jordan

  • 18 Nov 2013

    Despite mounting concerns about human rights abuses, David Cameron continues to promote UK weapons sales in the Gulf States

  • 28 Mar 2013

    Hope solely in an America-tailored and enforced settlement between Israelis and Palestinians today is nothing more than a chimera, says regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian, in the wake of the US President's regional visit. Moreover, the two peoples will only manage to draw nearer to a peaceful resolution of the conflict if Israel acknowledges that it is occupying and colonising another people on their land and desist from applying those oppressive measures that are apartheid-like.

  • 19 Jan 2013

    Preventing refugees from entering Jordan to escape the conflict in Syria would increase suffering and could lead to further bloodshed and abuses.

  • 31 Aug 2012

    The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has announced that it is joining efforts to respond to the growing influx of Syrian refugees in Jordan.

  • 18 Jan 2012

    The European Court of Human Rights’ decision made public this week halts the UK’s planned deportation of Abu Qatada, a Jordanian national.

  • 16 Dec 2011

    To the extent that the Palestinians avoid military confrontation with Israel, it will be difficult for Israel to find a pretext to deport masses of people. Moral restraint, anticipation of rage of 1.5 million Muslims, and world opinion will not allow unprovoked ethnic cleansing, says Ghassan Michel Rubeiz. Force should not be used to draw borders, displace people and forge national identity.

  • 23 Jun 2011

    Ahead of my upcoming travels in Europe concerning the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, I have recorded another podcast for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, and for sharing on Ekklesia and beyond.

  • 2 Feb 2011

    Thousands of people are set to take to the streets in a 'day of anger' in Yemen tomorrow, demanding economic and political change.

  • 2 Feb 2011

    While global media attention has focused on protests in Egypt, demonstrations in Jordan have forced the Kind of Jordan to sack his cabinet.

  • 20 Nov 2010

    Amnesty International has called on Saudi authorities to protect domestic workers from abuse, after the discovery of the mutilated body of an Indonesian woman.