Blogs

12 Jun 2015

Just hours after innocent juvenile Aftab Bahadur was hanged, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal for Shafqat Hussain, says the legal charity Reprieve.

12 Jun 2015

Lending levels to the most impoverished countries in the world have tripled, ten years after the G7 finance ministers agreed a debt cancellation deal for low income countries.

11 Jun 2015

G7 leaders have declared themselves "committed to achieving a fair and modern international tax system which is essential to fairness and prosperity for all."

11 Jun 2015

Aftab Bahadur was executed yesterday in Lahore, after the Pakistani authorities refused to allow his lawyers to secure key evidence of his innocence.

10 Jun 2015

Millions of people in Iraq are in need of greater assistance, says the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, following a two-day visit to the country

9 Jun 2015

Religious leaders from the UK, US and Pakistan have called on the Pakistani authorities to halt the execution of a man convicted as a child, who witnesses have now testified is innocent.