Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Egypt: 75 death sentences and heavy jail terms handed down in ‘disgraceful’ mass trial

AMNESTY International has condemned as “disgraceful” a series of sentences handed down in Egypt on Saturday in a mass trial related to participation in...

Christian Aid blasts UK ‘double standards’ as poll finds public wants government to stop selling arms to Saudi

CHRISTIAN Aid today warns the UK Government against double standards in its engagement on war and peace and demands that it stops selling arms...

UK aid funds Christian Aid consortium to help most marginalised

CHRISTIAN Aid has received £1.2 million of funding from the Department of International Development (DfID) for the co-creation phase of a pioneering new programme...

South Sudan executed as many people last month as it did in whole of last year

There has been a shocking rise in the use of the death penalty in South Sudan, Amnesty has warned, after learning that the authorities...

Cyclone Idai: More than 1.5 million children urgently need assistance

An estimated 3 million people, more than half of whom are children, urgently need humanitarian assistance across Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe in the aftermath...

Devastation of Cyclone Fani becoming clearer

As Christian Aid partner organisations reach the districts affected by Cyclone Fani the true scale of the loss and destruction is becoming clear. Cyclone Fani,...

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...

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...

Children’s hospices ‘a truly heart-warming example to us all’, says The Duchess of Cambridge

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has said charities like East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) provide 'a truly heart-warming example to us all, creating life-long...

Charities welcome urgent call to reverse public health funding cuts

The Richmond Group of Charities, 14 of the leading health and social care organisations in the voluntary sector, have united behind a call to...

Cross party call for action on charity lottery reform

Leading Conservative MP Priti Patel and Labour peer Lord Boateng have given their support for charity lottery reform and are urging the UK Government...

Dad of premature baby shares his story ahead of Father’s Day to support charity campaign

As Father's Day approaches, a Surrey dad shares his experience of having a premature baby to raise awareness of a local charity's campaign to...

Derby Half Marathon hailed a success as charities receive cash boost

Some came for a personal challenge, a few hoping to win and others to simply get round but all helped make the Derby Half...
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