Legacy of Nigeria civil war remembered at Christian Aid reception

PEOPLE in Nigeria and Britain “must take time for reflection and remembrance of the Biafran War”, historian David Olusoga has said at a Christian...

Appeal for UK public to give children with deafblindness in Kenya their ‘Chance to Shine’

Global deafblind charity, Sense International, is launching a new campaign to transform the lives of children with deafblindness in rural Kenya, with all donations...

The Islamic Centre of England under investigation for Iranian general ‘martyr’ claim

ISLAMIC Centre of England, a registered UK charity and a leading Shia Muslim mosque in the UK are under investigation after publicly describing the...

British medics in Samoa among the humanitarian heroes of 2019

International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has hailed the UK’s ‘humanitarian heroes’ - the thousands of aid workers working overseas who have helped millions of...

Heartbreak as body is confirmed as missing Amelia Bambridge

The brother of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge has confirmed the tragic news that the body found was his beloved sister. On the 23rd October, 21-year-old...

‘The EU is in a double bind where business and human rights are concerned’, says human rights defender

The European Union (EU) and its member states are falling short on their commitment to support and protect human rights defenders who are facing...

Water and sanitation at risk in the world’s poorest countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UN-Water today sounded the alarm for an urgent increase in investment in strong drinking-water and sanitation systems.   The...

Hong Kong: Riot charges against protesters a ‘chilling warning’

In response to 44 people in Hong Kong being charged with 'rioting' in connection to protests over the weekend, Man-kei Tam, Director of Amnesty...

Oxfam publishes latest progress report and global safeguarding data

Oxfam has reported an increase in global safeguarding cases in the year to March 2019, reflecting greater awareness and trust in its safeguarding systems. This...

British man facing up to five years in prison for documenting police abuse in Calais

Ahead of the trial of Tom Ciotkowski, a British man who documented police abuse against migrants, refugees and volunteers in Calais, Amnesty International has...

MS Society supporters deliver letter to No. 10, urging PM to change PIP

More than 21,000 people have signed an open letter demanding the government makes urgent changes to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) after a recent survey...

Couple speak of their pride of ‘making a difference’ during Barnardo’s Fostering Week

As part of Barnardo’s Fostering Week campaign, Belfast couple Colin & Sharon Jamison are sharing their story, of what it’s been like to be...

Up to £20,000 in funding available for local projects

Local charities and good causes are being encouraged to apply for funding of over £3million that has been raised by the players of People's...

Military charity gets tough on Blue Monday with launch of mental health training

Families of serving RAF personnel and veterans who are finding life tough will be offered unique training to help them identify, and deal with,...

Scottish brothers land world records after 35 days at sea

Three brothers from Scotland have set three world records after rowing the Atlantic Ocean in just 35 days, nine hours and nine minutes. The trio,...
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