested by the Israeli Shin Bet and detained without any reason being given for his arrest. His home was ransacked, and he has not been able to consult with a lawyer.
10 May, 2010 - 15:57
Demand a fair voting system so that we have a Parliament which properly represents the British people. Join together in a new fight for democracy and political equality. Take Back Parliament is calling for a Citizens Convention to decide on a new voting system to be put to the people in a referendum.