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...

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...

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...

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...

Iran: lawyers arrested over weekend as crackdown on civil society intensifies

The Iranian authorities have arrested three human rights lawyers and a women’s rights activist over the past four days, part of an escalating crackdown...

VIDEO: CLIC Sargent launches hard-hitting Christmas campaign

A six-year-old girl who had Christmas ruined by cancer is starring in a national charity’s Christmas campaign to show the harsh reality of Christmas...

£20m raised for Cancer Research UK by Ultra Events

A little known boxing organisation which stages amateur bouts across Britain has become the biggest ever fundraising partner for Cancer Research UK – raising...

Digital X-ray Machine unveiled at the TMBU

Rockinghorse children’s charity has unveiled a £100,000 Digital X-ray Machine for the Trevor Mann Baby Unit (TMBU) in Brighton. Based at the Royal Sussex County...

New report exposes grim working conditions for millions

Millions of sanitation workers in the developing world are forced to work in conditions that endanger their health and lives, according to the most...

Leading youth charity urges next government to deliver ‘new era for youth’

With less than a month to go until the UK votes for its next government, YMCA has released its manifesto calling on political parties...
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