Pictures to shake the conscience of the world.

Pictures to shake the conscience of the world.

In my youth, this powerful and disturbing single image - Huynh Cong “Nick” Ut’s photograph of a naked girl running from a napalm attack during the Vietnam War - came to define that moment and to disturb consciences. And images of starving Nigerian children caught up...

Auditor General and Health and Safety Executive asked to investigate the purchase of non-compliant, faulty or fake PPE and Sajid Javid urged to introduce transparency in multi billion deals on face masks and lateral flow devices

Auditor General and Health and Safety Executive asked to investigate the purchase of non-compliant, faulty or fake PPE and Sajid Javid urged to introduce transparency in multi billion deals on face masks and lateral flow devices

A rush to obtain PPE to protect frontline medical and care staff from Covid has not just favoured the well connected to the government, through the notorious 'VIP' fast-lane, it has also led to the purchase of non-compliant, faulty or fake PPE. A BBC investigation by...

Forced conversion of minor girls in Pakistan: The Government of Pakistan should not look away from a cruel practice which destroys young lives and does huge damage to the reputation of a great country. The Government should implement the recommendations of the Senate Committee on Minority Rights, setting the minimum age for voluntary religious conversion at 18 years, in accordance with the international norms and standards. And they should do it as a matter of urgency.

Forced conversion of minor girls in Pakistan During a recent meeting of the Parliamentary Commission for the rights of minorities in the Pakistan Senate, the Minister for Religious Affairs, Noorul Haq Qadri, said he does not support a restriction on religious...

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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TS Eliot said “Last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s language and next year’s words await another voice”. Whose voices will now be raised for those living in the perpetual bitter winter of persecution because of their beliefs? Setting the People Free.

Setting the People Free: Talk Given To the Anglican Benefice of St. Wilfrid, St.John’s and All Hallows, Lancashire. December 2021 Canon McConkey told me that the theme which would link these Advent Talks were the words from the hymn “ Come thou long expected Jesus...

Fury In The House of Lords About The Activities Of CCP Agents in Parliament: “through its sanctions on individual parliamentarians and now the alleged manipulation of our statute book, the Chinese Communist Party has shown itself willingly and brazenly to attack our Parliament”

Fury In The House of Lords About The Activities Of CCP Agents in Parliament: "through its sanctions on individual parliamentarians and now the alleged manipulation of our statute book, the Chinese Communist Party has shown itself willingly and brazenly to attack our...